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Manufacturing Best Practices

Solution Map

This diagram shows the sequence of steps involved in creating and fulfilling an order. The Product entity creates the order, the Customer entity places the order, the Order entity requests the product from the Supplier entity, the Supplier entity delivers the product to the Order entity, and the Order entity ships the product to the Customer entity.

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Here are some additional tips for configuring a data model for a manufacturing solution:

  • Use standard data types. This will make your data more reusable and easier to integrate with other systems.
  • Document your data model. This will help you to understand your own data and communicate it to others.
  • Start with a high-level data model. This will help you to identify the main entities and relationships in your manufacturing process.
  • Normalize your data. This means that each entity should have a unique identifier, and each relationship should be represented by a foreign key.
  • Identify your integration points. What other systems will your manufacturing solution need to integrate with?
  • Keep your data model up-to-date. Your manufacturing data model should reflect the current state of your business and processes.

By following these tips, you can create a data model that will support your manufacturing solution and help you to achieve your business goals.

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