Digital Tools http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6648/more en Toward a More Data Savvy World http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/toward-more-data-savvy-world <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Do you really know what your metrics mean—or which ones matter?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/toward-more-data-savvy-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/toward-more-data-savvy-world#comments Automation Digital Tools Systems Integration The Latest The Manufacturers Agenda Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:30:00 +0000 553391 at http://www.industryweek.com An Old Company Stitches Together a New Perspective http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/old-company-stitches-together-new-perspective <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Merrow Sewing Machine Co. was old, analog and grappling with its identity after 165 years as a market leader when Charlie Merrow and his brother, Owen, bought back the company in 2003. Since then, the seventh generation of Merrows has used lots of tech, namely cloud, to bring it into the 21st century and drastically change its business model.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/old-company-stitches-together-new-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/old-company-stitches-together-new-perspective#comments Cloud Computing Companies & Executives Digital Tools Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Technology The Latest Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 554551 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We went from trying to figure out how many sewing machines we had sold last month to being efficient and confident enough in what we were doing that we flipped over to being a start-up incubator in addition to running the core business.&rdquo;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Charlie Merrow</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> CEO<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Merrow Sewing Machine Co.<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Along with:</strong> WoolPRO board member, Merrow Salt Works Startup managing director</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> Merrow Sewing Machine Co.; illustration, Bill Szilagyi, IndustryWeek Transportation Technology Wises Up http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/transportation-technology-wises <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Self-driving trucks, intelligent highways and freight-hauling apps are changing the way goods can be transported and delivered.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/transportation-technology-wises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/transportation-technology-wises#comments Digital Tools Transportation Supply Chain Technology The Latest Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:07:00 +0000 551091 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Who&rsquo;s behind the wheel? Nobody, actually, as autonomous vehicle technology pilots an Anheuser-Busch truck along a Colorado interstate.</p> Anheuser-Busch Is This the Real Life? Is This Just Fantasy? AR Hits Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/real-life-just-fantasy-ar-hits-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers of all sizes are starting to explore augmented reality, and some have been building for years toward a full-scaled deployment. But is the tech actually making an industrial difference yet?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/real-life-just-fantasy-ar-hits-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/real-life-just-fantasy-ar-hits-manufacturing#comments Digital Tools Education / Training Emerging Technologies Engagement Technology Workforce The Latest Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 546401 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The DAQRI smart glasses were introduced in December and are one of a handful of new pieces of hardware poised to drive greater adoption of augmented reality in manufacturing in 2017.</p> Daqri How the Cloud and Analytics Improve Manufacturers' Bottom Lines http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/cloud-bottom-line <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek and American Machinist-hosted webinar, in partnership with Epicor </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/CloudPromo_0.gif?1487339084" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">As competition increases in the manufacturing sector, organizations need to be strategic about how they invest capital when deploying new technologies. Join Nucleus Research Analyst Seth Lippincott on March 1 in a discussion of how manufacturing companies are realizing benefits from deploying in the cloud and leveraging analytics.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_Epicor_CloudAnalyticsImprove_WNR_JR_013017 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1325pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/cloud-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Information Technology Legislation Public Policy Strategic Planning & Execution Regulations Supply Chain Webinars Mon, 30 Jan 2017 23:00:00 +0000 542141 at http://www.industryweek.com Digital Manufacturing Gets Its First Open Online Course http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/digital-manufacturing-gets-its-first-open-online-course <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The MOOC, developed between UI Labs and University of Buffalo, is designed to help manufacturing workers, executives and students better understand digital connectivity as it applies to industry. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/digital-manufacturing-gets-its-first-open-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/digital-manufacturing-gets-its-first-open-online-course#comments Digital Tools Education / Training Technology Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:14:00 +0000 540711 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Upskilling the Industrial Workforce is in Our Sight http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Ballard, CEO, Upskill (formerly APX Labs) </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Millions of manufacturing jobs will need to be filled in the next decade and change. Turning to new tech, including smart glasses and augmented reality, can help fill the openings.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight#comments Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Recruiting / Retention Technology Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:32:00 +0000 524541 at http://www.industryweek.com Upskill Beating Back the Creeping Tyranny of Big Data http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/beating-back-creeping-tyranny-big-data <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There is a dark side to big data, and computer scientists warn that we'll need a lot more transparency if its revolution is really to work for all of us.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/beating-back-creeping-tyranny-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/beating-back-creeping-tyranny-big-data#comments Digital Tools Information Technology Technology The Latest Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:23:00 +0000 508191 at http://www.industryweek.com William Thomas Cain, Getty Images Mentoring and Technology Offer a Healthy Outlook for J&J http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/mentoring-and-technology-offer-healthy-outlook-jj <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kathy Wengel leads J&J's supply chain through a technology transformation while raising the profile of women in leadership roles.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/mentoring-and-technology-offer-healthy-outlook-jj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/mentoring-and-technology-offer-healthy-outlook-jj#comments Digital Tools Corporate Culture Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Workforce IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Tue, 03 Jan 2017 03:44:00 +0000 504381 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>Technology is dramatically changing the landscape of what&rsquo;s possible for us.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Kathy Wengel</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Worldwide Vice President, Supply Chain/Chief Supply Chain Officer</p> <p><strong>Organization: </strong>Johnson &amp; Johnson<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Education:</strong> BSE in civil engineering and operations research, Princeton University</p> <p><strong>Honors: </strong>Women of Excellence Award (2015), National Association of Female Executives; AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award, AWESOME (Achieving Women&#39;s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management &amp; Education); Thinkers &amp; Movers Award, DSC Logistics</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> Manufacturing Trends: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017 <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar series, in partnership with PwC, sponsored by Epicor </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/1_PwC_MfgTrends_Promo.gif?1487343477" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, February 23, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 4 Sessions of 1 hour each </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Attend this 4-part series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_WNR_PwC_MultiWebcast_WS_JR_121616 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1250pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Innovation Operations Technology Workforce Webinars Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:20:00 +0000 490231 at http://www.industryweek.com