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Secure Cloud Faxing for the Manufacturing Industry
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Faxing is a secure way to communicate with suppliers, clients and partners for manufacturers. But as with any manual paper process, there are probabilities for the documents getting lost and processes being slowed down by poor connections. Apart...

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...

Optimizing Warehouse Control Systems with Industry 4.0
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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...

Considering the Top Precision Motor for Robotics
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With the advances in automation innovation, the existing trend is towards making more efficient robotics and automated production systems thereby putting additional pressure on process engineers to develop solutions that are small, precise,...

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...

How Digitization is Empowering Manufacturers
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The manufacturing sector has been on an operational excellence journey for the past three decades by embracing new technologies. Manufacturing is an excellent platform for innovation, and rapid digital advances mean manufacturers can achieve a new...

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...

Internet of Things Creating Changes in Data Centers
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The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform the data center market and all its aspects with it. According to a research firm, 26 billion units of IoT will be installed by 2020 resulting in revenue generation of $300 billion by IoT product and...

Internet of Things Creating Changes in Data Centers
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The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform the data center market and all its aspects with it. According to a research firm, 26 billion units of IoT will be installed by 2020 resulting in revenue generation of $300 billion by IoT product and...

The Future of Marketing: Creating 3-Dimensional Customer Profiles in an IoT Frenzied World
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Jeanine Banks, EVP, Global Products & Solutions, Axway

Consider that most of your customers are now smartphone users and that the average smartphone user interacts with their device over 150 times daily to send messages, view digital content and use social media, according to the Kleiner Perkins...

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...

Revolutionizing Industrial Mining through Smart Tools
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Jeff Bauserman, VP-Information Systems & Technology, Alpha Natural Resources

How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years in Metals and Mining industry?   Alpha Natural Resources began as a “roll-up” company with three initial acquisitions of existing coal assets in 2002-2003. An...

Moxa SupervisesIIoT Security throughTXOne Networks
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Moxa Inc, an industrial communications and networking company, and Trend Micro, a global security organization have announced that they have accomplished a letter of intent to create a joint-venture corporation called TXOneNetworks which will...

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....

Swimming in the Cloud, Drowning in Big Data
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Darren Cockrel, CIO, Coyote Logistics, a UPS Company [NYSE: UPS]

Cloud solutions have pierced the enterprise space, opening new possibilities for agility. If you look around, it's gotten very cloudy! Applications for human resources, expense management, and corporate training would require special...

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