Industries

How IBM helps drive a sustainable food supply chain

Could you describe the exact journey your food makes before it ends up in your kitchen? Don’t feel bad if you can’t: the classic supply chain is characterized by a lack of precise and accurate information. Customers have no way of tracking their fruits or veggies from seed-to-plate, while suppliers and farmers often have to […]

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Modeling of alcoholic fermentation in champagne-production context

By Technord, IBM partner “This is champagne” One of the main challenges in the agro-food production is to handle the variability of the raw matters to deliver a final product meeting the quality specifications. The champagne production is a typical example: the quality of the main substrate, the grapes juice, depends on the yearly weather, […]

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How do we create a safer supply chain that combats food waste?

This question becomes increasingly important in the fight for sustainability. Blockchain, a system that protects data against manipulation, is a first step toward more transparency. Our planet is becoming increasingly congested. In 5 years the number of people on earth will exceed 8 billion. And by 2050 the population is expected to be 9 billion. […]

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Connect every link with Supply Chain automation

Intelligent automation allows manufacturers and retailers to optimise their supply chains relatively easily and quickly, without relinquishing control. However, 69 percent of logistics organisations have not yet fully integrated their supply chains. What logistical challenges do retailers and manufacturers face and how do they solve them? From the supply of raw materials to the final […]

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L’Oréal and IBM: An Industry 4.0 makeover

Personalized cosmetics faster to the customer Industrial processes are full of data and information. When all these bits and bytes are adequately collected and processed, they are used to optimize the production process. For example, by automatically adjusting the process . Or for making the right decisions at the right time. This also applies to […]

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The smart future of manufacturing companies

Maximum productivity and minimal downtime, an optimal supply chain and the retention of operational know-how. That is what manufacturing companies and their leaders want. Moreover, it is precisely what so-called ‘cognitive manufacturing’ can provide. This was evident from a recent interactive webinar, where IBM specialists presented the smart future of the manufacturing industry. Victor Sánchez […]

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How technology supports the best people flow experience at KONE

Manufacturers increasingly add digital components to their traditional products. This is usually on the basis of sensors within the hardware, which generate data about for example the functioning, use and condition of maintenance. KONE, manufacturer of lifts and escalators goes even further. They combine this data flow with artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Not only in […]

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Keeping quality high while lowering process costs with AI & IoT in Manufacturing

As profit margins shrink and consumer expectation rise, it’s for manufacturers more important than ever to optimize for quality in their operation. Fortunately, quality management technology has made huge advancements in recent years. Today organizations within manufacturing and their leaders can easily embrace available AI and IoT enabled solutions. This allows to detect quality issues early […]

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Vying for telecom customers: conversion times 3 with AI

Take a 100% saturated telecom market and more than averagely critical customers. How do you convince customers to buy extra services and to tie them even more to your brand? The magical ingredient: add a touch of artificial intelligence for a real time personalisation of communication. Proximus’ conversion rate of customers who are offered a […]

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