Lunewave's Hao Xin writes, "As a kid, I dreamed about the flying cars and jetpacks that would hopefully define our future lives. Up until recently, the technology that could make them even remotely possible was both expensive and difficult to manufacture. Now, thanks to 3-D printing and machine
Today's manufacturing organizations operate in a dynamic environment characterized by increased complexity and uncertainty. The financial performance of manufacturers hinges on their ability to rapidly adapt to constantly-changing conditions, from demand fluctuations to delivery challenges while
Sales compensation programs are incredibly effective for aligning salespeople with company objectives. An organization can sink or swim by whether salespeople know the most forward-thinking and effective sales performance management (SPM) solutions.
If you work in the field of sales commissions, you’re likely aware of ASC 606, the five-step revenue recognition model and timelines. The basic premise on which both ASC 606 and IFRS 15 have been formulated is that an organization can recognize revenue from a customer contract only when the
As happens so often, IBM is quietly laying the groundwork for the future. A recent step toward that future is TJBot, an unassuming, do-it-yourself cardboard robot that opens a window into what AI researchers are calling “embodied cognition.
Perhaps one the single most significant changes to the analytics landscape in recent years had been the emergence of the data scientist. This role is continuing to evolve, with many organizations still in the process of establishing how best to incorporate this relatively new discipline into their
The data lake can be considered the consolidation point for all of the data which is of value for use across different aspects of the enterprise. There is a significant range of the different types of potential data repositories that are likely to be part of a typical data lake.
The manufacturing industry finds itself embroiled in major changes these days, and analytics, cloud-based technologies, the Internet of Things and volumes of data are fueling its metamorphosis. See how manufacturing companies are shifting resources toward value-add processes such as
Product lifecycle management (PLM) is vital for keeping product development a streamlined experience. However, as is the case in all things, this bellwether of modern operations is changing to make room for new applications, advanced technologies and next-generation, integrated analytics.
IBM made waves at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show with a variety of innovations in cognitive computing. From IBM CEO Ginni Rometty’s keynote address to conversations with dinosaurs, CES 2016 offered innovation at every turn.
Consumer electronics and IoT are converging, but there are other players in the cosmic mix. And there's no place better to witness the chemistry than on the proving grounds of CES, one of the world's largest consumer electronics events.
Change is coming for the transportation and logistics services industry. New regulations, driver expectations and the demands of a connected world are driving OEMs and electronics manufacturers forward.
Intelligent wearables have been in the market for a while, primarily aimed at the health and fitness market. But what happens when regular, everyday textiles start entering the electronics and high-fashion realm?
The aging of the global population presents an opportunity for the Internet of Things to transform an entire segment of healthcare. Learn more about how connected healthcare is poised to lead a wave of IoT-enabled business transformation.