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Managing Information Technology- A Race to the Finish

Managing Information Technology- A Race to the Finish

Joe Iannello, VP & CIO, Capital Metro

3D Printing Requires Wildly Different Thinking

3D Printing Requires Wildly Different Thinking

James MacLennan, SVP & Chief Information Officer, IDEX Corporation

Deploys Paperless Techniques

Deploys Paperless Techniques

Tom Crowe, CIO & Chief Supply Chain Officer, PL Developments

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Cold Jet: Industry 4.0 Grade Machine Cleaning

With widespread application in a plethora of industries such as medical, healthcare, aerospace, packaging, household appliances, construction, and more, the plastic industry has quickly become one of the most evolving businesses today. In fact, the industry is projected to double its business, producing more than 600 million metric tons of plastic products in the upcoming decade. To bolster the ever-increasing demand of plastic products, today, plastic technology vendors are incorporating innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics into their plastic manufacturing solutions. By leveraging AI and machine learning, companies hope to simplify the manufacturing and maintenance cycles of plastic products faster. In addition, integrating robotics into plastic products is facilitating the development of faster and precise manufacturing processes.

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Leveraging Big Data to Keep Big Trucks Up and Running

Leveraging Big Data to Keep Big Trucks Up and Running

Terry Kline, SVP & CIO, Navistar

We have a singular focus when it comes to utilizing technology in manufacturing, selling and servicing our products—it’s all about uptime.

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence-A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence-A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs

Sammy Amirghodsi, Vice President, Data Management, OCC (Options Clearing Corporation)

With increased focus on robotic process automation (RPA) to automate mundane and repetitive tasks, the next evolution in cognitive automation is now underway.

Preparing Business for Global Expansion

Preparing Business for Global Expansion

Neil Hampshire, CIO, ModusLink [NasdaqGS-MLNK]

As companies become more successful, it is only a matter of time before management looks at other markets across the globe that their goods could be sold in.

Is That a Robot in My Factory?

Is That a Robot in My Factory?

Cheryl Whitis, CIO, Raytheon Missile Systems

When you walk into the factories at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona, don’t be surprised to find robots working side-by-side with humans on the production lines.

The Supply Chain of the Future is a Dynamic Living Ecosystem

The Supply Chain of the Future is a Dynamic Living Ecosystem

Doug Braun, CEO, Kewill

Supply chain executives have some tough decisions to make in the year ahead as they face increased pressure to deliver product faster than ever before.

From Product to Experience: The Emergence of High-Tech Manufacturing

From Product to Experience: The Emergence of High-Tech Manufacturing

Sedar LaBarre, VP, Booz Allen Hamilton

Ask five people in your organization to name the primary product that Apple sells, and you may hear five different responses—phones, computers, tablets, watches, or music.

Steps that CPG Manufacturers can take to Foster Innovation

Steps that CPG Manufacturers can take to Foster Innovation

Vittorio Cretella, CIO, Mars

Data is becoming an essential factor of success and differentiation, and a prerequisite to digitize commerce, operations and the product value proposition.

Cloud and the Manufacturing Sector IT Organization

Cloud and the Manufacturing Sector IT Organization

Jerry Flasz, SVP/ CIO, Coty

Our cloud solutions offer and manage a test environment with production data, removing the necessity of developing and managing an in house production environment.

When IoT Meets Mining

When IoT Meets Mining

Sean Dessureault, President, MISOM Technologies

Any CIO seriously contemplating engaging in big data efforts, beyond one-off projects, should be prepared to create an integrated contextualized integrated data infrastructure.

Fueling CIO Success with Test Automation

Fueling CIO Success with Test Automation

Rajeev Rai, CEO and Co-Founder, QA Source

As a CIO, each of you are facing a unique set of challenges in 2015, whether you are integrating COTS products, moving to the cloud, focusing on data security, going mobile, or maybe even something totally unique to your company.

"A Programmer, A Controls Engineer and A Mathematician Walk into anX-Bar..."

Dennis Rausch, VP of IT, Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.

In process manufacturing environments, the production operator relies heavily on process signals, closed-loop process controls.

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