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Information systems collect, manage and redistribute information. Applications (software programs) enable that process and provide the benefit of combining data from various sources into information that helps management see what’s happening throughout the business and make better management decisions based on what they know and what they can expect. Modeling and simulation allow decision makers to see the impact of various strategies before committing to them.
Advice and Assistance for Manufacturers
Manufacturing systems have been with us for several decades, progressing from simple inventory accounting through increasingly complex and comprehensive product suites: MRP, MRPII, ERP, finite scheduling, supply chain, advanced planning and optimization, inclusion of CRM in the suite, and so on.
In this week’s AMR Research First Thing Monday email (February 8, 2010) Kevin O’Mara discussed the term “Supply Chain” versus “Value Chain” and whether the latter may be more appropriate these days. Specific terminology like this is intended to enhance
The last two articles I’ve written for the APICS magazine “Enterprise Insights” department (to be published in the January/February 2010 and March/April 2010 issues), deal with “green” and “sustainability”. In the second one, I wrote about designing a product with