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Scrap What You Thought You Knew About Analytics
Feb 18, 2020

Scrap What You Thought You Knew About Analytics

The Scenario Your operators and supervisors know there’s a problem with product quality. At best, you’re not seeing it until after the fact in a monthly trend report. Or worse, not until someone yells that there’s a proverbial fire. Even more challenging is when, despite all...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, Business Intelligence

Tags: Manufacturing, Power BI, Data, Microsoft Power BI, Manufacturing Insights, Data Quality, Data Insights

How To Improve Your CPQ Pricing Strategies
Feb 13, 2020

How To Improve Your CPQ Pricing Strategies

Manufacturers can get more than their fair share of channel sales and margins by improving price management for every dealer, distributor, and reseller they sell through. It’s possible to expand earnings by 50% on slight increases in volume when pricing is consistent channel-wide....

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: CPQ, Manufacturing, Manufacturers, Configure Price Quote, CPQ Pricing Strategies

Digital Transformation and IoT: Too Much Hype, Too Little Reality?
Jan 28, 2020

Digital Transformation and IoT: Too Much Hype, Too Little Reality?

If you’re a leader in a manufacturing organization, you’re hearing far too much confusing and even misleading marketing and sales talk about “IoT,” “Machine Learning,” “Digital Transformation,” and a host of other consulting tech jargon. We...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, News + Events

Tags: IoT, Manufacturing, Digital Transformation, eLogic, MEC, Manufacturers Experience Center™

Simple is the New Effective: 5 Ways Manufacturers Can Make Data Reports Actionable and Easily Understood
Jan 22, 2020

Simple is the New Effective: 5 Ways Manufacturers Can Make Data Reports Actionable and Easily Understood

Manufacturers seeking to modernize and digitize their operations face the challenge of effectively integrating and sharing production performance information. Many try a one-size-fits-all approach, using dashboards and reports to meet the needs of the shop floor through...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, Business Intelligence

Tags: Manufacturing, Data, Manufacturers, Data Reports, Data Dashboards

5 Proven Ways Manufacturers Can Get Started With Analytics
Jan 20, 2020

5 Proven Ways Manufacturers Can Get Started With Analytics

I want to start with a powerful word in the headline of this blog – “proven.”   Data science is not the stuff of science fiction. It is fact. We see it every day as we transform data into analytics that give powerful and actionable insights to our...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Analytics, Data Science, Manufacturers, Data Analytics

AI Strengthens Smart Factories to Overcome the Challenge of Product Complexity
Nov 14, 2019

AI Strengthens Smart Factories to Overcome the Challenge of Product Complexity

Introduction By Matt Lamb The AI and data-centric revolution is creating a new wave of opportunities for manufacturers heading into 2020. The advent of connected IoT devices and Smart Factories has allowed the manufacturing industry to apply data science principles which go beyond traditional...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: Manufacturing, Machine Learning, CRM, Digital Transformation, AI, Artificial Intelligence

Nov 12, 2019

Leveraging Power BI to Deliver Distributors Sales Performance Data Quickly and Reliably

I was recently working with one of our manufacturing customer’s Regional Sales Managers who is assigned to the highest volume distributors in his territory. He was concerned about sharing data with customers, and making sure it’s only their data, while making it quick...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions

Tags: Manufacturing, Microsoft, Power BI, Sales Analytics, Data Analytics

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