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Disruption in the Food & Beverage Industry
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Andria Long, VP Innovation & Consumer Insights, Johnsonville Sausage

In today’s “VUCA world”—a world that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous—anticipating what will be the next major disruption to your industry can seem difficult, if not impossible. And while some...

How Manufacturing Industry is Benefiting from the Advances in Nanotechnology.
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Nanotechnology is making such an impact on industries of all kinds that soon it will leave almost no aspect of life untouched. Applications of nanotechnology comprise nanocomposites, nanotubes, nanostructured materials, nanocatalysts, and nano...

AR/VR: Planning for the Unplannable
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Scott Sackville, Product Marketing Director, AR/VR, Jabil Green Point

Jabil Surveys Technology Leaders on How they’re Preparing for the Future of AR/VR No longer the stuff of science fiction augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) are rapidly expanding their foothold in the real world with the release of...

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence-A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs
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Sammy Amirghodsi, Vice President, Data Management, OCC (Options Clearing Corporation)

With increased focus on robotic process automation (RPA) to automate mundane and repetitive tasks, the next evolution in cognitive automation is now underway. Chief Information Officers (CIO) are evaluating and deploying second generation...

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence-A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs
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Sammy Amirghodsi, Vice President, Data Management, OCC (Options Clearing Corporation)

With increased focus on robotic process automation (RPA) to automate mundane and repetitive tasks, the next evolution in cognitive automation is now underway. Chief Information Officers (CIO) are evaluating and deploying second generation...

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,...

The Evolution of Manufacturing Processes
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Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek

Forty-two years, sounds like a long time…My first office job started just that long ago, and it was a far different world from what we live in today. Interestingly, it was not so different from a business perspective on how we ran and...

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...

Innovation in the Realm of Food and Beverages
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Manuel Alcalá, VP Pan American Sales, SMurfit Kappa

1. How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years? Nowadays, we think about IT from a business perspective. So, basically it must be aligned with a strategy that leads to serving our customers more effectively, act as a...

Technology-the ROI driver for Food and Beverages Industry
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Carlos Amesquita, CIO, Hershey Company

Tapping Technology for Effective Business Strategy My role fundamentally is to translate business strategy into IT strategy. Technology can be a competitive advantage, but only if properly used in the context of a business...

How Automation is Transforming Field ServiceSupport
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John Manasso, General Manager, IBM Technology Support Services, North America

As enterprises around the world continue to shift the way they select, deploy, and manage technology for their clients and customers, business leaders must take into consideration how newfound speed and efficiency inthe digitized world effects the...

How Business Process Automation is Humanizing the Workforce
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Greg Ryan, VP, Corporate Planning Division, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions

The road to efficiency may seem long and winding, but businesses are realizing they can no longer afford to operate with complicated, disjointed systems. Like any improvement project, business process automation (BPA) projects can seem...

Technology Transforming the Future of Manufacturing Floors
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Brian Stein, CEO, SYSPRO USA

I have seen a lot in my 30 odd years of leading a manufacturing software company, but most recently I’ve been really intrigued by the ways small and mid-sized manufacturers are leveraging technology to be competitive. It reminds me of an...

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 Global Understanding Imperative in the Automotive World
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Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products

Cloud ERP, our Bread and Butter We have fully embraced cloud computing at Inteva. We run our ERP system through the cloud—which is our bread and butter system. Cloud computing allows us to keep our costs low, keep our skill set at a...

Using IT as a Competitive Advantage
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Klas Bendrik, CIO, Volvo Cars

Simplicity in Integrations of Technology My expectations from technology providers are that they keep their promises and not only the technical or software parts of their promises but actually the business part of their promises as well....

Carmax, the Automobile Business with IT at the Core
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Shamim Mohammad, SVP & CIO, CarMax

I am the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at CarMax. I also consider my role to be the Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Integration Officer and Chief Idea Officer. I’m excited to be at CarMax as it is truly a...

Using Virtual Reality To Make Teleoperation Of Robots A Reality
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Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been working for a system that could enable people to supervise and manage robots from a distance around. The system permits a client to stay inside a VR room controlled with...

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...

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