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Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary


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program infor 6.1  927 787 140 Continuous-improvement program 73.0% 72.9% 73.6% Quality certifications (e.g. ISO) 52.5% 50.6% 63.6% Customer-satisfaction surveys 45.3% 45.9% 42.1% Benchmarking 34.8% 35.2% 32.9% Environmental management 31.8% 32.4% 28.6% Total productive maintenance 24.8% 24.5% 26.4% Energy management 23.2% 23.4% 22.1% Open-book management 17.5% 18.3% 12.9% None of these 10.1% 10.3% 9.3% One-third or more of plants were using just-in-time supplier deliveries (43%), pull systems with kanban signals (40%) and Read More

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program infor 6.1  a rejuvenated and reformed program it might seem on paper) while there is still a number of disparate solutions and an amount of confusion or anxiety among partners and customers. What, to your mind, will be the key success factors (KSFs) in this market, and what have you been doing to better position yourself there? Question 8. Microsoft SureStep, Lawson QuickStep, Oracle Accelerate, and others—breakthrough implementation methodologies, or merely baby steps ? Every vendor claims its solution has some Read More

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program infor 6.1  product design functionality with program management, collaboration, and workflow capabilities. The company''s solution features a central data repository that serves as a global backbone enabling a company to capture, share, and manage product development information, and collaborate with its customers and suppliers to bring new products to market at Internet speed. Optiva is a product development software solution for the food and beverage, chemicals, consumer packaged goods, and pharmaceutical Read More

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program infor 6.1  Electrical Accessories Manufacturer Selects Infor Infor recently announced that Jiangsu JiaMeng Electrical Equipment , a specialized manufacturer of cable and wire accessories, has selected Infor LN, Infor ION, Infor Ming.le, Infor BI , and Infor Motion to manage its complex business operations. Infor’s top-of-the-range enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Infor LN, which supports production processes commonly found in modern manufacturing, from engineer-to-order (ETO) to repetitive, should Read More

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program infor 6.1  VISUAL—Offering Optimal Data Visualization to SMB Manufacturers As its name implies, Infor VISUAL is designed to provide a graphical user interface and convenient instrument that is capable of optimally presenting the necessary data to manufacturing users. The unique features of its user interface have made the enterprise resource planning (ERP) product an attractive option to many manufacturing companies, and the data visualization capabilities have become an important competitive advantage for Read More

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