Why IoT analytics are a manufacturer’s most important tool

The increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is presenting manufacturers with tremendous business opportunities. By using readily available computations of vast amounts of data, a manufacturer can leverage analytics to generate real-time insights to understand the needs of end consumers and product performance under a myriad of operating conditions. In turn, the automated […]

How Blockchain can Revitalize Manufacturing Value Chains

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Whom do you trust? When it comes to global supply chains, the response to this question can be especially difficult, time-consuming and costly. Trusted suppliers must be thoughtfully selected, managed, monitored and certified for quality, reliability and consistency. While third-party inspectors can alleviate some of these obstacles, manufacturers are on the hook for satisfying regulatory […]

The force of digital will lift manufacturing

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A new study shows that smart technologies will have a profound impact on the manufacturing industry within the next few years. Digital will improve efficiency, increase revenues and facilitate innovation. The digital transformation will affect all aspects of business and work in the foreseeable future. That includes manufacturing and logistics. Technologies such as 3-D printing, […]

Ways in which the CFO can drive business performance, part 2

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CFO need-to-know in a digital world: Ways in which the CFO can drive business performance, part 2 How can the finance department use analysis to promote and drive business development? It is all about utilising the goldmine that is data in a smarter way. Key performance indicators play a decisive role in realising analysis that […]

Ways in which the CFO can drive business development, Part 1

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CFO need-to-know in a digital world: Ways in which the CFO can drive business development, Part 1 As the CFO you possess information that nobody ever asks for, and if they do, it is difficult to give a quick answer. But the CFO sits on a gold mine that is seldom utilised: data, the very […]

6 tough questions for the New Year

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Every New Year’s Eve, we promise ourselves and our immediate circle of people how to become better persons. In your role as CFO you can also help make your organization better. To do that you have to ask yourself a number of tough questions. Robotics and Automation To what extent does your organization use intelligent […]