This valuable document provides a typical path, representing the transition to agile adoption. Read on to learn the step-by-step process of implementing an agile framework and find out what challenges could arise when navigating through this process.
In this paper learn how Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) as a part of the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) conceptual framework are a natural collector and organizer with virtual product information.
This webcast explores four key ways in which A&D companies can improve SE and looks at IBM Rational® solutions and approaches that can help organizations deliver quality products on time and within budget, while increasing efficiency and improving collaboration.
Leading-edge manufacturers are discovering that they can improve production efficiencies and manage MRO expenditures by integrating their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems.
This Aberdeen Business Review found that over one half of manufacturers are focused on profitability and margin growth. The review offers insight into how leading companies are approaching the task to excel in innovation and new product development despite lean organizations budgets.
This paper provides a review of the steps and stages associated with project management according to the Project Management Institute® (PMI). It is a primer for anyone new to the PMBOK® and who is preparing to take the PMP exam.
The best products to offer are those that provide a high level of value for both you and your customer. Companies with successful product portfolios often utilize a systematic process to effectively guide which projects are selected. This whitepaper explains how you can take advantage of a value-driven approach to product portfolio management.
This first chapter of Better Business Practices Series, explores the many benefits of cycle counting. Chief among them is the elimination of an annual physical count of your inventory. While cycle counting is the preferred inventory counting process, many companies still conduct annual counts.
This white paper portrays a case study of a MES harmonization program started in 2004 at Akzo Nobel Base Chemicals in Europe. The objective of this program is to harmonize all its chemicals plants on one MES platform. The total program encompasses 13 plants located on 7 production sites in 4 European countries.
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