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Food and Drug Safety: Prevention Better Than Cure (For Sure) - Part 1


Food production and distribution is a serious and strategic business, and I am not aware of anyone in my surroundings that takes it lightly; food can not only delight us, but can also make us quite sick and indisposed. While my inner circles (pets included) have luckily not been casualties of recent salmonella, E.coli, and whatnot outbreaks from tainted chilly peppers, tomatoes, spinach, pet food,

qc status  Supplier/vendor ratings ; Inbound QC testing; Quality specifications as part of inventory management modules; Product quarantine management; Product aging tracking; Date-sensitive picking; and Lot tracking. The second “P” stands for “Prepare” or build the ability to react to a problem if and when it happens. Good preparation presumes that you will have an incident and prepares you to respond via integration of food safety data with operations and automated data collection (ADC ), storage, and Read More

Process versus Discrete ERP Systems


Sorting out the differences between the two main types of manufacturing software can be mind-boggling for companies when searching for an ERP system. Companies can mistakenly purchase the wrong ERP system, causing headache and a significant loss of revenue. Avoid the pitfalls of making the wrong decision by using this checklist to help you determine the software that best fits your manufacturing process.

qc status  a process system allows QC results to be brought into the system and allows users quick access to QC and lot information. Evaluate Your Results How did you answer each question? More importantly, how did your list of potential ERP software options change? Eliminating software packages early in your selection process that are not designed for your business will enable a more efficient and successful ERP selection. Choosing and investing in the appropriate software will provide the right tools to address Read More

Agilisys Continues Agilely Post-SCT Part 2: Market Impact


Agilisys is also leveraging its former parent's pedigree on professional services and outsourcing, the 'Concept to Customer' and 'Early Upgrade Program' being good examples of the company’s focus on customer engaging product implementations and customizations.

qc status  and materials-related), quality control (QC) specs considered as part of available-to-promise (ATP), etc. Advanced Planning modules, on the other hand, take care of planning divergent production processes which start with one product and end up with multiplicity of different end items (so called inverted'' bills of material (BOM)), which is quite the reverse to most discrete production processes. In addition, the recipes have variable elements to them, and the planning process also has to match often Read More

Intuitive Manufacturing Systems Shows Maturity in Adolescent Age Part One: Company Overview


Having reached its first decade of existence, Intuitive Manufacturing Systems, a stealth mid-market ERP provider, has long taken the plunge of rewriting its system onto the pure Microsoft .NET managed code framework, which might bear fruits in the long run, if not immediately.

qc status  clips, images, quality control (QC) documents and so on to any field in the system (i.e., a specific field in the form for detailed instructions, a specific ID like part number, customer number, or vendor number, an order number, and a combination of these). A .NET-based request for quote (RFQ) system, with benefits and features similar to the above-described sales cycle. Cradle to grave serial number traceability, as users now can create a multilevel bill of serial numbers, in order to maintain Read More

How Much Wisdom Will BRAIN Bring To Agilisys? Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


As long as both Agilisys and BRAIN remain focused on their industries and do not become too distracted with each other’s verticals, everyone should do well.

qc status  and materials-related), quality control (QC) specs considered as part of available-to-promise (ATP), etc., which would be of a little value to automotive suppliers. Likewise, Agilisys Advanced Planning modules take care of planning divergent production processes which start with one product and end up with multiplicity of different end items (so called inverted'' bills of material (BOM)), which is quite the reverse to most discrete production processes. In addition, the recipes have variable elements to Read More

EAI - The 'Crazy Glue' of Business Applications


When companies create or change trading relationships or when they swap out business application systems, information systems professionals are required to build application system interfaces and alter transaction processing models. Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Tools have matured nicely and continue to evolve making the job not only more simple but actually offering a preferred alternative to code-data-level integration alternatives. Selection of EAI tools must be based on technical capabilities that support the entire life-cycle of usage.

qc status  (MOM) products listed. Newly aqcuired businesses already owned and operated MOM from a different supplier and wanted to maintain integrated messaging.   Preparing for an EAI Initiative Comprehensive preparation maximizes chances for success by establishing clear goals and identifying risks. Create a clear picture of how the product will be applied to business process automation tasks. Create a clear picture of how the product will be operated, administered and managed. Create a clear picture of how the Read More

Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part II


Part I of this blog series tried to analyze not only the opportunity but also the many related strings attached stemming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May, where Deltek decided to fill a market need by convening a separate

qc status  Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part II Part I of this blog series  tried to analyze not only the opportunity but also the many related strings attached stemming from  the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) , a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of  the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May , where Deltek decided to fill a market need by convening a  separate “track” that was entitled “Stimulus & Beyond Read More

Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction


As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes. However, within the realm of process manufacturing, specific industries have needs that are more critical than others. This article explores these critical needs for the food and beverage, chemical, and a hybrid industry -- textiles, so that you can focus on these requirements when evaluating enterprise-wide software.

