Mariela Koenig, Research Director, Aberdeen GroupMohan Ponnudurai, Industry Solution Director, Sparta Systems, Inc.
Manufacturing products for electronics, semiconductor and high-tech companies has become much more complex in recent years. In order to increase operational efficiency, companies need to drive down costs and reduce cycle times while sustaining or increasing quality which is critical to achieve success. Managing suppliers in various geographical regions based on their commercial risk, performance capabilities, strategic development and corporate vision requires central harmonized and standardized processes with visibility to management. Implementing an enterprise quality management system will allow companies to optimize quality, ensure compliance and reduce operational costs and risks. Flexible and configurable EQMS software allows enterprises to adapt to company-specific business processes, enabling users to define, track, manage and report on the core activities and processes vital to their success.