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Optimizing Warehouse Control Systems with Industry 4.0
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Dr. Ralf Garlichs, EVP Products & Technology, Interroll Group

With industrial IoT (IIoT, also referred to as Industry 4.0) on the rise, it is critical for CIOs and IT personnel to participate in the selection and deployment of warehouse control systems and equipment. Involvement in the purchasing and...

The Robots are Here! Behavioral Science, Innovation, And The Rise of Chatbots
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Charlotte Blank, Chief Behavioral Officer, Maritz

The robots are here. Machine learning and predictive analytics are transforming every industry, creating new opportunities–and disrupting old models–faster than you can say “S-Curve.” In more instances than not, the...

Smart Manufacturing: the trending AI
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is by no means an alien concept. It has been around for a while now. With the potential to enhance human capabilities, AI can streamline the somewhat anarchic business arena. Recent developments made in the...

Avoid Being the Next Casualty in the Retail Apocalypse
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cioviewpoint

Sahal Laher, CDO & CIO, Destination XL Group

How are customer expectations driving changes for retail? There is extreme competition in the retail industry today and thousands of stores are closing in what is being described as the retail apocalypse. You cannot focus merely on survival,...

Turning Constant Change into Business Opportunity: The Role of IT in the Modern Day Supply Chain
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cioviewpoint

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...

Transforming Supply Chain for the "Now Economy"
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

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...

Technology-The Key to Achieve Extraordinary Visual Experience
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cioviewpoint

Glenn Pinnel, VP, CIO, Benjamin Moore & Co.

1. How would you describe the role of a CIO today? Not all companies are in the same place but many more see the CIO role to be that of Business Transformation Officer. Business models are under pressure and are changing at a pace we have...

Reclaiming Control of ERP Implementations
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cioviewpoint

Ryan King, CIO, Power Solutions International

Manufacturing “business to business” e-commerce websites are for most organizations mediocre or produce very little traffic and revenue. However, you will be surprised how most manufacturing companies have a healthy aftermarket...

SYSPRO Streamlining Manufacturing Processes
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Joey Benadretti, President

SYSPRO is a global provider of industry-built ERP software for manufacturers and distributors that aids the manufacturing industry in managing every facet of operations

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