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Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical areas of hidden waste are over-production, waiting, transportation, over-processing, motion, excessive inventory, and defective units.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: interest in the lean manufacturing support philosophy. To understand this trend, one need look no further than the enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems of the 1990s, which, unfortunately, are cognitive (i.e., sending well-devised plans of mice and men , which, without feedback from the real-world would often go astray ) rather than reflexive in nature. In addition, there is a host of other well-publicized MRP-related problems, such as complex bills of material (BOMs), inefficient workflows,
2/13/2006

ERP in Manufacturing AXIS
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) provides a necessary infrastructure, along with the transactional detail and system of record that any manufacturing business needs. But ERP also enables streamlining and accelerating business processes—while providing visibility to those processes throughout the enterprise. This AXIS report looks at ERP solution providers from a market readiness and customer value derived perspective.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: ERP in Manufacturing AXIS ERP in Manufacturing AXIS Source: Plex Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) provides a necessary infrastructure, along with the transactional detail and system of record that any manufacturing business needs. But ERP also enables streamlining and accelerating business processes—while providing visibility to those processes throughout the enterprise. This AXIS report looks at ERP solution providers from a market readiness and
4/4/2011 4:28:00 PM

How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing
Lean manufacturing is a transformational exercise that requires an organization to cast aside long-held beliefs and business processes. The five main steps to achieving lean transition are defining value, mapping the value stream, making the activities flow, responding to customer demand, and continuous improvement.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing P.J. Jakovljevic - February 15, 2006 Read Comments How Should One Go About Achieving Lean? Part One of this series provided one definition of lean manufacturing (see Lean Manufacturing: A Primer ). However, another way to encompass the lean philosophy is Womack and Jones 1996 definitions of the five main steps to achieving lean transition for enterprises. These steps are now widely accepted as a sort of lean manufacturing life cycle. The
2/15/2006

CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM » The TEC Blog
CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: Aplicor, CRM, customer portal, dynamics, eBestMatch, Empower CRM, ERP, iEnterprises, infor, lawson, Manufacturing, microsoft, NetSuite, Pivotal CRM, Power Suite, Sage, SalesLogix, Surado, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
15-09-2009

glovia G2 Is Now TEC Certified for ERP for Discrete Manufacturing » The TEC Blog
for ERP for Discrete Manufacturing » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: discrete ERP, discrete manufacturing, enterprise resource planning, ERP software, glovia, glovia G2, glovia international, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
27-12-2012

Selecting ERP for Engineer-to-order Manufacturing
The enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs of engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers differ from other manufacturers. How can an ETO select ERP for project visibility and control? Most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software was not designed for a project-oriented environment like engineer-to-order (ETO). How do the needs of ETO manufacturers differ from more traditional manufacturers? And how can an ETO manufacturer go about selecting ERP software that truly meets their needs for project visibility and control? Download this white paper to find out more.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: Selecting ERP for Engineer-to-order Manufacturing Selecting ERP for Engineer-to-order Manufacturing Source: IFS Document Type: White Paper Description: Most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software was not designed for a project-oriented environment like engineer-to-order (ETO). How do the needs of ETO manufacturers differ from more traditional manufacturers? And how can an ETO manufacturer go about selecting ERP software that truly meets their needs for project visibility and control? Download this
10/29/2012 2:37:00 PM

Case Study: Trinity Manufacturing
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MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: Case Study: Trinity Manufacturing Case Study: Trinity Manufacturing Source: AccuPointe, Inc. Document Type: Case Study Description: ... Case Study: Trinity Manufacturing style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Source: AccuPointe, Inc. Learn more about AccuPointe, Inc. Readers who downloaded this case study also read these popular documents! Best Practices for ERP Implementation Sales Process Map The Importance of Data Representation: Best Practices in Creating a Usable Report 3 Key
7/22/2010 1:01:00 PM

Build a Competitive Edge for Manufacturing Plant Operations
Competitive pressures and increasing customer demands are driving most manufacturers to produce goods ever faster, at lower cost, and in compliance with more exacting quality, regulatory, and market requirements. However, technology can help manufacturers meet these challenges, increase operational efficiency, and step ahead of competitors with more proactive planning, greater shared visibility, and more profitable responses to change.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: a Competitive Edge for Manufacturing Plant Operations Build a Competitive Edge for Manufacturing Plant Operations Source: Microsoft Document Type: White Paper Description: Competitive pressures and increasing customer demands are driving most manufacturers to produce goods ever faster, at lower cost, and in compliance with more exacting quality, regulatory, and market requirements. However, technology can help manufacturers meet these challenges, increase operational efficiency, and step ahead of
4/24/2007 11:45:00 AM

Executive Guide to Lean Manufacturing: Making Lean Work for You
Yet few people have a complete picture of lean manufacturing, or know how to truly make it work. but now you can get a clear, concise explanation o...

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: Work for You Lean manufacturing has become legendary for the shop floor efficiencies and company profits it can deliver. Yet few people have a complete picture of lean manufacturing, or know how to truly make it work But now you can get a clear, concise explanation of exactly what lean manufacturing is, the principles behind it, and how your company can enjoy the bottom-line benefits , in Lean Operational Improvements that Last . In this informative executive guide you’ll learn which approaches to lean
2/24/2009

Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S's, visual controls, standardized work, mistake proofing, total productive maintenance, cellular manufacturing, single-digit setup, pull systems, sequencing, activity-based costing, and leveled production.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste P.J. Jakovljevic - February 14, 2006 Read Comments Tools and Practices that Deal with Waste Lean Manufacturing: A Primer described seven categories of waste. The following dozen or so fundamental technical tools and practices of lean manufacturing have long been used to curb or eliminate some of these types of waste. Note that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list, nor are the items within it
2/14/2006

Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve
Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve. Find IT Guides, Case Studies, and Other Resources Associated with The Test Automation Maturity Curve. The evolution of test automation towards data-driven and key/action word frameworks reflects the realization that the process becomes more efficient if there is less code to develop and maintain. Instead of taking twenty years to evolve towards efficiency, you can take a revolutionary leap with a code-free approach that makes it easier to implement, manage, and maintain automated tests.

MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION: Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve Source: Worksoft Document Type: White Paper Description: The evolution of test automation towards data-driven and key/action word frameworks reflects the realization that the process becomes more efficient if there is less code to develop and maintain. Instead of taking twenty years to evolve towards efficiency, you can take a revolutionary leap with a code-free approach that makes it
3/6/2006 11:38:00 AM


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