Manufacturing enterprises everywhere are under growing pressure to take the ‘e’ leap. And the claimed benefits are legion. But how do you build a winning e-business strategy? Brian Wall takes up the challenge.
Integration, manufacturing execution systems (MES) and communication, enabled by web and mobile technologies as well as plant and business IT standards, should change manufacturing fundamentally, writes Andrew Ward.
The Internet is revolutionising the whole product lefecycle process. But now, even small to mid size manufacturing companies can afford to adopt collaborative working practices over the web, writes Dean Palmer.
Automsoft has helped Wedgwood capture real-time manufacturing data using its RAPID software. This will enable Wedgwood to reach its goal – to manufacture “golden batch” product all the time, writes Dean Palmer.
Integration of disparate IT across the enterprise is a problem for many UK businesses. A year ago, cab-maker, London Taxis International (LTI), was no exception. But, as Dean Palmer discovers, an ERP system from IFS is ...