Journal article Open Access
Dykeman, Donna; Hashibon, Adham; Klein, Peter; Belouettar, Salim
Methods and tools are constantly sought by manufacturing organisations to help reduce the time to reach decisions and solve problems, to reduce the costs of running the business, and to improve solution flexibility by providing different perspectives to a given question or problem. Materials modelling is seen as part of an emerging toolkit to help reach these business goals, however, realising the benefits of materials modelling in development areas such as the ‘sweet spots’ requires investment in a framework to help materials modelling plug-in to the business. In this work, we describe the components of Business Decisions Support Systems for materials modelling.