There are a lot of tires on an 18-wheeler. Big ones, too. Monitoring their wear and tear, having them maintained and replaced is a big job for trucking companies.
Manufacturing Industry is undergoing significant transformation driven by consumers, connected experience, changing demographics and globalization among others.
On April 1st, Microsoft, along with partners PowerObjects and Saphran Solutions, will host a webcast where we will discuss the challenges faced by automotive suppliers and demonstrate a new PowerObjects/Saphran solution.
Today's manufacturing enterprises must move faster and make decisions more rapidly in a highly complex and uncertain environment filled with more data but less insight. In general, lean concepts have not been applied to information sharing and communications processes on the factory floor, leaving a great deal of process latency still to be removed.
We all know that the trends of big data, cloud computing, social media, and mobile computing are going to impact businesses, but what we often need are some concrete examples and dialogue around how these trends will reshape the way that manufacturers will innovate, perform, and grow. The Manufacturing Innovation Summit hosted by Microsoft will cover these topics.