Industries

AI & Industry 4.0 beyond the hype : putting AI into practice

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be a real value driver for organizations. As the power of algorithms, computing and amounts of data surge, companies within manufacturing and industry start to see an increasing amount of use cases. These systems could drive efficiency and enhance capability. But also automatize tasks, decrease costs and improve revenue. Success and […]

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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

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be a real value driver for organizations. As the power of algorithms, computing and amounts of data surge, companies within manufacturing and industry start to see an increasing amount of use cases. These systems could drive efficiency and enhance capability. But also automatize tasks, decrease costs and improve revenue. Success and […]

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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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Chocolate – much more than a matter of good taste

Whenever there is a moment to celebrate, or when we want to show our beloved ones our special attention – no doubt, tasty chocolate is the first and best choice. These high quality cacao products may be made in Belgium or the Netherlands. But an extensive chain of production and processing precedes the final product. […]

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Technology makes Saint-Nicholas’ work easier

My daughter Clémence is both nervous and excited by the perspective of Saint-Nicholas arriving with her presents. She posted her wish-list in a letter to him in Spain. What she doesn’t realize is the pressure her expectation generates in the supply chain. As an Industry Solutions Executive at IBM I mainly work with retailers and […]

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Fabrikanten zien kansen nu operationele technologie slimmer wordt.

Operationele technologie (OT) en informatietechnologie (IT) komen steeds meer samen. Productiesystemen zijn binnen industriële omgevingen een belangrijke bron van data. Door deze te combineren met nieuwe data uit internet of things (IoT) en andere gegevensbronnen kunnen processen worden geoptimaliseerd. Kosten worden bespaard en nieuwe vormen van waarde aan producten en diensten toegevoegd. Technologieën als kunstmatige […]

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CMO afgerekend op betekenisvolle ervaring

De chief marketing officer (CMO) ontwikkelt zich steeds in de richting van chief experience officer. De nieuwe CMO krijgt daarbij verregaande verantwoordelijkheid voor de totale klantervaring, over alle touchpoints en kanalen heen. Ik zie het in mijn dagelijkse praktijk als leider van IBM’s iX, dat voor klanten interactieve ervaringen voor eindgebruikers helpt realiseren. Het blijkt […]

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Meer dan de som van de silo’s

Moderne technologieën zoals internet of things (IoT), robotics, cloud, articifial intelligence en blockchain worden vaak als op zichzelf staand beschouwd. Echter in combinatie is de ‘som der silo’s’ vele malen groter. Samen vormen ze de basis voor oneindige mogelijkheden op het gebied van supply chain-optimalisatie van productiebedrijven en zijn een belangrijke enabler van Industrie 4.0. […]

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