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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain


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oracle continuous flow lean  vendors like SAP , Oracle , and Microsoft have built SCV and SCEM capabilities within their platforms. Traditional supply chain execution vendors like Manhattan Associates , RedPrairie , Provia , Irista , and HighJump Software have built integrated bolt-ons for SCV and SCEM. Other vendors specializing in edge data and event solutions are Savi Technologies and GlobeRanger . Finally, SeeCommerce has products focused on SCV, SCEM, and KPIs. Vertically-oriented IT Infrastructures and Lean A Read More

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oracle continuous flow lean  (based on the   Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition [OBIEE] architecture ) as the foundation for continuous process improvement (CPI) in manufacturing operations. While the initial generally available parts of this ambitious undertaking such as contextualization engine, manufacturing operations data model (based on the ISA-95 standard ), and role-based dashboards, were recently launched, look for much more to come down the track . In the meantime, Oracle points out that MOC should not be Read More

Quote-to-order: One Big, Lean Machine Adds High Tech to Its Mix


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oracle continuous flow lean  there are indications that Oracle and IFS are working on (or have completed) a single engine, which, as stated in a report from AMR Research about Oracle Configurator, can be used for modeling both sales and back-end (engineering) product configuration, eliminating the need to synchronize sales and product configurators. Thus, some Q2O players have espoused more value proposition by building much broader business-to-business (B2B) supply chain management (SCM) suites for multichannel commerce. The Read More

Extended Enterprise Resource Planning Vendor Shows Its Lean Side


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Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing


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oracle continuous flow lean  IFS , SAP , Oracle , Infor , Cincom Systems , SoftBrands , i2 Technologies , etc. Readers are advised to peruse all the above vendors'' collaterals and discern their lean manufacturing capabilities, which should be either fairly apparent, or buried under a pile of traditional ERP and SCM functionality. For example, Oracle has long had the standalone Oracle Flow Manufacturing product, as well as access to the lean capabilities of the former PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards (see PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing Read More

Enterprise Application Alternatives: What You Should Be Asking Oracle and SAP


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Oracle Database 11g Product Family


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Oracle FSM—One Name, Three Different Products


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Keeping Cash Flow in Focus While Driving Business Performance


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Anatomy of a Decision: SAP versus Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne


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