Your time to market—and subsequent margin performance—depend on the readiness of your facilities and suppliers. With this Modern Best Practice, you can streamline the supply chain preparation process to achieve a faster product launch. Leveraging cloud, mobile, social, and analytics, you can determine item purchasing and fulfillment policies. Apply them across your organization or to a specific facility. Accelerate reviews and approvals with role-based task notification and social collaboration that stakeholders can access on the go.
Manage the design sign-off process and monitor product design status using dashboards. Simplify task checklist coordination among stakeholders using secure social collaboration.
Add new products, components, and structure definitions to the centralized enterprise-wide product repository. Automatically validate the data based on preset rules and notify stakeholders of exceptions.
Collaborate with stakeholders to set item classification and parameters governing production, purchasing, and fulfillment. Maintain facility-specific variations. Route tasks and approvals to relevant stakeholders.
Automatically validate product data using preconfigured criteria. Streamline exception review and approval using dashboards with rule-based task routing. Collaborate over a secure social network to resolve any issues.
Adjust item definitions and policies for new requirements. Enforce the change control process using preset rules.