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Edgewater Fullscope Blog

Dispensing: Fullscope EDGE for AX 2.0 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Nov 19, 2014 7:00 PM

November Blog Series: Tools We're Thankful For

Insights From: Greg O'Neal (Fullscope Product Architect)

What is Dispensing?

Three basic principles drive the design of any production dispensing process:

– Unidirectional flow of materials and personnel

– Segregation between hazardous and non-hazardous materials

– Separation of storage and manufacturing items and spaces

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Life Sciences Manufacturers: Working Smarter

Aug 13, 2014 8:00 PM

August's Blog Series Theme: Ideas That Inspire

Insights on Life Sciences manufacturing & ERP implementation from: Linda Hope (Pre-Sales Consultant), Glenn Goulding (Account Executive), and Emir Dobraca (Account Executive)​

What innovations are Life Sciences manufacturers leveraging?

Life sciences manufacturers work in a highly regulated sector of the industry and as a result have become increasingly focused on green/eco-friendly practices in order to stay ahead as well as compliant.

The global life sciences community is an excellent resource for sourcing and technology collaboration, and the continued innovations of cloud computing have assisted in reducing the risks associated with bringing together information networks by doing it responsibly.

Patient engagement via customer portals has increased as a result of the proliferation of smart technology. This means that life sciences manufacturers can engage consumers by more convenient means and better assist them during information acquisitions.

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A Help or Hindrance: Is Your ERP System Built for Your Industry? Part 2

Dec 16, 2013 7:00 PM

Part Two: Manufacturing Processes & Production Requirements

Batch processing is one of the simplest manufacturing processes. In some cases, companies using discrete ERP applications to run their businesses are forced to use work-arounds to solve process issues. In batch processing, the company can use either a bill of materials or a formula. However, discrete BOM-based applications have limitations, including units of measure (UOM), material/routing relationships, variable consumption, percentage-based formulations, step consumption, variable output and unplanned co- and by-products.

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