Manufacturing Matters

Seeing your way to food safety & compliance

08/27/2015

The consequences have always been serious for food manufacturers that fail to meet food safety and compliance requirements. In addition to knowing their products have sickened people, these manufacturers face fines, a tarnished reputation, and loss of business. Recently, one food manufacturing executive was found guilty of knowingly shipping contaminated ... Continue reading Seeing your way to food safety & compliance »

Cloud: The cure for capital junkies

08/26/2015

Automotive News recently brought together some of the most influential names in the automotive industry for a roundtable discussion about Fiat Chrysler Automotive CEO Sergio Marchionne’s recent call for consolidation with the industry. The panel’s moderator selected key excerpts from Marchionne’s Confessions of a capital junkie analyst presentation and invited ... Continue reading Cloud: The cure for capital junkies »

People want fresh food. Are your operations ready to deliver?

08/13/2015

Today’s grocery shopper is a much more informed consumer. Sure, that information is occasionally based less on factual data and more on pseudo-scientific soundbites from a favorite blogger or public figure, and sometimes misinformation from well-meaning family or friends. But it’s still information people use to determine what food they ... Continue reading People want fresh food. Are your operations ready to deliver? »

Integrate CRM and ERP to form profitable customer relationships

08/07/2015

Register for webinar Thursday, Aug 13, at 2 p.m. EDT. Everyone knows how dangerous a blind spot can be when you are driving. One false move while another vehicle—or pedestrian—is in that no-view zone, and the results can be tragic. The same is true for manufacturers trying to make critical ... Continue reading Integrate CRM and ERP to form profitable customer relationships »

Metal fabricators: Addressing unique vertical needs through ERP capabilities

07/24/2015

Register for webinar and demo July 27 If you are a metal fabricator, you know how challenging it is to meet your specialized business requirements with outdated ERP solutions. A July 27 webinar and demo, hosted by Ultra Consulting, is a chance to learn what you can do to change ... Continue reading Metal fabricators: Addressing unique vertical needs through ERP capabilities »

Join Infor and Ultra Consultants for a food & beverage ERP webinar

06/29/2015

Food beverage manufacturers, you are invited to the Ultra Consultants’ Food Beverage ERP Webinar on Wednesday, July 15, at 1 p.m. CDT. Join Mike Edgett, industry and solution strategy director for food and beverage at Infor, and Doug Visscher, Infor solutions consultant, as they demonstrate how Infor’s ERP solution meets ... Continue reading Join Infor and Ultra Consultants for a food & beverage ERP webinar »

Getting started on the IoT journey

06/26/2015

This is part 5 of a 5-part blog series examining the strategy and implementation of the Internet of Things in manufacturing. “The Internet of Things journey is just starting,” states Gartner. In the report “Four Best Practices to Manage the Strategic Vision for the Internet of Things in Manufacturing” analyst ... Continue reading Getting started on the IoT journey »

Estimating the potential benefits of Industrial IoT

06/25/2015

This is part 4 of a 5-part blog series examining the strategy and implementation of the Internet of Things in manufacturing. The media hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) points to a wide range of benefits, and often promises revolutionary impact. Predictive maintenance is a key benefit likely to ... Continue reading Estimating the potential benefits of Industrial IoT »

Operations and IT systems must realign for an Integrated IoT strategy

06/24/2015

This is part 3 of a 5-part blog series examining the strategy and implementation of the Internet of Things in manufacturing. An IoT system is not something a manufacturer can buy and turn on, nor is it one piece of hardware/software to be purchased and implemented over a few days. ... Continue reading Operations and IT systems must realign for an Integrated IoT strategy »

Manufacturing’s readiness to reap IoT benefits

06/23/2015

This is part 2 of a 5-part blog series examining the strategy and implementation of the Internet of Things in manufacturing. Despite the new Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities made possible by lower-cost, smaller-sized sensors, and improved big-data functionality, many manufacturers remain skeptical or are struggling to understand how to ... Continue reading Manufacturing’s readiness to reap IoT benefits »

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