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Cybersecurity challenges are becoming more prevalent and complex for manufacturers as consumers embrace and demand advanced technologies.
Moving to a new ecommerce platform may seem like a big undertaking, but it’s a necessity if your legacy applications are too old to support the type of brand experience and functionality today’s consumers expect.
Companies that change their processes, but not the outdated and non-integrated applications beneath them, are simply hacking at leaves — expending energy but achieving little.
A raw RFID read that does not meet the criteria of a valid tag read needs to be tossed aside, as it is nothing more than pure noise to a system. If undetected, this creates false read events and bad data.
No matter how successful your safety effort has been in the past, that doesn’t change the fact that the warehousing profession is still full of hazards and risks in the present — and that it will continue to be so well into the future.
Probabilistic systems have traditionally had challenges around the theoretical and practical problems of data acquisition and representation. The next step is to understand what is happening at each stage of the supply chain and at all inventory locations rather than taking a simple 'whole inventory' view.
Cloud-based time and attendance is a critical tool for businesses looking to reduce timekeeping errors and create efficiencies. Smart manufacturers are using the system to streamline operations, boost productivity and position themselves competitively for the future.
By putting the right workflow structure and technology in place, you can start gaining real-time intelligence to help you make informed decisions that can propel your business forward.
Five reasons why moving to a cloud-based ERP solution makes sense.
Social media, alongside paid inclusion and other forms of search engine marketing, pay-per-click on third-party websites, email marketing, mobile advertising and more, forms the basis of any digital marketer’s palette.
As manufacturers begin to see multiple changes across the manufacturing industry, such as the increasing talent shortage, the increased reliance on technology will become apparent — from automation to replace employee labor to the ability to identify and manage exceptions throughout a manufacturing process.
When you’re considering participating in the developing IoT economy — and nobody can afford not to — you need to know how to do so effectively. Here are three guiding principles.
The Internet of Things will change the way we all work and live, and business organizations, especially manufacturers, are looking at ways to ride this wave into the future.
Prescriptive selling guidance can cut through the decision complexity inherent in modern manufacturing and present a new paradigm for manufacturers.
Supply chain visibility software provides a holistic structure to incorporate data from within and outside a business, giving it an end-to-end view and opening the door to other business benefits, such as reduced transportation costs and an improved customer experience.
There’s something special about manufacturers and distributors who sell food and beverages vs. those that produce other products. As a result, the stakes for mistakes in food manufacturing are particularly significant.
A look at how wireless technology is pushing its way into mainstream industrial engineering and how, when coupled with the cloud, can boost productivity and cut costs in the long term.
Pressured to contain budgets, some CIOs are turning to mass produced IT services that put cost efficiency over service. But much like mass produced foods filled with ingredients no one can understand, “Junk Food” IT can make a company sick and sluggish.
Manufacturers are converging their OT and IT systems into a unified network architecture, giving them nearly unlimited access to valuable production data that can help them make improvements and more swiftly react to market changes.
Sensitive data — particularly, IP — is key to a manufacturing firm’s success and upper hand. If this data isn’t properly safeguarded, not only can a company accrue serious monetary fines, but it can also suffer a hit to its reputation and public trust.