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Looking Back on 2015 in Manufacturing

Posted by Joe Ptak on Dec 1, 2015 6:30:00 AM
Where did 2015 go? It feels like it was just yesterday I was washing down a cocktail weenie with cheap champagne on New Year’s Eve. Oh well, as with any year winding down, it’s advisable to take inventory and reflect on just how successful of a campaign it really was. It’s also a perfect time to take a look at what we got right and what we got wrong. Nowhere is this truer than in the world of manufacturing, where pondering on the previous year will help shape forecasts and ensure your company is ready for what lies ahead. And when it comes to predictions, Software AG appears to have gotten many right in its 10 Supply Chain and Manufacturing Predictions for 2015.

Here are a few they really nailed:

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Topics: Manufacturing, Analytics and Technology

Mobile Apps Make Work Travel Feel like a Vacation Breeze

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jul 28, 2015 7:00:00 AM

As part of Prime Advantage, Endorsed Suppliers have been invited to share their insights on the present and future of manufacturing success. In this post, Kari Bigot, from ALTOUR shares some insights into the wave of innovation offered by mobile travel apps.

In today’s hectic travel environment, mobile travel apps can act as a traveler’s own personal assistant, keeping all details of a trip organized and accessible from one easy place. For those of you who are still organizing your trips, “old school” (hint – think lots of paper confirmations) you may want to consider a mobile app in the future

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Topics: Analytics and Technology

New Technologies: More Fun than Fundamental?

Posted by Mike McDonald on Jul 23, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Do you ever look around while sitting in a cab, walking down the street, or out at a restaurant and notice all the people fixated on their phones? In the past, when dreaming about what our future world would be like, I for one was hoping for flying cars instead of 140 characters, but I’ve been known to set my sights too high. In full disclosure, I’m not going to pretend that I don’t stream movies, order dinner online, and use Uber.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Analytics and Technology

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