Inspire Platform - Modern Manufacturing Analytics Platform

MCA Connect

Consolidate enterprise mfg. data, optimize it for analytics, and make better, more timely decisions

As the labor shortage persists, manufacturers are prioritizing automation and half the world's supply chain forecasts will leverage AI within the next year. A modern manufacturing intelligence platform is essential to succeed in this wave of digital transformation. At the same time, manufacturers struggle to develop their enterprise data strategy and determine where to start due to limited access to resources skilled in data science. 

Our team of industry experts in organizational alignment, operational excellence, and data science have done the heavy lifting by creating MCA Connect Inspire Platform™ with an extensible manufacturing data model using the full power of Azure Data Services for maximum visibility across your value chain. MCA Connect Inspire Platform™ maximizes the use of Azure Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to include pre-built industry standard KPI's and executive dashboards for self-service insights, inspiring new perspectives across traditional silos.

With MCA Connect Inspire Platform™ you can

  1. Gain end-to-end visibility: Unite data silos across divisions, geographies, and data sources into an Azure data model optimized for manufacturing and supply chain that easily adapts to your unique requirements for full visibility within a single reliable source

  2. Unlock real-time insights: Get real-time information efficiently, with self-service analytics, out-of-the-box reporting, and industry standard KPIs, freeing up IT

  3. Maximize profitability: Accelerate time-to-value and increase profits with prediction and the latest data science innovations, automated decision-making, and best practices and support from our manufacturing experts.

*Integration with Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management is included out-of-the-box to unlock the value of your enterprise data, inspire new perspectives, and actionable innovation.

  • Blur the Lines between Planning and Execution: Improve on-time delivery, reduce waste, shape operations w/ near real-time visibility and alignment to demand and past performance across the value chain (control tower foundation)

  • Optimize Inventory: Find out in advance when inventory will be depleted by active sales orders across plants/divisions

  • Increase Customer Retention and Profitability: Spot trends in sales and profitability, get ahead of customer churn, promote and sell more of your most profitable products

And that is just the beginning. As a subscription offering, MCA Connect partners with you on your full analytics journey backed by a team of industry experts, bringing you the latest innovations to compete and win.