Datacraft Solutions Industryweek Presentation Now Available

by : Thomas Cutler

Datacraft Solutions presented at the IndustryWeek 2007 Best Plants Conference in Indianapolis, IN on April 24-25. The conference included discussions of proven strategies, best practices and tools from the IW Best Plants past year's winners and nearly fifty other continuous-improvement experts as well as fifteen plant tours.
Stephen Parker, CEO of Datacraft Solutions, Inc., gave a presentation entitled "Employing Kanban to Win in the Competitive Global Marketplace." According to Parker, "We are pleased to have had the opportunity at Best Plants to educate the manufacturing community on the concept of demand-driven supply chain networks."

Interested parties may download a copy of Mr. Parker's presentation at

Some of the discussions included:

&bullDeveloping a Continuous Improvement Strategy
&bullMotivating Your Employees
&bullSustaining Your Continuous Improvement Efforts
&bullBenchmarking: Why, Who and How Often
&bullDiscover How Demand-Driven Supply Chain Network Solution Tools Can Impact Your Bottom Line
&bullCreating Operational Excellence
&bullUsing Kaizen to Reduce Energy Waste
&bullLean Accounting: Solving the Standard Costing Problem
&bullHoshin Planning: Vision-driven Leadership for Breakthrough Improvement
&bullIntegrating Lean with ERP
&bullTaking Continuous Improvement Beyond the Plant Floor
&bullPerformance Metrics that Matter: Choosing Information Over Data

Parker noted, "Datacraft Solutions delivers a revolutionary digital kanban process of automation solutions to lean manufacturers through a secure Internet gateway, eliminating the need to install and maintain a complex IT infrastructure. The company has experienced significant growth in the past twelve months by eliminating complicated, expensive, time-intensive software implementations as well as extensive training regiments and the need for internal support. The Datacraft Solutions' replenishment supply chain digital kanban lean system allows customers access and fully utilize powerful lean benefits immediately for a low, predictable monthly fee. Services are scalable so manufacturers can design an appropriate digital kanban solution."