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Study Says Enterprise Software Best for Quality

New industry research says that quality problems faced by global manufacturers, such as costly and inconsistent quality management and execution, are best addressed by taking an architectural or enterprise platform approach to quality processes. According to AberdeenGroup (Boston), which conducted the study, a system that standardizes and shares best-practice operating procedures for quality across all manufacturing operations enables real-time visibility and control for best-in-class quality performance.

Download a free copy of this research at: (Note: the study is available for free until October 2, 2009. After that, it costs $399.) The report also cites an increased investment by best-in-class manufacturers in manufacturing operations management systems, especially those with embedded capabilities to perform enterprise quality management across all manufacturing operations. The results involve high overall equipment efficiency, on-time and complete shipments, and regulatory compliance for a reduced cost of quality.

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