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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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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 or...
 

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PowerPlex 2014—Manufacturing of the Future, Now
TEC Senior Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic was at PowerPlex 2014 recently. Here he gives an in-depth look at Plex Systems and its cloud ERP offering, including a

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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Plex Systems at a Crossroads: Part 1


Plex Manufacturing Cloud is an integrated manufacturing software solution for managing the manufacturing process (including specific lean manufacturing needs), with functionality for: engineering and design; financing and accounting; electronic data interchange (EDI) and orders; materials and inventory purchasing; receiving and tracking; shop floor production and control; process

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Plex Systems Delivers Plex Enterprise Edition


At its PowerPlex 2014 conference, the Plex Systems announced Plex Enterprise Edition, a suite of applications built to support complex, global, multi-plant manufacturing organizations’ financial and supply chain management (SCM) requirements.

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Plex Systems at a Crossroads: Part 2


At the beginning of June, I attended the PowerPlex 2013 conference, Plex System’s 12th annual user conference, in Columbus, Ohio, where the focus was on the Plex Manufacturing Cloud, Plex’s cloud-based vertical ERP software solution for managing the lean manufacturing process. Following is a look at the product and its position in the marketplace, as well as the company’s new product roadmaps and

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Plex Manufacturing Cloud Has New User Interface


Making sure that Plex Manufacturing Cloud was fast and easy for the plant worker has always been part of Plex Systems’ DNA, but the product’s computer numeric control (CNC) machine look and feel has traditionally been not that appealing to other roles in a manufacturing company. Now the vendor has embarked on embellishing its UI in earnest.

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Business Process Management: How to Orchestrate Your Business


Business process management (BPM), having evolved over the past fifteen years, has finally reached a level of maturity where vendors are now abolishing functional silos to allow the enterprise-wide flow of business processes. It replaces the old, manual system of coordinating activities in a company and improves functionality and effectiveness through modeling, documentation, certification, collaboration, automation, and compliancy to minimize costly errors.

powerpeople  such as Visio or PowerPoint), the resulting model is composed of objects that are able to be related to by the BPM engines. Composed of different diagrams (to represent different dimensions of the organization), the model is stored in a structured repository. Business Process Documentation . Responsible for the process-enhanced documentation. It complements the process diagrams by providing, through graphics, the what-to-do description and sequence of steps. It also adds the extended documentation by prov Read More

Show Me, Don't Sell Me


Are you having trouble finding concrete information about how enterprise software actually works? I know I am. I’m not talking about feature lists—you can find those easily enough—and I’m not talking about promises to streamline processes, increase efficiency, or deliver value—which I don’t read. What I’m talking about is this: Let’s say my company is considering upgrading one of its

powerpeople  a strange mixture of Powerpoint-ish presentations and actual walkthroughs. But again, if you can hang on through the benefit statements (and you’re not put off by images of trains, factory floors, and guys in suits shaking hands and sharing laptops), you’ll get genuine task-oriented information that will give you some idea of what it’s like to work with the products. SAP has a similarly extensive video library for its Business One product. While the videos aren’t quite as easy to find as Read More

A Manufacturing Imperative: Enterprise SOA


In the past, full efficiency was almost impossible for most manufacturing sites thanks to lack of integration between plant systems and business systems. But that’s changing now, with the advent of enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA). SOA allows you to change and improve your processes without expensive IT integration projects. Learn about the business opportunities SOA can create for you.

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APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 5


Part 1 of this blog series talked about my attendance of the APICS 2009 international conference in Toronto, Canada in early October. I attended few education sessions, as my conference visit focused more on exploring the expo floor and talking to the exhibitors. My overwhelming impression from the conference's expo floor was that its main value proposition this year revolved around the flavors

powerpeople  involves developing the Microsoft PowerPoint slide deck/presentation to distribute as part of the meeting. The new functionality will enable an automated PowerPoint builder to automatically include views from the S&OP Workbench into a structured PowerPoint presentation, thereby taking out a large amount of non-value add administrative work that must be accomplished each month. Benefits Recap as a Parting Comment At the end of the day, once the traditional hurdles of cultural resistance to change, Read More

Delivering Operational Excellence with Innovation: Enterprise Services Architecture for Enterprise Resource Planning


Changing business practices, especially those that consolidate business and IT functions, requires careful research and decision making. For companies needing to move beyond traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, enterprise service applications (ESA) can help reduce the complexity of having disparate IT systems. Find out about the benefits of ESA and how it can help you achieve operational excellence.

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