A key challenge Elobau Sensor Technology faced in developing and maintaining strong customer relationships was the company had no formal method to track customer follow-up. They addressed this issue by investing in CRM software.
Given the considerable number of high-profile and damaging security incidents that have taken place over recent years, it is amazing that industry leaders admit that they don’t have the proper systems in place to help ensure that their IT systems are secure from the increasing threat of hackers and data breaches.
Research & Development (R&D) is critical to the creation of effective and innovative technologies in all industries. And it starts with the pieces.
ScienceLogic, a company that specializes in streamlining and monitoring IT systems, helped Ellison Technologies revolutionize their IT systems, cut costs, and lift stress from their IT departments shoulders.
Tapping into the collective knowledge of the organizations and customers opens new worlds of possibilities at a time when new levels of innovation are required to not only remain competitive but to gain market leadership.
Organizations have tried to implement a sales and operational planning (S&OP) process within their environment, but only a few organizations can claim to be satisfied with their results. How can companies evaluate the right S&OP-enabling technology?
Enterprise historians not only offer built-in data collection capabilities, faster speeds and higher data compression compared to RDBs, they can deliver architectural advantages that play a vital role in enabling accurate real-time information for better and faster decisions and a sustainable competitive advantage.
To allow industrial businesses to leverage raw data from devices such as sensors, intelligent electronic devices (IEDs), meters, and other real-time systems, enterprise historians enable key advantages over RDBs.
How can manufacturers best monitor complex equipment? Technology experts discuss how automation and process controls can manage and monitor interconnected systems like sensors, batteries, temperature, and more.
Detailed cost visibility across the product development lifecycle drives cost efficiencies and accelerates time to market.
Network Polymers knew what they wanted in an ERP solution: a combined ERP and MES solution – with no third party add-ons or bolted together programs.
This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 14.5% from April and up 19.0% when compared with the total of $398.10 million reported for May 2011.
One successful partnership has certainly helped bring video equipment manufacturing back to the United States.
Here are some low-cost cyber security tips and practices that anyone can use to increase their online protection.
How is wireless networking changing the industrial environment?
The tide has begun to turn on the flow of manufacturing jobs from the U.S. to China and other low-cost countries, according to a new study.
While Dell spent the past 28 years benefitting from scaling low operating margins, it sees close competitors pursuing higher margin opportunities in enterprise computing and has decided to follow suit.
If businesses could make three dollars for every one it spent on training, wouldn’t they want to know how? Organizations in the U.S. spend millions each year on training, and most of them don’t even know what they’re getting for their money. They should, because in the current business environment, learning & development programs need to prove their value like every other program in an organization.
While overall economy grew for the 37th consecutive month, economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in June for the first time since July of 2009, according to the June Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Avoiding equipment shut-down is the primary responsibility for any maintenance department. Once production machinery or the associated control device unexpectedly shuts down, the whole maintenance department moves into scramble mode.