TEC is pleased to announce that Visibility.net by Visibility Corporation is now TEC Certified for engineer-to-order enterprise resource planning (ETO ERP) manufacturing under the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Evaluation Center. Read the rest of this entry »
The ability to configure manufacturing products on the fly according to certain customer needs is an essential element of any engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, manufacture-to-order, and assemble-to-order type of manufacturing. There is a class of software applications dedicated to performing the task of transforming customer technical product requirements into customized bills of material, and, sometimes, extending to the creation of sales and manufacturing orders. Such applications—generally called product configuration software, or product configurators—allow users to select options needed based on predefined logic, or create a custom product with new parameters. Read the rest of this entry »
A brief journey of what functionality ERP engineer-to-order systems must support.
Just like the mythical character in the film E.T., who was far from home in an unfamiliar environment, companies that have years of experience working with a discrete ERP system sometimes feel that they are out of this world in trying to adapt the system to the unique elements in the engineer-to-order (ETO) world. Read the rest of this entry »