The Race for Operational Excellence: Supply Chain Analytics

By Bram Vanschoenwinkel on 16 August 2020

These days, achieving true operational excellence is impossible without a thorough understanding of your processes and how they relate to the needs of your staff or customers. Lean processes mean elimination of unnecessary work, reducing errors and focusing on what is really important. It is key to keep costs under control and to level production and service up to speed.

Being truly operational excellent requires, apart from the deep understanding of your processes, a grasp of the constraints and prerequisites they are subject to. Operational excellence is all about having a collaborative focus on your customer’s needs, keeping team members positive and empowered, and continually improving the current activities in the workplace. Effective workforce planning, well organized supply chain operations, preventing production lines from breaking down, efficient use of infrastructure, keeping energy consumption under control, workplace safety… Just to name a few examples.

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5G/IoT: Discover the possibilities

By Christophe Bonduelle on 30 April 2018

AE and Ericsson engage in a partnership to bring the 5G capabilities to their customers.

5G is the next evolution of mobile connectivity. We started out with 2G, which allowed people to have massive mobile communication. With its successor 3G, we saw the introduction of mobile broadband and feature phones. With 4G these became smartphones and we saw mobile data traffic increase. And finally, in the next step with 5G, both consumers and industry will be served with solutions ranging from massive low-cost, low-energy applications, to high end, ultra-reliable applications.

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Why is it so hard to implement IoT on an enterprise scale? 3 Capabilities for success

By Johan Moons on 02 February 2017

IoT is hot! IoT is a business enabler offering enormous value potential! IoT will soon become a trillion dollar market! IoT startups are disrupting entire industries! Act now or be disrupted! 

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Imagineering the Opportunities of IoT

By Wouter Walgraeve on 18 August 2016

"The internet of things. A network of dedicated physical objects that contain embedded technology to sense or interact with their internal state or external environment." - Gartner 

What exactly is that 'Internet of Things'? Is it all dreams and science fiction? Or are we imagineering a near future?

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Why the time is right for an IOT-centric approach

By Tim Schaeps on 12 May 2016

Let's start by stating the obvious:

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