manufacturing

8月 172017
 

Robots - everyone has probably been fascinated by the idea of robots at one time or another. From the early science fiction robots (such as Klaatu's robot Gort) to the mid-1980s movie robots (like Johnny 5), they have been portrayed in many different ways in fiction. These days, with the [...]

The post Mapping out the next robot invasion! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

7月 262017
 

“I do not like this modern technology,” said my father-in-law. “It is making people too lazy. Things are too easy now.” He was referring to my grocery order. I was sitting in his kitchen in Reykjavik, Iceland, the day before my return to the United States. I had just explained [...]

Icelandic in-laws and inventory management: digital supply chain innovations was published on SAS Voices by Marcia Walker

7月 062017
 

In an IoT world, everything is connected. But what does it mean to be connected? Does it mean being plugged in to your phone, car, home, TV, favorite apps and retailers? Does it mean knowing what’s happening all around you? And having the “things” you’re connected to acting as recommender [...]

Are you getting the most out of consumer IoT data? was published on SAS Voices by Norm Marks

4月 272017
 

Recently I backed into a hotel parking spot after returning from a customer dinner. It was dark and rainy, and I was tired from traveling. My mind wandered until I heard a shrill “BEEP BEEP BEEP” coming from my rental car. I looked down at the dashboard’s rear-view camera, and [...]

Tripping over text icebergs was published on SAS Voices by Lonnie Miller

4月 242017
 

Building cars is towards the top of the manufacturing hierarchy - some countries are even known for the cars they build. If you want a good quality car, you probably think of Japan. If you want a stylish sports car, you probably think of Italy. If you want a diesel [...]

The post Will your next car be made in China? appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

4月 062017
 

The widespread adoption of the term "analytics" reminds me of the evolution of the term "supply chain management." Initially the term focused on supply chain planning. It involved demand and supply balancing and the heuristics and optimization tools that came out of advanced planning and scheduling. Over time practically everything was included [...]

When everything is analytics, nothing is analytics...? was published on SAS Voices by Scott Nalick

3月 202017
 

In my previous blog we identified quality as the critical success factor that will deliver UK manufacturers through the potentially choppy fallout from Brexit and other global political and economic upheaval. Quality in every thought, every action, every outcome You might think differentiating on the quality of your products is [...]

Achieving a quality-connected enterprise was published on SAS Voices by Tim Clark

3月 152017
 

Omnichannel Analytics are helping companies uncover patterns in big data to improve the customer experience.  Using those insights, companies can anticipate what consumers are planning to purchase and influence that purchase in real time.     Companies are experiencing unprecedented complexity as they look for growth and market opportunities. Their product portfolios are [...]

Omnichannel is changing the way we view demand planning was published on SAS Voices by Charlie Chase

3月 152017
 

Omnichannel Analytics are helping companies uncover patterns in big data to improve the customer experience.  Using those insights, companies can anticipate what consumers are planning to purchase and influence that purchase in real time.     Companies are experiencing unprecedented complexity as they look for growth and market opportunities. Their product portfolios are [...]

Omnichannel is changing the way we view demand planning was published on SAS Voices by Charlie Chase

2月 272017
 

Manufacturers are used to operating in challenging circumstances – whether financial, economic, political or competitive. And it's a good thing since the coming years seem likely to be as uncertain as those following the global economic crash. But manufacturing will have an excellent opportunity to thrive because, like many sectors, [...]

Why quality is the answer to manufacturing challenges was published on SAS Voices by Tim Clark