qc status  critical element of the QC function. As you go further back into the supply chain process, the QC function must extend and usually starts with the supplier. Regardless, as the producer of a finished product, the responsibility for quality is joint and several which gives little allowance as to where the defect occurred in the supply chain. Look for software that seamlessly integrates with external agencies regulating your particular segment of the F&B industry. Of special note is the US Bio-terrorism Act Read More

Manual versus Information Technology Enabled Lean Manufacturing


All good lean systems have both physical systems in the plant and near real time information technology backbones that centralize data. The primary advantage of enterprise systems is that they can handle considerably more information than can be accommodated manually.

qc status  versus Information Technology Enabled Lean Manufacturing Manual versus Information Technology It is easy enough to grasp the potential benefits of lean manufacturing (see Lean Manufacturing: A Primer , Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste , and How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing ), but selecting the most appropriate lean techniques or tools and the accompanying packaged enterprise software for an individual enterprise has never been that simple. In fact, it is a major exercise Read More

ProfitKey in 2014—the Manufacturing ERP Solution’s New Look and Status


Two years in the life of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software company can make a huge difference. That is particularly true in the case of ProfitKey International (PKI). Two years or so since our last in-person briefing at the company’s Salem, New Hampshire head office, the vendor seems to have shaken off two major issues that have long plagued it.

qc status  in 2014—the Manufacturing ERP Solution’s New Look and Status Two years in the life of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software company can make a huge difference. That is particularly true in the case of ProfitKey International (PKI) . Two years or so since our last in-person briefing at the company’s Salem, New Hampshire head office, the vendor seems to have shaken off two major issues that have long plagued it. One was finding a new committed investing backer while the other was Read More

TIBCO Announces ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0


TIBCO wants to maintain its status as one of the forces guiding the evolution of the real-time business. The California-based company has just released version 6.0 of ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks, its enterprise integration platform, which is enhanced to comply with organizations’ new needs for real-time data management and operation.

qc status  Announces ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 TIBCO wants to maintain its status as one of the forces guiding the evolution of the real-time business. The California-based company has just released version 6.0 of ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks, its enterprise integration platform, which is enhanced to comply with organizations’ new needs for real-time data management and operation.   According to TIBCO, the new release of ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks will enable organizations to make possible the advent of Read More

RUM 2015: Recapping Ramco’s Great 2014


TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic reports on the annual Ramco User Meet (RUM) 2015 event, and gives the latest on the ERP and HCM vendor's very successful 2014, the new company culture helping to drive change, and Ramco's path to becoming a real competitor on the enterprise application scene.

qc status  2015: Recapping Ramco’s Great 2014 Ramco Systems recently hosted over 100 customers coming from the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP), human capital management (HCM), and aviation realms in Los Angeles for the annual Ramco User Meet (RUM) 2015 event. The multi-day event started on a high note with Ramco announcing a new order from Philadelphia-based MAG Inc. (Mecaer Aviation Group Inc.), an authorized Augusta Service Co. center having its parent company in Italy. Ramco will be Read More

myStaffingPro Applicant Tracking System


HR Services, Inc.'s myStaffingPro is a web-based applicant tracking system. The standard solution system features applicant, administrative, and user functionalities. Applicant functionalities include status and duplicate checking; integrated online application; live chat, e-mail, and telephone support; resume collection; and security. The administrative module allows HR personnel to build a job description library; create paper applications online; establish an applicant workflow; manage location information; and define job-specific questions. User interface capabilites include advanced reporting; applicant management; applicant prescreening; document management; referral source collection and reporting; requisition management; and a user-specific dashboard. With myStaffingPro Enterprise Add-ons, users can modify the standard system with enterprise-level features, including ad feed and tracking; behavioral assessment; questionnaire scoring; and resume parsing and upload. The company also provides custom talent management solutions for multi-faceted hiring processes.  

qc status  Applicant Tracking System HR Services, Inc.''s myStaffingPro is a web-based applicant tracking system. The standard solution system features applicant, administrative, and user functionalities. Applicant functionalities include status and duplicate checking; integrated online application; live chat, e-mail, and telephone support; resume collection; and security. The administrative module allows HR personnel to build a job description library; create paper applications online; establish an Read More

ERP Plus and Beyond


ERP Plus provides tools that metal fabricators need to streamline their quoting, order entry, inventory control, production, labor collection, shipping, and invoicing processes.

qc status  Plus and Beyond ERP Plus Although PowerCerv (now Verticent ) did not intentionally focused on any particular industry, its product has found place within many metal fabricators in a make-to-order (MTO), configure-to-order (CTO), and make-to-stock (MTS) environments. This may very well help Verticent to secure its position in the competitive ERP landscape. For additional information on Verticent''s background see The Strengths of a Vertically Centric Enterprise Software Provider . Part two of the The Read More