Synchrono Recommends Five Keys to Manufacturing Transformation

February 05 17:12 2018

Synchrono recommends five keys to manufacturing transformation. Successful initiatives all have five high-level elements in common.

  1. Strong Executive Sponsorship. Everyone in the C-Suite needs to show an understanding of the goals of the effort and what it is going to take to reach those goals.
  2. Clear Objectives and Governance. Everyone in the organization must understand the goals of the project and why it is important to the organization.
  3. Understandable KPIs. KPIs must be measurable and actionable. This is easier said than done as some long-time KPIs will need to be replaced with KPIs that may not make as much sense to someone who’s not yet been introduced to the new philosophy.
  4. Early Training. To head off misunderstandings and speed up the adoption of new concepts, project leads and those responsible for ensuring execution need to be trained early and thoroughly.
  5. Change Management. The most successful manufacturers understand that change is more a fact of life than it has ever been, and they make change management as much a “center of excellence” in their organization as whatever initiative they are hoping to implement.

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About Synchrono

Synchrono (www.synchrono.com) demand-driven manufacturing software synchronizes complex manufacturing environments in real-time, to drive business results. For almost twenty years, Synchrono systems have helped discrete manufacturers, engineer-to-order manufacturers, and others manage constraints, improve flow and drive on-time production.

When integrated under the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform, lean and demand-driven initiatives achieve new levels of excellence, transforming businesses by synchronizing people, processes, machines, materials, and data to drive production flow from order inception to delivery.

The award winning Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform offers five system components, including a planning, scheduling, and production management system and ekanban software for real-time inventory replenishment and supply chain collaboration. The Synchrono Platform has a unique a data collection, historian, and automated workflow engine along with an application that generates automatic alerts, escalation and action plans to minimize disruptions. Perhaps most importantly, this technology platform also includes a real-time visual factory information system.  

Synchrono systems allow for the simultaneous exchange of data across systems and resources, the ability to respond to constraints and changes in demand as they occur, and to predict, pre-empt, and prioritize issues.  The Platform components may be implemented independently or collectively to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), providing an unprecedented foundation for communication, collaboration, and continuous improvement. 

Synchrono delivers a competitive edge. Follow the Demand-Driven Matters blog at www.synchrono.com/blog and follow Synchrono on Twitter at @Synchrono_News. 

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