Industries

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

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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Chocolate during holiday seasons…more than a matter of good taste

Sinterklaas and the upcoming holiday season are the times of gifts and tasty chocolate. 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. Thanks to IBM Food Trust, consumers may gain more insight into the ingredients and the creation […]

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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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