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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...

The Face of Retail in the Digital Era
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Nate Kredich, COO, PIRCH

Getting the Act Right It’s critical, especially in a business like ours which is several parts retail and several parts service. Our CRM allows us to target our marketing communications based upon the customer’s journey, whether...

The New Tech Frontier for Utilities
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Greg Sarich, CIO, CLEAResult

In today’s day and age, we’re all immersed in a world bursting with technology. The phones in our pockets are essentially mini computers. The cars that we drive can park themselves. The refrigerators we have can tell us if we’re...

When IoT Meets Mining
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Sean Dessureault, President, MISOM Technologies

Mining is on the verge of the next technological revolution, driven largely by data, technologies being developed for consumers, and this time, it will be accessible to mines of any size. Some might agree the “modern” age of...

When IoT Meets Mining
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Sean Dessureault, President, MISOM Technologies

Mining is on the verge of the next technological revolution, driven largely by data, technologies being developed for consumers, and this time, it will be accessible to mines of any size. Some might agree the “modern” age of...

Simplify Supply Chain with Technology
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Stuart Scott, EVP and CIO, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. [NASDAQ: JBHT]

Internet of Things (IoT) for Logistics and Supply Chain Industry According to research and advisory firm Gartner, five billion devices are connected to the internet today. By the year 2020, that number is projected to grow to twenty billion....

How can big data analytics help in improving production?
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Manufacturing continues to play a significant role in driving a company forward. However, the role it used to play earlier in advanced and developing economies has undergone a paradigm shift. The manufacturing sector in the developing countries...

How can big data analytics help in improving production?
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Manufacturing continues to play a significant role in driving a company forward. However, the role it used to play earlier in advanced and developing economies has undergone a paradigm shift. The manufacturing sector in the developing countries...

Why IoT Data Governance is Imperative for Enterprises?
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According to a recent report from ReportsnReports, the proliferation of IoT-driven devices is expected to reach a market cap of more than $195 billion by the fiscal year 2023. But, with the increasing devices, there also comes a serious concern...

Convergence: Big Data + IoT + Artificial Intelligence = Your Time Has Come
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Marian F. Cook, Chief Strategy Officer, State of Illinois

The combination of Internet of Things (IoT), the big data it creates, and the ability to make sense of it via Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at a tipping point. AI has been in our imagination for at least the last 50 years. Many science...

Think Big Be Smart Scale Fast
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. Most Organizations have high hopes for using Big Data Analytics in their Supply Chain but many have had challenges in deploying it. What are your thoughts on this? Big data analytics – or data analytics in general – is driven by...

From Robotics to Big Data, What the Future Holds for Manufacturing
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Karl Rosenblum, Head, Global Capacity and Risk Strategy, Alcon

One of my favorite quotes by science fiction writer William Gibson is, “The future is here, it’s just unevenly distributed.” When looking across new developments in manufacturing technologies, this sentiment seems to hold truth,...

The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Continuing the Conversation
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Mike Molnar, Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office, National Institute of Standards & Technology

A principal mission of our team is building partnerships. Fundamentally, this means enabling connection and communication between policymakers, manufacturers large and small, academic researchers, and thought leaders—looking across the...

Technology Transforming the Future of Manufacturing Floors
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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. It reminds me of an...

Accelerating Digital Agriculture through Internet of Things (IoT) and Analytics
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Jim Kinnett, VP of Global Supply Chain and Enabling IT, Monsanto Company [NYSE: MON]

Think about seed corn, harvested from several production growers’ farms, traveling to a manufacturing plant. Sound simple? Now think about this: for every hour that corn spends inside a truck, the internal temperature of the seed rises...

3D Printing: IP Vulnerability and Information Technology
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John Hornick, Partner With The Finnegan IP Law and John Dogru, Co-founder and CEO, 3DPrinterOS

John has been a counselor and litigator in the Washington, D.C. office of the Finnegan IP law firm (one of the large IP firms in the world) for over 30 years. John founded Finnegan’s 3D Printing Working Group and advises clients about how 3D...

Make Manufacturing Cool Again
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Oliver Perez, EMI Manufacturing Technology Director, BD

Moving out of the Industrial Revolution, the mental image of Manufacturing was a cluttered shop floor with large machines and people in greasy overalls working around them. The machine production replaced craftsmanship and large factories were...

Turning Constant Change into Business Opportunity: The Role of IT in the Modern Day Supply Chain
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Neil Hampshire, SVP & CIO, ModusLink

When Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus now-famously noted that, “change is the only constant in life,” he couldn’t have possibly known how much that statement would resonate thousands of years later. Some may argue that...

Technology is transforming the Architecture and Engineering Industry
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Bill Kloster, CIO, SEH

Population growth and the increasing trend of megacities require more sustainable, efficient and cost-effective infrastructure. Higher standards for sustainable living will increase consumption of renewable energy and the demand for clean water....

Internet of Things and Big Data: Old is New and New is Old
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Shane Fazzio, Director Product Management-IoT Platforms & Analytics, Honeywell [NYSE:HON]

Surely by now we’ve all heard the news: Internet of Things and Big Data are the future. Gartner predicts 20 billion IoT devices and $3 trillion in IoT endpoint spending by 2020. Big data is expected to generate over $200 billion in spending...

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