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PTC Creo Elements/Direct 19.0 Is Available


PTC announces the availability of version 19 of its direct modeling computer aided design (CAD) software PTC Creo Elements/Direct. P.J. brings you the details from the PTC Live Global 2014 conference.

sheet metal tools  3D concept–design capabilities, new sheet metal capabilities, and more scalable data management are other major features. See a comparison table of features from versions 14 to 19.   It is worth noting that PTC has two direct modeling CAD products—the former CoCreate is now called Creo Elements/Direct, while the more recent product is simply called PTC Creo Direct . The reason PTC has two direct modeling tools is that CoCreate has its own data model, which is different from that of Creo Parametric Read More

Getting a More Exact Picture of, well, Exact Software Americas - Part 2


Part 1 of this series talked about my long-standing coverage of Exact Holding, and in particular about my recent update briefing with the Exact Americas division. My post concluded with the vendor’s intent to go back to its local roots and push its well respected North American manufacturing and distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) products, especially Exact Macola ERP.

sheet metal tools  shops, mold makers, and sheet metal processors. It has been in the market for over two decades and is installed in thousands of active sites, which are machine shops (job shops) and make-to-order (MTO) manufacturers typically with up to 50 employees, with about US$10 million in revenues, and with up to 10 users. These low volume and high mix manufacturing environments place a high priority on the ability to track their actual cost and labor. There seems to be a renaissance of sorts of small manufacturers Read More

SYSPRO - Awaiting Positive IMPACT From Its Brand Unification


By further perfecting its mid-market value proposition and by also unifying its corporate and product brands (i.e., often conflicting IMPACT Encore product brand has been discontinued), SYSPRO should certainly give other incumbent mid-market players and intruders a run for their money.

sheet metal tools  MYS for Metals enables sheet metal distributors to maximize the use of metal remnants, saving them from the scrap heap. Metals, such as Titanium, can be very costly so the ability to restock drops and use them to fill future orders is extremely critical. The system enables metal distributors to fill orders for customer specific dimensional requirements, automatically calculate yields from full sheet and remnants and returns remnants to inventory, creating new part numbers. The remnants (drops) maintain Read More

Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part Four: Quality Management Processes


Made2Manage Systems pledges not to build technology for the sake of technology. Instead, the company plans to focus in on the true needs of its customers and those of the prospective buyers in the target market, while applying forward-looking technology enhancements that protect its customers’ investment in business solutions.

sheet metal tools  can even track unconsumed sheet metal, as well as remnant, drop, and salvage materials with different dimensions and UOM throughout the production cycle, and even loan out these materials from inventory to manufacturing and accept reclassified items back into inventory for improved visibility and accuracy; the materials may then be back-flushed against corresponding jobs). The above approach prudently coincides with our advice of a balanced emphasis on both features and business processes when Read More

The Exacting Needs of Metal Service Centers


General enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers that are viable companies with a solid product, typically do not meet the dimensional inventory, chemical, and physical properties requirements that are vital to the metal service industry and material converter businesses.

sheet metal tools  steel grade standard size sheet that is an inch thick. Furthermore, end item variants must be handled under the same item number, but with a multiplicity of variations listed as attributes. Customarily, a generic ERP system cannot make such accommodations. It requires each order (or even worse, each order line item) to be treated as a new product or item number, creating redundant work, and item nomenclature glut and delays, to the dismay of customers and an enterprise''s employees. As a result, the Read More

Information Builders Announces New Release of WebFOCUS


Information Builders Inc., (IBI) has released a new suite of business intelligence tools designed to support e-business. Release 4.3 of the product has been re-engineered and enabled for wireless and XML, in addition to integration with Microsoft Office 2000 and BackOffice 2000. Announced at their Summit 2000 User Conference, IBI hopes the product will appeal to non-technical users of business intelligence technologies.

