What is Product (or Master) Data Management?

Supply Chain Game Changer

6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company! I had just inherited a new department into my organization, the Product Data Management (PDM) team. We were missing customer deliveries due to problems in getting the correct, and complete data, into the systems which enabled us to manage bills of material and manufacture products. What then exactly is Product, or Master, Data Management? Product Data Management (PDM).

Supply Chain Data Management: Making Data Make Sense for Supply Chain Planning

Logility

Managing the data required for supply chain planning is a bit like raking leaves. The data keeps coming all year round. And just when you think you have clean and consistent data to work with, new internal and external data “blows into the yard.”.

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Master data management should be higher on the agenda

Supply Chain Movement

The ever-advancing digitisation of business processes is raising the demand for high-quality data and making it increasingly important, because the success of supply chain collaboration is inextricably linked with the exchange of usable data. As a result, the topic of master data management features high on the agenda within many companies like cosmetic brand rituals – and ideally not only for the It department, but also for the management board.

Taking Packaging Manufacturing to New Levels with Digital Technology

QAD

But to keep up in t oday’s rapidly changing business environment, packaging manufacturers must move beyond the concept of digital printing in order to realize the real transformation digital technology brings to manufacturing. Digitally Connected Manufacturing.

Why Master Data Management is Important in Trade Compliance

3rdwave

Product and Account data are foundations on which all organizational activity operate. In most organizations, the ERP is meant to be the repository of the organizations’ master data. That is, ‘important’ data is housed there. However, Master Data Management is seen as a challenge in most organizations. Important data is a matter of perspective. As a result, there is no single system of record for master data.

Why Master Data Management is Important in Trade Compliance

3rdwave

Product and Account data are foundations on which all organizational activity operate. In most organizations, the ERP is meant to be the repository of the organizations’ master data. That is, ‘important’ data is housed there. However, Master Data Management is seen as a challenge in most organizations. Important data is a matter of perspective. As a result, there is no single system of record for master data.

Procurement Technology – What it can and can’t replace in a Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience and Agility

ivalua

A review of the key elements in supplier management for manufacturers and how Source-to-Pay procurement technology can support the journey towards supply chain resilience and agility in times of crisis. There are many supply chain management lessons to learn from the Covid-19 crisis. Supplier Data Quality & Management in Decision Making. It may be the most basic level, but data management may also be the most daunting for some organizations.

Making Better Manufacturing Decisions With the Help of Machine Learning

Oracle SCM

Manufacturing today is more complex than ever before. context, data is coming in from more and more sources. We are creating more and more data every day. Over the last two years alone 90 percent of the data in the world was generated. We are creating a lot of data.

The High Performance Data Management Channel

Supply Chain 24/7

This paper details why channel data management (CDM) is a fast-growing discipline among large manufacturers that increases visibility into the fine details of what is happening within their sales and distribution channels

How Can Manufacturers Manage Disruption and Improve Productivity?

Halo

By using advanced analytics for manufacturing, to understand the valuable information concealed within data they already have! Most manufacturers have already made the easiest and most obvious changes to improve their operations, leveraging traditional methods to boost their own productivity and simultaneously create a more dependable supply chain. Therefore, manufacturers must continually look for new ways to improve the productivity and profitability of their operations.

Welcome in the Big Data Opportunity

Supply Chain Shaman

The term big data is moving up the charts as a “hot topic.” ” This week, we published our second quantitative study on the evolution of big data concepts, it gave us the opportunity to talk to supply chain leaders on the evolution of technologies and the use of analytics in the Race for Supply Chain 2020. We wanted to understand where companies are at in the adoption of big data concepts and we had a good time writing the report on the research.

Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

Until June of this year, Tecniplast, an Italian manufacturer of laboratory equipment and specialised plastics, did not have a formal supply chain. The business and the mind-set of the company had already moved from one that used to sell products to one that manufactures and delivers complex solutions. One is the customised manufacturing of high quality design plastic objects such as tables and chairs. If you try to manage the new business with the old rules you fail.

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How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. We help the “doers” find, manage and leverage bottlenecks to increase output, especially in critical times. Our constraint is not our ability to help global manufacturing at scale, but to help global manufacturing in time.

7 Tips To Consider When Selecting an MES Solution

IQMS

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) enable supply chain networks and manufacturing to stay synchronized, scale and flex to fluctuations in demand. Compromising on an MES decision leads quickly to mediocre manufacturing performance, poor quality, and lost customers.

Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

Forecasting is about managing risks. Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for supply chain management. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

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QAD Labs Collaboration Expands to RPA

QAD

Driving Manufacturing Innovation with QAD Labs Applied Collaboration. Instead, it is a virtual combination of people, technology and passion for addressing the challenges of manufacturing planning and operations. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Use in Manufacturing.

Procurement Technology – What It Can & Can’t Replace In A Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience And Agility

ivalua

There are many supply chain management lessons to learn from the Covid-19 crisis. Supplier Data Quality & Management in Decision Making. It may be the most basic level, but data management may also be the most daunting for some organizations.

Is There a Future for ERP and Procurement Suites?

