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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 Process Improvement: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Operations Planning, SAP, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, Machinery Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Explore how an application intelligence platform (AIP) can support a process improvement program.
Related to Process Improvement: Best Practices, Business Process Re-engineering, Return on Investment (ROI), Strategy, Technology Tools and Methods, Axiom:1, Inc.
Discover how process improvement addresses common business issues that negatively impact operations at all levels of an organization, and learn about the increasing imperative to accelerate process improvement initiatives.
Related to Process Improvement: Business Process Management, Appian
Initiatives to automate and streamline financial processes often focus more on reducing costs than adding value. Adding the kind of value you should have in your financial processes stands at the heart of a broader initiative known as governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Learn why embedding the components of GRC within your financial processes can help you track financial flows and alert you when things might go awry.
Related to Process Improvement: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Process Management, Compliance Management, Risk Management, SAP
Yet many organizations do not recognize that one of the largest threats to such a project is a failure to focus on process improvement.
Related to Process Improvement: Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Automation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Project and Process Management, Elite Management Consulting Corporation, Management of Companies and Enterprises
How close is your company to world-class? And how focused are you on process improvement? Find out how get started on a process improvement strategy that will have long-term benefits.
Related to Process Improvement: Best Practices, Distribution and Warehousing, Management Practices, Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), Process Manufacturing, Shipping and Receiving, Strategy, Total Cost Analysis (TCO), Microsoft
May 1, 2005 Above all, the converged approach enables continuous process improvement. Business analysts, not programmers, are in control of refining processes and forms. As processes are fine-tuned, both the customer and the enterprise benefit. Cycle times get shorter, and the advance warning of potential problems happens sooner.
Related to 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
Inadequacies at the front end of the product development process is one of the leading causes of product failure for consumer products companies. Many companies thus make ill-informed decisions that turn into costly mistakes. The challenge is to establish a front-end process that nurtures profitable innovation and maximizes portfolio value in light of resource constraints, portfolio balance, and strategic alignment.
Related to Process Improvement: Collaborative Product Definition Management (cPDm), Collaborative Product Design (CPD), Ideation and Requirements Management, Product Information Management (PIM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), SAP
Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory optimization solution allows companies to effectively fulfill demand and identify how to gain additional profits from their inventories.
Related to Process Improvement: Inventory Management, SYSPRO, Management of Companies and Enterprises
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 Process Improvement: Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Manufacturing Management, RuleStream Corporation, Manufacturing
name = TEC_WP; A New Model of Business Intelligence by Oracle --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Most companies recognize that business intelligence (BI) is critical to business process improvement and decision making, because these BI tools turn data into actionable information.
Related to Process Improvement: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, Oracle
name = TEC_WP; Accelerating Roi with Bpm by Appian --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description New research validates what business and IT leaders have discovered for themselves: accelerating process improvement efforts through business process management (BPM) is yielding significant returns as organizations continue to grapple with the unstable global economy.
Related to Process Improvement: Business Process Management, Appian
As more companies turn to enterprise-wide software for process improvement and cost reduction, there is a significant opportunity to enhance these systems
Related to Process Improvement: Barcoding, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Miles Technologies, Manufacturing
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 Process Improvement: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), QAD, Information, Machinery Manufacturing, Manufacturing
As a foundation for process improvement, these key practices improve the ability of organizations to meet goals for cost, schedule,
Related to Process Improvement: IT Infrastructure, Performance Measurement, Pink Elephant
 
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