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CFO 4.0 – Manufacturing & Cybercrime – Assessing your Financial Risk CFO 4.0 – Manufacturing & Cybercrime – Assessing your Financial Risk CFO 4.0 – Manufacturing & Cybercrime – Assessing your Financial Risk

CFO 4.0 – Manufacturing & Cybercrime – Assessing your Financial Risk

Author: | Post Date: 31 Mar 2020

Sometimes it takes an unfortunate occurrence, initiated by malicious actors, to drive home the realization that we operate our businesses under the predatory gaze of thieves. For me, despite years of experience in risk identification, mitigation, and transference, that defining event came several weeks ago, when I found an email in my in-box from one of our senior execs: (more…)


How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis

How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis

Author: | Post Date: 24 Mar 2020

    The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. While no one can accurately predict the long-term effects of COVID-19, many have already felt the effects of the disease, and have been left wondering about its impact on global manufacturing and distribution sectors. As it stands, 75% of companies worldwide have reported supply chain disruptions as a result of COVID-19, according [...]


Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry

Effective Traceability – An Insurance Policy for the Electronics Industry

Author: | Post Date: 19 Mar 2020

Product recalls are one of the biggest risks that manufacturers have to face. According to the insurance industry, the average cost of product recall claims is over US $1 million. Product recalls in the electronics industry were 15% of all recalls in the EU in Q1 2019, and 29% in the US. (more…)


How to Digitally Transform Your Business with ERP How to Digitally Transform Your Business with ERP How to Digitally Transform Your Business with ERP

How to Digitally Transform Your Business with ERP

Author: | Post Date: 17 Mar 2020

Digital transformation is a phrase that has been discussed, exchanged and debated for the last couple of years. In fact, Industry 4.0 — a subset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution — was publicly introduced in Germany, in 2011. It was a government-lead initiative to enhance German competitiveness in the manufacturing industry. Despite the digital call to action, many global manufacturers have been left with [...]


What Supply Chain Visibility Means for Your Business What Supply Chain Visibility Means for Your Business What Supply Chain Visibility Means for Your Business

What Supply Chain Visibility Means for Your Business

Author: | Post Date: 17 Mar 2020

In the past few years, supply chains have become increasingly more connected and complex. At the same time consumer demand for transparency, combined with rising expectations, is at an all-time high. Having visibility throughout your supply chain can be a game-changer – not only can it help you manage disruption but also reduce risk, gain control and improve your customers’ experience. (more…)


Building Digital Resilience for a New Business Decade Building Digital Resilience for a New Business Decade Building Digital Resilience for a New Business Decade

Building Digital Resilience for a New Business Decade

Author: | Post Date: 12 Mar 2020

As we start to settle into 2020, it promises to be a momentous year for UK manufacturing. In a post-Brexit climate, there is an opportunity for our Movers and Makers to explore new avenues of growth, exploit new trading relationships and demonstrate their strengths on the global stage. (more…)


The True Story of Customer Satisfaction in Africa The True Story of Customer Satisfaction in Africa The True Story of Customer Satisfaction in Africa

The True Story of Customer Satisfaction in Africa

Author: | Post Date: 10 Mar 2020

After 4 days of meetings with customers in Kenya, I have realized that over-delivery is the way to go here for long long-lasting business relationships. We need to think ‘customer first’ where the goal for both is lifetime value. This market combines family heritage and entrepreneurial beginnings. (more…)


The Blurred Line Between Manufacturers and Tech Companies The Blurred Line Between Manufacturers and Tech Companies The Blurred Line Between Manufacturers and Tech Companies

The Blurred Line Between Manufacturers and Tech Companies

Author: | Post Date: 03 Mar 2020

Is Tesla a car manufacturer, an energy company or a technology firm? Elon Musk envisioned Tesla Motors as a technology company and independent automaker, aimed at eventually offering electric cars at prices affordable to the average consumer. Tesla Motors shortened its name to Tesla in February 2017 to take the focus away from cars. Today its extraordinary ambitious founder has a clear purpose; to [...]


Maximizing your ERP Investment Through Skills Development Maximizing your ERP Investment Through Skills Development Maximizing your ERP Investment Through Skills Development

Maximizing your ERP Investment Through Skills Development

Author: | Post Date: 27 Feb 2020

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” This adage is particularly true today as we enter the era of digitization, where new technologies are continuously evolving, and skillsets have needed to keep up with the pace of change. As a result, CHROs have needed to become more agile in their approach to recruiting, upskilling and succession planning. This is of importance, especially when businesses choose to invest in a dynamic technology such as [...]


Celebrating Technology on International Language Day Celebrating Technology on International Language Day Celebrating Technology on International Language Day

Celebrating Technology on International Language Day

Author: | Post Date: 25 Feb 2020

February 21 was International Mother Language Day. This day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The United Nations believes that languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. (more…)



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