As the market becomes more technologically advanced, CIO's need to keep up to date on digital transformation efforts to facilitate a more efficient organization and ensure their wider business goals are achieved.
Insights are more than data, it's about improving how your teams and production lines work together. Insights are crucial as they let cross-functional teams see the same data and understand the real-time state of the entire operation. Learn more in this Q&A.
For companies of all sizes, no matter what you sell, content and marketing collateral can all be lead generators if created with due diligence and an eye toward thoughtful positioning.
Before the rise of intelligent file cabinets, the number of warehouse files is large, every time the inventory or in and out of the warehouse, all rely on manual participation, to consume a lot of manpower and time and the risk of error is larger.
The past few years have proved challenging for the auto manufacturing industry. Automakers faced a slew of obstacles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but few were as far-reaching and disruptive as the chip shortage.
With growing energy demand and increasing focus on energy security and supply resiliency, governments and businesses alike have turned to digital strategies to shape the new energy landscape.
Typically, collaboration between manufacturing sites is ad-hoc and disorganized at best. Spreadsheets, email chains and one-off instant messages make it taxing to locate information quickly.
Responsive supply chains are flexible, quickly adapting to demand shifts and disruptions. They can then mitigate challenges that affect industry competitors and minimize waste. Here are seven ways manufacturers can create an effective one.
5G networks are opening new opportunities to manufacturers including speeding-up the IoT with faster data transfer rates and more efficient connections and communication between devices. Therefore, 5G will be key to the growth of the IoT in 2022.
When manufacturing CFOs were asked about the top business risks for 2022, 40% highlighted the management of rising inventory costs, 36% of respondents were concerned about managing cash flow and 35% pointed to the management of local and global supply chains.
The manufacturing sector seems to be experiencing delays and disruptions far more than other industries. Part of this is because of others' reliance on it, and another reason is the commonality of critical flaws within supply chains.
When manufacturers want to implement a new production line, they are examining all of the possible risks and scenario planning for every reasonable action that could either prevent or mitigate a risk if it materializes.
Gartner found last year B2B buyers now only spend 17 percent of their time meeting with potential suppliers and vendors when deciding a purchase. Virtual selling via digital channels and commerce to price to quote (CPQ) techology is predominating.
Many businesses have folded, thousands of jobs have been lost, but there is an upside to this - many have managed to ride the wave and come out the other side with a stronger, more resilient business model that will drive them forward despite uncertain times.
From my experience, relational governance inevitably creates an atmosphere of loyalty and trust much more easily than one that is adversarial, focusing only on punitive actions when contractual agreements are not met.
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If there was ever a time to add voluntary benefits to your employees' compensation package, this is it. The tight labor market combined with supply chain bottlenecks, continued COVID-19 outbreaks, rising input costs and workforce challenges have helped drive a national trend of record high turnover rates for the manufacturing sector, making it imperative to evaluate compensation and benefits packages to remain competitive. The voluntary benefits 101 guide for manufacturers provides practical information about voluntary benefits without the jargon or complicated details. Download the guide.