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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Product and Innovation, Supply Chain
Putting Value on Servitization

How do you put a value on Servitization? Servitization is a hot topic, particularly in manufacturing. The consensus of opinion…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Product and Innovation, Supply Chain, Sustainability
Keeping up with Certification and Compliance in Life Sciences

Manufacturing is probably the most highly regulated of all the industries and as a result has many bodies watching its…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | IFS Cloud, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Food and Beverage Manufacturing – Turning planning and forecasting to your advantage

In my previous blog I looked at the challenges of planning and forecasting in today’s fast-paced food and beverage manufacturing…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | IFS Cloud, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Food and Beverage planning and forecasting – dark art, science or a bit of both?

As consumers, we have high expectations when it comes to our favorite food brands. But do we really appreciate the…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, IFSCloud, Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Contracting for U.S. Defense Manufacturing procurement success – the opportunities and the pressures

Contracting with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) can represent a significant revenue opportunity for A&D manufacturers, but this doesn’t…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning Blog #3

Trying to plan the unplannable with DDMRP Following on from my last blog, about which parts are best suited to…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sustainability
Why manufacturers need a value-focused mindset to reach their sustainability goals.

Is it just me or does it seem as though the whole world is talking about sustainability right now? Admittedly,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
DDMRP Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning Blog #2

Trying to plan the unplannable with DDMRP (Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning). Following on from my previous blog about the…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, IFS Cloud, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Supply Chain
How intelligent data will be the foundation of supply chains in 2022

If the last twelve months are anything to go by, it is imperative for companies to show agility and adaptability…

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| | Estimated reading time: 9 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain
INDUSTRY PREDICTIONS 2022: MANUFACTURING 

Continued uncertainty, data security, connectivity and shortages… Looking back The ripple effect After the turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Automotive, Business Agility, Customer Engagement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transform Your Business
Unlocking the true value of digital technology in Manufacturing

The speed at which digital technology advances and the way it can disrupt entire markets is truly mindboggling. Why do…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP)

Trying to plan the unplannable. Today’s customers are challenging manufacturers with demands for more options, more products, and shorter lead…

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