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Manual versus Information Technology Enabled Lean Manufacturing
All good lean systems have both physical systems in the plant and near real time information technology backbones that centralize data. The primary advantage of

manual scheduling method  Technology Enabled Lean Manufacturing Manual versus Information Technology It is easy enough to grasp the potential benefits of lean manufacturing (see Lean Manufacturing: A Primer , Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste , and How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing ), but selecting the most appropriate lean techniques or tools and the accompanying packaged enterprise software for an individual enterprise has never been that simple. In fact, it is a major exercise for an enterprise to

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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.

manual scheduling method  value, and poor (typically manual) data collection. It is not surprising then that companies struggling to serve their customers using purely traditional planning and costing methodology are often unable to meet the demands for agility and responsiveness that consumers at the end of the supply chain are requesting. Consequently, for some time now, almost every industry publication, consultant, analyst, and industry pundit has been touting the lean approach as the panacea to whatever troubles Read More

Reducing Costs with Efficient Operations: A Fast Track to More Working Capital


Untamed costs can deplete the precious working capital that’s critical to your ongoing operations. But, you can get a handle on costs by taking steps to improve operational efficiency. By instituting efficient automated processes, you can reduce waste, unnecessary overtime, and many other cost factors. Find out how an integrated business system can help you improve gross margins while offering more competitive prices.

manual scheduling method  automated processes that reduce manual tasks, optimize scheduling and assignments, and enable your talent to work at a higher level of productivity. • Low-yield working capital – Customers don’t want to tie up their cash flow by buying and holding your products in advance, so you need to carry enough safety stock to meet surges in demand. That leaves you carrying the costs of inventory and compromising your own cash flow. You need to focus your inventory on key products and narrow safety stock Read More

Time Tracking and Attendance Primer: Beyond the Clock


Punch clocks, clock card machines, Bundy clocks, time recorders. Most organizations are opting for newer methods to track their employees’ time and attendance. Today’s time tracking technology is not just about capturing hours—it’s about where those hours are allocated and how productive they are. TEC analyst Sherry Fox reviews some of the key features of current time tracking software and highlights some popular vendors.

manual scheduling method  since the days of manual timesheets and punch cards. While some companies prefer the tried and true (well, maybe not so true) method of having their staff clock in manually using time cards, most organizations today are opting for newer technology-driven methods for tracking their employees’ time and attendance. The Time-Clock Time Line... Tracking employees’ hours until recently was just that: tracking when an employee clocked in or clocked out. Employees would punch in with time cards on an analog Read More

The Essential ERP - Its Genesis & Future


Knowing the history and evolution of ERP is essential to understanding its current application and its future developments. Each step in the evolution of ERP is built on the fundamentals and principles developed within the previous one.

manual scheduling method  originally done on the manual input/output cards was replaced by transactions directly made in the computer and documented on pick lists. The amount on inventory was visible to anyone with access to a computer without having to go to the card deck and look it up. MRP, or 'little MRP', represented a huge step forward in the planning process. For the first time, based on a schedule of what was going to be produced, which was supported by a list of materials that were needed for that finished item, the Read More

Job Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes - Part 3


Part 2 of this blog series analyzed the ActiveBatch architecture and evolution in terms of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation functional capabilities. This was done for the three older product releases. Particularly impressive was the ActiveBatch V6 release that introduced a few noble concepts like Job Library and Virtual Root. ActiveBatch V7 – The Current State of

manual scheduling method  orchestration that includes both manual processes and human intervention, as used in the BPM suite sense is not the market ASCI is going after, at least not now.  The ActiveBatch V7 release will certainly integrate with other SOA governance/BPM suites , and is compatible with many SOA/BPM applications. Parting Conclusions Despite its functional and architectural superiority (in terms of system availability and performance benchmarks, and versatile administration features), and the price advantage (being Read More

Simple Batch Scheduling through Consolidation and Automation


Many of today’s business processes require batch operations. But IT organizations are struggling to keep up with scheduling as batch windows shrink and more jobs are added to a growing number of platforms. Are your batch production lines not as smooth as they should be? A scheduling tool can simplify, consolidate, and automate your batch scheduling; lower the cost of batch management; and reduce the risk of failed jobs.

manual scheduling method  the agonizing process of manually recreating jobs as you move between platforms. You can move thousands of scheduler deinitions ' including jobs, job classes, job groups, calendars, events, actions and variables ' in minutes. What's more, if you run into problems, Tidal Transporter permits you to quickly and easily roll back the target platform to its previous state. Transporter also maintains a log of all migrations and the versions involved, providing an audit trail for regulatory compliance purposes. Read More

Case Study: Advanced Scientifics Inc.


