NAME: ADETIBA ADEYEMI ABIODUN
FACULTY: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
DEPT: BUSINESS ADIMINISTRATION
LEVEL: 100 LEVEL
COURSE CODE: GST 113
TOPIC: USEFULNESS OF COMPUTER APPLICATION IN MANUFACTURING COMPANIES.
Computer is an electronic device for storing and processing information. Computer has been of immerse help to so many sectors of the economy and which include the manufacturing companies. Classically, the ingredients for manufacturing have been labor and raw materials. But you could put all the raw material you need into a room with all the labor you need and still nothing would be produced without providing instructions as to how ...view middle of the document...
Also, Engineering design through Computer aided design (CAD) allows an organization to make high quality specialized designs rapidly. The design can be tailored to meet individual customer needs.
Thirdly, Flexibility manufacturing systems (FMSs) can quickly produce a variety of high quality product efficiently. An (FMSs) also allow an organization to produce high specialized designs.
In addition, Computer based production planning and control systems allow an organization to cope with the complexity of managing facilities that produce a wide variety of specialized products without losing efficiency. When properly combined, these components can yield synergetic results. An organization can have more flexible and integrated operations, be better equipped to manage complex operations, and exercise better controls then can a company that operates without CIM. To merge these components into one coordinated whole, staff from the information systems functions needs to integrate engineering, manufacturing, and business databases into a cross functional decision support system. Once accomplished, the...