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Technological Innovations in the Manufacturing Space

Technological Innovations in the Manufacturing Space

Cathal McGloin, VP, Mobile Platforms, Red Hat

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

Augmentation Innovation

Augmentation Innovation

Paul Ryznar, Founder & President, Light Guide Systems

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IQMS: Smarter Shop Floors for Better Visibility

While the wave of technology evolution, including automation and lean practices change the course of manufacturing industry globally, the demand for cost-effectiveness, interoperability, and productivity throughout the production processes has been increasing. In pursuit of achieving a defect-free shop floor with zero wastages costs, lesser human intervention, and interlinked systems that manage plant and equipment, companies are undergoing trials and tribulations with technology and software. Today, despite the multiplicity of ERP solutions, self-monitoring systems, digital technologies, and internet connected systems; most manufacturers struggle to wade past administrative inefficiencies, repetitive tasks, and processes while keeping a thorough check on manufacturing expenditure and its impact on the bottom line.

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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.

Machine Learning in Manufacturing: Moving to Network-Wide Approach

Machine Learning in Manufacturing: Moving to Network-Wide Approach

Paul Boris, CIO, Advanced Manufacturing, GE

The challenge with machine learning in manufacturing isn’t always the machines; it’s often the people as well.

Delivering Value with a Strategic Framework for Inventory Management

Delivering Value with a Strategic Framework for Inventory Management

Darrell Edwards, SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer, La-Z-Boy

In the supply chain world, not unlike most other disciplines, firms frequently find themselves in search of the next big thing; some revolutionary break through that will drive big value.

Manufacturing in the Digital Age

Manufacturing in the Digital Age

Heppelmann, Divisional General Manager, Manufacturing Solutions, PTC

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way manufacturers not only view the way they create and service products, but also how it can help boost quality, efficiency, and productivity within their manufacturing operations.

Digital Opportunities in the Consumer-Products Supply Chain

Digital Opportunities in the Consumer-Products Supply Chain

Mark Osborn, Vice President Digital Strategy and Business Planning for Consumer Products with SAP

Consumers today are online and connected as never before, changing how they live, communicate with friends and family, monitor data about their eating habits and fitness routines, and even manage the lights or smart appliances in their homes.

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.

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”.

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.

Enhancing Customers' Experience through Technology

Enhancing Customers' Experience through Technology

Marc A. Hamer, VP & CIO, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc.

The trait that differentiates me is that I don’t believe a CIO’s job as simply running back office IT. As a CIO, I look forward to locate ways to transform the company through technology. I am driven by the highest priority of changing the way