Manufacturing Matters

New leadership and organizational requirements in a customer-centric world

May 1, 2017

A 5-part series on the changing C-level foundation in manufacturing Despite pressure to adopt disruptive technology at the speed of change, manufacturers should pause, evaluate, …

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Nationalism vs. globalization: Software supports agile response to changing manufacturing landscape

January 31, 2017

Here’s part 2 of a 2-part article looking at the impact of nationalism on US manufacturing. Read part 1.    In yesterday’s post, we looked at …

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2017 predictions: Revenue from aftermarket service will increase 20% by 2020

January 9, 2017

As manufacturers gear up for digitalization, and CFOs attempt to justify investments and predict ROI, topics invariably turn to new revenue streams that will emerge …

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Predictions for 2017: 10 critical business drivers compelling manufacturers to double down on cloud

January 5, 2017

The following is an interview with Lisa Pope, senior vice president, Infor CloudSuite, discussing the importance of cloud-based IT deployments to help manufacturers achieve their …

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Predictions for 2017: Manufacturers will stop incubating and start accelerating

January 4, 2017

The following is an interview with James Toomey, vice president, Hook and Loop Digital, and Andrew Kinder, vice president, Infor industry and solution strategy, about what digital …

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Predictions for the 2017 manufacturing revolution

December 19, 2016

As manufacturers take a collective year-end sigh, pause, and reflect on the state of manufacturing, thoughts naturally turn to predictions for 2017. Will the coming …

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The real benefit of manufacturing digitalization: new revenue streams

December 12, 2016

As manufacturers develop strategic plans for 2017, investment in digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) is likely to be on the priority list. Pelted …

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Top 5 manufacturing takeaways: November

November 30, 2016

It’s the last day of November, and that means it’s time to take a look at the past month on the Manufacturing Matters blog. This …

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5 reasons manufacturing SMBs benefit most from digitalization and IT modernization

November 14, 2016

It’s a good time to be a small to mid-size business (SMB) in manufacturing. While all manufacturers have opportunities unfolding from technology, the more agile …

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Embracing tomorrow, technology, and a team approach

November 9, 2016

The state of manufacturing has never been as tumultuous as it is today. Progress comes in surges. New technologies, new business models, and a reignited …

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