IQReport October 18, 2019 - Manufacturing and ERP News From IQMS
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IQReport October 2019

How Smart Manufacturing Can Improve Productivity

Smart factories will be the game-changer for the manufacturing industry. According to industry experts, adopting smart factories will likely result in threefold productivity improvements over the next decade.

To help jump-start your smart manufacturing initiatives, a recent Deloitte and MAPI Smart Factory Study: Capturing value through the digital journey offers a deeper dive into:

Click here to learn more about the study as well as download the full report.

How (and Where) to Find the Funds for Your Plant’s Big Projects

For many manufacturers funding is the main obstacle for implementing new initiatives. What many manufacturers don't realize is there may be federal and state grants that can help.

A recent Plant Services article provides insights into how manufacturers can identify the funding opportunities they may be missing, including:

Click here to read the complete article and learn how to take advantage of grants available to support your next initiative.


10 Ways Machine Learning Can Close Legacy ERP Gaps

Capitalizing on new digital business models and the growth opportunities they provide are forcing companies to re-evaluate the role ERP plays in their manufacturing strategies. Made inflexible by years of customization, legacy ERP systems aren't delivering what digital business models need today to scale and grow.

Companies need to be able to respond quickly to unexpected, unfamiliar, and unforeseen dilemmas with smart decisions fast for new digital business models to succeed. That's not possible today with legacy ERP systems. 

Learn how machine learning can rejuvenate ERP systems and their contributions to business growth with greater intelligence and insight.

IQMS User Conference Joins Dassault Système's 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD

IQMS is very excited to announce the IQMS 2020 User Conference (aka Pinnacle) will be incorporated into Dassault Système's 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD, February 9-12th 2020, at the Music City Center Convention Complex in Nashville, TN. 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD will bring together all the Dassault mid-market manufacturing solutions, from design, simulation, and collaboration to ERP and MES. 

The agenda includes over 60 hours of IQMS (DELMIAWORKS) product-specific training breakout sessions as well as over 300 technical sessions covering design, data management, and simulation. Click here to learn more and register.

Featured Whitepaper

Gartner Research: The What, Why & How of Manufacturing Metrics

One of the biggest challenges for manufacturing professionals is to identify the essential metrics that can help assess, diagnose, and correct manufacturing performance and productivity issues.

A new Gartner report will help you define the essential metrics that can help you:

  • Understand the costs and impact of unplanned downtime
  • Improve responsiveness to demand volatility
  • Produce a product correct the first time
  • Identify constraints and bottlenecks

Download your copy of Gartner's report,   to learn more about the most critical metrics that will help improve performance, efficiency, and quality on your shop floor. DOWNLOAD NOW!