For manufacturers, top of mind is finding new ways to streamline operations. This issue encompasses much more than simply reducing materials waste in production. Financial resources and employee time are also valuable, as are other limited enterprise systems assets. Manufacturers have always and continue to invest significant time and money to try and ensure that these resources are utilized as efficiently and effectively as possible.
The Everest Group evaluated all of these supply chain processes using a proprietary methodology to assess the suitability of processes for automation. Called the Enterprise Value Chain Approach (EVCA), this five-step methodology helps businesses identify business processes, analyze each process, spotlight high-value opportunities for automation, and define metrics to prioritize those opportunities.