Industrie 4.0

This week I learned that the German government has launched a program named Industry 4.0. I’m used to see terms as “4.0” in the www, but no in other industries. Then I learned there is a clear definition of the different phases of the industry revolution. We are now in the 3.0 and navigating to … Read more

Rough cut capacity plan (RCCP)

In the same way on IT we have capacity plans for data storage, server capacity and other forecasting processes, on the supply chain processes there is the RCCP. RCCP verifies that you have sufficient capacity available to meet the capacity requirements for your master schedules. Typically there is an application that implement these processes. Marketing/sales … Read more

Cobit 5.0 framework

Good schema to remind the standard. The 3 processes in IT governance that focus on adding value to the business and mitigating risks are: Resource management Performance management Compliance management Enterprise architecture (business processes and technology) is an emergent and popular area that is increasing the importance on the government frameworks.

European Aviation Safety Agency

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety. Production Organization Approvals (POAs) are managed by EASA in accordance with Subpart G of Regulation (EC). The agency is responsible for: The management of all applications from non EU countries (or from an EU country upon request of … Read more

CIMPA Webinar, Added-value IS modules

I have assisted to a web session named “Added-value IS modules”. A tour across Aero-webb, that is a software suite for aircraft and equipment maintenance. The modules shown during the webinar have been: Master hub (MSN parts structure). Fleet management. Maintenance Forecaster & Optimizer (maintenance scheduling, simulations). Aircraft maintenance (Maintenance execution). For me a very … Read more

Vertical knowledge

Clients want industry knowledgeable consultants who look and feel a part of the company. There are companies that mainly focus their efforts in platform knowledge and process standardization. There are other brands that focus their efforts in industry specific applications and e2e delivery of processes. It’s easy to figure out which companies have a clear … Read more