Business intelligence in manufacturing

Phocas

Manufacturers follow the same steps to make each product, and from monitoring these processes with business intelligence, production teams find ways to be more efficient. Case Study Industry - Manufacturing Job Role - IT Strategy, Management and Performance

What's new in manufacturing software?

Phocas

In manufacturing, most companies can’t make products any faster or cheaper, so they need to achieve efficiencies through data and the back office. ERP, data analytics and the new Epicor Financial Statements manufacturing software helps facilitate these gains. Industry - Manufacturing Financial Statements data analytics data visualizations KPIs and metrics

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Manufacturing business intelligence (BI) success stories

Phocas

Manufacturers are turning to business intelligence because the process of making products is a huge opportunity for data optimization. Manufacturers follow the same steps to make each product, and from monitoring these processes with business intelligence, production teams find ways to be more efficient. Data-driven manufacturers use technology to automate most parts of the business —from production through to sales — for competitive advantage.

Geely launches electric vehicle manufacturing platform

DataFloq

As the global auto industry ramps up investment in electric and high-tech vehicles, manufacturers from Volkswagen AG to General Motors Co have introduced platforms for electric vehicles (EVs).

IBM rolls out newest processor chip, taps Samsung for manufacturing

DataFloq

The IBM-designed Power10 chip will be manufactured by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and is meant for use by businesses inside data centers, IBM said.

IBM rolls out newest processor chip, taps Samsung for manufacturing

DataFloq

The IBM-designed Power10 chip will be manufactured by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and is meant for use by businesses inside data centers, IBM said.

How to Implement Manufacturing Process Data Automation in Your Business?

DataFloq

Data Automation has now become one of the latest trends in most of the industries, including manufacturing. With the highly competitive atmosphere in the industry, manufacturers have turned to automation to save time and effort in labor-intensive processes.

How Manufacturing Can Embrace IoT

DataFloq

How can manufacturing make their way into Industry 4.0 The IoT manufacturing. As a species, we're in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Also known as Industry 4.0, this particular revolution is built upon automation and data exchange. Industry 3.0 gave us computerization. Industry 4.0 is taking that foundation to a whole new level. Industries across the globe are beginning to embrace IoT. and embrace IoT? The Rise of the Smart Factory.

Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing: A Winning Edge

Sisense

The modern manufacturing world is a delicate dance, filled with interconnected pieces that all need to work perfectly in order to produce the goods that keep the world running. In Moving Parts , we explore the unique data and analytics challenges manufacturing companies face every day.

Here’s How To Implement Manufacturing Analytics Today

Smart Data Collective

One of the most fascinating big data industries is manufacturing. Manufacturing innovation has long been an integral piece of our economic success, and it seems that big data allows for great industry gains. Manufacturers are always looking for ways to make marginal improvements in their systems and how they operate. Thankfully, with big data, manufacturing companies can competently manage supply chain details in order to oversee any possible improvements available.

How Can Manufacturing Data Help Your Organization?

Sisense

The modern manufacturing world is a delicate dance, filled with interconnected pieces that all need to work perfectly in order to produce the goods that keep the world running. In Moving Parts , we explore the unique data and analytics challenges manufacturing companies face every day.

Phocas BI tool proves its value for manufacturers, wholesalers

Phocas

The article highlights how Phocas has built trust and a strong reputation with leaders and IT managers in manufacturing, wholesale and retail. The following article is reproduced from TechTarget , a respected tech news website which provides independent content and analysis. Job Role - IT Industry - HVAC/Plumbing Strategy, Management and Performance Job Role - Executive

How Data Translation is Becoming a Problem in Manufacturing

DataFloq

The manufacturing industry relies heavily on 3D computer-aided design (CAD) files created by design and engineering teams. Some manufacturers handle the entire process internally (a company handling both design and production) or across different companies. In the latter scenario, there is always a probability that different workflows come into play between the client (designer) and the supplier (manufacturer).

Using Predictive Analytics to Ensure Safety in the Manufacturing Environment

DataFloq

Although the manufacturing process continues to improve, there is still concern among plant owners about quality control, peak production, and ensuring that factories are functioning at the best possible efficiency. They allow us to improve manufacturing quality and anticipate a slew of different needs throughout the factory. Below, is a look at few ways by which manufacturers can use predictive analytics for safety.

IoT Security Issues You Should Ask a Manufacturer

DataFloq

White labeling, rebranding, and partnerships with OEMs are in IoT business very common just like in any other domain too. But there are also unique aspects of IoT security or in general cyber security which are not available in other domains but extremely important. The importance here is caused by incidents in the past, current legislation (e.g.

