Lean has become the proven approach companies have used in industry after industry to transform into – and maintain position as – leading, dominant, world-class competitors. Yet, many companies that begin the Lean transformation process with energy and resolve fail to sustain and complete the transformation to a Lean organization. Download this white paper to learn more.
A fast-growing supplier, NEI's delivery performance was declining, creating a significant problem with past-due shipments, even though the company had an excess of finished goods. Access this case study to learn about how they addressed their challenges.
In today's process manufacturing environment, innovation is viewed as critical to sustainable growth and profitability. While open innovation is regarded as the answer, few companies can effectively measure the return on R&D investment, have acceptable product success rates, achieve acceptable promotional effectiveness, or have visibility into their compliance risks or operational readiness for new product launches.
This white paper report describes an innovative, simple and effective approach to Lean Manufacturing. Simplified Market Pull (SMP) includes a 'pull' scheduling mechanism with appropriate controls and buffers that supports dramatic reductions in production lead-time and work-in-process inventory while freeing up available capacity and improving on-time performance and reliability.
In today's global manufacturing environment where customers are requiring manufacturers to do more and more with less and less, Lean manufacturing is emerging as a mantra; something that has implications for the entire product value stream and moves well beyond the Just-In-Time (JIT) method of parts stocking.
Published By: Microworld
Published Date: Dec 12, 2007
At the Mail Gateway, MailScan for SMTP Servers scans and cleans mails that flow between all local users and mails between the Internet and Mail Server. It protects organizations against Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Backdoors and many other malware, blocks Spam and Phishing mails, while providing total Content Security for email traffic.
"Lean" is defined as a process to improve manufacturing and service operations, reduce waste, improve quality and drive down cost. While many packaging companies have embraced a number of Lean Manufacturing concepts, many have yet to fully realize the benefits of a fully-integrated Lean environment. Leveraging an ERP system that embraces "Lean" principles and incorporates industry specific best practices can facilitate and support the process. In this white paper, learn how lean manufacturing can apply to printing and packaging, and how an ERP system fits into the process.
Enterprise asset management (EAM) software is a mission-critical tool for asset-intensive industry. These tips from some of the world's most prominent EAM experts will help you select the right EAM solution. The importance of usability, the ability to manage outside contractors and other important considerations are covered here.
Published By: NLB Corp.
Published Date: Jun 23, 2008
Paint booth cleaning has evolved into a critical step in assuring customers of a high-quality finished product. Manufacturers must deliver this quality while meeting demanding production schedules and tight operating budgets. This has led to significant growth in the use of high-pressure water jetting as an alternative to the traditional methods of chemical stripping and incineration, or burn-off.
The terms "Green IT" and "Lean IT" and "Sustainable IT" are used prolifically these days and often inter-changeably. The three areas are the focus of exciting innovation the IT industry these days are significantly impacting IT operations departments both large and small and are described below. Lean IT focuses on reducing hardware, green IT builds on lean IT to reduce consumption and sustainable IT builds on green IT to reduce impact on economy, society and the environment.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jul 31, 2012
The Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics and Marketing Analytics shows marketing professionals how to talk the talk of C-level executives in terms of forecasting and reporting, and walk the walk to the revenue table by leveraging metrics that matter.
Making routine changes to the infrastructure should not be an additional source of stress, but with the additional roles of monitoring and troubleshooting often times it is. The reasons for this added stress are described in this paper along with an effective solution for addressing these problems using SolarWinds Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM) and Athena FirePAC for firewall analysis.
This white paper examines the challenges of presenting products and projects in the renewable energy sector and introduces the many advantages of 3D visualization to help achieve your company's commercial objectives.
SAS Institute is gearing up to make a self-service data preparation play with its new Data Loader for Hadoop offering. Designed for profiling, cleansing, transforming and preparing data to load it into the open source data processing framework for analysis, Data Loader for Hadoop is a lynchpin in SAS's data management strategy for 2015.
This strategy centers on three key themes: 'big data' management and governance involving Hadoop, the streamlining of access to information, and the use of its federation and integration offerings to enable the right data to be available, at the right time.
Sixteen years ago, Seth Godin wrote one of my favorite industry books, Permission Marketing, which would prove to be eerily prophetic. Godin advocated a revolutionary approach to “turning strangers into friends and friends into customers” by eschewing traditional unsolicited marketing communications. Instead, he suggested that companies “date” their customers – first offering incentives to engage (essentially asking for permission to interact, possibly with a freebie or discount), then using the knowledge gleaned from those interactions to speak to customers as friends.
Published By: Gleanster
Published Date: Nov 10, 2011
This comprehensive 25-page benchmark report explores the elements of a successful BI strategy along with a full vendor landscape. Some of the best examples of rapid ROI from BI projects are associated with tactical implementations that emphasize immediate results over a perfect system architecture.
Published By: Gleanster
Published Date: Dec 14, 2011
This benchmark report is 28 pages and is based on the experiences of 389 companies. It includes the following sections: Reasons to Implement, Challenges, Value Drivers, Core Technologies and Success Story. It also includes a Vendor Landscape section with company descriptions, analyst commentaries and comparative rankings for 41 technology solution providers.
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