Jim Connett

Jim Connett

Jim came to SYSTEMA in 2016 and has 18 years of manufacturing and software automation experience in advanced automation environments, specializing in Workstream/COBOL customizations, tool integration, and data collection and aggregation. In 2014, he and his family spent two years in Ethiopia teaching English and Computer Science courses to international high school students. He enjoys traveling, reading historical and science fiction books, and all kinds of Japanese food.

Recent Posts by Jim Connett:

July 18, 2019 by Jim Connett

Compliance Monitoring in Dispatching
Your factory uses an automated dispatcher. But how do you know it’s actually selecting the best material to run next? Learn about Compliance Monitoring.
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June 06, 2019 by Jim Connett

Logging Strategies in WorkStream™ and COBOL
Tips for investigating, diagnosing, and resolving problems in cumbersome COBOL generated log files in support of WorkStream™.
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April 18, 2019 by Jim Connett

Dispatching: Line Balancing Using Inventory Ratios
A different way of approaching production line balancing by using inventory and critical ratios in your dispatching system.
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February 05, 2019 by Jim Connett

E10 Unmasked – Part 4, Q & A
SEMI E10 equipment state data questions are answered in the finale of the 4-part series "E10 Unmasked".
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January 08, 2019 by Jim Connett

E10 Unmasked – Part 3, Evacuations, Mindless Robots, and Missing Operators
The third in a 4-part series explaining SEMI E10 equipment states and how they can be leveraged to improve productivity and reduce costs related to capital expenses, raw material, and human labor hours.
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