December 2018 IQReport
Companies are Upskilling Workers in Response to Job Automation
As automation adoption continues to change job roles and demand for new skills, companies face urgent needs to upskill their workforces.
A recent IndustryWeek article highlights the results of a new survey by Capgemini on how organizations are responding to job automation and the importance of upskilling and transitioning their workforce to entirely new skill sets.
Upskilling has the potential to save $1.2 billion over three years, Capgemini reports. Furthermore, it can boost employee morale, and increase output by 90% or more in organizations interviewed. Capgemini finds that full-scale upskilling initiatives enable workforces to accomplish more by creating a foundation of trust that enables both employee and management teams to attain the challenging goals of automation initiatives.
Click here to read the complete IndustryWeek article and learn more about upskilling your workforce.
Top Manufacturing Trends for 2019
As technology advances and labor shortages continue to plague the manufacturing industry, 2019 will be the year where analytics, machine learning, and smart technology move beyond pilot to production and lay the infrastructure to enable a competitive and winning strategy.
The manufacturing trends for 2019 highlight how manufacturers are planning to achieve their goals of revenue growth, operational improvements, digital transformation, and new products and services launches including:
- Intelligent supply chain networks
- Smart machines and IIoT
- Blockchain and manufacturing
- Data security
IQMS Recognized in MES and ERP Magic Quadrant Reports
IQMS has been recognized in two recent Gartner, Inc. reports:
- The “Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems” report positions IQMS in the Challengers quadrant
- The “Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Mid-Size Companies” report places IQMS in the Niche Players quadrant
The recent Gartner reports examine the state of the technology solutions’ maturity and evaluate vendors in the context of their completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Video: Eldon James Eliminates Data Silos and Improves the Efficiency of Their Manufacturing Processes
Like many growing manufacturing companies Denver, CO-based Eldon James had reached a point where running a business on stand-alone systems created data silos that did not scale to support their growth causing delivery, communication and quality problems.
Watch this short video to learn why Eldon James' decision to invest in IQMS ERP and MES software is the milestone in their history that has allowed them to grow and improve the efficiency of their operations. Watch Now!
How Business Intelligence is Redefining Manufacturing
Manufacturing is the most data-intensive industry there is. Business Intelligence (BI), and prescriptive and predictive analytics are the essential technology tools that convert data into manufacturing insights, intelligence, and knowledge to help you:
- Improve manufacturing sustainability
- Minimize raw material costs
- Gain production visibility
- Protect brand quality
- Accelerate manufacturing cycle times
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