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Leveraging Technology to Drive Successful Business
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Scott Lane, CIO, Beaver Street Fisheries

Making the Invisible ‘Visible BSF had several challenges, all centered on inventory visibility. We introduced several new technology tools to complement our legacy ERP system. The goal was to use technology to provide visibility that did...

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...

Methods for Enhancing Cyber Security in Smart Manufacturing
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Smart manufacturing is the new trend in manufacturing industry allowing production lines to respond to real-time developments enhancing the sector’s efficiency. Smart tools make the sector productive but also vulnerable to cyber crimes....

Worker safety and Plant Maintenance through IoT & Data Analytics
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Unplanned downtime is a threat to company’s workflow at the plant and also to the cost, as they result in big loss up to $2 million per incident. These downtimes hamper the most to the productivity and also at times risk the worker safety on...

The Future of Work as an IoT-driven Digital Workplace
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IoT is the transformational technology that brings changes in business and the way employees work. IoT connected devices generate large data that provide a base to a business’ cost-saving strategies and automation plans. AI is playing a...

IoT Innovation Is the Game Changer for Automotive Industry
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The automotive industry has been around for a long time now and has evolved ever since, but the major transformation that is supposed to happen is the vehicles driven by humans to the self-driving automobile industry. The driving force behind this...

Natural language processing: The Future Scope
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Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the exciting components of artificial intelligence, (AI) is the combination of machine learning, AI, and linguistics that allows human to talk to machines. NLP uses computational and mathematical methods...

Artificial Intelligence Explained.... with Cats and Dogs...
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Richard Bradley, Director, Digital Supply Networks, Deloitte

Artificial Intelligence is, at its heart, the discipline of building machines that think like humans in particular the development and display of learning and problem solving capabilities. There are hundreds of articles out there that talk...

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...

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...

A Sneak Peak into the Future of Retail Landscape
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Saqib .E. Awan, VP, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Which are the upcoming technological trends in the retail landscape? This is no easy time for brick and mortar retailers as e-commerce continues to attract consumers. At the same time, despite the doomsayers predictions, I think brick and...

Securing the Future of Retail Management
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Joe Bobko, Vice President of Transportation, Boxed

As a person who drives on major highways in the Northeastern part of the country, I would find myself very perplexed if a driverless vehicle approached me from the opposite direction. This is chiefly because as a human being—who although is...

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...

Issues and Trends in Metals and Mining Industry
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Supantha Banerjee, VP & CIO, PSC Metals

Is it over yet? I ask this question often to my colleagues in the industry who have been waiting impatiently for the down cycle to end. It looks like we still have a way to go. During super cycle, people imagined commodity prices will go up...

4Must-Have Technologies for Metals & Mining
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Sharon Gietl, VP-IT & CIO, The Doe Run Company

If you’re in the metals and mining industry, like The Doe Run Company is, news that commodity prices have declined to lows not seen since late 2008 and early 2009 is not new. The question is with these low prices, can your company afford new...

Making the Connection-IoT in Mining
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Joe Gladu, Vice President, Symboticware Incorporated

If you’re a player in technology in 2015, you have inevitably come across IoT, or Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE), two terms used to describe the interconnection of “things” to the rest of the connected world, people,...

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...

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...

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