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Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (1) - The application of information technology to the management of complete systems or subsystems within a manufacturing environment, characterized by the integration of many separate applications such as CAD, CAM, CAE, and robotics together with commercial applications such as stock control, spares ordering, and process planning. Acronym: CIM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from Joan Smith, "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Standards", 1990
Related Terms: Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (1) - computer | computer-aided design | integration | management | manufacturing | technology |
Intelligent Gateway -
Intelligent gateway is a technology which makes the complexities of on-line database connection and authorized interrogation transparent to users. Intelligent gateways provide transparent logos, transfer user prompted queries into that can be read by non-standard database retrieval programs.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994
Supply Support -
All management actions, procedures, and techniques necessary to acquire, catalog, receive, store, transfer, issue, and dispose of secondary items. This includes provisioning for initial support, as well as acquiring, distributing, and replenishing inventory spares and parts, and planning for direct and competitive spares procurement.
Reference: Air Force Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Acquisition and Logistics
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