Internet of Things

Industry 4.0: How the Internet of Things is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Source: Business News Daily Industry 4.0 might sound like the newest iteration of a SimCity-style tycoon game, but it's really the biggest shift to hit global manufacturing since automation. Centered around advanced robotics and automation, new ways of human-machine interaction (such as ...

5 benefits of digital manufacturing

Manufacturers have to think harder than most to find new ways of increasing revenue. Global demand for manufactured products is growing, but not fast enough.

Sandvik Coromant talks how Internet of Things will be involved in a huge leap at Sandvik Coromant

Sandvik Coromant has been ”selling commodities”, in their case cutting tools, for almost 70 years in the eye of a purchasing manager. Now that way of doing business, is about to change: – We want to see ourselves as a complete solution provider, and the Internet of Things can...

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...