Iconics, Inc.

Iconics debuted its new manufacturing intelligence software suite for regulated industries at Interphex 2005. BizViz, Iconics' real-time manufacturing intelligence solution, enables pharmaceutical and other regulated industries to overcome today's business challenges regarding collection, management, analysis, and sharing of real-time information.

BizViz empowers users at all levels of the organization with accurate, up-to-the-second, real-time information. Robust security management and a single-sign-on service provide efficient access to all enterprise information. Personalized role-based dashboards deliver relevant content from various systems in an intuitive framework to authorized personnel.

Configurable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) enable real-time performance tracking against set targets. BizViz supports Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Demand Pull process-improvement initiatives with many KPIs used in the pharmaceutical industry, such as OEE, cycle time, and productivity. BizViz embraces the framework of Collaborative Manufacturing, and extends it via a reliable and OPC-based interoperable platform that can be easily customized to meet one's specific needs.

Automated and on-demand reporting capabilities with advanced analytic functions help decision makers visualize trends, perform root-cause analyses, and identify opportunities for performance improvement.

"Tracking multiple real-time KPIs helps pharmaceutical customers to dramatically decrease the cost of compliance, increase manufacturing efficiency, and deliver new products to market faster," states Jindrich Liska, vice president of business development for Iconics. "BizViz is a suite of products that incorporates revolutionary data mining and integration technology and allows the data bridging, viewing and reporting of any real-time or enterprise data source. BizViz fast deployment and scalability deliver high return-on-investment to FDA-regulated industries."

Production line supervisors, plant managers, global supply chain managers, division leaders and CEOs can have accurate, real-time information from all enterprise systems resulting in streamlined business efficiency and an increase in profitability.

"Manufacturing efficiency and responsiveness will play a critical role in the future success of every pharmaceutical company," asserted John Blanchard, principal pharmaceutical industry analyst with ARC Advisory Group. Manufacturing intelligence systems must have more and more powerful analytics and will need to be more flexible, secure, interoperable and robust. The Iconics BizViz is a solution that can help address this need."
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