Properly applied, manufacturing information systems can contribute to a firm's success. Improperly implemented, they have the potential to become a burden that can cause a firm's ultimate demise. The author of this timely book applies his fifteen plus years in systems implementation to explain that failure is seldom the fault of the system, and it can be avoided by learning from the experiences of others. Implementation failure can be traced to several recurring mistakes, and the information in this book can keep your firm from making common (and some unusual) errors that can keep your system from becoming an unqualified success. To demonstrate how a properly implemented system should function, the author uses an integrated approach that brings together virtually all areas of a business into a single applications set to demonstrate why systems fail and how to make sure that yours does not.On the other hand, there will be a greater need for data entry and retrieval that replaces some of the manual record keeping. ... During implementation, there will be a period of time when the new duties (master scheduler and material planners , anbsp;...
|Title||:||Why Systems Fail|
|Author||:||David A. Turbide|
|Publisher||:||Industrial Press Inc. - 1996-01|