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Times are Tough - RIR Might Leave More Cash on Your Balance Sheet


For residents and tourists of Paris (France), using RER or Paris Metro is certainly a way to save on commuting costs (and parking frustrations) compared to owning and renting cars. This blog post is not about transportation, but rather about an inventory management method with a similar name. Namely, this blog post is about RIR or Rapid Inventory Rightsizing, which is an innovative new program

sheet metal tools  Cash on Your Balance Sheet For residents and tourists of Paris (France), using RER or Paris Metro is certainly a way to save on commuting costs (and parking frustrations) compared to owning and renting cars. This blog post is not about transportation, but rather about an inventory management method with a similar name. Namely, this blog post is about RIR or Rapid Inventory Rightsizing , which is an innovative new program to help embattled companies relatively quickly free up cash and reduce the impact of Read More

Two Mistakes Most Professional Services Organizations Make-How Metrics and Automation Tools Drive Profits


Many companies strive to effectively measure and analyze their service operations. But while management struggles to measure too many (or too few) metrics, they often overlook the basic measurement question: what to track, and how? By using the concept metric perspectives to define what data provides the most insight, you can move closer to a comprehensive metrics strategy.

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Expanded Metal Selects Epicor ERP


The Expanded Metal Company Limited, part of the Gibraltar Industries Inc. group and a global manufacturer of expanded mesh products for the automotive and architectural industries, has selected Epicor’s next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP, to replace its existing ERP system and support its international operations.

sheet metal tools  Metal Selects Epicor ERP The Expanded Metal Company Limited, part of the Gibraltar Industries Inc. group and a global manufacturer of expanded mesh products for the automotive and architectural industries, has selected Epicor ’s next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution , Epicor ERP , to replace its existing ERP system and support its international operations. Expanded Metal has been manufacturing mesh-based metal products for more than 120 years at its site in Hartlepool, UK Read More

Management Information Tools


MITS helps distributors and manufacturers leverage the data in their business systems to make better decisions. Established in 1996, MITS’ interactive reporting and business intelligence software uses industry best practices. From standard to custom reports, dashboards and scorecards, MITS drives sales growth, profitability, and operational efficiency for competitive advantage.

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Implementation Tools: You Need More than Functions and Features to Implement an ERP Package


When selecting an ERP package, you must be sure that the software has the functions and features that support your organization. But once that assurance is obtained, you have to worry about implementing the software. There are four categories of tools that 3i Infotech supplies with its base ERP solution, ORION™ Enterprise, which can make implementation easier for all the stakeholders involved.

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Reporting Tools


Analysis and reporting services are an important part of the enterprise resource planning process. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been designed to give users options for optimal analysis and reporting, and to leave room for partners to provide customized solutions. With the correct reporting tools and Microsoft Dynamics NAV, practical analysis and reporting is available and adaptable to individual users’ needs.

sheet metal tools  also means that the sheet can be distributed as a regular file, and viewing the data in the sheet does not require access to Microsoft Dynamics NAV data. Analysis by Dimensions This is Microsoft Dynamics NAV''s built-in multidimensional analysis tool that allows you to analyze data from G/L, Purchase, Sales and Warehousing. In this tool, different analysis views can be created for different purposes. You can create views as cross tabs between dimensions including time. For example, you can create an Read More

HR Technology Tools: What You May Be Missing


Human resource (HR) managers face a dilemma. They’d like to spend more time improving the work environment, or helping management reduce workforce related costs, hire better talent, and improve existing talent through training and development. But most days, they’re stuck doing paperwork. Learn how human resources management systems (HRMS) can help your HR department improve results, increase efficiency, and lower costs.

sheet metal tools  a combination of homegrown spreadsheets and office file cabinets. Hiring information, payroll records, benefit plan elections, and training certifications for a single employee might be stored in four or more different locations. This invites errors, as information becomes lost and outdated. You must replicate each change to an employee''s data across several files. It becomes tedious, if not impossible, to create timely reports and analysis. An HRMS improves accuracy and saves time by helping you keep Read More

Finding the Right BPM Tools for Workflow and Project-Based Processes


When it comes to business process management (BPM), it makes sense to “look before you leap.” Organizations considering using BPM to automate or streamline business processes should step back and understand what is at the core of each process. Is it a well-defined workflow? Does it have a set of related tasks or steps? Find out how answering these questions can help you define the right BPM solution for your organization.

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SAP Highlights Supply Chain Management Tools


At last week's eBusiness Conference & Expo, SAP AG updated attendees on its supply chain management application, Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO).

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