Business Process Improvement

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Many aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers are enjoying a competitive advantage because of early adoption of lean manufacturing tools. However, considerable differences still exist in performance among A&D companies. The best way for A&D manufacturers to achieve best-in-class performance is to use external domain expertise and enterprise resource planning (ERP) with lean-specific functionalities. Learn more.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Operations Planning, SAP, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, Machinery Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Today, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers?also known as project-based manufacturers?experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering and manufacturing groups as they strive to win business and streamline end-to-end processes. But by capturing engineering knowledge and using it to automate key business processes, manufacturers can increase sales bid and win rates, decrease internal operating expenses, and shorten lead times.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Manufacturing Management, RuleStream Corporation, Manufacturing
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Related to Business Process Improvement: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, Oracle
Learn how Cascade Engineering increased its efficiency and eliminated waste in virtually every aspect of its business, and saw cost savings of $500,000 per year as a result of business process improvement.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), QAD, Information, Machinery Manufacturing, Manufacturing
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Related to Business Process Improvement: Content Management, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Laserfiche
Customer-facing processes are challenging to manage because they are always changing. Conventional workflow automation and stand-alone business process management (BPM) technologies lack many critical components found in customer relationship management (CRM). However, converging BPM and CRM provides the responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, and manageability to achieve optimal results. The converged approach helps align priorities enterprise-wide, reduce risks, and unblock revenue growth potential.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Business Performance Management (BPM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Data Management and Analysis, Consona, Finance and Insurance, Information, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Enterprises of all sizes today face common problems dealing with handling increasing business complexity while reducing costs. The solution continues to be the automation of business processes. SAP is an established leader in addressing the needs of large enterprises. Building on that performance and identified best practices, SAP built and launched SAP Business One. SAP Business One was designed to offer small and medium businesses the same business streamlining and efficiencies at a scale and scope appropriate to their needs. IDC recently interviewed a number of companies that have successfully deployed SAP Business One. The purpose of our interviews was to determine what impact the software had on their productivity and cost reduction.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SAP
Manitou, a global producer of complex make-to-order forklift trucks, wanted to optimize sales processes to overcome several challenges, including a lack of visibility into the order pipeline, and order capture that was prone to errors. After deploying Chameleon, sales channels can access current and accurate product and pricing info, and order capture is not only faster, but more efficient. Learn about other benefits.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Business-to-Business Web Sales, Business-to-Consumer Web Sales, Channel Management, Contact Management (CM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-commerce, E-CRM, Electronic Catalog Management, Field Service Management, Order Management, Quotation and Proposal Management, Access Commerce
No longer are customers simply sideline participants. Organizations are empowering them with a wealth of knowledge to engage in more informed decision-making. A customer relationship management (CRM) solution that encompasses all aspects of your business gives customers unprecedented visibility into the actions that impact them. Ultimately, this leads to greater accountability within the organization, and greater satisfaction among customers.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Marketing Automation, Sales Force Automation (SFA), Exact, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Companies need drop the old habits of focusing their spending on maintaining over-complex systems that make business process improvement difficult.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Location and Lot Control, Manufacturing Management, Process Simulation, Purchasing Management, Shipping and Receiving, ComActivity Australia
Progress believes that the acquisition of Savvion will further its goal of providing "unprecedented business visibility, responsiveness, and business process improvement, coupled with the highest degree of data integrity and integration." Savvion BusinessManager is a BPM solution that includes the following components: Savvion Process Modeler , a process modeling tool that helps translate business process improvement ideas into graphical process models.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Business Process Collaboration, Business Process Documentation, Business Process Management, Business Process Modeling, Business Process Re-engineering, Technology Evaluation Centers, Industry Independent
Enterprises must collaborate or they will surely stagnate. Guarded proprietary information has given way to collaborative approaches where information is shared both inside and outside the enterprise?s walls. To survive, an enterprise must be flexible enough to collaborate externally with suppliers and partners while fostering the same environment with its employers.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Process Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Resources, Project and Process Management, Exact, Information, Management of Companies and Enterprises
A failed software implementation can cost companies millions in wasted time and money. To ensure your software selection project isn?t a sorry statistic, use the right metrics to gauge your success. Time, budget, and functionality aren?t enough?focus your efforts on requirements analysis and definition. Take measures to ensure your software meets your needs, and discover how to do accurate requirements analysis.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Business Process Modeling, Decision Making, Decision Making Considerations, Executive Views, Practices and Business Issues, Project and Process Management, Project Management, Requirements Analysis and Definition, Requirements Management, Software Selection, Technology Evaluation Centers, Industry Independent
Increasingly, organizations have started recognizing the benefits of using a modern ERP platform - either through a simple technical upgrade or as a part of a corporate reengineering project - to drive down costs, raise employee productivity, and produce meaningful business process improvement.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, Business Process Outsourcing, Business Process Re-engineering, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Project and Process Management, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), SAP
IBM Business Impact Workshop, a results-based service offering designed to identify a business process improvement project with high business value that can be implemented in a short period of time.
Related to Business Process Improvement: Business Performance Management (BPM), Return on Investment (ROI), IBM
 
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