As manufacturing control systems converge with manufacturing automation systems and systems supporting the back office, IT managers in manufacturing companies are being asked to oversee all their company's IT-including the manufacturing systems. Roadmap to the E-Factory explains what the IT manager needs to know about these unfamiliar systems. It discusses the information value chain, a concept which demonstrates how all computing resources contribute to the success of a manufacturing organization. The material also demonstrates the strategic value of IT, and it includes recommendations for managing the computing resources of a global manufacturing enterprise. An authoritative text on IT, manufacturing, and control systems, Roadmap to the E-Factory provides detailed information on: e-companies e-commerce o Lean manufacturing Supply chain management ERP Operations Emerging trends In addition to helping you gain a basic understanding of manufacturing systems, Roadmap to the E-Factory shows you how IT systems can most effectively support these systems and provides you with a set of recommendations that enables you to derive maximum benefit from them.Catalog products, 148 Catalyst International, Inc., 112, 114, 116 CCM, see Call center management Cell controllers, 116, 136, 146 ... (CIM) Cisco Systems, 83 CMMS, see Computerized maintenance management system Collaboration, 26 demands management, 27 purchasing, ... Data flow diagrams, 144 mining, 103, 104 Database(s), 146 customer, 156 order management, 155 production process , 156anbsp;...
|Title||:||Roadmap to the E-Factory|
|Author||:||Alex N. Beavers, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2001-03-27|