Enabling IT as a
Competitive
Edge
Mission and Objectives
Mission:

Promote, facilitate and increase adoption of the right Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions at member firms that will help ACMA achieve its goals.

Short Term (2010-11)
  • Spread awareness of information and communication technology (ICT) solutions and their benefits through seminars, workshops, educational visits and web portal.
  • Develop ACMA specific solutions/extensions (Infrastructure, ERP and Executive Dashboard) in partnership with IT solution providers.
  • Facilitate ICT adoption in ACMA firms through cluster implementation programs.
Long Term (2012 and beyond)
  • Implement information standards for seamless collaboration across the auto industry value chain.
  • Establish a permanent IT think-tank/advisory board.
IT Committee - Focus Areas:

The following are some areas the IT committee will focus on
  • Cost optimization in design, manufacture and logistics
  • Productivity improvement across the value chain
  • Quality assurance through standardization
  • Decision Support from timely and accurate information
  • Business process improvements
  • Seamless Integration of value chain
  • Standardization of processes
  • Institutionalization of procedures
  • Automation of repetitive activities
  • Optimization of resources
  • Differentiation to gain competitive advantage