In recent years, manufacturers have done a better job at viewing energy use and energy management as part of the big picture when it comes to cutting costs and driving profitability. And while we’ve seen the increased adoption of frameworks like ISO 50001 and EN 16001 to better optimize and streamline energy management, many manufacturers are still facing challenges taking these programs to the next level in terms of results.
This article compliation provides insight into the latest advancements occuring within the industrial technology space. Topics being discussed include PLM, the relationship between enterprise quality management software and big data, quality management failures in the automotive industry, and more.
This week, I felt inspired to publish a round up that is primarily focused on one topic: Supply Chain. Personally, I find this topic to be nothing short of fascinating, one that is currently a growing concern for many companies. Organizations are focusing on improving their supply chains in order to adapt to technological advances, environmental change, and the effects of globalization.
We’ve established that executives who focus on aligning and then optimizing people, processes, and technology in operational excellence models will position their organizations for success. This is true in quality, manufacturing, energy management, and other critical operational focal points.