Ericsson and Hexagon examined five different smart manufacturing use cases that will enable manufacturers to conduct their operations more efficiently and increase ROI. When all five are deployed together, our study showed payback can occur within two years.
Smart manufacturing is producing the goods
Manufacturing a more connected industry
An industry in flux
What manufacturing is up against
7 challenges manufacturing needs to overcome
Connectivity on an industrial scale
Primed for automation
Five smart manufacturing use cases
About the five we’ve chosen
AMR: The workhorse of smart factories
Cobots rising, quality rising.
Reality check — improving inspections with AR
Your best asset for maintaining machines
Manufacturers win with a digital twin
Using all 5 to create Industry 4.0 …
Suppliers who commit to best practices in sustainability, energy, emissions, and resource usage could see new opportunities. In this article from Enel X, you’ll find out:
The World’s Largest Corporations are Turning to Their Supply Chain to Reduce Emissions
Your Emissions Are Your Customer’s Emissions, Too
Companies Are Broadening Their Environmental Focus
The Growing Focus on Suppliers
Putting On the Pressure
Customer Spotlight: General Motors on GHG Reduction and Supply Chain Emissions
How to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain Partner
Gather Your Environmental Data and Set Ambitious Resource Targets
Customer Spotlight: Sonoco Products Company Discusses Sustainability
Switch to Renewable Energy Sources
There’s No Better Time Than Now…
For businesses in today’s digital economy, automating SAP change management processes is essential for success. Discover how to use predictable costs and know baselines to build a compelling business case to automate your SAP change management processes and quickly realize value from your SAP investment.
Managing SAP change effectively comes with a cost whether you invest in new technology or maintain your processes and procedures. More and more businesses are automating SAP change management processes to meet the challenge head-on. Software solutions that are easy to implement and quick to return business value are crucial. …
In the past year, retail has evolved, unlike any other industry. As eCommerce continues to grow, the shift to a digital-first world has fully arrived. This transformation requires deep expertise to get it right — and it starts with your tech stack.
Retail is unlike any other industry, it is complex and ripe for innovation. Over the past few years, enormous changes have permanently transformed retail into an ultra-competitive and digitally fluid landscape. This shift has created a new sense of urgency around digital transformation and ultimately the retail martech stack.
How to Use this Guide
Why You Need Technology Built for Retail
Building Your Retail Marketing Technology Stack
5 Characteristics of the Retail Martech Stack of the Future
Technology Must-Haves for a Best of Breed Retail Martech Stack
How to Measure the Value of Your Technology
Outcomes of a Best of Breed Retail Marketing Technology Stack
Sephora Improves Data Activation and Accessibility to Strengthen Loyalty
Hammacher Schlemmer Hones Personalization to Grow Digital Revenue
ASICS Reduces Size Sampling, Increases Conversion and Keep Rate with Personalized Digital Experiences
Making Changes in Your…
The new security challenges we face today indicate that it’s time to reevaluate your email security. Remote work is now normal, and with employees relying on their cloud mailboxes and productivity apps such as Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Google Drive, and others to complete important tasks and share sensitive information, the security gaps are bigger than ever.
Read this article for the latest information on how to choose a new Office 365 or G Suite workspace security infrastructure. To help you choose the optimal cloud email & productivity suite security solution in the new normal, this article presents:
Data breaches that stem from third-parties are rising. Without proper controls in place for vendor management and remote access, you’re setting yourself up for a data breach. This article covers the ins and outs of third-party data breaches including the attack methods, the most common phrases, and the importance of a vendor access management platform.
Read this article to learn:
Most common ways hackers use third-party access
Top breaches that stemmed from a vendor or third party
The 5 Most Common Phases
Phase 1 Investigation: Choosing the victim
Phase 2 First blood: Attacking the vendor
Phase 3 Spreading the infection: Going after the healthy hosts
Phase 4 Movement: Breakout or going lateral
Phase 5 Finale: Persistence or payday
The importance of a vendor access management…
If 2020 taught us anything, it’s the importance of preparedness. The common refrain, ‘it’s not a matter of if your company will be breached, but when’ is even more true today.
Large-scale data breaches spiked more than 270 percent in 2020, costing companies billions as criminals take advantage of the massive increase in business conducted online. The average cost of a data breach is now a staggering $3.86 million, with healthcare breaches costing an all-time high of $7.13 million.
Almost overnight, COVID-19 forced millions of employees worldwide to work from home. In many cases, the adoption of remote working on a massive scale has demonstrated how employees can operate with the same (if not greater) efficiency and productivity while achieving a better work-life balance.
Yet this dramatic change suddenly overruled many business policies on when and where employees work. It also brought challenges around maintaining company culture and supporting home workers.
One thing is clear, however. The enforced changes brought about by the pandemic have opened the eyes of employees and business leaders to new ways of working. …
Despite recent developments in cloud computing of late, it’s clear for many enterprises that not everything can be run over a public, unstructured network of networks. For some applications, you still need a private point-to-point connection that is robust, secure, and mighty fast. In this article, learn more about point-to-point connectivity.
Business resiliency is a key determinant of a business’ long-term prospects in today’s uncertain climate. …
The network is the backbone of any company in a hyperconnected world. A network that cannot keep up, either because of its complexity or poor performance, is not a network to grow a company with.
While traditional setups-for example, those using Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-have been serving business needs by linking up multiple locations such as branch offices for years, they often fall short of what is needed today.
Consider cloud-based applications such as Office 365 and Salesforce. With employees looking to run critical business functions with these online apps at scale and speed, the performance is often left wanting on traditional setups. …