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What Can Manufacturers Do in a Tough Economy? - Part II
Part I of this blog series outlined the first three suggested

what is jit  goods (CPG) environments. Namely, what CPG company makes a diverse enough group of products whereby one product will be totally tanking and needs to be liquidated, while others are doing well? Will consumers stop buying, e.g., Hershey’s chocolate bars , Pringles chips from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) , or Goodyear tires ? CPG is a relatively recession-proof sector as a rule . And if some CPG manufacturers do have a product that is tanking and they aren't diversified enough from a product perspective, not Read More

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How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing
Lean manufacturing is a transformational exercise that requires an organization to cast aside long-held beliefs and business processes. The five main steps to

what is jit  business (e.g., payroll), and what activities are non-value adding and non-essential to the business. The impact that necessary, non-value adding activities have on the value stream must be minimized, while non-value adding, non-necessary activities must be eliminated from the process. To that end, a value stream mapping (VSM), which is a logical diagram of every step involved in the material and information flows from the order to the delivery of a product, can be done for the current process and the Read More
Optimize Internal Supply Chain
The new reality for manufacturing CIOs is that budgets are far less than what they used to be and the ability to provide business intelligence to front line

what is jit  internal supply chain i.e. what is happening on the shop floor. Very few organizations can locate the status of customer order in their internal supply chain. If for any reason order priority or sequence needs to be changed, production planners physically have to chase the work orders on the shop floor. Furthermore, state of the art ERP systems do not communicate with state of the art production equipment preventing valuable production machine data into becoming business intelligence to be used both by Read More
Lean Maintenance-Does It Impact Reliability? Lessons Learned and Best Practices
The main cause of lean maintenance failure is that companies fail to focus on asset reliability. The reliability approach to capacity, which includes risk

what is jit  Learned and Best Practices What is Lean Maintenance? Lean manufacturing, lean maintenance, and the whole lean concept have had many successes, but many companies have not achieved the results they expected. There are many reasons why lean maintenance fails, but the number one cause of failure is the lack of focus on reliability. To understand this, we must start by defining lean maintenance. Lean maintenance is a proactive maintenance operation employing planned and scheduled maintenance activities Read More
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

what is jit  resources are needed, and what other decisions related to line design need to be made. This is Part One of a two-part tutorial. Part Two will discuss challenges and make user Recommendations. How Flow, Lean and JIT Differ From The Traditional Methods Flow, like its other lean manufacturing siblings, differs from traditional manufacturing through a pull vs. a push strategy to move goods. Namely, traditional manufacturing methods rely on the movement of materials through functionally-oriented work centers Read More
Why the Cloud Is More than Hot Air for the Manufacturing Enterprise
Manufacturers have legitimate questions and concerns when contemplating a transition from a legacy, on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to a

what is jit  the Cloud Is More than Hot Air for the Manufacturing Enterprise Manufacturers have legitimate questions and concerns when contemplating a transition from a legacy, on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to a cloud ERP system. Download this white paper to find out just how cloud ERP solutions have proven their viability and superiority when compared to on-premise competitors when it comes to security, business continuity, cost and other factors. Read More
Is Real-time Defragmentation Needed in Today’s Environment?
The exponential growth of storage requirements is driven by the information age—the thirst for information and the increased complexity and size of applications

what is jit  Real-time Defragmentation Needed in Today’s Environment? The exponential growth of storage requirements is driven by the information age—the thirst for information and the increased complexity and size of applications, operating systems, and data. There are bigger disks storing an abundance of larger files than ever before, so the effects of fragmentation can worsen noticeably over time. To keep up with same-day performance degradation, disks must be defragmented in real time. Read More
Concept by Configure One Is Now a TEC Certified Quote-to-Order Solution
TEC is pleased to announce that Concept by Configure One is now a TEC certified quote to order (Q2O) solution and is available for evaluation online in the

what is jit  by Configure One Is Now a TEC Certified Quote-to-Order Solution TEC is pleased to announce that Concept by Configure One is now a TEC certified quote to order (Q2O) solution and is available for evaluation online in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Evaluation Centers. To achieve TEC Certification, Configure One completed TEC’s detailed questionnaire ( download sample Q2O RFI template ) and delivered a comprehensive product demonstration for the Read More
Is J.D. Edwards's CRM 2.0 (With more than 200 Enhancements) Good News?
When it comes to touting 200 product enhancements, what J.D. Edwards is saying is that ease of integration is important to mid-market companies because they

what is jit  its enterprise integration and what remains, is to verify the product's ability to fit verticals needs. Read More
Fast Is No Longer Fast Enough
Fashion brands and retailers are learning that simply changing processes isn’t enough to add value to their business, turning to product lifecycle management

what is jit  Is No Longer Fast Enough Fashion brands and retailers are learning that simply changing processes isn’t enough to add value to their business, turning to product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions to help meet growing demands for innovative products while strengthening brands and profitability. Learn why the fashion business and creative processes must be integrated at every step of the product lifecycle to result in breakthrough improvement. Read More
Developing a Collaborative Endpoint Security Solution: Why Perimeter Security Is Not Enough
Information security is more than just a technology. Two other areas also require consideration: processes and people. Each element is a critical point of the

what is jit  a Collaborative Endpoint Security Solution: Why Perimeter Security Is Not Enough Information security is more than just a technology. Two other areas also require consideration: processes and people. Each element is a critical point of the information security triangle, and a change in one area affects the other two. Download this white paper to learn how a collaborative approach to endpoint security can help ensure that your security solution is both comprehensive and effective. Read More
Is IoT Changing the Face of Omnichannel Retail?
Omnichannel retail has forever changed the face of retail. And now, another recent innovation, the Internet of Things, is poised to change the face of retail

what is jit  of shopping experience is what consumers with access to multiple shopping channels expect these days. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a recent consumerist-driven technological development that can indeed influence omnichannel. As consumers start equipping their homes and lives with smart objects, retailers can deliver targeted ads that respond to consumer needs. Let’s take a smart car that informs its driver that its tires are not fit for the nearing winter. In this instance, a retailer can display an Read More
Mobile Is the New Face of Engagement
By 2016, smartphones and tablets will put power in the pockets of a billion global consumers. Mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a

what is jit  Is the New Face of Engagement By 2016, smartphones and tablets will put power in the pockets of a billion global consumers. Mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a shrunken Web site. Rather, mobile is the manifestation of a much broader shift to new systems of engagement. Download this paper and know how such systems of engagement will help firms empower their customers, partners, and employees with context-aware apps and smart products. Read More
Why Vyatta Open Source Networking is Better than Cisco
Why is Vyatta’s open source networking approach so successful? Because it is in touch with today’s users needs. By eliminating the reliance on specialized

what is jit  Vyatta Open Source Networking is Better than Cisco Why is Vyatta’s open source networking approach so successful? Because it is in touch with today’s users needs. By eliminating the reliance on specialized hardware, Vyatta’s open source, Linux-based approach to networking is changing the way networks are being purchased and deployed. With its strong community of users, Vyatta is challenging even proprietary networking vendors like Cisco. We challenge you to find out more. Read More
Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now?
Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application

what is jit  Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now? Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now? M. Reed - September 3, 2001 Summary Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application Integration in general and EAI in particular. A great many of the players have changed in the vendor arena, new terminology ( buzz-phrases like IAI, or Read More

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