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Intel Saves Millions Using IoT to Predict Equipment Failure
Intel saves millions of dollars by using the Internet of Things (IoT) to predict when shop floor tools will fail and repairing them before they can disrupt operations.
Rising Inventories: A Problem For Companies
Economist Bill Conerly, in Forbes.com, analyzed the GDP change from Q1 -2.1 percent to Q2 +4.0 percent to find a 2.9 percent swing in inventory build up between the quarters. Inventory levels are a key measure of the digital maturity of your supply chain.
More Innovation in Retail’s Last Three Feet
This recent CMO Australia article highlights an innovative retail marketing campaign currently running in Woolworth's supermarkets, in partnership with Nestle and Australian NFC tech leader Tapit. The campaign is using NFC tag technology to provide customers with recipe ideas in order to provide useful information and help drive sales.
Supply Chain Tops Agenda for Consumer Goods
More than any previous year, the focus of executive attention has shifted from economic uncertainty to data, technology and the supply chain. As the consumer demand for digital experiences and e-commerce grows, retailers and manufacturers are looking at how they can meet these needs and operate in this new era of disruptive technology. These are the findings of The Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG International annual Global Top of Mind Survey, which polled nearly 500 C-suite and senior executives globally.
Manufacturing Technology Attracts the Best Employees to your Enterprise
The manufacturing industry has seen a monumental shift in recent years. Technologies including big data, global platforms and flexible supply chains have revolutionized the industry and paved the way for major improvements in efficiency and communication.
What if Cloud-Based Best of Breed is Here to Stay?
Big change is afoot for industries such as manufacturing that have forsaken IT architecture for ERP. Business determination, along with price and user functionality, are driving the purchase of enterprise cloud applications outside the incumbent ERP vendor. In the eyes of the business, these are superior and best of breed.