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Achieving manufacturing excellence through the integration of enterprise systems and simulation

Asif Rashid, Benny Tjahjono
2016 Production planning & control (Print)  
While the integration of Enterprise Systems and simulation gains a widespread agreement within the existing work, the optimality, scalability and flexibility of the schedules remained unanswered.  ...  Furthermore, there seems to be no commonality or pattern as to how many core modules are required to enable such a flexible and scalable integration.  ...  What business process considerations need to be canvassed and planned in order to address the issues of "ERP-Simulation integration-process"? 7.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537287.2016.1143132 fatcat:hq3jtj5grjbdfh5qwxbmchztqy

Simulation in Manufacturing: Review and Challenges

D. Mourtzis, M. Doukas, D. Bernidaki
2014 Procedia CIRP  
, process and system design and configuration.  ...  The considered simulation methods and tools include CAx, Factory layout design, Material and Information flow design, Manufacturing Networks Design, Manufacturing Systems Planning and Control, Manufacturing  ...  Acknowledgements The work reported in this paper is partially supported by the European Commission funded project "Pathfinder -European research and innovation agenda for future simulation and forecasting  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.10.032 fatcat:6i5nnjtd4jg2lpgb7uxm73v3aq

The Relationship between a Business Simulator, Constructivist Practices, and Motivation toward Developing Business Intelligence Skills

Hsun-Ming Lee, Ju Long, Lucian Visinescu
2016 Journal of Information Technology Education  
In this study, we considered a business simulator that offers students opportunities to apply BI and make top-management decisions in a system used by real-world professionals.  ...  Constructivist practices embedded in the business simulation are investigated to understand their potentials for helping the students to overcome the perceived difficulty.  ...  To comprehensively learn BI, students need to take decision-making roles in complex information processing, which involves (a) source systems (such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Web  ... 
doi:10.28945/3602 fatcat:6hcp5cup4bfurizw4lccwi6jeu

The Usefulness and Ease of Use of a Mobile Simulation Application for Learning of ERP Systems

Brenda Scholtz, Mando Kapeso, Ruth De Villiers
2017 South African Computer Journal  
The application simulates the hands-on experience of an ERP system.  ...  Tools that simulate the hands-on use of an ERP system have been proposed as alternatives.  ...  INTRODUCTION An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a software package that integrates the business processes of an organisation as well as all information relevant for its management (Wetherbe  ... 
doi:10.18489/sacj.v29i2.475 fatcat:jrardt3mi5cmbgctfz2dax6z7a

Real-Time Supply Chain Simulation: A Big Data-Driven Approach

Antonio A.C. Vieira, Luis M.S. Dias, Maribel Y. Santos, Guilherme A.B. Pereira, Jose A. Oliveira
2019 2019 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
In light of this, a solution comprising of a Big Data Warehouse to store relevant data and a simulation model of an automotive plant, are being developed.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to address the modelling approach, which allowed the simulation model to automatically adapt to the data stored in a Big Data Warehouse and thus adapt to new scenarios without  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been supported by FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope: UID/CEC/00319/2019 and by the Doctoral scholarship PDE/BDE/114566/2016 funded by FCT,  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc40007.2019.9004717 dblp:conf/wsc/VieiraDSPO19 fatcat:k7xtixa4i5hetge2gjsxd2sqwm

Towards a cloud based SME data adapter for simulation modelling

James Byrne, P J Byrne, Diana Carvalho e Ferreira, Anne Marie Ivers
2013 2013 Winter Simulations Conference (WSC)  
Discrete event simulation (DES) is a technique used extensively and effectively by large companies, however it is not widely used by small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) due to complexity and related  ...  In SMEs, DES-related data can be stored in a variety of formats and it is not always evident what data is required (if even available) to support a DES model in relation to specific problem scenarios.  ...  An example of this would be a Cloud based ERP system such as SAP Business By Design or NetSuite ERP.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2013.6721415 dblp:conf/wsc/ByrneBFI13 fatcat:wnukv6bk5fa6bpe2kd3rrvreum

Introduction OTD-NET and LAS: Order-to-delivery network simulation and decision support systems in complex production and logistics networks

Klaus Liebler, Ulrike Beissert, Marco Motta, Axel Wagenitz
2013 2013 Winter Simulations Conference (WSC)  
Order-to-Delivery Network simulation (OTD-NET) offers a simulation based approach for gaining insight in global networks.  ...  However, increasing global orientation of the companies is associated with new challenges in planning and controlling the network processes to obtain a high service level and a guaranteed availability  ...  OTD-NET integrates concepts from business process simulation, supply chain management, and material flow simulation to simulate extremely complex supply, production, distribution network structures, material  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2013.6721440 dblp:conf/wsc/LieblerBMW13 fatcat:aifaxpnmx5dpnp6rnj57mba36m

Supply Chain Hybrid Simulation: From Big Data to Distributions and Approaches Comparison

