Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) manage and monitor work-in-process on the factory floor including manual or automatic labor and production reporting, as well as on-line inquiries and links to tasks that take place on the production floor. Manufacturing Execution Systems may include one or more links to work orders, receipt of goods, shipping, quality control, maintenance, scheduling or other related tasks.
The What, Why & How of CRM Integration
This report contains insights from C-level executives, business analysts and IT engineers, and systems integrators and consultants who design and implement data integration for their enterprise clients.
This paper examines how an integrated information technology solution can help you take advantage of economies of scale to boost manufacturing utilization, enhance service levels, and improve the efficiency of your sales and administrative activities.
Compliance and Traceability in Manufacturing has traditionally been viewed as "cost of business" but this perception is changing as automation and integration gains traction across industries. This report will benchmark the ways manufacturers are using compliance and traceability programs as a competitive advantage in the market place.
This paper discusses some important considerations for A&D manufacturers in the context of enterprise information systems and how they can help in addressing five important areas of concern-compliance, control, communications, competitiveness, and cutting cost, waste and complexity.
Manufacturing evolved from manual to automated, ad hoc to repeatable. From art to science. Manufacturing has been forced to "industrialize." Aiding in the effort are product lifecycle and supply chain management tools for streamlining manufacturing process and linking together previously isolated stages in the value chain.
CEOs and their senior leadership of most major corporations are usually highly proficient individuals who run their business units or functions efficiently but they may not work as well together to guide the overall firm.
Find out how Crowdcast Collective Intelligence Platform helps companies align decision-making and understand and reduce risks associated with developing and launching new products and on-going operations.
The Aberdeen Group reviews SAP's partnership with Crowdcast and how Crowdcast's Collective Intelligence Platform is used to monitor key risk indicators, helping enterprises course correct as events arise that may impact success.
To be more competitive, small and medium suppliers are increasingly using Computer Aid Engineering (CAE) solutions. Download this white paper to see how IBM Cluster Solutions, powered by Intel Xeon 5500 Series maximizes the total cost of ownership for CAE environments and extend innovation in virtual products for manufactures and suppliers alike.
Dedication to Lean requires a focus on change, the identification of areas of improvement across the enterprise and a commitment to monitor continuously. The real challenge to Lean, however, requires this first change, a shift in the culture.
New Belgium Brewing, a Colorado-based craft brewery with origins in the Belgian style of ale making, has grown steadily from a home-based operation to a thriving company with distributors across the western United States. The company was using a Novell-based networking and e-mail system, which it found increasingly challenging to integrate with its business and IT applications from other vendors.