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SAP Manufacturing
Managing complexity while enhancing agility is a real challenge. To respond to customer needs, manufacturers must reduce their time to market and time to volume. And to respond to demand and supply shifts, they must be able to adapt to changing situations. To meet these challenges, companies require integrated solutions ensuring that manufacturing runs at the pace of their business.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: SAP Manufacturing SAP Manufacturing Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: Managing complexity while enhancing agility is a real challenge. To respond to customer needs, manufacturers must reduce their time to market and time to volume. And to respond to demand and supply shifts, they must be able to adapt to changing situations. To meet these challenges, companies require integrated solutions ensuring that manufacturing runs at the pace of their business. SAP Manufacturing
10/19/2006 11:11:00 AM

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 DOWNTIME: 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

How to Choose a Manufacturing System
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Manufacturing System. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. If you’ve worked for more than one manufacturing company, you know that each one is different. Different processes, systems, problems—all these variations mean you need a system tailored to your needs. And with so many available solutions, you could spend months looking at demos, and still not find it. However, you can start by asking yourself eight simple questions.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: How to Choose a Manufacturing System How to Choose a Manufacturing System Source: Sage Document Type: White Paper Description: If you’ve worked for more than one manufacturing company, you know that each one is different. Different processes, systems, problems—all these variations mean you need a system tailored to your needs. And with so many available solutions, you could spend months looking at demos, and still not find it. However, you can start by asking yourself eight simple questions. How to
12/8/2006 12:51:00 PM

Lean Manufacturing
In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the most out of it for your particular organization.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: Lean Manufacturing Lean Manufacturing Source: Glovia International Document Type: White Paper Description: In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the
9/23/2013 3:27:00 PM

New Manufacturing Solution in the Cloud: Exact Macola On Demand » The TEC Blog
New Manufacturing Solution in the Cloud: Exact Macola On Demand » 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

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20-01-2012

Cloud ERP for Manufacturing: 6 Considerations
TEC analyst Aleksey Osintsev explores the main reasons why manufacturers are staying away from the cloud and overturns them. There is no shortage of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software offerings nowadays, for almost any vertical manufacturing market segment. But while cloud solutions are routine for many businesses, TEC data shows that they are not in wide use among manufacturing companies. TEC analyst Aleksey Osintsev explores the main reasons why manufacturers are staying away from the cloud and overturns them.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: (ERP) system for their manufacturing business express a lot of skepticism, uncertainty, and concern about the applicability of cloud software to their business. There is no shortage of software-as-a-service (SaaS)–based manufacturing ERP software offerings nowadays, for almost any vertical manufacturing market segment, but while cloud and hosted solutions are routine for many types of business software across various industries, TEC data shows that they are not in wide use among manufacturing
2/20/2012 3:22:00 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 DOWNTIME: 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

Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems
The market place is awash with many kinds of manufacturing scheduling systems. Due to the dynamic nature of the manufacturing shop floor, it is of utmost importance that a manufacturing scheduling system can take care of these dynamic conditions.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems Ashfaque Ahmed - August 29, 2005 Read Comments Introduction All manufacturing planning and scheduling systems can be broadly grouped into two kinds: static and dynamic . While static systems cannot deal with changing conditions prevalent on shop floors, dynamic systems are able to deal with them to varying degrees, depending on the system s inherent capabilities. Static scheduling systems can be deployed at manufacturing sites
8/29/2005

Managing Process Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX
This book simplifies explanations in order to understand the functionality related to operations and supply chain management in process manufacturing. Some firms rely on out-of-the box functionality to help reduce risk, minimize custom development, and increase predictability of successful implementation usage. This book simplifies explanations in order to understand the functionality related to operations and supply chain management in process manufacturing.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: Managing Process Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX Managing Process Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX Scott Hamilton - September 15, 2010 Read Comments Introduction A primary challenge for many process manufacturing firms involves effective implementation and use of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for managing the business.  In some firms, the challenge stems from limitations in the current system such as an out-of-date or overly complex software package.  In other firms
9/15/2010 2:52:00 PM

ERP in Manufacturing 2009: an Aberdeen Report
Find out in the aberdeen report, ERP in manufacturing 2009.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: ERP in Manufacturing 2009: an Aberdeen Report ERP in Manufacturing 2009: an Aberdeen Report It s no surprise. According to a recent survey of over 435 manufacturers, the number one enterprise resource planning (ERP) business driver is the need to cut costs. But what are the other major business challenges shaping ERP strategies in 2009? Are manufacturers turning to point solutions or integrated ERP modules to achieve their goals? And which ERP practices are best-in-class manufacturers employing? Find out
12/29/2009

Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing
Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing. Get Case Studies and Other Software to Use In Your Self-assessment for Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing. Lean execution strategies within enterprises and across supply chains can dramatically reduce cycle times, improve quality, reduce waste, and improve bottom lines. In other words, lean is more than an advantage: it is a competitive necessity. Oracle’s Flow Manufacturing module capabilities in lean execution can enable the transition from a discrete, push-based manufacturing environment to a flow, pull-based one.

MANUFACTURING DOWNTIME: Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing Source: Oracle Document Type: White Paper Description: Lean execution strategies within enterprises and across supply chains can dramatically reduce cycle times, improve quality, reduce waste, and improve bottom lines. In other words, lean is more than an advantage: it is a competitive necessity. Oracle’s Flow Manufacturing module capabilities in lean execution can enable the transition from a discrete, push-based
7/5/2006 2:19:00 PM


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