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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...

How will AI and Machine Learning Impact ERP Growth?
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ERP systems are essential for enterprise operations, but they are not getting enough attention like other systems as they take a longer time to implement.  This gap can be reduced by integrating cloud ERP systems with AI and machine learning....

What Future Holds for IoT, Cloud, and AI
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Many new technologies have surfaced over the years that have made their marks on information technology (IT) services. Technologies like IoT, Cloud computing, and artificial intelligence have changed the way organizations work in their day-to-day...

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...

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...

IoT in Manufacturing: A Newer Perspective
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The manufacturing industry is consistently showing drastic improvements in the market by implementing various technology applications like IoT in its processes. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to see a booming development in its...

AI: The Future of Technology
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AI is everywhere today, whether it’s detecting credit card fraud, spotting spam, recognizing who and what is in a photo, a recommendation of what to buy next online, or understanding what a person says to virtual assistants like Amazon's...

From Product to Experience: The Emergence of High-Tech Manufacturing
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Sedar LaBarre, VP, Booz Allen Hamilton

Ask five people in your organization to name the primary product that Apple sells, and you may hear five different responses—phones, computers, tablets, watches, or music. So who is right? None of them. Or, more charitably, all of them....

Industrial Training refashioned by AR/VR
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The latest innovations in the field of augmented and virtual reality can make life easier for experts in modern conditions. In the case of showing laborers how to utilize overwhelming hardware out of the blue or investigating underlying issues,...

The Changing Role of CIO in Digital Era
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Jonathan Pettus, CIO, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.” Charles Dickens opened his famous novel describing The Tale of Two Cities but he might have just as well been describing the...

Be Change Ready in an Evolving Manufacturing Vertical
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Matt Mizell, CIO, Laird

Fired…unemployed! And just four short years into your tenure as CIO of a three-billion dollar, global manufacturing company. You thought you did everything right? You’ve been reading CIO Review regularly and you followed many...

Technology: Revolutionizing the Automotive Industry
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Zackery Hicks, CIO, Toyota North America

Challenges and Wish List for 2014 As we move more applications, solutions and IT workloads to the cloud (PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, etc.), we are faced with identity, security, privacy, management, orchestration and integration of challenges as well as...

You're the Frog and Automation is about to Boil You
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Joe Fuller, VP & CIO, Dominion Enterprises

In an old parable a frog is placed in tepid water whose temperature is gradually and slowly raised to the boiling point. As the water gets warmer, instead of recognizing peril, the frog falls into a calm stupor and is boiled to death. If...

"Is IoT the Next App Store?"
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Scott A. Snyder, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

It is hard to think about the current wave of digital innovation and empowered end-users without thinking about apps. Despite the app store concept in its current form really only taking root in 2008 with the launch of Apple’s App Store for...

Cloud Intelligence Fuels Manufacturing Growth
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Caglayan Arkan, GM, WW Manufacturing & Resources, Microsoft

When a multinational oil company needed to predict equipment failure in its wells, it applied machine learning from Microsoft to existing data, and within four hours was able to identify six wells in need of attention. The company called the...

Industry and Internet will soon be Inseparable
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Franz E. Gruber, Founder & Chairman, Global CEO, FORCAM

The smart manufacturing journey requires the modern manufacturing business to undergo a fundamental transformation. It is not just about equipment and technology but will also require a meaningful change on the plant floor, both in terms of...

Build Manufacturing Collaboration with Interactive Ink
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Gary Baum, VP of Marketing, MyScript

Today’s manufacturing involves a multitude of tasks that are performed automatically. Though sensors have an important role, humans still have a key function in managing this information from manufacturing systems and in collaborating with...

Summit Midstream Partners, LP It must be industry leading
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Ken Bussell, VP of Enterprise Technology, Summit Midstream Partners, LP

The requirements I received to design and develop a new control center from our CEO, Steve Newby, and our COO, Rene Casadaban, were very direct and simple: It had to be functional, scalable, and industry leading. Having over 20 years of oil and...

Enhancing Customers' Experience through Technology
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Marc A. Hamer, VP & CIO, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc.

Revolutionizing Business with Technology The trait that differentiates me is that I don’t believe a CIO’s job as simply running back office IT. As a CIO, I look forward to locate ways to transform the company through technology. I...

Accellion Enhances kiteworks Secure Content Platform with New Microsoft Capabilities
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PALO ALTO, CA: With an aim to enhance its platform; Accellion adds further integrations with Microsoft solutions to its kiteworks secure content platform.  kiteworks platform offers a secure unified access to cloud content stores for...

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