Plex Systems’ Plex Manufacturing Cloud offering has long had mobile capabilities on ruggedized devices on the shop floor. Most recently, though, at its PowerPlex 2014 conference, the vendor announced new mobile business intelligence (BI) capabilities, enabling manufacturing professionals to access and share role-based enterprise and plant-level analytic dashboards from virtually any mobile device.
resources and ensure just-in-time (JIT) delivery for end customers. Part jobs are scheduled automatically, taking into account the constraints of work center capacity, available resources, job priority, and due date. In the past, Plex was offering a partner solution, TACTIC by Waterloo Manufacturing Software , but that is an on-premises only solution. For the lack of solid cloud finite scheduling solutions that Plex could partner with (or possibly even acquire), the vendor embarked on a jointly funded