HICX Solutions

Similarly, procurement technologies that could once be described as ‘ Best of Breed ‘ and experts within particular fields have also extended beyond their original core purposes and have evolved into procurement suites that attempt to cover everything from Source-to-Pay (S2P) and ‘supplier management’ to Procure-to-Pay (P2P), invoicing and expense management. Business Processes Master Data Management erp procurement suites suites

OptiProERP Named One of Top 24 Manufacturing ERP Vendors to Watch in 2020

OptiProERP

The editors at Solutions Review recently released their 2020 Manufacturing ERP Guide. We’re pleased to be included as one of the top 24 manufacturing ERP vendors to watch in 2020. In the introduction to the ERP buyer’s guide, the editors pose five questions that manufacturers and distributors should ask when evaluating an ERP solution. Peace of mind: Focus on running your business; eliminate the stress and expense of managing and maintaining the system yourself.

Maintaining Industrial Assets with a Digital Twin

QAD

Manufacturers go through a great deal of time and investment to ensure that their operations are seamless, and a big part of manufacturing operations is ensuring that their long-term assets, like property, plant and equipment (PPE) , are operational. With the proper application and processes in place, there are technologies that can improve PPE asset management, which can in turn improve the overall manufacturing process.

Chainsaw Maker Massacres Supply Chain Inefficiencies

Inbound Logistics

Oregon-based manufacturer Blount International was bleeding money from leaks all across its supply chain. It found that the correct application of the right data management technology provided and maintained by the right partner was the solution to the problem

Routing Software Separates Losers from Weiners

Inbound Logistics

Oregon-based manufacturer Blount International was bleeding money from leaks all across its supply chain. It found that the correct application of the right data management technology provided and maintained by the right partner was the solution to the problem

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. We help the “doers” find, manage and leverage bottlenecks to increase output, especially in critical times. Our constraint is not our ability to help global manufacturing at scale, but to help global manufacturing in time.

Engaging And Enabling Your Organisation With High-quality Supplier Data

HICX Solutions

As digital transformation continues to impact and differentiate organisations, the ability to execute this vision relies ever more heavily on very high-quality data. But not just engagement of a few data specialists – we mean engagement of your entire company and all of your internal partners. Enabling the organisation with supplier data management. The purpose of centralised supplier information management is to enable, not replace, existing systems. Data Flow.

What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. Today, SCM systems are critical to businesses of all sizes and in all industries for managing their day to day operations.

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Investing in innovation key to surviving future pandemic, report shows

EFT

A new report is highlighting that manufacturers need to move away from underinvestment and lack of adaptability, and towards thinking and acting quickly in building new business models and new ways of working that help them deliver during these difficult times.

Investing in innovation key to surviving future pandemic, report shows

EFT

A new report is highlighting that manufacturers need to move away from underinvestment and lack of adaptability, and towards thinking and acting quickly in building new business models and new ways of working that help them deliver during these difficult times.

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

During the three days, industry leaders, executives, partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers had the opportunity to discuss current industry trends such as data management and technology, capacity constraints, and economic and regulatory issues that are impacting the transportation of goods across the globe. Companies are willing to share data to get a more holistic view, and that’s a game-changer. Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019.

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Solving the Supply Chain Planning Puzzle

Logility

To survive in today’s highly competitive global environment, manufacturers need to piece together the many parts of the supply chain puzzle to lay the foundation for more mature capabilities in the future. Eliminating excess and obsolete inventory is a priority for many manufacturers.

Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

Over the years we’ve built strong relationships with hundreds of global companies, and we hear the same challenges again and again: they can’t accurately plan for intermittent demand, they’ve got too much capital tied up in inventory, and their planners are overwhelmed by data management and complicated math. The algorithm becomes more accurate over time, and safeguards institutional knowledge through its accumulation of data.

Supply Chain Metrics - Gaining Visibility in a Data-rich World

Logility

The late consultant, educator, and author, Peter Drucker, is often quoted as saying "you can't manage what you can't measure.” In the field of supply chain management, we have created an abundance of metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs). ” Each functional area of the supply chain (purchasing, planning, distribution, manufacturing, customer service, etc.) Master Data Management.

Steering innovation: The importance of agile decision-making in the auto industry

Kinaxis

Rapidly changing consumption preferences require better data management and intelligence. For many original equipment manufacturers, ensuring that the finished vehicle can be on the lot when a customer arrives to make a purchase can be the critical decision from choosing one make over another. There are more data sources than ever, but there is often confusion about how to best utilize them. by Manda Schweitzer-Miller.

Practical ways to measure productivity – and improve it

Unleashed

In this article we’ll first look at practical ways to measure productivity in the workplace, and then at some of the practical metrics and KPIs that help business owners and managers lift productivity. To keep things simple we’ll be looking mostly at manufacturing productivity.

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Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

Bear markets drive heightened interest in supply chain management. Companies cannot save their way to supply chain excellence with cost-cutting and inventory management — customer back capabilities. SAP won the fight, but ERP failed to make the desired mark on driving value in supply chain management. The flawed vision by Gartner of ERP II (the use of ERP as the backbone for supply chain management) is dead. Machine learning will redefine master data management.

Solving the Supply Chain Planning Puzzle

Logility

To survive in today’s highly competitive global environment, manufacturers need to piece together the many parts of the supply chain puzzle to lay the foundation for more mature capabilities in the future. Eliminating excess and obsolete inventory is a priority for many manufacturers.