Digital Shipyard

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Engineering and Infrastructure

Shipbuilders, private vessel owners and ministries of defense around the world are mandating and investing heavily in transformational digital technology that will press time, costs and risks out of vessel design and fabrication. Naval organizations in Russia, Australia and Saudi Arabia have state-funded programs to increase the use of disruptive digital technology by their nation’s…

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high tech manufacturing

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Manufacturing

Over the past few years, the highly unstable prices on raw material and the increased lead time from suppliers on components have put financial pressure on many manufacturers as they experience challenges to quickly respond to the market volatility. Of course, the overall planning of optimized inventory levels relies on accurate demand planning and forecasting,…

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Makino IoT

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Service Management

Makino is a globally recognized company that produces metal-cutting and EDM machines. Like many product manufacturers, Makino is looking for new ways to differentiate itself through service. As such, the company is incorporating IoT, AI, and ML into its operations to enable the shift from reactive to predictive service. “This is a critical shift for…

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Q & A Addovation

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Partner

This is the second in our series of conversations with members of the IFS partner community. One of the longest running partners of IFS in Scandinavia is Addovation. Even though they’ve been a part of our ecosystem for more than a decade, they too are experiencing a lot of change these days. To learn more…

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TDC's Mission

by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Service Management

For 130 years, the TDC Group has been delivering innovative communications solutions that link Danes more closely together. Brands in TDC Group include YouSee, Telmore, Fullrate, Blockbuster, Dansk Kabel TV, CubeIO, Get and TDC Erhverv. TDC Group is working toward a vision it refers to as ‘Digital Denmark,’ in which the company is committed countrywide…

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Q & A EVRY

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Partner

The first in a series of conversations with an IFS partner, EVRY is a leading Nordic tech and consulting company. Together with its customers and an ecosystem of global digital experts, it shapes the future by applying new technologies to improve end user experiences, and the performance of people, processes and systems. I recently sat…

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Field Service Used To Be Easy

by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Service Management

Founded in 1972, Spencer Technologies has grown to become a global company with more than 500 employees and 200 technicians throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. The company provides project management and technology services to support retail stores and multi-site organizations. I had the honor of interviewing Rudy Goedhart, Business Intelligence Director at…

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6's of Success for oil & gas

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Oil & Gas, Strategy, Transform Your Business

As we enter an era of hyper connectivity, trillion-dollar corporations and artificial intelligence, industries and companies must adapt to accommodate this new environment badged globalization 4.0 by the World Economic Forum (WEF). As these themes are discussed in Geneva this week, we outline a simple model to take advantage of it. Globalization 4.0 and the…

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The Biggest Challenge to AI Adoption

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain, Transform Your Business

In my last blog i talked about the use of artificial intelligence to help process manufacturers uncover the holy grail – accurate forecasting. In this blog i will explain why we might be the barrier to that happening. In my last blog I talked about how artificial intelligence might help manufacturers discover the holy grail…

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