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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: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Creativity & Innovation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Let’s actually start minding the industry skills gap
Skills Gap

When I meet with IFS customers across the UK one of the most common pieces of feedback is the struggle…

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How can contract manufacturers decrease the level of inventory obsolescence?
high tech manufacturing

Over the past few years, the highly unstable prices on raw material and the increased lead time from suppliers on…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
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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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing
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, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
In search of the forecasting holy grail
Forecasting Holy Grail

Accurate forecasts are the panacea for food manufacturers, Is artificial intelligence getting us close to a solution, are we near…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Strategy, Transform Your Business
Strategic positioning is the 2nd of the 3 cornerstones reinforcing business longevity
strategic positioning

The King is dead, long live the King! With change and renewal being the only long-term constant, business positioning and…

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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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