Roadmap to the E-Factory

Roadmap to the E-Factory

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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.The columns of human resource objects with the included transactions contain the information that would be found in the typical process map. ... modeling suggests the use of object-oriented case tools for the creation, management, and manipulation of the scenario maps and matrices. One of the benefits of using these enabling tools is that they allow the generation of data flow diagrams, process maps, anbsp;...

Title:Roadmap to the E-Factory
Author:Alex N. Beavers, Jr.
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-03-27


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