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Fundamentals to Increase ERP Efficiency
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) has seen major changes over the time and continues to witness the technological boom. The concept came into existence in the late ’90s and since then many theories and strategies have evolved the same....

Top Business Intelligence Tools
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Data is one of the most essential elements that can maintain a company's growth trajectory in an effective fashion. Mere accumulating of data cannot provide tactical benefits but only converting data into assets can add value to the...

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...

Future adoption of AI in ERP
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Finance, human resource, Manufacturing, supply chain, services etc are considered the core processes needed to run a company. The process integration of these sections is made possible with Enterprise resource planning(ERP). They use the latest...

The Industrial IOT Timebomb
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Matt Griffiths, CIO, Stanley Black & Decker Industrial [NYSE:SWK]

The average lifespan of industrial manufacturing machinery is around 20 years. To put that in context; 20 years ago, Windows 98 & Visual Basic 6.0 had just been released by Microsoft, Google had just hired their first employee and US...

The Industrial IOT Timebomb
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Matt Griffiths, CIO, Stanley Black & Decker Industrial [NYSE:SWK]

The average lifespan of industrial manufacturing machinery is around 20 years. To put that in context; 20 years ago, Windows 98 & Visual Basic 6.0 had just been released by Microsoft, Google had just hired their first employee and US...

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...

Market and Investment Strategies Manufacturers Need Today
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Industrial and manufacturing companies are today spending more time and money on machine manufacturing equipment, production line automation, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for the evaluation process—to analyze the functionality...

Cutting out the Middleman: Will ERP remove the need for manufacturing execution systems?
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The introduction of real-time machine data and strict transactional business information has drifted manufacturers towards integrating Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software with control systems in the enterprise architectures. Sitting...

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...

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...

How Business Process Automation is Humanizing the Workforce
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Greg Ryan, VP, Corporate Planning Division, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions

The road to efficiency may seem long and winding, but businesses are realizing they can no longer afford to operate with complicated, disjointed systems. Like any improvement project, business process automation (BPA) projects can seem...

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...

A Digital Experience Steering the Future of Automotive Industry
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Sherry Aaholm, VP & CIO, Cummins [NYSE:CMI]

Enhancing Flexibility through Cloud Computing When looking at the benefits of cloud computing, you have to start with customer satisfaction. Customers are demanding high levels of services in return for their loyalty. By entering this new era...

The Case for Mobile IoT UIs
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Leon Hounshell, CTO, Greenwave Systems Inc and Mark Baugher, Principal Security Engineer, Greenwave Systems Inc

Both mobile computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) generate a lot of bad news with respect to security. So combining “mobile” with “IoT” seems likely to produce even more bad news: The number of attacks on mobile...

Managed Print Services: Time to Rethink Your Print Strategy
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Sam Errigo, SVP, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions

With the cost of business rising, regardless of industry, CIOs continually tell us that they are looking for ways to lower operating costs, introduce proven technologies that speeds access to information and improve efficiencies. Many CIOs have...

Elevating and Demystifying Enterprise Architecture to Maximize Business Impact
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Cameron Ahler, Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture and Solution Delivery, Bridgestone Americas

I recently attended an Enterprise Architecture (EA) conference to get a pulse for how businesses perceive their EA teams. While the keynote speakers were strategic, technologically forward-facing and business outcome focused, many attendees I...

Elevating and Demystifying Enterprise Architecture to Maximize Business Impact
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Cameron Ahler, Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture and Solution Delivery, Bridgestone Americas

I recently attended an Enterprise Architecture (EA) conference to get a pulse for how businesses perceive their EA teams. While the keynote speakers were strategic, technologically forward-facing and business outcome focused, many attendees I...

Ever-Changing Landscape of ERP
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Jeff Wagaman, VP, Enterprise Solutions & Executive CIO, Smiths Medical [LON:SMIN]

The Upswing of Cloud Cloud computing will play a significant role over the next 5-10 years for the companies that have deployed an ERP. Both SAP and Oracle have openly stated their strategic direction is to focus on Cloud. R&D investment...

The EAM chain reaction: Four asset management benefits beyond the revenue cycle
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Patrick Zirnhelt, VP of Energy & Asset Management, North America, IFS

Organizations are under increasing scrutiny to ensure processes are compliant, safe and sustainable, this can be a challenge to meet. Enterprise asset management (EAM) is more than a glorified maintenance management system. It’s come into...

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