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Fundamentals to Achieve Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Industry
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Digital transformation has now become the need of the era for all sectors and majorly for the manufacturing industries to sell service and innovate more effectively. There are various factors that play important role in transforming the business...

Engine or Anchor?
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Jim Davis, Vice Provost - Information Technology & CTO UCLA, Co-Founder Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, University of California, Los Angeles

No doubt everyone is aware of well-publicized, data-driven business transformations, for example, in the consumer-based industries—financial, transportation, hotel, entertainment, that have been extensively discussed within the CIO...

Opportunities 3D Printing Offers to the Automotive Industry
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Advancement in additive manufacturing technology has transformed the way of products design, development, manufacture, and distribution. It is also known as 3D printing where the advancements have paved the way for newer designs, cleaner, lighter,...

How Additive Manufacturing Will Become the Future of Automotive Industry
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Additive manufacturing or AM is one of the most exciting technologies developed in recent years. The core of AM is 3D printing. Unlike subtractive manufacturing where the process starts with a block of material and removing off the excess,...

A Peek into the Future of Facilities Management with IoT and AI
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Technological innovations in analytics, AI, IoT, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities for businesses. In addition, the rapid technological advancements are reshaping the employment and the future of work. IoT and...

The Social Drive of Retail
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Gene Ku, Chairman, Mobovida, LLC

This article is for any brand or organization producing a physical product or consumer good open to the possibility of exploring a new possible paradigm shift in the product development and marketing process. With the seismic shift in retail in...

Was Darwin Wrong About Retail?
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Richard Heyman, SVP & CIO, Gordmans Stores in Omaha, NE

Most of us like things to evolve predictably and at a pace that gives us time to absorb change without experiencing undue stress or upsetting the status quo. If only life were that simple. All too often, events happen that shake our world and the...

The Digital Makeover of Retail
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Jennifer Sherman, SVP, Product and Strategy, Kibo

Getting a 360 Degree View Today’s retail software has become very good at providing detailed online order history that can provide merchandising suggestions for the customer’s next visit. The next step to get a true 360-degree view...

Transforming Supply Chain with SMAC and IoT
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Nathan Johnson, SVP and CIO, Werner Enterprises [NASDAQ: WERN]

Like many industries, logistics and supply chain providers deal with large volumes of data and ever-changing market demands. Technology has streamlined decision-making and driven process improvements, but velocity and demand for information is...

Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
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Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

Machine Learning Leverages IoT Technology to Deliver Personalized Impressions
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Mark Boidman, MD & Head of Media Services, PJ SOLOMON

Out of Home media operators and in-store media owners can now integrate Internet of Things (IoT) enabled sensors into their displays to deliver contextually relevant messages. For example, a temperature sensor can signal a content management...

How the Digital Revolution is Driving New Ways to Think about Your Business
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Patrick Bass, CEO, ThyssenKrupp North America

New Business Thinking: What is it? Regardless of the industry you serve, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a competitive differentiator in how businesses are valued. Businesses that have yet to digitize their environments are already...

IoT - Climbing Its Way up the Manufacturing Ladder
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Playing a pivotal role in the global market, manufacturing chiefly focuses on economic growth and competition, which raises the need for newer technologies, and one such show stopper is the digitally connecting wizard called IoT. Influencing the...

Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
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Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

The Future of Supply Chain Management
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Barb Schwarzentraub, Divisional CFO and Director, Caterpillar Inc. [NYSE:CAT]

With the ever-changing demands of the millennial customer in the marketplace, I see the landscape of supply chain management having an immense and spatial potential to excel in the global trade network. Especially, with the advent of neoteric...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

PLM and Modern Enterprise & Manufacturing Environment
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Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Consultant, Beyond PLM

Business environment is changing fast these days. Enterprise and manufacturing processes are very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process are challenges...

Innovation in the Realm of Food and Beverages
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Manuel Alcalá, VP Pan American Sales, SMurfit Kappa

1. How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years? Nowadays, we think about IT from a business perspective. So, basically it must be aligned with a strategy that leads to serving our customers more effectively, act as a...

The Changing Role of CIO in Digital Era
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Jonathan Pettus, CIO, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.” Charles Dickens opened his famous novel describing The Tale of Two Cities but he might have just as well been describing the...

PLM and Modern Enterprise & Manufacturing Environment
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Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Consultant, Beyond PLM

Business environment is changing fast these days. Enterprise and manufacturing processes are very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process are challenges...

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