Internet of Things

New training techniques to adapt to modern technology is imperative

Ammann Group, is a traditional family business, with a heritage that goes back six generations. But even for a traditional construction equipment company, adapting to modern technology is imperative. New training techniques, like e-learning, are now being implemented in the company.

The Internet of Things will soon be affecting all aspects of our lives.

For many people, this is already the case. And for Swedish 327-year heritage company Husqvarna, a major producer of outdoor products, the development is creating major business opportunity. – This is changing really rapidly, right now, says Husqvarnas Director of Group Connectivity, Petr...

Internet of Things is shaking things up in the manufacturing world

The Internet of Things is shaking things up in the manufacturing world – even for industry lawyers like Paul Voigt of Taylor Wessing. Things are moving pretty fast these days. 3D printers can be purchased for home use for a mere 1000 US dollars. Looking at the car sector, self driving cars...

Exclusive Interview with Dr Shaun West

The general opinion about most markets, is that value based pricing is replacing cost based pricing, on a broad scale. But the actual key to future success, is customer value creation: – Be a little bit entrepreneurial, put some skin in the game, is the advice from pricing expert Dr Shau...

Exclusive IoT Interview with Jens Byléhn

The Internet of Things is the starting point of a major transformation that is an all or nothing commitment. Jens Byléhn is CTO of the Swedish XRay Analytics firm Mantex. For him it was difficult and simple at the same time. The most difficult part is to explain the need to dismantle wo...

"There are no short cuts to service success" says WILO Senior Vice President Peter Glauner

WILO’s Senior Vice President Group Service Peter Glauner, has worked within service business for the past 24 years. And he knows that it’s all about internal commitment. Everyone has to be on board – starting with the board itself.

"Change management is like keeping a diet"

Change is not always easy, for human beings to implement. And change management is no exception. Professor Adrian Furnham, makes a comparison, with keeping a diet: – It’s keeping it going, that’s most difficult.

"Nothing is better practice, than good theory!"

Professor Irene Ng, is undoubtedly one of the most interesting business people in the academic world, today. She was a very successful businesswoman in Malaysia in the mid-nineties, before deciding on a renewed academic career instead. – The main motivation for going into academia was to...

25 reasons why Aftermarket Business Platform was amazing

Of course, not everything was perfect.  There are always aspects we can improve. and we will work on it.  But, last week, we organized the 9th edition of the Aftermarket Business Platform at the Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.  I don’t brag often, bu...