Industries

Hoe creëren we een veiligere supplychain die voedselverspilling tegengaat?

Het is een vraag die alsmaar belangrijker wordt in de strijd om duurzaamheid. Blockchain, een systeem dat data beschermt tegen manipulatie, is een eerste stap naar meer transparantie. Het wordt alsmaar drukker op onze planeet. Over 5 jaar zal het aantal mensen op aarde de 8 miljard overschrijden. En er wordt verwacht dat onze populatie […]

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Verbind elke schakel met supply chain automation

Met intelligente automation kunnen producenten en retailers hun supply chain relatief eenvoudig en snel optimaliseren. En dit zonder dat ze de controle uit handen geven. Toch heeft 69 procent van de logistieke organisaties zijn supply chain nog niet volledig geïntegreerd. Tegen welke logistieke uitdagingen lopen retailers en producenten aan? En hoe lossen ze die op? […]

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Heineken legt basis voor datagedreven strategie

Het is een vraag die alsmaar belangrijker wordt in de strijd om duurzaamheid. Blockchain, een systeem dat data beschermt tegen manipulatie, is een eerste stap naar meer transparantie. Het wordt alsmaar drukker op onze planeet. Over 5 jaar zal het aantal mensen op aarde de 8 miljard overschrijden. En er wordt verwacht dat onze populatie […]

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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

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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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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