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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

pdm technology  or product data management (PDM) information for standardized work, including BOMs, process routings or operations, valid product configurations, work instructions or SOPs, engineering change notices (ECN), schedule information, and costs. More robust solutions can even track as-designed, as-built, and historical actual product information, which can be analyzed to determine the impact that product changes have on efficiency and productivity. Lean teams operate visually within the lean factory and move

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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)

The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today’s leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, and human resources). Many systems include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, solutions that were formerly considered peripheral such as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers'' IT technology with their business strategies, and subsequent software selection. 

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Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance


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pdm technology  perceived as more expensive PdM technologies. Predictive-based technologies, however, are becoming less expensive. Today, you're seeing more general technology improvements, which change the point of optimal balance. Thus, even the more sophisticated maintenance departments feel the best way to determine the optimum is on a trial and error basis. A computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) or enterprise asset management (EAM) system is a useful tool to build an accurate equipment history and Read More

PTC Windchill 9.0 for Product Lifecycle Management Certification Report


Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill 9.0, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 28-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Core PLM Product Data and Recipe Management--Process RFI/RFP Template


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Core PLM--Product Data Management - Discrete RFI/RFP Template


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Aspen Technology Posts First-Quarter Loss but Beats Estimates


CAMBRIDGE, MA Aspen Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AZPN), the leading supplier of manufacturing enterprise optimization solutions for the process industries, today announced results for its first quarter ended September 30, 1999. Total revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2000 increased 13.4% to $53.0 million, from the same period in fiscal 1999. For the three months ended September 30, 1999, software license revenue increased 34.2% to $21.5 million, as compared with the first quarter of fiscal 1999, while services revenue rose to $31.5 million. Net loss for the first quarter totaled $2.7 million or $0.11 per share, as compared with a net

pdm technology  Technology Posts First-Quarter Loss but Beats Estimates Aspen Technology Posts First-Quarter Loss but Beats Estimates S. McVey - October 26th, 1999 Event Summary Aspen Technology recently announced a shortfall in earnings for the period ended September 30, 1999, although it exceeded analysts' expectations. Total revenues for the company were $53 million, of which $21.5 million were derived from software licenses and the remainder from services and support. Net loss for the quarter was $4.1 million, Read More

Parametric Technology Chills Out With Windchill Info*Engine V4


Parametric Technology Corporation purchased Enterprise Application Integration vendor Auxilium within the last year, and has now announced the release of Auxilium’s Info*Engine EAI product, release 4.0. The product is said to provide a platform for “collaborative product commerce”.

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PDM vs. PLM: A Matrix View


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Technology Vendor--Can You Afford Credibility?


For Technology vendors, credibility is the ability to sell. Credibility is vital, is hard to build, and easy to lose. Building credibility doesn't have to be costly. This article touches on the concepts you can employ to build your credibility. These concepts are the basis for a seminar presented by The Credibility Forum.

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Rollout Delivery Team Comparison for Large Multi-Site Technology Deployments


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Using Web Technology for Competitive Advantage: How Manufacturers Leverage the Web for Internal Efficiency, Enhanced Customer Service, and Increased Sales


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