X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 inspection gages


Benefits of a Single Database Solution: Improved Enterprise Quality Management from IQMS
IQMS appears to be raising the competitive bar for quality management among its ERP competition with a single database software solution and seamless ERP

inspection gages  tools, auxiliary equipment, quality inspection gages, building maintenance, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) inventory, etc., and prevents reliance on schedules based on out of service machines and tools. The module also tracks maintenance intervals based on equipment usage, including the number of cycles on tools, hours or cycles on machines, or daily for other equipment. It also automatically generates work orders for maintenance where necessary, which can be preventive, repair, and emergency

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » inspection gages

Must-have ERP Features for the Automotive Industry


This paper summarizes the benefits an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution provides to the entire manufacturing process, "from shop floor to top floor." Included are key features in a software as a service (SaaS) solution to help an auto manufacturer optimize performance throughout the enterprise.

inspection gages  to supply chain, production, inspection, genealogy, and usage— tracing every detail about a product from when it arrives at the plant to when it leaves as a finished product. Because it is a SaaS solution, Plex Online provides its users the ability to instantly track the genealogy of any product, at any time, and from anywhere with an Internet connection. 2) Quality and Supply Chain Management The ability to manage production quality is critical to automotive manufacturers. Their ERP systems must Read More

AMD Earnings Beat the Street! Intel Earnings Beat the Street?


Both Intel and AMD announced earnings that handily beat Wall Street estimates – on the surface. Do the numbers symbolize a new trend in the CPU market?

inspection gages  double the estimates. Closer inspection reveals that 17 cents of Intel's earnings came from a tax settlement with the IRS, which means the earnings was more like 71 cents per share. Still ahead of estimates, but not a barn-burner of a quarter. Then factor in the extra $140M Intel earned from investments (i.e., expected $500M vs. actual $640M) and a picture of operational weakness starts to appear. Although Intel is clearly trying to stake out a major portion of the networking market, the problems for Read More

Do You Need a State-of-the-art ERP Solution?


As your company grows, you must continually evaluate whether your work processes and IT solutions can solve your problems and help grow your business. By performing a gap analysis, you can look at where your business is headed and whether you have the right tools to get there. This white paper can help you perform a preliminary gap analysis to determine whether you need to upgrade your IT solutions and business processes.

inspection gages  items that fail any inspection rules, as well as suspicious items, and designate them for disposal or further inspection? Document signatures —Scanned, digital, or flattened digital signatures can substitute for handwritten signatures for documents such as certificates of analysis or technical sheets. Does your system generate documents with an image linked to the specific document and control the image plate while linking it to the user profile? Security features —Systems need security capabilities t Read More

Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing


In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short.

inspection gages  stage, including things like inspection costs, repair costs, paperwork costs, transportation, technician's time, slow-downs in production, etc. This requires rigorous activity-based costing. On top of that, you need to factor in and put a dollar figure on the damage to customer loyalty and the resulting long-term loss of revenue and market share from failures in the field. Total Landed Cost Calculators and In-house efforts In spite of these challenges, progress has been made in specific areas of total Read More

Plex Systems at a Crossroads: Part 1


Plex Manufacturing Cloud is an integrated manufacturing software solution for managing the manufacturing process (including specific lean manufacturing needs), with functionality for: engineering and design; financing and accounting; electronic data interchange (EDI) and orders; materials and inventory purchasing; receiving and tracking; shop floor production and control; process

inspection gages  production and control; process inspection; parts production and traceability tracking; packaging and shipping; and Kanban, Kaizen, and Heijunka scheduling capabilities. I recently attended PowerPlex 2013 , Plex Systems’ 12th annual user conference, where the company’s management talked about Plex’s customer focus and cloud capabilities. In a series of two blog posts, I’ll provide a backgrounder on the company and then take a deeper look into Plex’s current offerings and position in the Read More

Interdependence of supply chain partners: A briefing session with PW and Bombardier




inspection gages  a complete set of inspection approvals, and sometimes custom export or import papers. Their new system also accommodates this. We watched a movie and saw a very informative set of PowerPoint slides. The presentation showed how critical the on-time delivery of every supplier’s part is and how these deliveries become part of the manufacturing process. The lateness of a part is very expensive to PW, so much so that PW charges suppliers up to $1,000 for a late shipment or for poor quality. Interestingly, Read More

Cart32 in Need of Duct Tape


With a gaping security hole, anyone using Cart32 can buy all kinds of stuff for free, or whatever price they feel like paying.

