Roadmap to the E-Factory

Book description

As manufacturing control systems converge with manufacturing automation systems and systems supporting the back office, IT managers in manufacturing companies are being asked to oversee all their company's IT-including the manufacturing systems. Roadmap to the E-Factory explains what the IT manager needs to know about these unfamiliar systems. It discusses the information value chain, a concept which demonstrates how all computing resources contribute to the success of a manufacturing organization. The material also demonstrates the strategic value of IT, and it includes recommendations for managing the computing resources of a global manufacturing enterprise. An authoritative text on IT, manufacturing, and control systems, Roadmap to the E-Factory provides detailed information on: e-companies e-commerce o Lean manufacturing Supply chain management ERP Operations Emerging trends In addition to helping you gain a basic understanding of manufacturing systems, Roadmap to the E-Factory shows you how IT systems can most effectively support these systems and provides you with a set of recommendations that enables you to derive maximum benefit from them.

Table of contents

  1. Front cover
  2. Dedication
  3. Contents
  4. Purpose of This Book
  5. Foreword
  6. Chapter 1. Introduction to Business Cyberspace (1/4)
  7. Chapter 1. Introduction to Business Cyberspace (2/4)
  8. Chapter 1. Introduction to Business Cyberspace (3/4)
  9. Chapter 1. Introduction to Business Cyberspace (4/4)
  10. Chapter 2. Trends Creating the e-Factory (1/4)
  11. Chapter 2. Trends Creating the e-Factory (2/4)
  12. Chapter 2. Trends Creating the e-Factory (3/4)
  13. Chapter 2. Trends Creating the e-Factory (4/4)
  14. Chapter 3. The Role of Technology in the e-Factory (1/4)
  15. Chapter 3. The Role of Technology in the e-Factory (2/4)
  16. Chapter 3. The Role of Technology in the e-Factory (3/4)
  17. Chapter 3. The Role of Technology in the e-Factory (4/4)
  18. Chapter 4. The Role of Process in the e-Factory (1/5)
  19. Chapter 4. The Role of Process in the e-Factory (2/5)
  20. Chapter 4. The Role of Process in the e-Factory (3/5)
  21. Chapter 4. The Role of Process in the e-Factory (4/5)
  22. Chapter 4. The Role of Process in the e-Factory (5/5)
  23. Chapter 5. Fission and Fusion in the e-Factory (1/4)
  24. Chapter 5. Fission and Fusion in the e-Factory (2/4)
  25. Chapter 5. Fission and Fusion in the e-Factory (3/4)
  26. Chapter 5. Fission and Fusion in the e-Factory (4/4)
  27. Chapter 6. e-Factory Technology Solution Sets (1/5)
  28. Chapter 6. e-Factory Technology Solution Sets (2/5)
  29. Chapter 6. e-Factory Technology Solution Sets (3/5)
  30. Chapter 6. e-Factory Technology Solution Sets (4/5)
  31. Chapter 6. e-Factory Technology Solution Sets (5/5)
  32. Chapter 7. Visioning the e-Factory (1/4)
  33. Chapter 7. Visioning the e-Factory (2/4)
  34. Chapter 7. Visioning the e-Factory (3/4)
  35. Chapter 7. Visioning the e-Factory (4/4)
  36. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (1/8)
  37. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (2/8)
  38. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (3/8)
  39. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (4/8)
  40. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (5/8)
  41. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (6/8)
  42. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (7/8)
  43. Chapter 8. An e-Factory Roadmap Methodology (8/8)
  44. Chapter 9. Creating the e-Factory Roadmap (1/4)
  45. Chapter 9. Creating the e-Factory Roadmap (2/4)
  46. Chapter 9. Creating the e-Factory Roadmap (3/4)
  47. Chapter 9. Creating the e-Factory Roadmap (4/4)
  48. Chapter 10. Executing the e-Factory Roadmap (1/3)
  49. Chapter 10. Executing the e-Factory Roadmap (2/3)
  50. Chapter 10. Executing the e-Factory Roadmap (3/3)
  51. Chapter 11. Final Comments and Looking Forward (1/4)
  52. Chapter 11. Final Comments and Looking Forward (2/4)
  53. Chapter 11. Final Comments and Looking Forward (3/4)
  54. Chapter 11. Final Comments and Looking Forward (4/4)
  55. Appendix: Solution Set Component Lists (1/2)
  56. Appendix: Solution Set Component Lists (2/2)
  57. About the Author
  58. Index (1/2)
  59. Index (2/2)
  60. Back cover

Product information

  • Title: Roadmap to the E-Factory
  • Author(s): N. Beavers Jr.
  • Release date: March 2001
  • Publisher(s): Auerbach Publications
  • ISBN: 9780203997451