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How are Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning Complementing ERP?
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Artificial Intelligence is disrupting various industries and is swiftly changing our lives over the last few years. From Siri to Amazon’s Echo, we have moved forward with accepting technologies. Enterprises are recognizing the significance...

Revolutionizing Industrial Mining through Smart Tools
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Jeff Bauserman, VP-Information Systems & Technology, Alpha Natural Resources

How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years in Metals and Mining industry?   Alpha Natural Resources began as a “roll-up” company with three initial acquisitions of existing coal assets in 2002-2003. An...

Five Strengths for Successful M&A
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Joe Panebianco, Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Tekni-Plex, Inc

Supply chain and operational synergies often account for a significant portion of the expected savings during mergers and acquisitions. However, waiting for a transaction to occur before preparing your team would be like waiting until after the...

How Business Process Automation is Humanizing the Workforce
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Greg Ryan, VP, Corporate Planning Division, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions

The road to efficiency may seem long and winding, but businesses are realizing they can no longer afford to operate with complicated, disjointed systems. Like any improvement project, business process automation (BPA) projects can seem...

Professional Services Automation: A Value Proposition
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Kevin Flynn, VP of Professional Services, Public Safety Division, Tyler Technologies, Inc. [NYSE:TYL]

Better, Faster, Cheaper This mantra is frequently repeated across all industries. For instance, in the consumer electronics industry, where once highly-priced items such as televisions, personal computers, phones and cameras have become...

Manufacturing Top 5 Wish List from IT
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Joe Panebianco, Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Tekni-Plex Inc

I have been in and around manufacturing companies for nearly 25 years. Over that time we have seen an unprecedented need to compete in a global marketplace. Being able to control and reduce costs in a global marketplace isn’t about getting...

Digital & IoT are Changing the Travel Industry, One App at a Time
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David Tossell, VP - Travel & Hospitality, DataArt

There is a changing perception among hoteliers. The industry has realized that consumers are placing equal value on whether they can grab a latte to go in the lobby vs. whether the hotel offers the ability to order room service via an iPad...

Going Forward with Managed Print Services
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David Dillon, Chairman and CEO, Meyers

CIO’s responsibilities have evolved. Beyond networks, software acquisition & development and information strategies; the CIO’s role now includes business services. This makes sense because a deeper understanding of how information...

The "Cambrian" Robotic Explosion has Begun!
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David Tamayo, CIO, DCS Corporation

In the early 1990’s Juarez, Mexico, I was interviewing local management of a large multinational corporation who assembled large television sets. For each TV, there were 3,200 people in a line assembly each earning $0.57 per hour and when my...

How to Sell Your C-suite on Order Processing Automation
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Steve Smith, U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Esker

As we move toward the close of another year, organizations are beginning to analyze opportunities for improvement in 2017. With technology evolving at such a rapid pace, members of the c-suite have a near endless choice of new tools and...

2017 Will Be the Year of Business Process Automation
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Steve Smith, U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Esker

As we move toward the close of another year, organizations are beginning to analyze opportunities for improvement in 2017. With technology evolving at such a rapid pace, members of the c-suite have a near endless choice of new tools and...

CIOs and Factories of the Future: IT and Advanced Manufacturing will be Interdependent and Inseparable
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Vince Campisi, CIO, GE Software

In the future, factory operations will likely revolve around the concept of advanced manufacturing, which digitally links design, product engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, service and repair in a seamless process of...

New Level of Regulatory Scrutiny in the Food Supply Chain
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Carl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics

One aspect of life that we all share is a daily reliance on the food supply chain. Whether this includes shopping at your local grocery store, dining at a restaurant, or preparing a mail-order meal kit. According to the USDA, food represented 13...

Leveraging Mobile Technology to Ensure Quality in the Supply Chain
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Dave Hale, CEO, Gigwalk

Lax Standards in the Downstream Supply Chain Many companies have unfortunately come to accept or ignore defects in the downstream supply chain that would otherwise be unacceptable in the upstream supply chain. Manufacturers invest significant...

Cognitive Automation and the Disruption of Business Services
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Cliff Justice, Partner, Innovation & Enterprise Solutions, KPMG

The advancing capabilities of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning and Cognitive Technology hold the promise of transforming Business Services and creating a new category of digital labor. But in order to avoid some of the potential...

Cloud Strategies With Good Cloud Candidates
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Christophe Deslandes, CIO & VP, KapStone Paper and Packaging

Challenges in Technology in Manufacturing Sector and its Solution Cloud technology has matured and every company should develop a Cloud strategy if they don’t already have one. We look at Cloud not as a way to save money but as a way to...

How The Cloud Enabled Acquisition Hyper Growth
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Janet DeBerardinis, CIO, Caliber Collision Centers

Business problem—growth through acquisition. Objective—acquire 50 to 100 locations per year. Requirement—on day one of an acquisition fully integrate financials and provide full visibility into center level performance. When...

Powering the Reverse Supply Chain through Big Data and IT
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Leo Casusol, CIO, Liquidity Services

The reverse supply chain has taken a backseat to the forward supply chain when it comes to technology and innovation. However, with increased complexities in the business landscape, such as corporate regulation, sustainability pressures, and need...

MXGlobal: Maximizing Business Outcomes through Lean
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Carlos Jimenez, CEO and President

A lean manufacturing service provider that helps clients cut costs, and improves business efficiency

Plex Systems: Future-Proof Manufacturing
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Don Clarke, CFO and Interim CEO

Ushering in a new era of ERP with a complete system designed to power today’s modern manufacturer

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