Microsofts Great Plains Gains Scheduling
Microsoft will integrate Preactor's production scheduling software with its Great Plains software for SMBs.At its annual Manufacturing Summit conference this week in Fargo, N.D., Microsoft Business Solutions on Tuesday announced the integration of production scheduling software from Preactor International with its Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains software. Preactor, which develops scheduling software, is based in Warwick, N.Y. The Preactor 200 Finite Capacity Scheduling [FCS] Finite Production Scheduling software is integrated with Great Plains software to provide a constraint-based, graphical scheduling system to help companies more accurately predict and schedule production orders.
The integration is a cooperative effort with Microsofts Business Solutions division, which provides software for the small and midsized business [SMB] market, its reselling partner Quinn & Associates Inc. and Preactor.