Behler-Young connects Amazon Alexa and Phocas BI with great results

Phocas

Robert Wright, a Senior Application Developer and Analyst at Behler-Young, integrated Amazon Alexa with Phocas , a business intelligence solution for manufacturers , distributors and retailers. Can you have a conversation with your business intelligence solution while driving?

7 ways manufacturers misuse invaluable company data

3AG Systems

Whatever the cause, such data breakdowns can cause serious damage to manufacturers’ bottom lines. The hard fact is, manufacturers generally make these 7 errors with their data: They limit operations data to the factory floor They don’t save data in the cloud They rely on spreadsheets They manually build reports and dashboards They suffer from key person risk They depend on manual entry and override They report data rather than insights 1.

Covid-19 Accelerates The Need for Retail, Manufacturing Supply Chains To Adapt – Part 2

Cloudera

The pandemic has been a call to action for both the manufacturing and retail industries and that is the bottom line with COVID. Turns out, that according to McKinsey, both Manufacturing and Retail are two of the top four industries in terms of expected spend and business impact by 2025.

Agile for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Companies

Perficient Data & Analytics

I’ve had the pleasure of working with many small and mid-sized manufacturers. Customer Experience Data & Analytics Integration & IT Modernization Manufacturing Strategy agile agile approach agile framework agile manufacturing manufacturing medium-sized manufacturing small manufacturingThese companies are typically much more flexible and able to mobilize quickly compared to their larger counterparts.

Agile Reporting for the Manufacturing Industry: 5 Tips for Success

Jet Global

Manufacturers have always grappled with changing demand. Planning tools have become a standard part of the toolkit for manufacturing companies. Nevertheless, there are some key principles that apply to virtually any manufacturer.

CDO’s Guide to Spend Analytics for Manufacturing

Tamr

Most manufacturers still rely on application integrations to unify data. Tamr put together a new guide: CDO Guide to Spend Analytics for Manufacturing to help answer this question. Featured Content analytics CDO machine learning manufacturingEvery Chief Data Officer (CDO) knows that accurate spend visibility, and the subsequent analytics, makes the difference between a “business as usual” and a “best-in-class” procurement organization.

3 areas where manufacturers overuse Excel

3AG Systems

Manufacturers tend to be the kind of people who roll up their sleeves and get stuff done. In a world in which data is quickly becoming a primary currency, such mishandling can be fatal to manufacturers’ success. While we see a range of Excel misapplications, manufacturers tend to use it too much for: Production planning and work orders Incident reporting Inventory management 1.

Covid-19 Accelerates The Need for Retail, Manufacturing Supply Chains To Adapt

Cloudera

The ongoing disruption to critical supply chains in both the manufacturing and retail space has seen businesses having to respond quickly, turning to data, analytics, and new technologies to better predict and manage ‘real-time’ business disruptions. .

Manufacturing Insights that Transcend the Industry

Cloudera

Manufacturing as an industry has always been at the forefront of squeezing value from data. Instrumentation, highly connected systems, and automation have been part and parcel of manufacturing organisations for decades. Yet many manufacturers now feel they’ve bumped up against a ceiling. Data volumes from both inside as well as outside the manufacturing process continue to grow. What if manufacturers were no longer constrained in terms of the data at their disposal?

Streamlining the Manufacturing and Automotive Treasury Function

Perficient Data & Analytics

The strategic vision of the manufacturing and automotive treasury function is to deliver efficiency, control, and scalability. The logical structure for this transformation includes several key components: business events, centralized demand deposit accounts with banking connectivity, and a reporting data warehouse.

The repatriation of North American manufacturing

3AG Systems

Echoing the WWII war production efforts, the speed with which manufacturers have responded to healthcare equipment shortages is nothing short of heroic. In this environment, the question of security will naturally lead to the question of whether we will see a repatriation of manufacturing capability. For the better part of 2020, or what now seems like an eternity, we have been in the midst of an unprecedented economic transformation.

How to improve manufacturing ROI with prescriptive analytics

IBM Big Data Hub

Today's manufacturing organizations operate in a dynamic environment characterized by increased complexity and uncertainty. The financial performance of manufacturers hinges on their ability to rapidly adapt to constantly-changing conditions, from demand fluctuations to delivery challenges while managing production costs efficiently.

How Data-Driven Decisions Boost the Future of Industrial Manufacturing

Jet Global

The industrial manufacturing industry produces unprecedented amounts of data, which is increasing at an exponential rate. T he process of digitization across manufacturing has created new sources of data as manufacturers have begun incorporating artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and the increasing use of robotics. Source: “ Manufacturing’s Digital Transformation: Is Your Company Leading the Way or Falling Behind?” .

