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Fundamentals to Achieve Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Industry
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Digital transformation has now become the need of the era for all sectors and majorly for the manufacturing industries to sell service and innovate more effectively. There are various factors that play important role in transforming the business...

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...

How Additive Manufacturing Will Become the Future of Automotive Industry
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Additive manufacturing or AM is one of the most exciting technologies developed in recent years. The core of AM is 3D printing. Unlike subtractive manufacturing where the process starts with a block of material and removing off the excess,...

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...

Self-Learning Supply Chain for Manufacturers
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As per the experts data is the primary core fuel driving efficiency, advancement and competition. Around 99 percent of manufacturers today, have an information technique set up alongside optimization plans and to improve the nature of their...

5 Traits Supply Chain Leaders Need to Survive in Today's Evolving Healthcare Landscape
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Scott Nelson, SVP of Supply Chain, Cardinal Health

Successful healthcare organizations recognize that an effective supply chain is essential to achieve savings and efficiencies, while supporting improved quality of care. As the supply chain role becomes increasingly important across all...

5 Traits Supply Chain Leaders Need to Survive in Today's Evolving Healthcare Landscape
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Scott Nelson, SVP of Supply Chain, Cardinal Health

Successful healthcare organizations recognize that an effective supply chain is essential to achieve savings and efficiencies, while supporting improved quality of care. As the supply chain role becomes increasingly important across all...

Redefining Supply Chain Management
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Rajeev Ravindran, SVP and CIO, Ryder System

How do you see the benefits of cloud computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain industry, and how have you embraced it? Ryder has and continues to implement and evaluate the increased use of cloud computing, both Infrastructure as a...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

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...

From Robotics to Big Data, What the Future Holds for Manufacturing
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Karl Rosenblum, Head, Global Capacity and Risk Strategy, Alcon

One of my favorite quotes by science fiction writer William Gibson is, “The future is here, it’s just unevenly distributed.” When looking across new developments in manufacturing technologies, this sentiment seems to hold truth,...

Creating Manufacturing Value: Better, Faster, Cheaper
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Darrell Edwards, SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, La-Z-Boy

In our dynamically global marketplace, firms are in an insatiable quest to become more competitive, to drive more value. If you operate within the supply chain space, few disciplines can be more of an enabler, more of a business partner, than...

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...

Focusing on Technologies that Promotes Company Priorities
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James Bovenzi, GM Executive Director; North America Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors

1. In the light of your experience as a senior leader in supply chain arena what are the technological trends and challenges you’ve witnessed happening in the space? There are a number of technological trends impacting supply chain,...

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...

Accelerating Digital Agriculture through Internet of Things (IoT) and Analytics
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Jim Kinnett, VP of Global Supply Chain and Enabling IT, Monsanto Company [NYSE: MON]

Think about seed corn, harvested from several production growers’ farms, traveling to a manufacturing plant. Sound simple? Now think about this: for every hour that corn spends inside a truck, the internal temperature of the seed rises...

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...

5 Lessons Healthcare Can Learn from Refined Logistics Models
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Stephen Downey, SVP, Healthcare & Electronics, GEODIS

There is enormous pressure on healthcare organizations to reduce costs and find efficiency in the supply chain. Healthcare can take lessons from more refined logistics industry categories for cost effectiveness, just-in-time availability, and...

Supply Chain Process Development using DFSS/DRM and First-Time Quality
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Eric C. Maass, Director of Design for Reliability and Manufacturing, Medtronic

Content For a manufacturer, success is driven by satisfying (or even delighting) customers–which depends on delivering above and beyond expectations. The supply chain can be considered as a system, from suppliers through internal...

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