Sunday, January 15, 2017

Eliminate Manual Data Collection In Manufacturing

One of the biggest pushes for the digitization of manufacturing processes is the elimination of paper and manual input into spreadsheets. According to the Manufacturing Enterprise Solution Association, 60% of Tier 1 manufacturers surveyed in 2014 were still reliant on paper and/or spreadsheet tracking.

How Mature Is Your Manufacturing Operation?

Organizational maturity is a critical growth challenge for Middle Market Manufacturers (MMM), and is often ignored. The different organization maturity models – each with their own nomenclature, characteristics and stages - creates confusion and a willingness to ignore it as a strategic imperative.  However, once an MMM puts emphasis on increasing organizational maturity, they can improve in the following ways: