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Getting Back the Momentum

Getting Back the Momentum

Abraham Kurian, VP of IT, Divisional CIO and Senior Director, Harsco Corporation

"The Third Choice"

Jeffrey Jones, Corporate Director-IT, MetalTek International

Five Risks to Consider When Selecting an MES

Five Risks to Consider When Selecting an MES

Naveen Poonian, VP of Strategy, iBASEt

Machine Learning in Manufacturing: Moving to Network-Wide Approach

Machine Learning in Manufacturing: Moving to Network-Wide Approach

Paul Boris, CIO, Advanced Manufacturing, GE

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Integrated Information Systems: Integrated Manufacturing Intelligence

At the throes of the ever changing customer demands, and the clamor for cost-effective and accelerated product development, the manufacturing sector is on a transition spree. Along the times of transition—the promise of the fourth industrial revolution—Industry 4.0, augments the physical-to-digital-to-physical connection with a slew of technologies, that bring in enormous advantages by incrementing business value and productivity across the manufacturing floor. The metamorphosis in the shop floor is profound with robots outnumbering humans, and Industrial Internet of Things’ (IIoT) edge in enabling increased connectivity across the vast array of strategically installed smart sensors that relay vital data. With the ensuing big data analytics and intelligence, and the analysis of every process and equipment, the information-based economy is boosting operational efficiency manifold.

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IT in the Consumer Durables Manufacturing Space

IT in the Consumer Durables Manufacturing Space

Art Sebastiano, CIO, SharkNinja Operating LLC

Manufacturers in the consumer durables space are experiencing an increase in demand for superior products alongside the advent of various automated technologies.

Seven Attributes of Big Data 2.0: My Advice for CIOs

Seven Attributes of Big Data 2.0: My Advice for CIOs

Scott Gnau, CTO, Hortonworks

When Web 2.0 was coined, it was about new design patterns and business models emerging from the bubbles and shakeouts of subsequent computing revolutions.

The "Art of No "

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Tim King, Global VP of IT, Ideal Clamp Products, Inc.

As an IT professional it took me a long time to understand that we must say YES, and much of what we say to our customers is perceived as “NO”.

Technological Innovations in the Manufacturing Space

Technological Innovations in the Manufacturing Space

Cathal McGloin, VP, Mobile Platforms, Red Hat

With increased data volumes as well as regulatory and competitive pressures, global manufacturing supply chains are facing new levels of complexity that require greater traceability and faster reactions to changing conditions.

How Sales Order Automation Can Help You Handle a Retiring Workforce

How Sales Order Automation Can Help You Handle a Retiring Workforce

Brent Halverson, President & CEO of ecmarket, Creator of Conexiom

Retirement approaches for many of the baby boomer generation and with this departure comes an ominous hiring crisis.

Augmentation Innovation

Augmentation Innovation

Paul Ryznar, Founder & President, Light Guide Systems

Since Henry Ford’s first assembly line started rolling in December of 1913, the world of manufacturing has been consistently finding new ways to leverage that game-changing innovation by become more efficient and more productive.

People and Their Cars: 6 Ways the Digital Economy is Changing Relationships Throughout the Automotive Industry

People and Their Cars: 6 Ways the Digital Economy is Changing Relationships Throughout the Automotive Industry

Larry Stolle, Sr. Global Automotive Marketing Director, SAP

As farfetched as this may seem, the prediction that autonomous driving will become the new norm is widely agreed upon. Companies such as Ford, BMW and Toyota all have confirmed plans to introduce self-driving models to the market

Normalizing Dealer's Data

Normalizing Dealer's Data

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

Implementing the IIoT

Implementing the IIoT

Michael Risse, Vice President, Seeq Corporation

Whatever the expression—IoT, IIoT (Industrial IoT), IoE (Everything), Industrial Internet—there’s a monolithic sense to its use, as if it denotes a sudden and universal departure from past practices.

Customer Data Driving Success

Customer Data Driving Success

David L. Stevens, CIO, Maricopa County

The most challenging aspect of orchestrating and leveraging enterprise customer data is sorting out the rules and policy that govern ownership and privacy—establishing trust.

When to On-shore Manufacturing - Surprising Considerations

When to On-shore Manufacturing - Surprising Considerations

Nat Mani, President and CEO, Bestronics, Inc.

Offshore manufacturing has its place. When a product has matured to the state in which manufacturing processes are static and repetitive and, or, when production volumes are very high.