| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Strategy
Q&A: How manufacturing can overcome today’s industry challenges
Q&A: How manufacturing can overcome today’s industry challenges

In this Q&A, I ask our manufacturing industry expert, Antony Bourne, to answer five questions about how manufacturing companies can…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Transform Your Business
10 manufacturing buzzwords you should pay attention to
10 manufacturing buzzwords that you need to pay attention to today and tomorrow

We’re in an age of rolling waves of technologically-driven disruption. Which are the 10 emerging technologies with the biggest chance of impacting your business? Here’s our guesses.

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing, Research, Strategy
Q&A: Why manufacturers are moving to service-based business models
Q&A: Why manufacturers are moving to service-based business models

Expert advice on how manufacturers can provide services and solutions that supplement their traditional product offerings. In this Q&A, I…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Energy, Utilities & Resources, Mobility, Research, Service, Strategy
The 4 trends lighting up the energy & utilities industry in 2017
2017 energy & utilities industry predictions

Changes in consumer demand and new opportunities in renewable energy production are leading energy companies to invest in alternative sources,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy
Industry 4.0 and embracing disruption
Industry 4.0

While Industry 4.0 does revolve around intelligence gathered from a number of places, it spans more than just IoT. Over…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Industry 4.0: fact or fiction?

Industry 4.0 remains a hot topic in the manufacturing industry, and this blog will dive a little deeper and explain…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
Predictions for the manufacturing sector

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the manufacturing sector, Antony Bourne, predicts how three key trends will be impacting the industry…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Automotive, Events, Strategy, Supply Chain
A meeting of automotive minds at Odette 2015
Odette 2015

What I saw and heard at Odette 2015. During the first week of December, I joined over 250 decision-makers and…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Automotive, Business Technology, Supply Chain
Seeing auto trends at Odette 2015

Automotive is a fast-moving industry and keeping up with the latest trends, opportunities and threats is a major challenge. This…

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