Antonio Vieira, Luís Dias, Maribel Santos, Guilherme Pereira, José Oliveira
2019 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
Due to the amounts of data generated by the systems used to manage relevant Supply Chain processes, it is widely recognized that Big Data technologies may bring benefits to Supply Chain simulation models  ...  A B S T R A C T The uncertainty and variability of Supply Chains paves the way for simulation to be employed to mitigate such risks.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by national funds through FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope: UID/CEC/00319/2019 and by the Doctoral scholarship PDE/BDE/114566  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2019.101956 fatcat:odlybde5mvgvfia6a3nvdms334

Logistic assistance systems for collaborative supply chain planning

Felix Bockholt, Wolfgang Raabe, Michael Toth
2011 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
Designed as lean software systems, LAS focus on specific process parts and integrate selected methods for data management, information processing and supply chain planning.  ...  Several supply chain management (SCM) concepts have been developed to support these challenging collaborative planning processes. For a successful implementation they all require software support.  ...  Usually ERP systems integrate a single and central database that contains the data of all software modules.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2011.048010 fatcat:n4dvfgkdmzhnfme5siyue4n3am

Decision Support Using Simulation for Customer-Driven Manufacturing System Design and Operations Planning [chapter]

Juhani Heilala, Jari Montonen, Paula Jarvinen, Sauli Kivikunnas
2010 Decision Support Systems Advances in  
Discrete Event Simulation (DES) has mainly been used as a production system analysis tool to evaluate new production system concepts, layout and control logic.  ...  A simulation-based Decision Support System (DSS) can be used to augment the tasks of planners and schedulers to run production more efficiently (Figure 1) .  ...  Present Factory Acknowledgements The chapter is a summary of following national public research projects: "Integrated dynamic simulation model of enterprise for planning of operations", (1997)(1998)(  ... 
doi:10.5772/39400 fatcat:ceqso4uqyrezfjytimbdglylea

Knowledge-based assessment of manufacturing process performance: integration of product lifecycle management and value-chain simulation approaches

Magali Bosch-Mauchand, Farouk Belkadi, Matthieu Bricogne, Benoît Eynard
2013 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
This article presents a new approach to support this assessment of manufacturing enterprise processes in terms of performance and value indicators based on knowledge management (KM) integration.  ...  This module implements a set of simulation algorithms for the assessment and evaluation of different alternatives of value chains according to required performance criteria.  ...  The ERP systems have been developed to integrate and optimise large range of business processes that are multifunctional and complex.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0951192x.2012.731611 fatcat:e6yn64pv6bg2jm3yf6majh22wy

Business Intelligence And Strategic Decision Simulation

S. Sabbour, H. Lasi, P. Von Tessin
2012 Zenodo  
Second, it tries to figure out the essential top-level managerial requirements that would transform strategic decision simulation into an integral component of BI systems.  ...  First, it attempts to explore potential opportunities for utilizing visual interactive simulations along with Business Intelligence (BI) as a decision support tool for strategic decision making.  ...  Simulation within SCM Simulation can be defined as the process of designing models that represent a real system and then consequently using these models to conduct experiments to gain a better understanding  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1073566 fatcat:njcovvgsgffqdcinaz6tvfnkbi

A Survey on Generic Scada Simulators

Ahmad Almadhor
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
SCADA systems are used to monitor and control a plant or equipment in industries such as water and waste control, telecommunications, oil and gas refining, transportation, energy.  ...  SCADA acronym for supervisory control and data acquisition, a computer system for gathering and analyzing real-time data.  ...  Three levels of integration are regularly requisite in order to stick together a simulation framework to a general simulation milieu; the API level, the level of collaborations or interactions, and the  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2015906623 fatcat:h2e3cyj3rzfyha6hdv5wkymmx4

Perspectives on high-tech product design for better supporting product-service systems

Stelian Brad
2009 Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
This means high-tech product design has to be seen from a broader perspective, as a process emerging from an integrated model of product innovation, marketing innovation, production process innovation  ...  The ability to integrate various value added vectors characterizing the concept of product-service system within hightech product design is still a complex task, requiring systematic and comprehensive  ...  such as the business system to evolve in a balanced way (effective and efficient).  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2009.5429220 dblp:conf/wsc/Brad09 fatcat:mtlqvgd4n5amhk5ymr35qm2vrm

System Dynamics Modeling and Simulation for E-Banking: The Egyptian Context

Miran Ismail Hussien, Rasha Abd El.Aziz
2017 IBIMA Business Review  
Powersim Studio™ is flexible and allowing the integration with databases, external files and ERP systems (Briano et al., 2010) .  ...  Thus, a revised dynamics model was drawn and simulated. A System Dynamics Approach was utilised to simulate the revised research model using Powersim software.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2017.904520 fatcat:xgaksyjf5nd2bfimi6uqn3lox4
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