inspection gages  backend database without further inspection may have already lost ample revenue dollars due to this exploit. Market Impact With so many security vulnerabilities being exposed and talked about in the media, it is rather shocking that companies still don't perform due diligence when it comes to security. Any company accepting financial transactions over the Internet should have an outside security audit done so that they can plug their security holes before their profitability gets plugged. Companies Read More

ERP Selection Facts and Figures Case Study Part 1: Business Model Scenarios


During a recent Enterprise Resource Planning selection engagement with a large aerospace and defense manufacturer TEC had the opportunity to evaluate and compare the offerings of four top vendors. Each vendor’s offering differed in such areas as functionality, flexibility, process fit and ease of use. Find out what TEC learned as a result of the selection engagement.

inspection gages  Receipt & Handling, Goods Inspection, and Goods Shipment & Delivery. Figure 5. Process Fit To assess flexibility, TEC developed the criteria in Figure 6 with the client. These factors measured the perceived cost and risk associated with the implementation and modification of each vendor's proposed solution. Figure 6. Flexibility Model Tree Figure 7 illustrates the results in Flexibility. Both JD Edwards and IFS scored well in Flexibility primarily because both vendors focus on reduced implementation time Read More

Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (Part 2: 1010data and Illuminate)


Although information analysis continues to be vital for insights into a company’s health and future, the traditional data warehouse structure may already be past its best-before date, due to major and radical transformations in the market. It may just be a matter of “Evolve or Die”. . . Indeed, in my last blog post Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (LiveDashBoard and QlikView)

inspection gages  have featured? A closer inspection suggests they all have something in common: the idea of attempting to liberate the end user from the burden of technical complexities as much as possible. This may not be possible 100% of the time, particularly when end users are looking for a full corporate data warehouse solution, which involves many complex data issues or data quality and data governance issues. But I have no doubt that the data warehouse and BI spaces are currently being reshaped by the interesting Read More

RFID in Healthcare--A Whole Industry of Value


This article talks about recent and expected FDA regulations and how RFID can help meet those requirements while improving supply chain performance.

inspection gages  about it. The government inspection process ' has always been a bit scandalous, with inspection processes being years behind. But RF-enabled business processes allow the item count and scope of what can be inspected, understood, etc., to go exponentially higher, protecting citizens , and yet adding value to business as well. RFID Power in the Value Chain The real power of RFID is unleashed in industry-wide implementations. And healthcare products—FDA-regulated products—are sold through retailers as Read More

Autodesk Goes Deeper into Digital Manufacturing


Autodesk recently announced its intention to acquire Delcam, a public supplier of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and industrial measurement software for the manufacturing industry. Autodesk plans to acquire Delcam for £20.75 per share or approximately £172.5 million (revenues for Delcam’s fiscal 2012 were £47.1 million). The transaction, which will be structured

inspection gages  of design, manufacturing, and inspection software provides automated solutions for a variety of industries, from aerospace to toys and sports equipment. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide and approximately 600 employees. Autodesk has been actively acquiring design manufacturing software companies and product lines of late, as it contends with slow or negative growth in its traditional non-manufacturing verticals. The further one gets into the manufacturing process, the stickier  its Read More

Human-Machine Interaction Company Ramps Up Firewall Product Line


Will firewalls and sign-language soon be interactive? If anyone can do it, Cybernet Systems will be the first.

inspection gages  than a stateful packet inspection architecture. The NetMAX firewall product can run on top of the following operating systems: OpenBSD NetBSD FreeBSD Windows NT Windows 2000 Linux MacOS Read More

Netscreen ISG 2000


Juniper Networks provides integrated firewall/IPSec VPN security appliances that administrators use to protect networks with a layered security approach. The breadth of performance (50Mbps to 12Gbps) and interface options (up to 78 physical interfaces) enables administrators to protect communications and resources at the perimeter, in the infrastructure and out to remote sites and users. Every appliance is designed for integration of hardware and software processing--using a high-speed multi-bus architecture that couples ASIC-based processing with a dedicated security-specific operating system. A controlling element in the company's devices is the operating system, NetScreen ScreenOS, which is a real time, security-specific operating system. ScreenOS includes the following set of security and management applications. - Common criteria and ICSA certified stateful inspection firewall for network protection - ICSA certified IPSec VPN gateway for interoperable, secure communications - Deep inspection for application-level attack protection - Virtualization capabilities for network segmentation - High availability to ensure maximum network reliability - Management interfaces, both internal and external to facilitate deployment  

inspection gages  and ICSA certified stateful inspection firewall for network protection - ICSA certified IPSec VPN gateway for interoperable, secure communications - Deep inspection for application-level attack protection - Virtualization capabilities for network segmentation - High availability to ensure maximum network reliability - Management interfaces, both internal and external to facilitate deployment Read More