Manufacturing Matters

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27 If you are a metal fabricator, you know how challenging it is to meet your specialized business requirements with outdated ERP solutions.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 »

Internet of Things—defining scope, understanding expectations

06/22/2015

This is part 1 of a 5-part blog series examining the strategy and implementation of the Internet of Things in manufacturing. The Internet of Things has taken the trade media by storm. Projections and promises of paradigm shifts abound, with every other new article inflating the potential impact by billions ... Continue reading Internet of Things—defining scope, understanding expectations »

Sound off: Share your Internet of Things insights

06/05/2015

Take a 3-minute survey and receive final benchmark report The Internet of Things (IoT) is dominating headlines and inciting passion in manufacturing. Few topics have created such a crescendo of voices promising paradigm shifts, reinvented operational practices, and revolutionary product innovations. The world, as we know it, is coming to ... Continue reading Sound off: Share your Internet of Things insights »

Is the auto industry set up for sustaining profitable growth?

05/26/2015

Growth is a top priority for auto manufacturers Sustaining profitable growth is a strategic objective for most successful businesses. According to a survey conducted by Accenture and the Economist Intelligence Unit, “two-thirds of senior executives expect growth initiatives to take a more prominent place on their company’s strategic agenda.” There ... Continue reading Is the auto industry set up for sustaining profitable growth? »

Manufacturing Automation cover story: “Make the Move” to cloud

05/22/2015

Manufacturing Automation’s May issue features Larry Korak’s bylined article, “Make the Move: Using the Cloud as a springboard for business innovation,” as the cover story. Korak is industrystrategy director for Infor’s Industrial Manufacturing vertical. The article is an insightful summary of the reasons cloud deployment supports manufacturers who are turning ... Continue reading Manufacturing Automation cover story: “Make the Move” to cloud »

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