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May 16th, 2016
Scott Stamper
Industry Solution Architect, Microsoft
Reflection on Data Insights Summit March 2016

Power BI Updates! Microsoft is moving forward on industry specific solutions for Power BI; Excel now has a plugin that connects to Azure Machine Learning for sentiment analysis; Adoption, Pipeline, & key Manufacturing Business Intelligence dashboards...

Categories: Business Intelligence, Microsoft Solutions
May 4th, 2016
Rick Servello
VC Team Lead, SAP
ALE Configuration in SAP LO-VC (Part 1)

ALE (Application Link Enabling) is a means in which to transfer data between logical systems in SAP. This tool is used across many modules for sending master data and is especially common within the Variant Configuration world for transferring model dependencies, classifi...

Categories: SAP Solutions
April 26th, 2016
Sarah Miller
Director, Marketing
Multi-Channel Customer Engagement in a Cloud First, Mobile First, Social World

Your buyers are more educated, experience-centric, global, online, and proactive than is the Age of the Customer, after all.  And as a manufacturer, selling to your buyers isn’t always easy or clear-cut.  You have Partners, Channels, & Account Relationships ...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions
April 19th, 2016
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
Configuration Matters

Mastering Differentiated Products: Enable efficiency and flexibility in The Age of The Customer. Turn on the full power of configuration to hit the mark with your markets + customers every time.

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, eBooks + Infographics + Video
April 8th, 2016
Mike Shields
CEO & Industry Strategist
Best Practices Enablement for Manufacturers

These best practices ensure the right response to the types of types of demand I cover in my last post.  They support a range of self-service and assisted-service capabilities that enable your ‘customers’ to find, evaluate and even select, quote, order, and follow your pr...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights