The Top 3 Business Trends for Manufacturers in 2017

The new year is fast approaching, which means it’s the perfect time to look ahead and start gearing up for 2017. We’re predicting that next year will continue to bring fundamental shifts to manufacturing business operations, thanks to technology. Here are the top three business trends manufacturers should address to improve profits, drive customer retention…

Newsletter July 2015 Blog

July 2015 Newsletter – News Manufacturers Can Use

In this Issue Last month was all about Big Data and the IoT. Europe gains traction, showing the potential to dominate industrial IoT. Big data is helping manufacturing machines run longer and more efficiently. Tips for tighter collaboration and visibility up and down supply chain are explored. Business intelligence (BI) software is helping manufacturers make…

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How the Adoption of Disruptive Technologies Are Driving Growth for Manufacturers

There’s a wealth of articles, research, and analysis heralding every scientific breakthrough and technological advance as the next big thing that will change the face of manufacturing. McKinsey Global Institute estimates that disruptive technologies like the rise of mobile, knowledge work automation, the Internet of Things, cloud technology, and 3D printing, could account for an…

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3 Things OEMs Are Worried About in 2015

Thanks to new developments in technology and major supply chain shifts, the manufacturing sector is changing at a rapid pace. In the past year, manufacturing production has increased faster than real GDP growth for the first time in over a decade, and, according to the Institute of Supply Management, revenues are expected to increase across…