manufacturing

How AI transformed ABB customer support in just 90 days

When most manufacturers think of using IT solutions to support their business, they generally focus on augmenting their physical assets, or upgrading their inventory or supply chain management systems. ABB is different. With our unified, cross-industry ABB Ability™ digital offering, ABB is transforming into a data-driven manufacturer. We want to use data to drive all […]

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Flex sees IoT ecosystem as the future of manufacturing

I believe that the Internet of Things, or IoT, is the future of manufacturing – we call it the Intelligence of Things. It’s also the future of healthcare, automotive safety, aerospace, telecommunications and pretty much every other industry sector. That’s why we’re positioning IoT everywhere at Flex. Global production, global headaches Most people have never […]

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Advancing academic and industry research with Watson AI

Students at the University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing are some of the best in the country, and even the world. As dean of the college, I think it’s critical for the university to support them by providing the richest and most advanced research opportunities possible. Our deep partnerships and long-term research […]

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Digital meeting platform brings Grupo Familia together

Grupo Familia is a company with operations in Latin America and the Caribbean that makes personal care and hygiene products to improve wellness in every stage of family life. We also believe in furthering the well being of our employees by fostering connections among people inside and outside the company. This can be difficult, however, […]

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Mueller Inc.: Gaining a cognitive edge over the competition

Mueller is an industrial products company with a big sales territory. We’ve become one of the leading steel building and roofing manufacturers in the United States. I attribute our success and growth to our customer outcome focus and our people – all 750 of them. As the data guy at Mueller, I want to give […]

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Differentiation in five steps from Mueller Inc.

Mother Nature and extreme weather conditions across the central and southwest U.S. keep us busy at Mueller Inc. As a manufacturer of steel buildings and metal roofs, we’re in business to keep people and property a little safer as they contend with tornadoes and extreme hail. At Mueller, we’re committed to technology; it’s a foundational […]

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SparkCognition on why cognitive business is booming, part 3

Amir Husain is the founder and CEO of IBM Business Partner SparkCognition. Matt Young, IBM Client References program director, recently interviewed Amir about Cognitive Business. The following is the last in a three-part series on the interview. We’ve heard about Amir’s background, and his take on cognitive computing in security and the Internet of Things […]

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Boosting manufacturing efficiencies with Industry 4.0

The global economic recovery is gaining momentum and businesses are eager to keep pace while driving efficiencies. At SRG Global Inc., we manufacture high-value coatings on plastics for the automotive, commercial truck and consumer goods industries. Our products can be found on almost every auto manufacturing line in the world, but we knew we had […]

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