Industry 4.0 Complexity and Uncertainty – Why Some Manufacturers Thrive
Vasilis Karamalegos / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

Industry 4.0 Complexity and Uncertainty – Why Some Manufacturers Thrive

Why do some manufacturing companies gain more value from Industry 4.0 than others? Because they regard the adoption of Industry 4.0 as an overall strategic business objective....

The 7 Deadly Sins of Modern Manufacturing
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

The 7 Deadly Sins of Modern Manufacturing

Many companies have committed one (or more) of what could be described as the 7 deadly sins of modern manufacturing....

Factory Culture of the Future: A sensible guide to Adhocracy
Gustavo Ghory / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

Factory Culture of the Future: A sensible guide to Adhocracy

Imagine a synergistic organization, where silos are broken by common customer-centric objectives and a transparent flow of information....

Manufacturing's Next Step: From CoE To Ecosystem of Excellence
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Manufacturing's Next Step: From CoE To Ecosystem of Excellence

A CoE is a business investment: A team that develops and shares best practices and orchestrates end-to-end transformation. In SmarterChains’ experience, however, it is only a stepping stone....

Reflections on IoT Connected Products
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Reflections on IoT Connected Products

If you think that the internet has changed your life, think again.  The Internet of Things is about to change it all over again!...

Bad Data in Manufacturing: The Cost and the Solution
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Bad Data in Manufacturing: The Cost and the Solution

Only a handful of manufacturing companies are equipped to handle this new volume of manufacturing data. Thus, data integrity must become a top priority for every manufacturer....

The 7 Deadly Sins of Modern Manufacturing
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

The 7 Deadly Sins of Modern Manufacturing

Many companies have committed one (or more) of what could be described as the 7 deadly sins of modern manufacturing....

Manufacturing's Next Step: From CoE To Ecosystem of Excellence
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Manufacturing's Next Step: From CoE To Ecosystem of Excellence

A CoE is a business investment: A team that develops and shares best practices and orchestrates end-to-end transformation. In SmarterChains’ experience, however, it is only a stepping stone....

Industrial Remote AR Assistance: 9 top solutions
Nikos Lappas / Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Industrial Remote AR Assistance: 9 top solutions

Learn more about the 9 most trusted solutions for Industrial Remote AR assistance in the Manufacturing Sector....

MES : 8 Solutions for Optimal Factory Automation
Vasilis Karamalegos / Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

MES : 8 Solutions for Optimal Factory Automation

A list of Manufacturing Execution Systems solutions by Omega Gruppo, Epicor, Atachi Systems, ONG Automation, Avanceon, Wonderware, Lighthouse Systems, Maval....

Machine Vision: 8 Companies that enable Industrial Robots to see
Nikos Lappas / Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Machine Vision: 8 Companies that enable Industrial Robots to see

A list of companies that build Machine Vision solutions: Aquifi, LMI Technologies, Prophesee, 3D Infotech, VAIA Technologies, Stemmer Imaging and Industrial Vision....

Industrial Handheld Devices: Top 8 Solutions
Vasilis Karamalegos / Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Industrial Handheld Devices: Top 8 Solutions

A list of 8 companies that build Handheld Devices for Industrial use: Zebra, abas ERP, Alien Technology, Omron Microscan, Casio Computers, Sonim, Tasklet Factory and Ubimax....

The Manager’s Guide to Financing Industry 4.0 Projects
Vasilis Karamalegos / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

The Manager’s Guide to Financing Industry 4.0 Projects

The “what” of financing determines the “how” of financing There are four digital investment types: Pure business initiatives, foundational investments, trial investments, and big bets....

Industry 4.0 Complexity and Uncertainty – Why Some Manufacturers Thrive
Vasilis Karamalegos / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

Industry 4.0 Complexity and Uncertainty – Why Some Manufacturers Thrive

Why do some manufacturing companies gain more value from Industry 4.0 than others? Because they regard the adoption of Industry 4.0 as an overall strategic business objective....

Factory Culture of the Future: A sensible guide to Adhocracy
Gustavo Ghory / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

Factory Culture of the Future: A sensible guide to Adhocracy

Imagine a synergistic organization, where silos are broken by common customer-centric objectives and a transparent flow of information....

Ten Factory of the Future Dimensions – Your way to Industry 4.0 transformation
Nikos Lappas / Industry 4.0

Ten Factory of the Future Dimensions – Your way to Industry 4.0 transformation

At SmarterChains we call these areas the 10 Factory of the Future dimensions....

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