When the manufacturing industry emerges out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will see the rapid trend of digitalisation. However, to achieve maximum success – this will only happen if manufacturers finally deal with the challenge of data silos!Continue reading “COVID-19 accelerates digitalisation in manufacturing but data silos must go”
Implementations of new technologies including artificial intelligence and Internet of Things continue to focus on simple projects that deliver quick returns based on streamlining internal processes, neglecting the truly transformational opportunities presented.Continue reading “Enterprise ‘Digital Transformation’ initiatives lack ambition, says Transforma Insights”
BSS-as-a-Service provider, MDS Global Ltd announced that Steve Bowen has been appointed as its chief executive officer. Bowen will succeed Gary Bunney, who has decided the time is now right to hand over the reins for the next stage in MDS Global’s development.Continue reading “MDS Global appoints Bowen as new CEO, as Bunney steps down”
In this interview Jaume Portell, CEO and co-founder of Beabloo, tells
Jeremy Cowan, how the retail sector can transform itself for its customers.
iTRACE Technologies, Inc., a provider of supply chain security applications for anti grey market and anti counterfeit, and Leuze, a global provider of automation sensors, announced the integration of iTRACE 2DMI with the Leuze DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader for Blockchain registration and authentication.Continue reading “Blockchain integration of 2DMI with DCR 200i camera-based code reader announced”
Electronic Shelf Label company, Pricer will unveil Pricer Plaza, an architecture and set of services at Euroshop 2020. This reportedly enables new business models for store digitalisation along with new key shelf edge products and partnerships.Continue reading “Enhanced architecture launched for smart retail in-store services and business models”
Technology experts are increasingly working together to solve customer problems, Here Rob Lamb, client principal and CTO Officer at Dell Technologies, explores the benefits of breaking down siloes – and moving away from traditional practices – by delving in to the telco and manufacturing industries.Continue reading “Breaking tradition: Why collaborative solutions trump siloed working”
Around 10% of all global CE shipments in 2019 were shipped through the vendor direct channel, according to the latest Consumer Electronics Retail Distribution report, that is to say through the vendors’ own physical or digital retail structure.Continue reading “How will the ever-changing retail landscape affect consumer electronics distribution in 2020?”
“Yes,” says Kari Terho, director and head of Smart Factory of Elisa Smart Factory. Here he explains how his team has boosted the battery cell production yield by 16% with Predictive Quality Analytics at eLab, the electromobility research centere in the University of Aachen in Germany.
The battery pack cost of $100/kWh (€90.8/kWhf) is a primary target for Tesla. To achieve this, the company must solve one of the world’s most demanding technology challenges – and it is how to increase the volumetric energy density of battery cells while slashing production costs.Continue reading “Could predictive analytics help Tesla drop the cost of battery packs to $100 per kWh?”