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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...

Retail Digital Convergence
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Ruben Martin, CEO (Co-Founder), Quivers

Within the last 15 years, there have been a tremendous number of advancements to enhance the retail shopping experience. Of these improvements, those that stood out have created a simplified, quicker, and inexpensive way for consumers to...

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...

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...

Enhancing Workflow Management in Media
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Andre Mendes, CIO & CTO, US Broadcasting Board of Governors

Evolution of Workflow In the not too distant past, there was a dependence on physical media like videotapes and DVDs, but today, content acquisition, content manipulation, content packaging and delivery are executed in a seamless manner where...

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...

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...

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...

Deciphering the Evolution of Smart Manufacturing
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Fred Schultheis, Principal, Strato Systems LLC

The single biggest challenge currently in the Smart Manufacturing segment is navigating significant hype as suppliers in multiple vertical markets pursue this evolving market space and growth opportunity. Projected CAGR in this space nearing 10...

The Shaping of Manufacturing Technology
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Regina Salazar, Regional CIO, GPO, Whirlpool Corporation [NYSE:WHR]

How has Cloud Computing/Big Data/Networking/ Mobility/SaaS/New Technologies affected the Manufacturing industry? Cloud Computing and Big Data are some of the key infrastructure components that enabled the Internet of Things—which in turn,...

The Role of Technology in Manufacturing
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Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products

Ah–technology! That word sends some scurrying and others start salivating. We are all impacted on a personal level by technology. But, start putting the word with “and manufacturing” and there’s often less current impact....

Normalizing Dealer's Data
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Sherif Jitan, CIO, Pearl Technology Holdings

Automotive companies have lots of information but can’t use it effectively to drive business. Data is both difficult to access and needed by more applications. How do you examine the effective and proactive use of data—how to...

Focus on Growth, Not Technology
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Mark Mincin, CIO, Epicor Software

Today, technologies are those that enable Digitally Driven Business—social, mobile, cloud and analytics. These technologies clearly aren’t new, but the extent to which they are leveraged within businesses varies. Epicor is making the...

Last infrastructure environment - High Performance Computing
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Bruce Decock, CIO & VP, LSI

Technology trends Impacting Enterprise Business Environment and Manufacturing Industry The major trend in IT today is the continued emergence and importance of cloud computing in all of its forms, i.e. IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. I’ve heard on...

Extending Core Systems To Handheld Devices Allows Flexibilty
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Scott Chiavetta, CIO, Alliance Laundry Systems

Technologies giving competitive edge in the Manufacturing sector The most significant is mobile technology, and specifically the ability to leverage enterprise systems with mobile clients. In the warehouse in particular, that has allowed us to...

Plex Systems: Future-Proof Manufacturing
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Don Clarke, CFO and Interim CEO

Ushering in a new era of ERP with a complete system designed to power today’s modern manufacturer

Vendavo: Analytics to Boost Pricing Strategies
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Mitchell D Lee, Profit Evangelist

Vendavo offers the leading commercial excellence platform that assists B2B companies maximize margin, boost sales effectiveness and improve profitability

Avetta: Suppliers and Contractors under One Umbrella
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John Herr, CEO

Brings visibility in businesses by connecting the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors

CTSI-Global: End-to-End Supply Chain Solutions
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J. Kenneth Hazen, CEO

Provides solutions and services that give clients more control, improved efficiencies and a cost-effective process for greater savings

42Q: Instant IoT for Digital Factory Transformation
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Srivats Ramaswami, CTO

The company fosters digital factory transformation by leveraging ‘Instant’ IoT with a cloud-based MES

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