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Resources, People, and Innovation: Driving Business Growth in Aerospace and Defense
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Magnus Bjorendahl, VP-Aerospace and Defense, SAP

Regardless of the industry, there are a variety of technological, demographic and economic factors driving an unprecedented era of change for today’s businesses. The “always on,” hyper-connected customer often uses more...

The New Age of Shop Floor Management
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Samuel Bonilla, Director of Quality Americas, SaarGummi Group

The transition from hand production methods to machines, from handicraft to high tech, from raw materials to finished goods, started two centuries ago with the Industrial Revolution. The question is: Where we are now? What is the impact of new...

How is Automotive Industry Spearheading Technology Adoption Process?
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Most Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and manufacturers are moving up the chain with the power of smart sensors in the IoT platform along with integration of big data and AI. FREMONT, CA: Imagine the automotive industry taking charge to...

An in-depth Overview: Digital Workflows for Industrial Construction Sites
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Thomas Roithmeier, CEO & Co-Founder, INSITE IT GmbH

That’s how efficient site management is done Have you ever worked on a construction site with no predefined processes? Imagine every worker and site manager tries to implement his own processes and ideas – and considers only his own...

New Business Models Based on Flexible Supply-Chain and Manufacturing Equipment
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Lars Skogmo, Head of Process & Automation, AECOM

Digitalisation and connectivity are changing the conventional manufacturing world and supply-chain while at the same time giving rise to a multitude of new opportunities. Examples here employ autonomous equipment, self-learning systems with swarm...

Blockchain: Game Changer for Supply Chain Management In Logistics
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FREMONT, CA: The increasing global complexity of supply chain management has forced organizations, which serve as the missing link between the people and their capacity for working together on a scales, to look at technology as their silver...

Logistics Optimization through Business Process Services
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Ashley Naughton, Managing Partner & Head of Supply Chain Practice, Tata Consultancy Services

In Logistics services, the management of capacity plays a significant part in the overall cost profile of the logistics operation. The Logistics CPU (Cost per unit) is often under-scrutinized, and the proportionate relationship between customer...

Leveraging augmented Reality for Improved Manufacturing Processes
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Augmented reality (AR) is still unexplored. Although the technology has been widely popular in gaming and recreation industries, many industries like manufacturing have not been able to embark AR technology to its full effects. The...

Influence of AI on Enterprise Workflow
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Enterprises in all verticals are embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) at a rapid pace for their evolution. AI powers many industrial and personal processes ranging from data analytics to personal assistance in smartphones and speaker devices....

How Data Processing Can Revolutionize Pharma Industry
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The term big data commanded the attention executives and management consultants everywhere. Digital technologies provide the ability to rapidly and easily collect, store, analyze and transmit data on a large scale. This ability unlocks a huge...

Artificial Intelligence for Effective Supply Chain Management
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AI and ML have disrupted the traditional business processes in many industries. Supply-chain and transportation processes are also passing through an era of transformation with the introduction of AI and ML tools. Many leading logistics companies...

How AI is optimizing Supply Chain Management
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In the age of fourth industrial revolution, Artificial intelligence (AI) has touched and provided solutions in almost every sector including Supply chain management. AI provides contextual intelligence which helps in reducing operations costs and...

Applications of Internet of Things in Industries
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Internet of things (IoT) is a technology of connected device which communicates over the centralized storage system without human intervention. Businesses have invested hefty in the technology and embraced it wholeheartedly. Connected devices...

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....

Industrial IOT in Manufacturing: Uses and More
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Industrial IoT (IIoT) is a popular software term and a rapidly evolving sector that accounts for the maximum share in global IoT spending. According to a market research report, data gathered from a plethora of connected devices can be used by a...

Connect To Succeed: The Future of IoT in Supply Chain Management
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Bryan Tantzen, Senior Director, Kinetic Industry Products, Cisco

Just over a year ago, a Cisco survey found that the number one interest among more than three-fourths of supply chain management professionals was improving visibility. In an industry that still sometimes relies on technology from the 1980s, it is...

A Growing Reliance on Outsourcing Warrants a Change in Logistics Management
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Greg Aimi, Supply Chain Research Director, Gartner [NYSE: IT]

Your company’s performance is most likely becoming more dependent on third-party logistics (3PL) providers as the demand for logistics outsourcing grows. This dependence mandates a change in the role of today’s logistics professional...

The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings
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Joe Lynch , General Manager, Rock Solid Business Solutions

For many years, I ignored warehouses. I drove by them and I was vaguely aware that they existed, but that was the extent of my knowledge. If I had an opinion, it would have been that warehousing is a low tech, commodity business. I was so...

The Pharmaceutical Sector Is Witnessing a Transformation with IoT
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The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to revolutionize the pharmaceutical sector with its practical applications. It may facilitate and automate remote monitoring of patients and the discovery and access of drugs. IoT, combined with the...

How Internet of Things (IoT) will Rewire Supply Chains
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Chad Lindbloom, CIO, C.H. Robinson

Today’s global supply chains span multiple geographies and disciplines, including production, customer service, marketing, sales, and finance. This is necessary in order to deliver the market agility and standards of service that customers...