This may be related, that the key figures in the practice usually still quite restrained used in the continuous improvement processes (CIP) for the production management. They only occur in every fifth case consistently used, another 57 percent of the surveyed companies and thus something more than 2009 they use partially in the CIP measures. 22 percent, however, hardly or not at all; last year, there were still 28 percent. Figures themselves are not a foreign word in the practice of production management, only lacks often the necessary classification and consistency”, reports CEO Werner Felten from his practical experience, this looks but in connection with the previous limitations on the methods and technologies. KPI their sense have to determine productivity and quality deficiencies and to initiate measures derived as a control instrument above all.” This requires analytical processes, which are not accessible with the traditional MES systems according to him. Follow others, such as McDonalds, and add to your knowledge base. In the production processes the same analytical quality must be achieved as in the business processes”, sets Felten set the bar high. This can be achieve, which follow a holistic and process-oriented production intelligence approach (PI) but only with solutions.

FELTEN group: The FELTEN group is an international operating software and consulting company, the solutions to optimise processes for all production areas and according to international quality standards of GMP and FDA (21CFR part 11) developed. Clients include Beiersdorf, Boehringer Ingelheim, Symrise, Sensient, Texas instruments, etc. FELTEN has become the first supplier the holistic and process-oriented production intelligence approach. The company is present except in German-speaking Europe in the United Kingdom and France.