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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 PROBLEMS: 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

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

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: 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

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 PROBLEMS: 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

Manufacturing in the Cloud
Cloud services will be a leading driver of productivity for manufacturers over the next decade. Businesses focused on reducing costs and improving the quality of manufacturing solutions will increasingly turn to the cloud for SaaS solutions. Read this white paper by president and CEO of inKumo, Inc., and find out how this new era of technology will dramatically improve productivity and cost savings in the industry.

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: Manufacturing in the Cloud Manufacturing in the Cloud Source: inKumo, Inc. Document Type: White Paper Description: Cloud services will be a leading driver of productivity for manufacturers over the next decade. Businesses focused on reducing costs and improving the quality of manufacturing solutions will increasingly turn to the cloud for SaaS solutions. Read this white paper by president and CEO of inKumo, Inc., and find out how this new era of technology will dramatically improve productivity and cost
4/11/2012 4:12:00 PM

ERP Analytics vs. BI for Manufacturing: Which Is Right for Your Organization? » The TEC Blog
business intelligence (BI) for manufacturing the better solution? In some cases , ERP analytics will be enough to meet an organization’s needs. But what about those organizations that aren’t lowering production costs, improving sales, or managing their supply chains effectively through the use of their current systems? In this case, BI for manufacturing may be the better way to meet and exceed an organization’s strategic goals. Let’s explore both options to help you determine which type of

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: bi, Business Intelligence, ERP Analytics, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
19-02-2008

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 PROBLEMS: 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

A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX
Lean manufacturing constructs have been incorporated into the Microsoft Dynamics AX package, enabling firms to support lean and traditional manufacturing practices in a single system. This primer covers the constructs for supporting many of the variations in lean practices.

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX Dr. Scott Hamilton - August 27, 2007 Read Comments New functionality within Microsoft Dynamics AX incorporates lean manufacturing constructs, thereby providing a single system that supports lean and traditional manufacturing practices. This primer focuses on constructs that support basic variations in lean practices and briefly touches on more complex variations. The lean manufacturing
8/27/2007

ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy
This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs including adding new functionality or mobile access.

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy Source: Epicor Document Type: White Paper Description: This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be
1/15/2013 1:56:00 PM

Licking Desktop Problems » The TEC Blog
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MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: desktop, lean thinking, linux, microsoft, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
26-10-2007

Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor
What has QAD, a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies, been up to lately? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reconnects with QAD and looks at how the company has leveraged strategic channels, highly scalable solutions, and technology partnerships to address the unique requirements global manufacturers and maintain a competitive position in the global manufacturing ERP market.

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor PJ Jakovljevic - November 23, 2011 Read Comments At Progress Software ’s recent Progress Revolution 2011 user and partner conference (see TEC ’s related article ), TEC reconnected with QAD Inc. and met with Epicor Software (see TEC’s related article ). For those not familiar with the vendor, QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies
11/24/2011 10:56:00 AM

ProfitKey s ERP Software Chosen by Premier Manufacturing » The TEC Blog
Software Chosen by Premier 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

MANUFACTURING PROBLEMS: enterprise resource planning, ERP, eto, industry watch, Manufacturing, Premier Manufacturing, profitkey, rapid response manufacturing, selection, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
23-07-2013


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