30 Best Manufacturing KPIs and Metric Examples for 2020 Reporting

Jet Global

What Is A Manufacturing KPI? A manufacturing Key Performance Indicator (KPI) or metric is a well defined and quantifiable measure that the manufacturing industry uses to gauge its performance over time. Manufacturing companies specifically use KPIs to monitor, analyze, and optimize operations, often comparing their efficiencies to those of competitors in the same sector. Why Your Company Should Be Using Manufacturing Specific KPIs to Stay Competitive.

Why Your Manufacturing Digital Transformation Initiative is Stalled

Tamr

Every manufacturer I have engaged with in the past 10+ years claims to be data-driven and almost all of them are investing in “Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0” Given that much of manufacturing is digitized and with the adoption of IoT on top of “smarter” machines, the stage appears to be set for manufacturing analytics to provide the critical insights every business seeks. How do manufacturers solve the problem? So what’s the problem?

Harrisons Sauces increases profitability with BI solution

Phocas

Harrisons Sauces is part of BI Europe and manufactures condiments and sauces, supplying a variety of sweet and savoury sauces and seasoning to a wide range of market sectors across the globe. The company uses an ERP system to manage and control its manufacturing processes and has added Phocas cloud business intelligence software to streamline products and increase profitability.

3 Reasons to Drive Business Intelligence Adoption in Manufacturing

ScienceSoft

We describe the potential of business intelligence that the players in the manufacturing industry haven’t fully embraced yet

3 supplier performance metrics to increase returns

Phocas

Industry - Manufacturing Industry - Wholesale Distribution Job Role - Sales Industry - RetailTo maintain an efficient supply chain and satisfy customers, companies must be assured of timely and accurate delivery from their suppliers.

Smart Manufacturing Starts with Smart IT

Nutanix

Manufacturing labor productivity growth has been stuck at less than a percent for the last decade or even declining in some cases while the costs have been going up

A new data platform revitalizes a century-old manufacturer

IBM Big Data Hub

Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world’s largest manufacturer of glass containers, used worldwide by many leading food and beverage brands, recently began just such a reinvention. A company only survives for 115 years by reinventing itself, questioning assumptions, and constantly looking for an edge.

Flexible data analytics solution works for everyone in LB White's team

Phocas

White has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of direct-fired heaters for the agricultural, construction, and rental industries. Case Study Industry - Manufacturing Job Role - IT Industry - HVAC/Plumbing ERP - Epicor

Phocas keen to grow after capital raisings

Phocas

Industry - Manufacturing Industry - Wholesale Distribution Company Updates Industry - Retail data analytics business intelligence softwareBusiness intelligence software company Phocas is almost two decades old, profitable and quickly approaching $50 million in revenue, but it believes a cash injection from OneVentures will help it more than double its revenue in the next three years.

Data analytics helps Sistema ‘klip-IT’ on production efficiencies

Phocas

Sistema means ‘system’ in Italian and also signifies the company’s systematic approach to manufacturing,which has helped the New Zealand business take on the world. A leading manufacturer of food storage containers, Sistema’s success is two-fold.

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Industries using business intelligence

Phocas

Whereas, business intelligence insights enable manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers to form strategic decisions using accurate, timely and complete information. Industry - Manufacturing Business Intelligence Basics Industry - Wholesale Distribution Strategy, Management and Performance Industry - Retail Job Role - Inventory/Operations

Digital Transformation in a Global Manufacture Organization

Perficient Data & Analytics

In each industry and even the whole economics system, digitization and intelligentization have become buzz-words, and it will help the manufacture industry upgrade its production, management and efficiency to the next level. With strong Consulting and system integration capability, Perficient has played an important role in boosting the digital transformation for China manufacturing clients. All of the data acquisition SHOULD be agreed by the manufacture’s clients.

The future of e-commerce for growing businesses

Phocas

Whether you work for a retail, distribution or manufacturing organization, selling more product at the highest profit margin is a constant goal. Industry - Manufacturing Business Intelligence Basics Industry - Wholesale Distribution Industry - RetailCompanies understand that the rise in e-commerce technology presents an opportunity to sell more on a global scale and deliver products faster and easier to more customers.

How content analytics helps manufacturers improve product safety and save lives

IBM Big Data Hub

Manufacturing problems can have a serious impact on businesses. This is especially true when these problems manifest themselves as product safety issues causing injury or even death

Is Big Data Any Good for Manufacturing? Drumroll, Please

ScienceSoft

As a manufacturer, you’re interested to see what big data can do for you? Then check out these 12 real-life use cases for big data in manufacturing and see a nice and easy guide on how to start your big data action