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As businesses look for a competitive advantage that can help fuel growth, they will continue to pursue operational excellence and better business execution best practices. Here, we bring you the latest insights on these topics along with real-world examples of how businesses like yours use software like ours to more quickly realize their strategic vision.

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How to Increase Productivity in Manufacturing Operations with Digital Technology

Ken Koenemann | February 17, 2021 | 

Before COVID-19, manufacturers were already struggling with a dip in productivity due to staffing challenges. As COVID-19 worsened this trend, it has become particularly clear that digital technology needs to be used to offset manufacturing productivity trends. Post-pandemic, it should only be a matter of time before economic growth accelerates again. When it does, staffing…

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5-Step Phased Approach For Digital Transformation In Manufacturing Operations

Ken Koenemann | February 15, 2021 | 

“We want our machines to talk to us.” This isn’t a line from the latest science fiction blockbuster. It’s a real comment from a business leader looking for ways to take advantage of the latest digital transformation in manufacturing technology trends. Given the advancements being made in areas such as machine learning, prescriptive analytics, and…

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Data-Driven Manufacturing Insights & Solutions with KPI Management

February 10, 2020 | 

Get real-time data-driven manufacturing insights to see exactly what is happening in your operations every hour of every day. Stream in performance data from disparate systems with our data integration service and visualize KPI metrics with our robust data visualization tools. Drill down further in to the KPI charts to find out where problems are…

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Accelerate Strategy Deployment Initiatives With Digital Manufacturing Capabilities

February 6, 2020 | 

Dploy Solutions strategy deployment and KPI management capabilities brings clear visibility into strategic initiatives and critical KPIs so the entire team knows what needs to get done to effectively achieve operational goals by the day, month and year. With the help of digital manufacturing capabilities of Dploy Solutions, employees at all levels can identify and…

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Accelerating Operational Improvements Using Embedded KPI Analytics: What You Need to Know

Ken Koenemann | March 11, 2019 | 

Beyond cars, dashboards are everywhere these days. Your smartphone alone can provide insights into all kinds of life-related things, including sleep quality, exercise, and even usage of your smartphone itself. And for many things you use or deal with, the metrics you need to understand and respond to are pretty straightforward, so it makes sense…

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Is IoT, Robotics or Machine Learning a Smart Investment? What Your KPIs Can Tell You.

Ken Koenemann | August 14, 2018 | 

Depending on where your organization is in its technology journey, a trending digital technology investment, such as machine learning (ML), Internet of things (IoT), robotics or even artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, may be in the cards. Either way, now is a perfect time to ask a critical question: How good is your company at definitively…

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Case Study: Continuous Improvement Tool Drives Revenue Boost for Global Professional Services Firm

July 24, 2018 | 

Continuous improvement is essential for any company. But even for already disciplined companies, driving performance gains year after year can still be difficult. Find out how a global management consulting firm realized the value of data integration to power their KPI management, strategy deployment and project management initiatives all in one software.  Read this case…

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Digital Transformation or Disaster? (it’s often a fine line)

Ken Koenemann | July 6, 2018 | 

Since entering the age of self-driving cars, digital assistants, and tightly interconnected devices and machines, we’ve all come to expect a lot of benefits from the cutting-edge solutions and technologies flooding the marketplace. Remember the initial promise of smart phones? They are supposed to increase our productivity and enable us to work more flexibly and…

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5 Ways Spreadsheets and Data Visualization Tools Fall Short in Operations

Ken Koenemann | May 14, 2018 | 

Given the inherent complexity in manufacturing businesses, getting and keeping performance on track is a perpetual challenge. Of course, the challenges vary significantly, depending on the systems and processes your organization has in place to manage performance. Plenty of manufacturers still rely on manual data gathering processes and spreadsheets for tracking key performance indicators and…

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