CA-KBM

CA-KBM

The branding of the KBM software from 1994 to 1998. See KBM.
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This division is responsible for the development, support, marketing and sales of CA-PRMS, CA-KBM, CA-Warehouse BOSS, and CA-Quick Response Engine.
CA-KBM is a comprehensive knowledge based ERP system specifically designed for the custom products manufacturer.
Released for general availability were the RISC versions of CA-PRMS, CA-Warehouse Boss, CA-KBM, and the enabling of CA-PRMS for electronic commerce using the World Wide Web.
BUSINESS WIRE)--January 4, 1995--Computer Associates today began shipping CA-KBM, the first knowledge-based manufacturing solution for make-to-order manufacturing.
This is a major step forward for customized manufacturing because CA-KBM works with principles, not restrictions --products can be tailor-made to an infinite number of individual specs.
Under CA-KBM, parts and products are identified as generic items --logical groups of products, components or materials differing only in such variables as size, color or shape.
Rather than attempting to find the perfect combination of component measurements, colors, strengths and shapes, CA-KBM defines the type of component and asks only that the user fill in the specification for each.
Norcross, Georgia manufacturers of high-end residential windows and doors: "We converted to CA-KBM from a highly customized system that was not a long-term solution for the growth of our business.
CA-KBM reflects a real-world response to the arriving era of mass customization.