It has always been “the customer is king”, but in today’s connected, customer-centric world, this phrase is more important than ever. Customer experiences are influencing buying decisions at increasing rates, making net promoter scores (NPS) more critical to differentiating yourself in highly-competitive markets.
Manufacturers spent 2018 deliberately advancing along the digital maturity curve. As emerging trends and business models move to industry 4.0, there have been pockets of digital activity across finance and operational areas, out on the factory/shop floor and in the field.
With the general availability of Dynamics 365 Business Central on April 2, 2018, clarity is needed on the differences between Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and Dynamics 365 Business Central for potential users and partners alike.
The future of manufacturing is digital and forward-thinking CIOs are facing a number of new challenges in the manufacturing industry. Even as technology delivers value, it can also create exposures and weaknesses.
Today, all you hear about is data, data and more data. It is becoming increasing critical for leading manufacturing organization to have the ability to access, analyze and manage the vast amounts of data to stay competitive and ensure profitability.
Today’s challenges from increased competition, complex regulatory requirements and heightened safety demands are putting pressure on the manufacturing industry. How can organizations face these challenges and excel in this competitive environment?
Azure IoT Edge is an Internet of Things (IoT) service that builds on top of Azure IoT Hub. This service is meant for organizations who want to analyze data on devices “on the edge” vs “in the cloud”.
Successful ERP evaluations and implementations are essential for long-term profitability and performance of an organization. ERP software has been around since the 1980s and their purpose is to manage end-to-end business processes.
Reaping the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is about measuring just about everything in the factory of the future. As we enter the Industry 4.0 era, where computers and automation are coming together in an entirely new way, with equipment connected remotely to systems equipped and ready with machine learning algorithms - the benefits outweigh the concerns in many facilities worldwide.
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a form of wireless communication that uses radio waves to identify and track objects. Today, RFID tags are being attached to a variety of “things”: pharmaceutical products, clothing, identification cards, even farm animals are equipped with a tag so they can be identified beyond doubt along the whole supply chain. RFID Tracking is one of the areas that is making manufacturing intelligent.