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2020 manufacturing predictions: connecting machines to networks and companies to end-consumers
2020 Manufacturing Predictions

While change is buffeting the industrial manufacturing industry from a number of directions, the most disruptive changes will be those…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Manufacturing
The ‘True Value’ of ERP for Manufacturing
ERP for Manufacturers

What is the true value of ERP for Manufacturers? If you’re familiar with IFS, you’ll hopefully know that we are…

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5 manufacturing tips for the brave new industrial machinery world
Manufacturing Tips

Recently the Head of Corporate Development of a leading glass solution provider, within the construction industry in Europe, wanted to…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, IFS Applications, Manufacturing
It’s not the solution; it’s how you use it

Productivity in the UK has slowed and the future is uncertain for many businesses in the manufacturing sector. From attracting…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Digital Transformation, Manufacturing
The Manufacturing Skills Gap and a Disappearing Middle

One of the hottest topics today is the skills gap, executives are worried about being able to acquire the right…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing
Why Doesn’t The Chart Go Beyond Today?

One day AI systems will predict what is currently impossible, to allow us to overcome the inefficiencies in our lives…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Strategy, Transform Your Business
Is a return to clocking the outcome of the recent ECJ ruling?

The old-fashioned chore of clocking in and out is the last thing you think about in a modern digitized business…

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How can contract manufacturers decrease the level of inventory obsolescence?
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Over the past few years, the highly unstable prices on raw material and the increased lead time from suppliers on…

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The biggest challenge to the adoption of artificial intelligence is us
The Biggest Challenge to AI Adoption

In my last blog, I talked about the use of artificial intelligence to help process manufacturers uncover the holy grail…

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If Amazon did Factories
If Amazon did Factories

Amazon recently announced record profits of $3.03bn, breaking its own record for the third consecutive time. However, Amazon appears to be…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
2019 manufacturing predictions: start small, win big with AI
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A new generation of point AI solutions will prove themselves in 2019. They’ll build new trust, urgency and understanding of…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Automotive, Manufacturing
Pedal to the metal: Pushing new boundaries in automotive manufacturing

The automotive industry is already in the middle of huge market change. Cars and commercial vehicles are getting smarter, and…

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