by Matthew Littlefield There’s a lot happening in A&D right now. While public focus will likely always remain on large organizations—Boeing, Airbus, Raytheon, and more—the ears of executives leading tier 3, 2, and 1 suppliers must be burning. Nearly all of today’s large A&D OEMs are looking to the supplier network to identify areas for improvement, and it’s putting pressure on those organizations to make serious improvements in quality management and compliance capabilities. In this post
By Jim Shepherd, Vice President of Strategy, Plex Systems “This year automakers have recalled more than 48 million vehicles in the United States, surpassing the previous record of about 30 million in 2004.” (New York Times 9/14/2014) “According to the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), warranty claims reported by publicly traded companies range from $11 billion to $13 billion a year. That’s a powerful incentive for automakers to hold suppliers liable, and they generally find
Today’s highly connected digital world has evoked a shift in everything from the way people communicate with each other to how companies conduct business. We see it all the time in manufacturing – companies selecting Cloud ERP technology after putting careful thought into their business processes and the infrastructure to keep operations running. However, it’s important to take a look at the entire organization including sales and marketing which is traditionally viewed as two entities that oper
Plex CEO Jason Blessing reflects on the tremendous successes from the past year and provides a sneak peek into what everyone can look forward to from Plex in the future. Be sure to also visit the PowerPlex recap page to read all about the new product capabilities, including Enterprise Edition, Mobile Analytics, Finite Scheduling and Google Glass Integration.