3 dimensions to consider when transforming into a Smart Factory

By Pieter Laroy on 28 May 2020

Despite the enthusiasm for the digital transformation to a digital manufacturing future, two out of three companies piloting digital manufacturing solutions fail to move into large-scale rollout (Industry Week). Our experience learned us there are 3 dimensions to consider in your journey:

  1. Business Dimension
  2. Technological Dimension
  3. Organisational Dimension

The technological dimension of course is the one considered in most cases. And it is the enabler to a smart factory indeed. However, fail to balance technological actions with a clear focus on business goals, or to embed this new technology into your organisation and the people working in it, and you’re guaranteed not to meet your goals.

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A Natural Language Processing Powered Covid-19 Literature Search Tool

By Karel Symoens on 27 May 2020

Due to the rapid acceleration in new coronavirus literature, it becomes difficult for the medical research community to keep up. There is a growing urgency for innovative approaches, like recent advances in Natural Language Processing, to understand and analyze the abundance of medical/scientific articles.

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Awaere: Boosting your team collaboration and making remote work better together.

By Wim Van Emelen on 19 May 2020

What’s one of the most positive things to come out of the COVID-19 lockdown we’ve all found ourselves in across the world? For organizations, it’s how their teams have been organizing themselves to keep their performance level up while not working physically together day after day. Many teams have even managed to increase their efficiency whilst facing whole new challenges, such as helping their kids do schoolwork or simply keeping them busy and entertained.

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The story behind Awaere: remote work done differently

By Kirsten Vermeulen on 06 May 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has the world working from home, in improvised office spaces. Evidently, this sudden change comes with numerous challenges. Confident that teleworking will continue to play an important role in the post COVID-19 era, AE has kickstarted Awaere, a digital platform that helps remote teams deal with the challenges of telework in various ways.

We interviewed AE Consultants Wim Van Emelen and Joris Hias to learn more about the story behind this innovative platform.

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