Information Technology http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6651/more en The Secret to My Success: How Mid-Market Manufacturing Leaders Are Using the Cloud to Drive Growth http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/secret-success-cloud <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by NetSuite </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, May 1, 2014 - <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">Optimism and growth plans are driving the agendas of mid-market manufacturers, and cloud computing is one of the tools manufacturing leaders are using to set themselves up for success. During this webinar we’ll discuss the findings of a recent IndustryWeek study, as well as the latest cloud selection data.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://reg.industryweek.com/IW-WNR-NS-Secret-Success-Cloud-041014 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1230pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/secret-success-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Technology Webinars Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 115991 at http://www.industryweek.com Lean, Continuous Improvement Strategies Take Center Stage at the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/lean-continuous-improvement-strategies-take-center-stage-2014-industryweek-best-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Manufacturing operations executives will discover the successful strategies from manufacturers who are the best of the best, the winners of the IW Best Plants Award program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/lean-continuous-improvement-strategies-take-center-stage-2014-industryweek-best-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/lean-continuous-improvement-strategies-take-center-stage-2014-industryweek-best-plant#comments Change Management Customer Relationships Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Corporate Culture Engagement Product Development Quality Growth Strategies Information Technology Strategic Planning & Execution Supplier Relationships Teamwork Robotics Leadership Operations Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:32:00 +0000 114911 at http://www.industryweek.com Technology: Putting IT in its Place http://www.industryweek.com/technology/technology-putting-it-its-place <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Toyota's manufacturing system employs some of the most sophisticated tools in the industry, but they are just one piece of the puzzle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/technology-putting-it-its-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/technology-putting-it-its-place#comments Digital Tools Information Technology Innovation Technology Gold News Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:29:00 +0000 115451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The robots and automation software at the heart of Toyota&#39;s manufacturing plants are designed to work in harmony with the traditional Toyota Production System.<br /> Photo:Toyota</p> Supply Chain & Logistics: You Can't Manage what You Don't Trust http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-logistics-you-cant-manage-what-you-dont-trust <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Executives aren't always able to trust the data when they're making decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-logistics-you-cant-manage-what-you-dont-trust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-logistics-you-cant-manage-what-you-dont-trust#comments Logistics Planning & Forecasting Information Technology Leadership Supply Chain Technology Workforce Gold Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:25:00 +0000 115441 at http://www.industryweek.com Microsoft CEO Nadella Unveils New Leadership Team http://www.industryweek.com/technology/microsoft-ceo-nadella-unveils-new-leadership-team <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>CEO Satya Nadella also formalized the role for former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, saying he would head the Microsoft Devices Group when the deal for the Finnish group's handset business closes by the end of April.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/microsoft-ceo-nadella-unveils-new-leadership-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/microsoft-ceo-nadella-unveils-new-leadership-team#comments Companies & Executives Information Technology Technology News Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:59:00 +0000 115231 at http://www.industryweek.com Technology, Toyota and the Lean Ballet [PODCAST] http://www.industryweek.com/technology/technology-toyota-and-lean-ballet-podcast <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the March 2014 edition of the IW Monthly Podcast, Toyota's IT leader, Tim Platt, joins Travis Hessman to talk about the precise, high-tech choreography of the Toyota Production System. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/technology-toyota-and-lean-ballet-podcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/technology-toyota-and-lean-ballet-podcast#comments Lean / Six-Sigma IW Best Plants Information Technology Innovation Resources Technology News Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:12:00 +0000 114761 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Production to Grow Through 2015, MAPI Forecasts http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-production-grow-through-2015-mapi-forecasts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturing has potential for solid growth through 2015, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation predicts in quarterly industrial outlook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-production-grow-through-2015-mapi-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-production-grow-through-2015-mapi-forecasts#comments Information Technology Trade Global Economy News Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:42:00 +0000 115081 at http://www.industryweek.com Microsoft Delivers Office Suite for Rival Apple's iPad http://www.industryweek.com/technology/microsoft-delivers-office-suite-rival-apples-ipad <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microsoft unveils a version of its popular Office software suite for iPad tablets as the company's new CEO moves to expand its "Internet cloud" footprint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/microsoft-delivers-office-suite-rival-apples-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/microsoft-delivers-office-suite-rival-apples-ipad#comments Digital Tools Information Technology Global Economy Technology News Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:38:00 +0000 115041 at http://www.industryweek.com Cisco Heads to the 'Cloud' with $1 Billion Investment http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/cisco-heads-cloud-1-billion-investment <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Project will create 'world's largest global Intercloud,' connecting everything from wearable devices to appliances to automobiles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/cisco-heads-cloud-1-billion-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/cisco-heads-cloud-1-billion-investment#comments Digital Tools Information Technology Systems Integration The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 News Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:14:00 +0000 114531 at http://www.industryweek.com Integrated Business Planning (IBP): The Next Generation of Sales & Operations Planning http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/integrated-business-planning <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Demand Solutions </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, April 17, 2014 - <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">Integrated Business Planning is the way to reap the tremendous benefits that come from achieving supply chain excellence. It's the next generation of Sales & Operations Planning. Learn the step-by-step actions to advance your supply chain maturity.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://reg.industryweek.com/IW-WNR-DS-integrated-business-planning-040714 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1070pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/integrated-business-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Planning & Forecasting Information Technology Webinars Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 115571 at http://www.industryweek.com