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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 INDUSTRIES: 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

SaaS-ing the Manufacturing Opportunity
The software as a service (SaaS) delivery model is here to stay, and most vendors have noticed. Recently, the endorsement for SaaS in the realm of manufacturing enterprise resource planning has come from a veteran vendor and SaaS pioneer.

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: SaaS-ing the Manufacturing Opportunity SaaS-ing the Manufacturing Opportunity P.J. Jakovljevic - December 14, 2007 Read Comments The Need for New Delivery Models Recently ordained the topic du jour , it is now apparent that software as a service (SaaS)—also known as on-demand, hosted delivery—models of enterprise applications are not the passing fads that the Y2K or dot-com phenomena of the late 1990s were. The rationale thereof, however, depends on whom one asks for an opinion (that is, whether the
12/14/2007

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 INDUSTRIES: 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

Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing
Cover-time planning (CTP) is a

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing P.J. Jakovljevic - August 9, 2005 Read Comments Push versus Pull In traditional manufacturing, the time and cost of changeover to produce different products is high, as are the costs of inventory, planning, and expediting. Thus, goods are pushed through production at levels determined by often inaccurate scheduling and forecasting tools common in material resource planning (MRP II) and enterprise resource planning (ERP)
8/9/2005

Case Study: Teknol, Inc.—Integrating Manufacturing Business Processes
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MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: Case Study: Teknol, Inc.—Integrating Manufacturing Business Processes Case Study: Teknol, Inc.—Integrating Manufacturing Business Processes Source: Deacom Document Type: Case Study Description: ... Case Study: Teknol, Inc.—Integrating Manufacturing Business Processes style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Source: Deacom Learn more about Deacom Readers who downloaded this case study also read these popular documents! Best Practices for ERP Implementation 3 Key Areas to Reduce
11/7/2012 12:15:00 PM

Case Study: Ralco Industries
Automotive supplier Ralco Industries was having inventory trouble. The lack of accurate data from its systems was causing a number of expensive issues—quality problems, scrap, overtime, expedited shipments, etc. Learn how implementing a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution helped Ralco dramatically reduce inventory costs and achieve return on investment (ROI) in just over one year.

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: Case Study: Ralco Industries Case Study: Ralco Industries Source: Plex Systems Document Type: Case Study Description: Automotive supplier Ralco Industries was having inventory trouble. The lack of accurate data from its systems was causing a number of expensive issues—quality problems, scrap, overtime, expedited shipments, etc. Learn how implementing a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution helped Ralco dramatically reduce inventory costs and achieve return on
2/24/2010 12:46:00 PM

The Adaptive Business Network in High-tech Industries
High tech is the most brutally competitive of any manufacturing sector—which is why complacency can mean death for your company. How to secure lasting advantage without letting technology constrain your business processes? And how to prevail despite your partners’ legacy applications, the IT landscape of your recently acquired company, or the heterogeneous mix of your own IT landscape?

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: brutally competitive of any manufacturing sector—which is why complacency can mean death for your company. How to secure lasting advantage without letting technology constrain your business processes? And how to prevail despite your partners’ legacy applications, the IT landscape of your recently acquired company, or the heterogeneous mix of your own IT landscape? The Adaptive Business Network in High-tech Industries style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Produ
3/7/2007 4:18:00 PM

Aligning a Manufacturing Vision with Processes through Mixed-mode ERP » The TEC Blog
Aligning a Manufacturing Vision with Processes through Mixed-mode ERP » 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

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: ERP, eto, Mixed mode, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
09-09-2008

Bead Industries to Implement IQMS ERP Solution » The TEC Blog
implement its EnterpriseIQ ERP manufacturing solution to support current operations and anticipated growth. Bead Industries is a 98-year-old company with two divisions—Bead Electronics (specializing in high-speed cold forming of precision metal contact pins and the automated assembly of custom interconnects) and Bead Chain, along with a wholly owned subsidiary, McGuire Manufacturing Co. Bead is also anticipating future growth in the form of acquisitions. Bead selected IQMS for its industry-focused,

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: electronics, ERP Discrete, industry watch, Manufacturing, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
10-10-2012

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM WherewithalPart Three: The Manufacturing Industry
Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry P.J. Jakovljevic - January 27, 2004 Read Comments PeopleSoft s Manufacturing Ploy This article analyzes whether an array of recent PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), moves will finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM)
1/27/2004

Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
Risk and Compliance , Manufacturing Operations ) by P.J. Jakovljevic  ( see bio )   Part 1 of this blog series  explained Plex Systems ’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in the discrete manufacturing sector. While the  software-as-a-service (SaaS)  model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, the article  concurred with Frank Scavo’s recent assertion that, for the time being, there is only one true SaaS enterprise resource planning

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES: automotive, ERP, Manufacturing, medical devices, MES, microsoft .net, multi tenant, on demand, plex online, plex systems, progress openedge, QMS, SaaS, shop floor, traceability, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
15-06-2010


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