SOA architectures serve as the foundation for higher levels of distributed order management velocity by allowing multiple manufacturing locations to be in coordination with each other.
More efficient production planning, manufacturing operations and fulfillment are possible using SOA architectures to keep all manufacturing centers in sync with each other.
The velocity of distributed order management systems for commoditized products is improved to a statistically significant level when SOA architectures are used. There is empirical evidence to support this finding.
SOA Architectures are making Service...
e Lifecycle Management (SLM) strategies possible, reducing service recovery costs and increasing customer satisfaction as a result.
Potential for increasing warranty revenues and up-sell of services based on customer loyalty increasing.
SLM strategies more multichannel focused based on SOA architectures' ability to scale across all channel processes.
Potential to increase net Income by 30% or more through the use of SLM strategies in manufacturing alone, based on process re-definition (according to AMR Research).
Early SOA adopters are becoming trusted advisors through the use of SLM strategies implemented…
Web Services in the context of an SOA framework are designed to be the catalyst of greater order accuracy and speed, further increasing performance of the entire company in the process. The collection of Web Services is meant to not replace the traditional and highly engrained ERP systems in a company; rather Web Services are meant to extend and enhance their performance and making them more agile over time
Service Oriented Architecture As technology and computers evolve, new and better ways of managing these components becomes necessary. The concept of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has arisen as new model or method in which engineers, managers and everyday people can maximize their technologies in new and better ways. By understanding and embracing transformation within this area of technology, new paradigms of learning can be achieved and the collective ideals that are
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As has been mentioned throughout this thesis, the entire aspect of mass customization as it relates to the development of a stable quote-to-order process throughout manufacturing is critical. In this specific area is where many manufacturers face the dilemma of being entirely project-based in their manufacturing and business strategy approach or move more towards functional manufacturing with the exception being mass customization and a more fluid, agile, quote-to-order process. Figure