Best Practices in Manufacturing Drive the Adoption of Windows Vista
Executives face numerous challenges in effectively managing global manufacturing operations. In today's economic environment, the number one driving force behind focusing on manufacturing operations is to "reduce the total cost of manufacturing." Prior Aberdeen research has found that to accomplish this objective, many organizations are attempting to deliver real time manufacturing data to decision makers as actionable intelligence in a role based way. This new research will show how the use of industrial automation software and a Microsoft platform, across many of the process industries, can provide the basis for this data delivery and the fostering of communication and collaboration across the organization.