Recent Articles

February 27, 2015 12:04 pm
Jim Haughwout
Combining sensor and supply chain management data creates a smarter, more intelligent supply chain that aids companies in solving a variety of business problems every day.
February 25, 2015 11:32 am
Stefan Guertzgen
Five real-world examples of how converting data into action can transform your business. 
February 24, 2015 11:17 am
Mariano Nunez
In 2014, organizations were caught off guard by the increase in advanced threats targeting vulnerabilities within business-critical applications. In order to ensure that this information is secured, manufacturing organizations must implement measures that eliminate any and all threats to the business before they evolve.
February 23, 2015 11:05 am
Eric Stout
As manufacturing companies look toward the fast-growth areas of their business in favor of reducing non-core assets, M&A has become an effective strategy. However, from a data perspective, manufacturers must take the right steps to ensure proper quality and migration for all enterprise data involved. 
February 20, 2015 11:16 am
Dave Lechleitner
To many small companies, the thought of lean manufacturing is a business principle traditionally reserved for the big companies — such as Boeing or General Motors. Yet with the rapid proliferation of technology and cloud computing, “going lean” has never been so easy for small shops.
February 18, 2015 10:50 am
Jack Tison
As the Internet of Things (IoT) moves into the industrial space, studies show 86 percent of manufacturers are investing in IoT as they go after an estimated $4 trillion in benefits for manufacturing applications. Why now? The cost of sensors, networking, storage and computing have dropped dramatically.
February 17, 2015 11:43 am
Mark Hardesty
What maintenance technicians are accomplishing through wireless mobile devices is revolutionizing factory efficiency.
February 13, 2015 11:50 am
Vinod Pathangay & Aparna Kumpatla
The cost of fatigue is of increasing concern to organizations across the globe as fatigue-related accidents and losses are extremely high.
February 12, 2015 12:03 pm
Pat Garrehy
Cloud ERP lets companies focus on delivering the customized products and services now in demand and rather than worry about the limitations of their aging legacy system.
February 11, 2015 11:40 am
Robert Bredlau
No matter how long they’ve been in business, global manufacturers for B2B and B2C goods must face the reality of a digital world in which customers expect a company’s website to provide them with all the information they need, and quickly, on whatever platform they’re using. 
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