Industry Insights

Join us in discussing the latest news, research, and industry insights surrounding the Manufacturing Industry from a top-level view.

Industrial products leaders are unlocking the potential of artificial intelligence 

Organizations in the global industrial products industry face significant challenges: cost pressures, increased regulations, disruptive technologies and the increasingly costly delivery of raw resources. High volatility in commodity prices has put severe pressure on company margins and can quickly expose inefficient operations. Processes, workflows and the understanding of performance are dramatically changing. Operations can no […]

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The Future is Closer Than We Think

Imagine, if you will, a visaphone — a contraption where, according to the above comic, ‘your picture would be transmitted along the wires, together with your voice; and of course you’d receive a picture from the other end, also.’ Not a big deal in 2017, when 77% of Americans have a smartphone. But it was a spectacular […]

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The Race to a Truly Smart Home

The concept of a smart home has been around for a long time and yet even in 2017, it remains relatively ignored by all but the early adopters. The number of vendors offering new smart home platforms continues to expand, whether it is new startups, consumer goods giants or the Silicon Valley elite. But as […]

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Cognitive Analytics and Mobility Can Empower Maintenance Service Personnel

One of the important KPI’s of Maintenance is to reduce the “Mean Time to Repair” of the equipment. As in the Mining (any) industry the maintenance personnel are always hard pressed for time to rectify/ service the equipment in the shortest possible time and return it in a safe operating condition to its potential capacity. […]

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Risk Management: New Frontiers for Metal Companies

It’s high time for metal producers and consumers to explore new frontiers in risk management strategies due to increased volatility, risk and regulatory compliance. Enterprise wide risk management requires an integrated view of market, credit, operational and Geo-political risk. Managing market risk is vital to managing profitability. There are many factors effecting market risks for […]

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