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Enterprise Portal Solutions For The Manufacturing Industry


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YASH Technologies manufacturing industry solutions, coupled with the Portal Accelerator Program, provide the ideal platform for companies to begin this journey by initially implementing one of the following solutions using a portal as the delivery vehicle, followed by another solution in each subsequent 12 week cycles.

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Enterprise Portal Solutions For The Manufacturing Industry

  1. 1. Enterprise Portal Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry YASH Portal Accelerator Programs… Creating Adaptive Manufacturing EcosystemA New Class of Portal for Manufacturing CompaniesOver the years, manufacturing companies have invested heavily in ERP and other enterprise systems, portals, and E-business applications. These systems have delivered important benefits, but have often left key management, processowners, plant managers and staff hungry for real-time, consolidated, personalized views of key metrics and actionableintelligence to make decisions.Building on many years of ERP, E-business, and manufacturing industry experience, YASH Technologies has developed aManufacturing Portal Program designed to deliver important benefits through a highly efficient, 12-week process.Unlike Portal ‘QuickStart’ or ‘JumpStart’ programs of the last 8-10 years, the YASH Portal Accelerator program deliversmission-critical information to focused groups of business and operational managers, partners or customers of yourcompany. The program’s goal is to leverage the speed and ease of portal technology to deliver critical information thatis often buried in more traditional systems.YASH Portal Accelerator Program - Transforming Business in 12 WeeksBased on our deep domain knowledge and best practices, YASH created industry-specific solutions around threechallenge areas that are common among manufacturing: Manufacturing Operational Excellence, Supply ChainCollaboration, and Customer Service. Each solution area identifies opportunities for improved business performance.Some of the key features of the YASH Portal Accelerator Program include: Best practices and accelerator tools to speed the realization of measurable business results Time-boxed 12 week cycles - identifying the key priority for your organization and delivering on it, then building on with another modular solution Implementation done across four different phases using our proprietary, portal implementation approach called YASH|Approach in an iterative fashion; typically each implementation is realized in eight week iterations
  2. 2. Evolution of an Adaptive Manufacturing Ecosystem - The Way ForwardKey Benefits Realized fromthe Accelerator Program In today’s turbulent economic environment, manufacturers are forced to look beyondare: supply-driven efficiencies and create an adaptive manufacturing ecosystem that can the- Delivery of essential and ability to sense and respond in real time to customer signals. Let YASH help your company business transformational move in the evolutionary direction of an adaptive business network with small, manageable functions in shorter cycle steps in a continuous cycle of build, execute, and adapt. times and predictable costs Our manufacturing industry solutions, coupled with the Portal Accelerator Program, provide the ideal platform for companies to begin this journey by initially implementing- Ability to leverage one of the following solutions using a portal as the delivery vehicle, followed by another existing investments on solution in each subsequent 12 week cycles. enterprise applications and IT assets Manufacturing Operational Excellence Supply Chain Collaboration Customer Service Manufacturing Operational Excellence Ensures constant innovation in products and services, create lean and agile manufacturing processes, enable collaboration across fragmented manufacturing facilities, and retains and motivate workforce. Lean Manufacturing Enablement: Key features include integrated plant operation systems to enable collaborative manufacturing strategy, work in progress (WIP) tracking by integration with manufacturing execution systems (MES) and ERP systems, and integration with order management systems for demand- driven production New Product Life cycle Management: Providing an integrated environment for engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, sales and marketing to effectively share information and collaborate on product designs, evaluation of product portfolios, rapid product development, and improving product quality Project Portfolio Management: Features include Project Selection using scorecards, Project Scheduling, Resource Allocation, Progress Tracking, and Project Dashboard KPIs and Dashboards: Role-based dashboards for access to real-time and event-based data from production, order fulfillment, supply chain and logistics, and human resources information systems Collaboration and Knowledge Management: Key features include global collaboration tools like instant messaging, discussion forums, wikis, blogs, podcasts and enterprise content management systems Employee Self Service: Provides online functionality for performing self service transactional services such as recruiting, performance assessment, learning management, travel and expense management
