eBooks + Infographics + Video Category Posts

February 24th, 2017
Mike Shields
CEO & Industry Strategist
What 7 leading Global Manufacturing Executives are saying about their strategies for Service and IIoT

I recently polled global manufacturing executives on how developed their strategies are for Connected Service and IIoT…and every one of them is investing in ways to engage all customers and partners from original equipment sale through upgrade, service, maintenance, and retirement.

Categories: eBooks + Infographics + Video
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
February 27th, 2016
Mike Shields
CEO & Industry Strategist
Making It in the Age of the Customer – For Manufacturers Only

How can you transform your manufacturing business with accessible solutions? This series takes the generalities of ‘the need to be customer-centric’ and ‘the age of the customer’ and puts them into 5 practical and actionable dimensions for a very specific set of industries.

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, eBooks + Infographics + Video
December 17th, 2015
Tim Rose
Senior Consultant
The 3 Pronged Strategy for Designing a Model in VC

In designing a model in Variant Configuration, there are 3 main questions and 100 smaller ones that you should ask yourself every time to help build the best model for the situation.  Check out our Infographic to see examples of these questions and tips on how to avo...

Categories: SAP Solutions, eBooks + Infographics + Video
May 20th, 2015
Mike Shields
CEO & Industry Strategist
The Challenges of Changing Demographics in Manufacturing – and the Role of Technology to Power the Next Generation: Infographic

Here’s a link to a great blog post by Steve Hanna, CIO of Kennametal. He presents an insightful role for technology to help bridge the widening gaps in workforce demographics within Manufacturing. This topic is very much ‘top of mind’ for ...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, eBooks + Infographics + Video
May 11th, 2015
Infographic: 3 Key Technology Drivers for 100 Top Manufacturing CEOs

In Mike’s post following the 2015 Smart Manufacturing Summit, he reflects on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), CRM for Customer Engagement, and Service Lifecycle for Customer Care.  In this infographic, we reveal 3 of the most important techno...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, eBooks + Infographics + Video