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The Future of Manufacturing: A Blueprint for an Intelligent Supply Chain

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Read this report from PSFK to discover ways to maximize your success with digital transformation.

Growing in Your Remote Leader Role with Zach White

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FollowFollow Watch or listen to our interview with Zach White, host of Happy Engineer. This interview features Zach White.

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Manufacturing a more sustainable future

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COVID-19 has brought disruption to many areas of life, including manufacturing. In this thought leadership piece, learn about the importance of opportunities for increased innovation in crisis response and recovery, as well as the need for a more sustainable future.

Creators wanted to manufacture a resilient and sustainable future

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This blog explains Microsoft’s commitment to the #CreatorsWanted movement, which seeks to fill the skills gap and inspire a diverse workforce with intelligent and data-driven manufacturing.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

How To Manage A Remote Team

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote teams were an anomaly in the workplace. Not many businesses knew how to manage a remote team effectively. Now, of course, they are ubiquitous – at least as flexible and semi-remote have seem to become a standard in 2020.

The Art of Possible: Manufacturing priorities that will define 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic introduced unprecedented change and disruption in 2020 for the manufacturing industry. In this video, Microsoft’s Ça?layan layan Arkan and special guest Enno de Boer from McKinsey & Co. look back on this unprecedented year and offer predictions for 2021.

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What Will Manufacturing’s New Normal Be After COVID-19?

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Historically, industries have been shaped long-term by the short-term changes taken during global crises. Disruptions introduced by COVID-19 are already showing signs of accelerating long-term changes.

3 Key Benefits of Remote Work

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Despite a year of learning, adjustment, and success; many companies still question the benefits of remote work. We are shifting to a late-phase pandemic. Businesses are ditching the remote work paradigm and returning everyone to the office full time.

A Successful Remote Work Model

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Best Buy launched a remote work pilot in 2004 It was met with some resistance, especially in management After some adjustments, culture became accepting The program was successful in reducing employee turnover The Covid-19 pandemic forced a large percentage of workers into remote situations, flipping our expectations and habits in a short period.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

What You Need To Know To Maintain A Successful Remote Work Model

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Best Buy launched a remote work pilot in 2004 It was met with some resistance, especially in management After some adjustments, culture became accepting The program was successful in reducing employee turnover The Covid-19 pandemic forced a large percentage of workers into remote situations, flipping our expectations and habits in a short period.

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How to Fail at Industry 4.0

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Many Industry 4.0 projects are doomed to fail from the start. Here is an example or a project that initially was a dud. Background Many years ago, early in my understanding of Industry 4.0, I had became frustrated with the maintenance issues that had been affecting the operation.

A Successful Start In Industry 4.0 Can Yield Quick Payback

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I’d like to tell a story about getting started in Industry 4.0, and how it can quickly pay off. It’s a simple illustration of how things can be opened up with digital infrastructure. A plant got their start in Industry 4.0 by completing a wireless network pilot without clear payback.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

A Successful Start In Industry 4.0 Can Yield Quick Payback

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I’d like to tell a story about getting started in Industry 4.0, and how it can quickly pay off. It’s a simple illustration of how things can be opened up with digital infrastructure. A plant got their start in Industry 4.0 by completing a wireless network pilot without clear payback.

The Surprise Key to Digital Transformation Success

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When it comes to digital transformation, success is not easy. It’s a complex topic and there are many variables that affect the outcome. The technology, infrastructure and value of each step forward matters greatly.

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Here is the Surprise Key to Digital Transformation Success

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When it comes to digital transformation, success is not easy. It’s a complex topic and there are many variables that affect the outcome. The technology, infrastructure and value of each step forward matters greatly.

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Here’s How to Start Your Industry 4.0 Journey

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Still wondering how to start Industry 4.0 at your factory? I’ve been working in this space for over 5 years at various manufacturing sites, and would like to help you get started. Industry 4.0

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

3 Ways To Leverage Process Modeling To Maximize Efficiency

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Process modeling is a way to use software to simulate your manufacturing processes. Using this tool, you can drastically increase your company’s efficiency and profitability.

Operations’ Success Is In The Numbers

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Sure, your company has its eyes on annual, monthly, and even weekly goals, but does your team know them? If so, bravo! But let ask you a better question. Are your team members responsible for key metrics that highlight their role in helping you reach those goals? Just like I thought.crickets.

Multi-Tasking Or Nah?

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Statistically, we can only focus on one task at a time. Multi-tasking is a big myth. Neuroscientists say, when switching between tasks, your brain actually stops focusing on the first task in order to focus on the next. The start/stop process actually requires time and energy.

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Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

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In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

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Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

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By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates. We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months

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UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

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Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

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Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020

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Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

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Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and solution specialist, has launched its new corporate website

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95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

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Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

Konica Minolta announces digital solutions and print partnership with The Colour Copier Company

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Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with The Colour Copier Company. The Lancashire-based company is providing its customers with Konica Minolta’s extensive range of print and digital document workflow solutions

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

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Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!