  3. 3. Supply Chain Collaboration Enables collaborative business processes across the extended supply chain to improve business agility and better respond to changes in supply and demand. Supply Chain Visibility: Integration with existing systems for Global Inventory Visibility, Logistics Management, Inbound and Outbound Visibility, and Supplier Management Supplier Management: Features include Supplier Sourcing, Procurement, Supplier Collaboration, and Supplier Performance Management Transportation Management: Features include Driver and Vehicle Allocation, Route and Fuel Optimization, and Driver Management Warehouse Management: Features include Inbound Processing, Outbound Processing, and Facility Layout Optimization and Storage Inventory Management: Features include Global Inventory Management“YASH is always available, across multiple locations, supplier integration for better inventoryand highly efficient at replenishment, and demand forecastingresolving issues as theyoccur. Their infrastructure Order Management: Features include order consolidation across all channels,and project management real-time inventory visibility, dynamic sourcing of inventory across locations,capabilities have allowed and real-time visibility into the status of an order.Andrew to transfer asignificant percentage ofour IT maintenance workto more cost-effective Customer Serviceoffshore developers, withno loss of productivity. Helps you execute on the B2C strategy by building brand awareness, enablingYASH is a valuable online transactions and service delivery, and promoting sales.resource to Andrew, andwe look forward to anexpanding relationship.” Sales Order Management: Features include order entry, order fulfillment, pricing and billing, and historical data analysis and decision supportDirector- Aftermarket Sales and Service: Features include demand forecasting,Global Information warranty life cycle management, repair/replacement requests, and sparesAndrew Corporation inventory Dealer Management: Features include product and parts management, customer service, marketing support and performance management Returns and Recalls Management: Features include development and coordination of recall program, shipment tracking and recalls management Customer Self-Service: Features like searching products, checking order status, providing online help and FAQs, live chat, email and phone support Integrated Sales and Marketing: Features include sales trend analysis, marketing campaign management, and customer segmentation Online Product Catalog: Providing information about product and service category, detailed specifications, images, pricing information Sales Report and Web Site Statistics: Features include sales reports, viewing web site statistics, repeat orders, click trials and frequent searches
  4. 4. YASH|Approach YASH|Approach is the methodology that makes the 12-week Accelerator process real. It brings the rigor of YASH extensive expertise in ERP, E-business implementations and software process maturity to the 12 week Accelerator program. Synergy Design Implement Go-Live Rapid, highly interactive, Establishment of architecture Solution Development and Deployment of the solution deployment goals definition of the solution Testing process and steady state process Client Workshops for road Establish the roll out Iterative approach Successfully deploy the map development schedule and capacity plan breaking the project down portal solution for usage into manageable pieces Definition of shared vision Ascertain the architecture Training session for the end and enterprise fit Establishment of change users Creation of a collaborative management organization framework of engagement Setting up development and for project management Preliminary evaluation of test environments key performance metrics Use of standard testing Prototyping, if required rigors Deliverables Define measurable business Information Architecture Implementation of one or Usage Analysis Reports results and vision more scenarios identified Usage Analysis Metrics during the synergy phase Training Modules Feature Priority Matrix Implementation Plan Test Reports Opportunity Scorecard Analysis How to Get Started YASH Portal Accelerator Program is designed to revolutionize a part of your company’s manufacturing ecosystem in short, 12 week cycles. The key to getting started is having the right business and IT sponsors in place to help set goals – YASH can help you through this process and assemble the right team. To get started, our Accelerator experts perform a preliminary assessment and provide recommendations to make your evolutionary journey to an adaptive manufacturing ecosystem a success.For More Information:YASH Technologies841 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline, IL 61244 Tel: 309-755-0433, Fax: 309-755-3742Toll Free: 877-369-YASH (9274) Email: Web: USA Europe MEA Asia Pacific ©2007-2008 YASH Technologies. All rights reserved. Referred products/ services may be registered trademarks of belonging companies.