Unpacking the Advantages of Cloud Computing in Manufacturing

Cloud Computing in Manufacturing

If you are a manufacturer, then you are probably being hit, and hit hard, with the hype of cloud computing, innovation and digital transformation. You’ve probably seen a lot of well produced marketing and sales materials, with lots of clouds. While it is great to see the latest and greatest, you need to dig a little deeper to get the … Read More

Why Moving to the Cloud Makes Sense in Manufacturing

The benefits of cloud computing in manufacturing are endless. From lowering the cost of production to encouraging innovation, manufacturers are catching on to the many advantages of this new technology, and the manufacturing sector is quickly becoming one of the pioneers of cloud computing.   It is Happening According to a recent study by SoftChoice, manufacturing is steps ahead of … Read More

Data is the Driver for Manufacturing in the Cloud

Cloud technology is revolutionizing business models the world over. From the largest Fortune 500 companies to the small family-run business down the street, nearly everyone is using, and benefiting from, the Cloud. Perhaps the greatest advancements this technology is making is in manufacturing.   Data Integration in the Cloud From the very beginning, manufacturers have been analyzing data in order … Read More

Superhero Security in the Age of IoT

Avengers: Age of Ultron has been called the “epic follow-up to the biggest Superhero movie of all time,” and it lives up to all the hype and expectation put forward by movie and comic fans alike. Amidst the eye-popping action shots and comical quips between characters, an underlying theme of fear and cybersecurity poses as a subtle warning to all … Read More

Mass Customization: Manufacturing’s new focus on agility and responsiveness

The world of manufacturing has seen its ups and downs, and many believe that resurgence is on the horizon thanks to the shift to technology; where the factories of the future will help reshape the way we previously viewed manufacturing and supply chains, and it starts with their ability to improve customization.   This declaration is not made lightly as … Read More

Key Areas of Salesforce Data Management: An Overview.

There are probably a variety of strategic reasons why you have gone with or are considering adopting the Salesforce platform, including driving effective and consistent processes, enhancing visibility across teams, or scaling your model to meet market demand. However, there is probably an underlying issue that is inherent or at least supportive in most of these concepts, data management.   Getting … Read More

How Cloud is Enhancing Supply Chains

Every company has a different system, and different processes for getting things done. For a company with thousands of trading partners, imagine how much in resources it gobbles up just to manage and keep every partnership aligned.   It wasn’t long ago that supply chain strategies were considered a relatively stable business environment. Where management teams could count on predictable … Read More

5 Trending Topics for 2015

2015 is promising to be a big year for IT, and data strategy will take center stage. The advances in Cloud technology will usher in new and exciting ways of doing business. Below is a list of trends to watch out for in 2015. IT confides in the Cloud It is time to eliminate the phrase “this is how we’ve … Read More

3 Keys to a Successful Cloud ERP Implementation

Implementing a new ERP system is going to be painful.  You need to find common ground somewhere in the middle between keeping the existing processes and trying to over-engineer a new way of doing business.  Getting your key stakeholders involved early and ensuring they are well trained will help out tremendously.  But most importantly just take the leap!  You will … Read More