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Matthias Goebel, General Manager South Europe at Bosch Rexroth describes how they operated during the pandemic and provides an overview of their key lessons learned. Digitalization has been an important trend for manufacturing industries, but it will face a new innovation boost in the upcoming future.
The debate of the pros and cons of an on-premises environment pitted against a cloud computing environment is a real one, and one that many manufacturers are having right now. Join this live session to hear the thoughts of cloud evangelists and why one manufacturer is choosing to remain on-prem irrespective.
The impact the pandemic has had on food and beverage manufacturers is vast, the impact it has had on retailers is even greater. Gregor Murray shares his thoughts on how manufacturers should take advantage of eCommerce as a direct route to market and whether the future of superstores is in the balance.
Paul Esherwood, editor of ERP Today chats with Will Stirling from Manufacturing Review and Phil Arnold who led the Covid-19 response at Mondelez. Phil explains how they continued to manufacture throughout the crisis and Will discusses the manufacturers who formed the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium.
Real world examples of smart manufacturing - driven by the integration of new technologies, such as AI, IoT, digital design, simulation, additive manufacturing and smart robotics. What can we do tomorrow with today's technology?
Manufacturers are evolving their business models to enable predictive maintenance, reduce energy consumption and prevent unplanned system downtime. Smart manufacturers are leveraging IIOT, big data, AI and AR to embrace servitization. Learn how manufacturers can transform their operations.
Monther Alharthi and Nisar Ahmed from Al Rabie in Saudi Arabia explain how the Covid-19 crisis is just the latest in a series of challenges they’ve had to survive. Alongside recent increases in VAT and custom duty, the business has had to withstand the 50% excise tax imposed at the end of 2019.
Aiman Al Maimani from Oman Munition Production Company explains how their business benefited from a strong supply chain, established before lockdown as a result of volatility in the region. And he answers the million-dollar question; what should businesses do differently after the pandemic?
Padma Rao and Ram Subramanian from Tata Consulting explore whether the Covid-19 situation has become the catalyst to this much needed and long-awaited change of focus for both functions, and what they must do to step up and support manufacturers to enjoy an agile and sustainable future.
Leonard Huray from LISI MEDICAL describes the impact Covid-19 had on the life sciences business, how they’ve adapted and implemented change and the importance of cross-skilling their workers to create a truly agile workforce for the future.
Turning around an ERP implementation project is difficult enough, but just imagine starting the project on the first day of lockdown. Watch this session to hear how Michael Dixon from PRÆSIDIAD took on the challenge of managing this project, moving it forward, getting to know his colleagues and training users, 100% virtually.
Operating sustainably offers benefits for all, but understanding the true value is an ongoing challenge, especially in a remotely connected digital environment. In this thought-provoking session, you will discover techniques for finding the value in your business with crowdsourcing digital methods.
The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to disrupt the manufacturing world and companies have no choice but to rely on their technology and infrastructure to enable business continuity. How can business and HR leaders manage challenges and find opportunities in the new realities of working at home?
We talked to Sara Green, Business Integration Manager at SEAKR Engineering to learn how lockdown has impacted their business and how they’re ensuring that they adapt and move their company culture forward during the Covid-19 crisis.
Morten Fon, CEO of Jotun explains how they operated their global business during the pandemic, ensuring the health and wellbeing of their 10,000 employees was the priority. And whilst luck may have played its part, having a structured and organised business helps when the unforeseen occurs.
Dirk Leising, CEO of DMC Group talks us through the importance of leadership during a crisis. Why he believes in leading by example, the importance of communication and empathy and why leadership is more than just an impressive title. The stormier the seas, the calmer the captain must be.
Will Covid-19 act as a catalyst for a new delivery method for corporate growth or will we go back to how we were before the lockdowns? Will we de-risk and re-structure balance sheets and operations to be more reserved, or will global debt fuelled growth, which peaked at a record 322% in 2019, continue?
Wrapology’s co-founders share their vision for global manufacturing goods that are responsibly sourced. Learn how sustainability can drive your recovery in the short term, how your business can become more resilient by proven claims and why sustainability matters in the long term for your customer.
We talk to Farrow & Ball’s CEO Anthony Davey to discover how they adapted their business to cope with a sudden and dramatic shift in their customer buying behaviour, moving from bulk delivery to retailers to individual online sales to end customers.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and digitalization are changing how we do business. During this session we discuss a few of the major ways AI will change how we keep our organizations up and running during a crisis and we’ll break through the hype to talk about things it won’t do.
Alex Ivkovic, IT Director talks us through how CDF Corporation continued to manufacture during the Covid-19 crisis, how the autonomous vehicles operating on their shop floor enabled social distancing and how they’re planning for future disruption with temperature and mask wearing recognition kiosks.
Join this session to hear how IFS partner Cedar Bay were forced to change their working practices and embrace their full suite of technology to ensure business continuity, but as a result enabled more efficient and cost-effective implementations for their customers.
We have seen a lot of change over the past few months, both behavioral and social as well as economic, more people working from home, air quality improving, supply chains breaking and staff being furloughed, plus manufacturers taking new routes to market and sustainability now taking center stage.