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Advanced Front Office Lean with Business Modeler Software
When part of an enterprise software environment, business modeler software can reduce training costs, prevent errors, and minimize non-value added work. And if

focus of advanced lean products  In this article, we''ll focus on one often-overlooked tool for facilitating front-office lean—business modeler software that is tightly integrated with an enterprise application. Business modeler software can help to identify non-value-added steps in a front office process, but by using it to automate processes it can—in and of itself—eliminate non-value added steps. Hidden waste There is a hidden waste that many executives do not discuss or may not even know about. This is the waste that comes from Read More
The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena
Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which

focus of advanced lean products  is because a key focus of lean is to do only what is needed. It is the polar opposite of the traditional economies of scale, with their large batch approach and resulting long lead times and bloated inventory levels. Large lot sizes are a way of compensating for the fixed cost of a process, such as changeover or set-up costs, transaction-level costs (e.g., releasing orders, issuing parts, closing and reconciling orders, moving product batches into stocks, etc.), and other per order factors. With a large r Read More
The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers
While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to

focus of advanced lean products  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. Consumer products manufacturers are early on in their Lean journey compared to companies across industry, with 56% less than a year to 3 years into it. By leveraging external expertise and taking small steps in their Lean programs, these manufacturers are setting their sights o Read More
Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain
When flexibility and speed are requisites for success, it’s the lean organization that leads the race. World-class manufacturing organizations know the value of

focus of advanced lean products  a constant challenge. The focus is on avoiding batch and queue between different steps in the process flow. There are many Lean Manufacturing methodologies and tools available for creating Flow, such as Single Minute Exchange of Dies to reduce changeover time, Poka-yoke and 5S. The end target is to enable Single-Piece Flow, meaning producing and delivering only one product at a time, to reduce Work-In-Process materials. Empirical studies show that creating Flow has the added benefits of improved quality Read More
Reflections on Lean Philosophy and the Theory of Constraints
The theory of constraints (TOC) is similar to, yet different from, the lean philosophy. TOC focuses on optimizing production through critical bottlenecks in

focus of advanced lean products  various accounts, the primary focus of TOC accounting is on aggressively exploiting constraints to make more money for the firm. Similarly, TOC''s goal is to maximize throughput on the bottleneck, which is equal to the profit, since, according to Goldratt et al ''s 1984 blockbuster business novel, The Goal , an hour lost on the bottleneck is lost forever and an hour saved on a non-bottleneck is a mirage. TOC Implementation In practice, TOC is implemented by following the subsequent five straightforward st Read More
Best Practices in Aerospace Lean Manufacturing: The Migration to a Lean Enterprise
Tackling the transformation to lean production is high-priority in the aerospace industry. After all, lean manufacturing eliminates waste from essential

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Modeling Complex Products
Mapping out component dependencies and the relationships among components is a great way to conceptualize how selecting one option affects the rest of the

focus of advanced lean products  Complex Products Mapping out component dependencies and the relationships among components is a great way to conceptualize how selecting one option affects the rest of the product configuration. Once you know exactly how the product components are related, you can quickly create options and option groups and define rules governing the product configuration, making it easier for salespeople to quote complex products. Read More
Case Study: Wist Office Products
Wist, an office supply company offering over 40,000 products, was running an outdated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The primary concern was the

focus of advanced lean products  Study: Wist Office Products Wist, an office supply company offering over 40,000 products, was running an outdated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The primary concern was the system’s lack of flexibility, which incurred unnecessary labor costs. As well, errors were common and prevented Wist from getting the information needed for data analysis. With a new ERP for distribution, Wist has streamlined operations and reduced costs. Learn how. Read More
Managing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence: A 360-Degree Perspective
For many companies, total cost of ownership (TCO) of business intelligence (BI) solutions is out of control. And the problem is growing, fueled by ever

focus of advanced lean products  the changes. This paper focuses on developing a framework for monitoring and managing the TCO of BI. Read More
The ERP Warehouse Module versus Best-of-breed WMS
Every supply chain professional must consider certain factors when comparing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and best-of-breed warehouse management system

focus of advanced lean products  ERP Warehouse Module versus Best-of-breed WMS Every supply chain professional must consider certain factors when comparing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) solutions for warehouse management. Effective management of warehouse, fulfillment, and distribution operations is key to business success. With so much riding on your decision, you need to thoroughly compare ERP warehouse modules and best-of-breed WMS. Read More
The Best-of-class Strategy Makes a Return in the Cloud Era
Irrespective of technology and choice of deployment method, companies must remain versatile in their strategies and operations to stay competitive. This report

focus of advanced lean products  Best-of-class Strategy Makes a Return in the Cloud Era Irrespective of technology and choice of deployment method, companies must remain versatile in their strategies and operations to stay competitive. This report takes a look at one financial solution that enables the financial executive to have a no-compromise approach to financial modeling and applications choice; i.e., adding, keeping or changing business applications without losing control or increasing the risk of non-compliancy. Read More
The Best of Both Worlds: Gain Flexibility through Multiple Models of Software Delivery
Lower IT costs, faster return on investment (ROI), and better security@just a few of the promises the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model makes. SaaS

focus of advanced lean products  Best of Both Worlds: Gain Flexibility through Multiple Models of Software Delivery Lower IT costs, faster return on investment (ROI), and better security—just a few of the promises the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model makes. SaaS can help small-to-medium businesses manage customer service and support cost-effectively. But there are a few concerns to consider if you’re thinking of an on-demand service. A vendor that offers the best of both on-demand and on-premise solutions may be the Read More
Soaring across the Regions: A View of the Impact of the Internet on Business
The Internet offers companies the opportunity to present a commercial image independent of size and location. With this and the Internet’s ability to extend a

focus of advanced lean products  across the Regions: A View of the Impact of the Internet on Business The Internet offers companies the opportunity to present a commercial image independent of size and location. With this and the Internet’s ability to extend a business’s reach, it is valuable to know precisely what various Internet service providers (ISPs) offer before buying. This includes evaluating service level and support capabilities and understanding how these vary throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Find out more. Read More
Chatsworth Products, Inc.
Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI), a leading provider of structural support systems used to optimize, store, and secure valuable computer, data, and

focus of advanced lean products  Products, Inc. Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI), a leading provider of structural support systems used to optimize, store, and secure valuable computer, data, and communications equipment, needed to establish a new, fully-integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to replace its customized 10+ year-old legacy system. See how TEC helped CPI define its requirements, develop a short list of vendors, and select the right solution. Read More

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