Creating and updating specifications can be labor-intensive and time-consuming. It takes a lot of people working together to get the job done. Even then, mistakes get made. Not only is cross-department collaboration and communication essential, suppliers play a critical role, too.
Often, this amounts to the use of several static tools, such as Word, Excel, phone calls, and emails that make it nearly impossible to track progress and understand status. If you’re managing specs like this, how do you know if you’ve got the right version and that a key attribute wasn’t overwritten along the way? This lack of version control can have serious downstream impact like expensive rework or worse, a recall. Fortunately, there’s a better way.
With networked Specification Management, companies can:
Sound complicated? It’s not. Check out our infographic for a snapshot of how networked Specification Management can streamline your business processes.