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What is the future of manufacturing?

Manufacturers who want to compete in an increasingly volatile market know that they must become quicker, smarter, and greener to survive. That is a key finding of Forrester Research's report, The Future of Manufacturing, which analyzes the manufacturing market and…
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    4 steps to IoT value

    For equipment makers, the value of building smart connected products is clear: IoT helps you gain insights into how your products are used, predict when maintenance is needed, and boost machine performance. You realize a great physical product is no…
    Dr. Juergen Kraemer Dr. Juergen Kraemer
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    From Machine Learning to Machine Teaching

    For as long as people have produced goods, there has been a need for Quality Assurance. Across industries, a universal form of Quality Assurance has been visual inspection. While many products need to be tested against more quantifiable benchmarks like…
    Kim Rutten Kim Rutten
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    How IoT enables new customer-centric business models

    It's been nearly 10 years since Forrester ushered in “The Age of the Customer”. In this era, customers have been armed with more information than ever, and companies have responded by offering more customer-centric products and services. The biggest business…
    Dr. Juergen Kraemer Dr. Juergen Kraemer
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    IIoT: Let the machines speak for themselves

    Product managers need to understand what their customers want and, in the past, had to rely on research like focus groups, surveys, and conversations with customers. And this worked, somewhat, but it took a significant amount of time and was…
    Sean Riley Sean Riley
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    Why manufacturers must pivot to smart, connected products

    To make the leap from a traditional manufacturing model to a new one that continually meets (and exceeds) customer expectations, is a big leap across the digital divide. But according to a new Forrester report, From Grease to Code, it must be…
    Bart Schouw Bart Schouw
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    Smart connected products must live up to their promise

    Smart connected products can only provide a great customer experience if they are truly connected. A lot of time and money has been spent by companies in the last few years to create a great customer experience - both online…
    Bart Schouw Bart Schouw
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    Three reasons to create resilient revenues with IoT

    There are three important reasons why manufacturers will embrace smart, connected products. 1. It's a massive opportunity The size of the overall equipment-as-a-service market is to reach $131 billion by 2025, a 35% increase from 2019. 2. Competition is looming In McKinsey’s Machinery…
    Sean Riley Sean Riley
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    Celebrate National Techies Day

    The “star" status attained by several prominent technology experts - from Elon Musk to Tim Cook - is attracting more and more young people to careers in technology. On National Techies Day, I’d like to tell you a story of how…
    Philip Hooker Philip Hooker
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    conXion 2021: Geoffrey Moore speaks

    The biggest mistake you can make in a truly connected world is to be disconnected. But transforming your organization to compete in an increasingly digital-born marketplace is a daunting task. At conXion 2021 (October 5-7), Geoffrey Moore, the world-famous organizational theorist and author, will…
    Bart Schouw Bart Schouw
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    OEE: If you measure it, success will come

    Small- to mid-sized manufacturers and smart machine makers need a way to better measure overall equipment effectiveness without the expense and effort of expensive manufacturing execution systems (MES). According to Peter Drucker’s theory, measuring results is the only way to manage and improve your product. But…
    Dr. Juergen Kraemer Dr. Juergen Kraemer