Let’s say you haven’t found any software packages that will support your factory’s operations in the way you need. You want to work on a highly/fully customized set of designs and logics. And yet, you have heard of 5- and 6-figure IT projects that led nowhere, and you want to avoid the same mistakes.
In our ‘
8 Rules for Successful Software Implementation and Process Changes‘, we wrote rule 6 as follows:
“avoid heavy customization if possible”. That’s generally the advice I give our customers.
However, if you really want to go down that route, here are our 5 tips for developing customized software.
I recently listened to this podcast from McKinsey on the future of manufacturing, and I’ll summarise some of the key topics and add some of my own thoughts on the points they made about the direction that the manufacturing industry is headed in.
Recently I was talking with a friend who used to run a buying office in Hong Kong, and he described how buying products from Chinese suppliers is, in good part, about risk management.
Here are 5 ways a factory can change its quality control approach and drive better business results with, and without, quality inspection software like SynControl…