Make-to-order company Advanced Scientifics produces medical devices, including bag systems, tubing assemblies, and molded components. Manual paper-based systems severely hampered the company’s growth potential: it couldn’t effectively control production consistency, as its inventory control and job orders weren’t scalable. Learn how annual revenue by went up 20 percent with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

manual scheduling method  assemblies, and molded components. Manual paper-based systems severely hampered the company’s growth potential: it couldn’t effectively control production consistency, as its inventory control and job orders weren’t scalable. Learn how annual revenue by went up 20 percent with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Read More

Data Sheet: CarrierDesk


Communication between shippers and carriers can be a challenge, but without an automated solution specially designed for fleet management and load scheduling, it’s even more challenging. With a web portal designed to provide efficient communication between shippers and carriers, you can boost the performance of your execution, settlement, and reporting activities—with a quick return on investment (ROI). Learn more.

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Process-based Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


The right balance of automated processes with paper records and manual, human interaction is necessary to keep costs under control with a flexible yet controlled set of procedures. The strategic software category, governance, risk management, and compliance, is poised to help.

manual scheduling method  and become more stringent, manual approaches to control activities are inevitably becoming untenable. By embedding a rationalized set of automated controls into companies' cross-enterprise business processes, users can move away from resource-intensive, manual control activities to address critical business risks. Although the idea here is to ensure that every organization meets compliance mandates in the most timely and cost-effective fashion while optimizing operational efficiency, compliance will Read More

Dynamic Scheduling: The Missing Link to Mastering Field Mobility?


Source Refrigeration & HVAC needed an automated scheduling solution to round out its mobile initiative for a workforce of nearly 500 field technicians. Ease of integration was a key consideration for Source. Find out why the company found IFS 360 Scheduling's dynamic solution appealing.

manual scheduling method  Scheduling: The Missing Link to Mastering Field Mobility? Source Refrigeration & HVAC needed an automated scheduling solution to round out its mobile initiative for a workforce of nearly 500 field technicians. Ease of integration was a key consideration for Source. Find out why the company found IFS 360 Scheduling's dynamic solution appealing. Read More

Production Modeling Corporation


PMC offers products and services in the areas of supply chain management, advanced planning and scheduling, and related manufacturing solutions. Based in Michigan (US), PMC is a solution provider for simulation, finite capacity planning and scheduling, and supply chain software applications. Working with Global 1000 customers since 1979 on over 2,000 , PMC provides solutions in such areas as simulation and optimization, layout and material flow analysis, software design and development, and product engineering.

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EvolveWare’s S2T Technology


To date, the best option for discovering and extracting information from software applications has primarily been manual, with automation tools serving in support. These initiatives are tedious, long-term, and high-risk. Companies try to lower monetary cost by outsourcing such projects. However, the time to completion and risks remain unchanged at best. The solution? Automated documentation and transformation of software applications.

manual scheduling method  applications has primarily been manual, with automation tools serving in support. These initiatives are tedious, long-term, and high-risk. Companies try to lower monetary cost by outsourcing such projects. However, the time to completion and risks remain unchanged at best. The solution? Automated documentation and transformation of software applications. Read More

Improve Scheduling, Production, and Quality Using Cloud ERP


The cloud model of application delivery is an excellent way for manufacturing companies to get the benefits of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems without the need to build additional IT infrastructure. ERP functionality delivered from the cloud avoids the complexity and costs that often accompany on-premises ERP implementations, and typically provides a much more favorable total cost of ownership. Learn how cloud ERP facilitates the top practices for a top-performing production floor.

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The Balancing Act of Mobile Workforce Management


When dealing with complex and dynamic scheduling decisions, knowing which plan best reflects a service organization’s business needs is difficult. So how can you get right person to the right place, at the right time, with the right resources—and minimize your overall operating costs? This paper discusses the challenges of mobile workforce management and provides solutions for continuous optimization of scheduling resources.

manual scheduling method  Balancing Act of Mobile Workforce Management When dealing with complex and dynamic scheduling decisions, knowing which plan best reflects a service organization’s business needs is difficult. So how can you get right person to the right place, at the right time, with the right resources—and minimize your overall operating costs? This paper discusses the challenges of mobile workforce management and provides solutions for continuous optimization of scheduling resources. Read More