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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Transforming Supply Chain for the "Now Economy"
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Steve Martin, VP, Automotive, Ryder System, Inc. [NYSE:R]

Affordable technology’s moving at warp speed, putting immense pressure on businesses across all industries to keep up. It’s a matter of choosing to step onto the playing field to tackle the competition in spite of the bumps and bruises...

Digital Disruptions: SMART Manufacturing Reimagined
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Sanjay Choubey, Global Program Delivery Executive, Briggs & Stratton

The transition of Manufacturing from a Product centric process to Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS), offers a truly disruptive aspect of manufacturing. The development and adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is a critical element of smarter...

The Industrial Internet at Work
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Paul Boris, VP, Manufacturing Industries, GE Digital

Heavy industry today faces relentless pressure to manage costs, shorten development times and increase productivity—while also meeting customer demands for build-to-order manufacturing and quality compliance. But most manufacturers find it...

ERP: A New Age of Innovation
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William R. Dyer, CIO, Cincom Systems, Inc.

Benefits of Cloud Computing Cloud and ERP can be a good mix in certain situations. We tend to see cloud as just one more alternative in a multi-tier ERP architecture. When it’s right, it’s right. Some operations require little or no...

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...

Mobile Device Management Is Critically Important
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Michael Endsley, CIO, Emerson Network Power

Challenges in Technology to Meet Enterprise Needs in 2013 and Expectations Consumers, including our own employees, cannot get their hands on new technologies fast enough, and that trend is showing no signs of slowing down. BYOD and mobility...

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