Discrete manufacturing News
December 06, 2013
2013 saw manufacturing IT innovation, from mobile computing and 3-D printing and same-day shipping.
March 22, 2013
Expert Matthew Littlefield explains how these long-used efficiency measures can support real-time visibility in manufacturing.
September 11, 2012
Manufacturers are historically slow to adopt new business technologies, but some are embracing cloud computing implementation more than others.
April 12, 2012
Auto player Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturing Limited (MVML) reveals how server virtualization architecture helps it battle decentralization and save money.
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Miller Ingenuity uses smartphone catalog, warehouse automation and shop-floor integration to set itself apart as a tech leader in old-line industry. Continue Reading
Repetitive manufacturing (REM) is the means of production planning and control used to produce goods and materials in a repetitive manner. Continue Reading
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From the shop floor to the warehouse and throughout the supply chain, the Internet of Things promises a pipeline of real-time data to help optimize operations through lean manufacturing techniques. Continue Reading
As innovations such as the connected car become more commonplace in the consumer marketplace, enterprise CIOs are taking a whole new look at their mobile customer experience strategy. In this issue of CIO Decisions e-zine, SearchCIO looks at how car manufacturers are introducing cutting-edge mobile technology into their vehicles and the ramifications -- some good, and some potentially disruptive -- across various industries.
Also in this issue, the chief marketing officer at Zipcar explains how data-driven decision making is helping the company build new business models and partnerships between the business and IT. Wearable technology is gaining acceptance in the mainstream -- now, CIOs must consider if its work applications are for real. And CTO Niel Nickolaisen spills what he's learned about disaster recovery now that he's "seen it all." Continue Reading
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Enterprise resource planning software has evolved and today's process-oriented ERP is well suited to meet manufacturing needs in industries like food and beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical. Continue Reading
With mobile ERP apps, managers could become more involved in spotting shop floor opportunities and quickly resolving problems. Continue Reading
Mining equipment maker outlines strategies that led to fast ROI from SAP MII integration project. Continue Reading
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Joy Global added SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence and saw new productivity gains. Find out what they were. Continue Reading
In this tip, expert Jawad Akhtar outlines how to differentiate between discrete, process and repetitive production types and how SAP ERP supports them. Continue Reading
Long a staple in process manufacturing, SAP XSteps now helps discrete manufacturers record production data, as well as automate production processes. Continue Reading