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The Next R(E)volution of Lean
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Next R(E)volution of Lean. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. By seeing a business as a

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: Decreased time-to-market of new products from concept to release to establish market stronghold and set the bar for expectations Decreased time-to-profit for new products though faster product development to produce on demand as a competitive advantage Increased throughput, reducing cost-per-unit through higher productivity/efficiency levels to deliver higher revenues with existing resources Strategic action plans for Lean should combine multiple aspects of the business system , with a focus on
4/19/2006 8:35:00 AM

Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment
Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment. Solutions and Other Documents to Characterize Your Acquisition, In Relation To Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment. 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.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: little differentiation between commodity products of the same type, and customers will, more often than not, choose to return to businesses that meet all three conditions, even choosing relatively unknown brands over known brands. The role of inventory management is to coordinate the actions of all business segments, particularly sales, marketing and production, so that the appropriate level of stock is maintained to satisfy customers demands. The goal of inventory management is to balance supply and dem
11/3/2006 3:54:00 PM

Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Lean Supply Chain. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. 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 focusing on the lean fundamentals: eliminating waste, simplifying processes, and continuously improving. By pursuing lean strategies—optimizing inventory and streamlining manufacturing processes—they can reduce inefficiencies and costs in their production processes, and improve customer responsiveness.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: is associated with producing products for which there is no demand. Repetitive Manufacturing: Building the same product over and over again. Repetitive manufacturing, in contrast to Build-To-Order, does not involve building customerspecific products. However, It can be implemented with Lean Manufacturing strategies as well as Push-based manufacturing. Specify Value: What does and does not create value is to be specified from the customer s perspective, and not from the perspective of individual companies,
5/25/2005 10:37:00 AM

The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in order to monitor the effectiveness of the program. Discover why it works.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: Figure 2). However, consumer products manufacturers are falling behind all other companies for looking at the business impact of Lean, with only 32% setting their sights on this objective, and another 30% trying to identify and quantify Lean opportunities. Best in Class consumer products manufacturers however, are not only more likely than other consumer products manufacturers overall to leverage external resources to enable their Lean program (56% versus 47%), these top performers are twice as likely to
2/29/2008 11:15:00 AM

Sourcing for Agile
This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: Sourcing for Agile Sourcing for Agile Source: Emergn Document Type: White Paper Description: This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing. Sourcing for Agile style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Consulting and Services,   Outsourcing,   Project Management,   Development,   IT
5/17/2012 4:28:00 PM

The Lean Front End: A Breakthrough Opportunity
A company’s best opportunity to gain major margin improvement is in its front end—the sales, customer service, and processes needed to transform inquiries into orders. And one of the best strategies is to apply lean thinking to the front end. Read about an integrated solution that addresses the unique requirements of your sales processes to help dramatically reduce cycle times, eradicate waste, and increase your margins.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: The Lean Front End: A Breakthrough Opportunity The Lean Front End: A Breakthrough Opportunity Source: BigMachines Document Type: White Paper Description: A company’s best opportunity to gain major margin improvement is in its front end—the sales, customer service, and processes needed to transform inquiries into orders. And one of the best strategies is to apply lean thinking to the front end. Read about an integrated solution that addresses the unique requirements of your sales processes to help
4/22/2008 11:14:00 AM

Lean Manufacturer: TigerStop
Based in Vancouver, Washington (US), TigerStop LLC is the global leader in stop/gauge and pusher systems designed to improve the efficiency of manufacturing processes in the plastics, woodworking, and metal industries. Having experienced business-jeopardizing technical issues with the company’s initial customer relationship management (CRM) system, TigerStop went to the market in search of a viable CRM system.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: Lean Manufacturer: TigerStop Lean Manufacturer: TigerStop Source: Maximizer Software Document Type: Case Study Description: Based in Vancouver, Washington (US), TigerStop LLC is the global leader in stop/gauge and pusher systems designed to improve the efficiency of manufacturing processes in the plastics, woodworking, and metal industries. Having experienced business-jeopardizing technical issues with the company’s initial customer relationship management (CRM) system, TigerStop went to the market in
5/24/2007 10:20:00 AM

Extending Lean Initiatives across the Organization
Companies everywhere have realized the need for greater efficiency and improved quality within the enterprise to stay productive and competitive in today's business environment. In order to obtain these efficiencies, corporations have turned to the successful model used by manufacturers for years known as lean, just-in-time (JIT), or kaizen. The fundamental goal of lean manufacturing includes the reduction of waste increase in productivity and improved quality. Most manufacturers launch their lean initiatives in order to maximize work flow and obtain dramatic improvements in performance.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: Extending Lean Initiatives across the Organization Extending Lean Initiatives across the Organization Source: Exact Document Type: White Paper Description: Companies everywhere have realized the need for greater efficiency and improved quality within the enterprise to stay productive and competitive in today s business environment. In order to obtain these efficiencies, corporations have turned to the successful model used by manufacturers for years known as lean, just-in-time (JIT), or kaizen. The
7/13/2005 1:17:00 PM

Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results
The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to do so faster and better than their competitors. This white paper highlights how companies are doing just that by relying on strategic lean concepts.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results Source: Infor Document Type: White Paper Description: The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to
11/29/2010 11:05:00 AM

A New Era Dawns for Sybase
Sybase, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire New Era of Networks (also known as NEON). After completion, Sybase will create a new e-Business division integrating NEON and other parts of its product suite. Within the last month, Sybase has announced record earnings and completed a three-year re-engineering effort to transform themselves from a database vendor to an e-Business infrastructure provider.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: another name). Key NEON products include NEONProcess Server , NEON e-Biz Integrator , and pre-packaged solutions called NEON Adapters that are designed to work with specific off-the-shelf applications and standards. According to the vendor, with NEON Adapters customers can easily integrate best of class ERP, CRM, supply-chain management and e-Commerce applications including those from SAP , Siebel , i2 and BroadVision . According to John Chen, chairman, president and CEO of Sybase, With NEON, Sybase
3/8/2001

Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S's, visual controls, standardized work, mistake proofing, total productive maintenance, cellular manufacturing, single-digit setup, pull systems, sequencing, activity-based costing, and leveled production.

PRODUCTS FOR LEAN: allocate these costs to products or other bases, such as customers, markets, or projects. The ABC information about cost pools and drivers, activity analysis, and business processes is then used for activity-based management ( ABM ) to identify business strategies; improve product design, manufacturing, and distribution; and ultimately remove waste from operations. The system is considered to provide a truer reflection of actual revenues and costs than traditional cost accounting, in which the focus is
2/14/2006


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