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| | 6 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Strategy
Modular and offsite construction: evolution or revolution?
Modular and offsite construction: evolution or revolution?

Modular offsite construction has been around for many years, but is it about to really take-off? There has been a…

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| | 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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| | 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Strategy
A day in the life of Kenny the production planner
A day in the life of Kenny the production planner

Production planning is never easy, but do you have a thought for those in food and beverage where nothing is…

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| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Strategy
Playing the supporting role: military in-service support moves forward with next-generation equipment
Playing the supporting role: military in-service support moves forward with next-generation equipment

Introducing a new asset into a military force used to be simple. Manufacturers made the equipment, the military bought and…

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| | 2 minutes | Automotive, Business Technology, Strategy
What you need to know about quality assurance and management for the automotive industry
What you need to know about quality assurance and management for the automotive industry

Quality can be defined as “fitness for use as defined by the customer.” A quality product or service contributes to…

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| | 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Research, Service, Strategy
When digital transformation and customer expectation collide: the field service predicament
Leveraging digital transformation to improve customer service

Can service organizations leverage digital transformation to improve customer service and exceed expectations? Servitization. Uberization. Driverless cars. Drones. Digital transformation…

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| | 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Mobility, Strategy
Set IoT free, automate your business
Set IoT free, automate your business

Part three of a three-part blog series on enhancing the Internet of Things (IoT): Part one introduced the standard IoT…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Strategy
Five constraining factors construction companies must fix
Five constraining factors construction companies must fix

In our experience – reinforced by a recent construction industry roundtable discussion – there are five factors constraining Australian and…

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| | 3 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Oil & Gas, Research, Strategy
Expert advice on how oil and gas companies can increase efficiency
Expert advice on how oil and gas companies can increase efficiency

In the oil and gas industry, efficiency has, and always will be at the forefront of what asset owners and…

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| | 6 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Research, Strategy
Is the construction industry addicted to MS Excel?
Is the construction industry addicted to MS Excel?

You might assume that most companies are using modern, smart business systems to control complex projects, but the reality is,…

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| | 3 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Strategy
Set IoT free, shift your processes up a gear
Benefits of IoT

Part two of a three-part blog series on boosting the Internet of Things (IoT): Part one introduced the standard IoT…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Research, Strategy
Revolutionizing the commercial aviation industry is possible
Revolutionizing the commercial aviation industry is possible

How increasing your digital footprint will help your organization take flight. Every innovative and successful business around the globe focuses…

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