Case Study: Wireless Communication Saves the Day…And the Bottom Line
The ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Foundry in Marionette, Wisconsin reaped a $600,000 ROI when they decided to go wireless
Pursuing Manufacturing Excellence through Real-time Performance Management and Continuous Improvement
Manufacturers are feeling new pressure on their operations coming from many directions. In many companies, it falls to IT to envision new business possibilities in concert with the technologies needed to realize them. At the same time, the usual job of reducing the cost of doing business through increased efficiency and productivity cannot be ignored. This paper outlines how modern solutions can support both strategies at the same time. Submitted by SAP Americas.
The State Of The Art In Finance
In the wake of recent accounting scandals and the
increasingly competitive business environment,
many CFOs and the finance organizations they lead
have started to take on new strategic roles within the
enterprise. This SAP Insight will discuss recent trends and best
practices, as well as provide examples for those companies
with best-practice processes, models, and technologies. Submitted by SAP Americas.
The Challenge To Achieve Perfect Order Management
In today’s business climate, order management is crucial to
corporate success as the demand for perfection increases and
flexibility and tolerance for errors decreases. The global quest for the perfect order is underway. Superior order management can be a competitive edge across
the board, improving customer satisfaction and retention as
well as your bottom line and top line. Submitted by SAP Americas.
Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning: Lessons Learned From The Front
Best practice indicates that a successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation can, in fact, force an organization to reevaluate its business practices and processes, focus on clearly defined goals and objectives, create a higher understanding of the need for data accuracy, emphasize time-phased material planning,
and enable a more effective data-sharing environment. However, such high-level benefits require a new approach to project implementation, one that applies the lessons of the past to reinvent the systems of the future. Submitted by SAP Americas.
State Of The Art In TCO: Managing The Total Cost Of Ownership
IT executives are constantly expected to demonstrate the value of their investment decisions. However, they all know how difficult it is to even list all the ways that "value" can be defined. To help understand and leverage these commonalities, the Americas' SAP Users Group (ASUG), in collaboration with SAP, developed this benchmarking initiative on Total Cost of Ownership. Submitted by SAP Americas
Achieving Best Practice Performance In Automotive Parts Distribution
Globalization and structural issues have caused the
automotive market to become more competitive
than ever, with pressure to deliver increasing levels
of service at lower costs. Submitted by RedPrairie
ProSoft Technology’s New PC56-SLS: An In-Rack PC With Wonderware Suitelink-Daserver
The PC56-SLS is the first collaboration between ProSoft Technology and Wonderware, and was first initiated at the request of General Mills, a leader in food manufacturing with global net earnings in excess of 1.2 billion dollars last year...
Surfware Now Shipping SURFCAM Velocity II
SURFCAM Velocity II includes Surfware’s patented new RapidRough technology, a single-step roughing through pre-finishing operation that significantly reduces both programming and machining time in cores, cavities and complex multi-surface parts...
Emerson Recognized For Enabling Energy Efficiency, Optimizing Power Plants
AMS Optimizer, a component of Emerson’s PlantWeb digital plant architecture, provides the set points and equipment selections necessary to achieve optimum process operation on Eastman's Kingsport, Tennessee, utilities plant...