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How Secure is The Internet of Things?

How Secure is The Internet of Things?

Keith Moore, Senior Product Manager, SparkCognition

The Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officers

The Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officers

Siamak Amirghodsi, VP, Data Management & Analytics, Options Clearing Corporation

Intelligent Lighting Platform Is the Key to a Smart City

Intelligent Lighting Platform Is the Key to a Smart City

Sohrab Modi, CTO & Senior Vice President of Engineering, Echelon Corp. [NASDAQ:ELON]

Empowering Automotive Manufacturers with Digitalization

Empowering Automotive Manufacturers with Digitalization

Martin Weidlich, EVP, North America, Benteler Group

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Van Meter: Where Industrial Safety Meets Customer Orientation

For organizations in the manufacturing sector, it is crucial that they protect their most valuable assets, their employees. Failure of heavy machinery, electrical short circuits, and a slew of other industrial issues continue to plague the organizations across the industrial realm and can cause substantial danger to the wellbeing of the staff at work floors. Further, these firms face threats to their networks, data centers, and devices that are connected to the online world. Technology, however, has come a long way in assisting manufacturers in finding the right balance between safeguarding their taskforces and the equipment required to run their businesses.

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Tablets Revolutionizing Mobility

Tablets Revolutionizing Mobility

Daphne Jones, CIO & SVP, Hospira

Product quality and customer service are incredibly important not just for the success of our business but for the millions of patients and healthcare providers around that world that depend on our products to ensure well-being.

Technology Transforming the Future of Manufacturing Floors

Technology Transforming the Future of Manufacturing Floors

Brian Stein, CEO, SYSPRO USA

I have seen a lot in my 30 odd years of leading a manufacturing software company, but most recently I’ve been really intrigued by the ways small and mid-sized manufacturers are leveraging technology to be competitive.

Beyond the Hype of Big Data: Real IT Innovation

Beyond the Hype of  Big Data: Real IT  Innovation

Janet B. Stevens, CIO, USDA/Food Safety

I’ve never been the one to get excited about the “next big thing,” especially if it’s been labeled with a nebulous term such as Cloud, or even a seemingly simple one like Big Data.

How Sales Order Automation Can Help You Handle a Retiring Workforce

How Sales Order Automation Can Help You Handle a Retiring Workforce

Brent Halverson, President & CEO of ecmarket, Creator of Conexiom

Retirement approaches for many of the baby boomer generation and with this departure comes an ominous hiring crisis.

The Age of Average is Over

The Age of Average is Over

John McGee, Director, North America Operational Excellence, BASF

One of the biggest threats to manufacturing prosperity U.S. companies face today is talent. As the global economy grows and manufacturing evolves into Industry 4.0, the American workforce must have the skills and capabilities to thrive.

Normalizing Dealer's Data

Normalizing Dealer's Data

Sherif Jitan, CIO, Pearl Technology Holdings

Automotive companies have lots of information but can’t use it effectively to drive business. Data is both difficult to access and needed by more applications. How do you examine the effective and proactive use of data

Was Darwin Wrong About Retail?

Was Darwin Wrong About Retail?

Richard Heyman, SVP & CIO, Gordmans Stores in Omaha, NE

Times mandate a bold and unfettered analysis of an organization's most valuable assets, what it can bring to the market that others cannot.

Coatings are a Key Enabler to a Widespread Autonomous Vehicle Market

Coatings are a Key Enabler to a Widespread Autonomous Vehicle Market

Dr. Barry Snyder, SVP & CTO, Axalta

At Axalta, we take these issues seriously and are working internally to connect our OEM paint systems with our refinish systems, and externally across the supply base to address the limitations of current pigment options

Digitalization of the Construction Industry

Digitalization of the Construction Industry

Sameer Purao, CIO, Austin Industries

The CIO along with executive management should actively partner together to develop a detailed technology roadmap to better prepare for the upcoming disruption

3D Printing in Education: Coping with the Decline of Student Interest in Science

3D Printing in Education: Coping with the Decline of Student Interest in Science

Tan Hoang, 3Dponics Inc.

Science and innovation have always been the key drivers of a country's economic expansion.

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