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Benefits of electronic market analysis

Fast/reduce lead time

Accurate/predict trends

Cheaper/postage

Detailed/market needs

Large quantity/patterns

Storage/minimal

2

Benefits of email

Easier

Reference

Attachments

Cheaper

Prioritise

Secure

3

Benefits of the Internet as a marketing tool

Cheap

Focused

Global

Direct

Faster

Monitor

Language options

24/7

4

Benefits of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS)

Fast changes/shorter lead time

Small batches/less capital

Customisable/increased appeal

Less rejects/self check

5

Disadvantages of FMS

Initial set up

Slower/CNC slower than automated

Retraining/different skills

6

JIT / lean manufacturing

No wasted space

No wasted time

No wasted materials

No wasted labour

No wasted equipment

Minimise faults



7

Video conferencing advantages

Cheaper (travel/programs)

Multiple people

Global

Fast

Visual

Sustainable

Personal

Recorded

Reschedule

8

Disadvantages of video conferencing

Synchronising time zones

Bad connections

Camera shy

Compatibility

Fixed time

Training

9

Advantages of LAN

Faster

Safer

Adaptable

Centralised

Resource sharing

Easier communication

Easier tracking

Block applications

One time payment

10

ICT as quality control

Sensors

Inspect work

Compare to specification

Accurate

Automatic feedback

Reduces errors

11

Quick response manufacturing (QRM)

Reduce lead time

Keep up with trends

Reduce costs

Increased market share

Improve cash flow

JIT

Automated

Reduces error

Customisation

12

Benefits of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS)

Fast changes/shorter lead time

Small batches/less capital

Customisable/increased appeal

Less rejects/self check

13

Disadvantages of FMS

Initial set up

Slower/CNC slower than automated

Retraining/different skills

14

JIT / lean manufacturing

No wasted space

No wasted time

No wasted materials

No wasted labour

No wasted equipment

Minimise faults



15

Video conferencing advantages

Cheaper (travel/programs)

Multiple people

Global

Fast

Visual

Sustainable

Personal

Recorded

Reschedule

16

Disadvantages of video conferencing

Synchronising time zones

Bad connections

Camera shy

Compatibility

Fixed time

Training

17

Advantages of LAN

Faster

Safer

Adaptable

Centralised

Resource sharing

Easier communication

Easier tracking

Block applications

One time payment