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Are Lockdowns Creating Tomorrow’s Opportunities For Manufacturers

In my last article, I started to unpack the idea of a digital rundle, and more specifically its implications when it comes to traditional product manufacturers using digital content delivered on their proprietary device to provision new services. These services could just passively extend the product use frequency, serve as heightened consumer experience to drive… Continue reading Are Lockdowns Creating Tomorrow’s Opportunities For Manufacturers

Digitalisation – the missing link in global supply chains

The last year has proved that supply chains need to be resilient if they are to withstand the myriad disruptions of modern society. However, as data often doesn’t flow effectively within and between organisations, products and money are wasted, Ben Ramsden writes. Supply chain disruptions are one of the most serious challenges faced by manufacturers… Continue reading Digitalisation – the missing link in global supply chains

Ask These 4 Tough Questions to Improve Your Manufacturing Operations

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Watch: Business and Government’s Role in Strengthening Critical Supply Chains

Benjamin Ruddell, Professor in the School of Informatics, Computing & Cyber Systems at Northern Arizona University, offers advice to both the private and public sectors on how best to carry out President Biden’s recent executive order on creating more resilient supply chains for essential goods.

Here Come The Farm Robots: Startup Raises $20 Million For Autonomous Electric Tractors

Monarch Tractor, a startup cofounded by a member of the Mondavi wine family, is leveraging technology more commonly associated with battery-powered Teslas and autonomous Waymo vans to create electric robotic tractors it says can make farming safer and more sustainable. The Silicon Valley-based company just raised $20 million as it prepares to start deliveries.  Monarch,… Continue reading Here Come The Farm Robots: Startup Raises $20 Million For Autonomous Electric Tractors

New ‘Leak-Master Easy Plus’ Delights the Quality Inspector

Metrology New ‘Leak-Master Easy Plus’ Delights the Quality Inspector All the advantages of water bath testing with all the advantages of digital control Published: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – 12:00 (Witt: Witten, Germany) — Witt has further optimized its leak tester “Leak-Master Easy Plus.” These popular leak testers which generate digital documentation from their water… Continue reading New ‘Leak-Master Easy Plus’ Delights the Quality Inspector

5 Reasons to Make Machine Learning Work for Your Business

March 16, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Demand for machine learning is skyrocketing. This growth is driven not only by “middle adopters” recognizing the vast potential of machine learning after watching early adopters benefit from its use, but by steady improvements in machine-learning technology itself. It may be… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Make Machine Learning Work for Your Business

Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality

Management Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality Some surprising pros and cons are emerging from the global chaos Published: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – 12:03 It’s been about one year since the Covid-19 impact intensified from a seemingly isolated health scare to a worldwide, ubiquitous tragedy that has upended daily life as we… Continue reading Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality