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  • Dec 16, 2014

    3D Printing: A Catalyst for Economic Disruption

    In this presentation Jack Shaw -- voted one of the world's Top 5 Technology Futurists for 2014 -- addresses the What, Why, When, Where, and How of Additive Manufacturing, shows the impact it is already having and explores the keystone role it will play in the digital economy of the 2020's and beyond....More
  • Dec 10, 2014

    Mobile Productivity -- Portable and Personalized

    Mobility is moving beyond replacing existing plant- or machine-based experiences on a mobile device. Attend this IndustryWeek webinar to learn why and how to enable a mobile manufacturing workforce via business and process information securely created, modified, personalized, accessed and shared -- in the office, at the machine, at home or on virtually any mobile device....More
  • Dec 4, 2014

    Differentiating with Data

    Creative use of data can make the difference in manufacturing operations. During this webinar on December 4, you'll hear how manufacturing companies can differentiate themselves and become more effective by deploying easy-to-consume data to their employees, supply chains, and customers....More
  • Nov 13, 2014

    What do Your Manufacturing Competitors Know about Technology That You Don't?

    IndustryWeek unveils the findings of its proprietary research across small and medium business owners....More
  • Nov 12, 2014

    How Additive Manufacturing Can Transform Your Business

    The rapid maturation of additive manufacturing technologies is accelerating a transition from prototyping to a production paradigm. For the AM suite of technologies to realize their full potential, materials and process specialists must continue to innovate and provide tailored solutions for industrial end users. In this presentation, case studies and best practices will be used to describe application on how additive manufacturing is being utilized today in the industry....More
  • Oct 29, 2014

    How to Successfully Flex Your Workforce to Meet Customer Demand

    Discover how a flexible workforce is the key to managing customer demand and learn how the right tools can help you demystify changing demand and continuously adjust staffing levels to meet both customer and budgetary requirements....More
  • Oct 28, 2014

    One Size Doesn't Fit All: Altera's Supply Chain Segmentation Journey to Profitable Growth

    This webinar will provide examples across different industries to illustrate how segmented supply chains are being enabled at real companies. It will also provide useful insights from practitioners who have thought through segmented supply chains from an end-to-end business process and technology perspective....More
  • Oct 23, 2014

    Human Error & Mistake Proofing: Simple Changes for Everyday Mistakes

    This 2-hour online training course will take you through a seven-step mistake proofing method that will include the 21 principles for mistake-proofing solutions, innovative brainstorming techniques complemented by examples and shared experiences from the presenters. You will learn both traditional and unconventional ways to change how any process is executed, avoiding human errors and making it easier, better and safer....More
  • Oct 21, 2014

    Optimize your Materials Management

    Today's manufacturers are dealing with more data, an increasing number of people in the organization who need to use data, and less time to make decisions. Learn how to convert your company's Big Data challenge into opportunity, and how Big Data is creating value for manufacturing organizations....More
  • Sep 25, 2014

    How Alibaba Will Change US Logistics

    The Alibaba Omni-channel platform will have the transformational power to impact all U.S. businesses and their supply chains. In this exclusive webinar, Jim Tompkins will outline the nine key components of a robust response to the business breakthroughs that have resulted from Alibaba. This presentation is not about Alibaba, but rather about your company and what you need to do to upgrade your supply chain. This webinar will cover the key steps you must take to be sure your supply chain and logistics network contribute to your organization’s overall success....More
  • Sep 24, 2014

    How to Prevent Manufacturing Downtime Costs

    Industryweek readers responded to a three year survey that asked how downtime affects their manufacturing operation and what steps have been taken to prevent critical applications from stopping production. This webinar will discuss these survey results as well as automation trends, including best strategies to prevent downtime....More
  • Sep 23, 2014

    Is Your Finance Department Data Driven? Conquering the Challenge of "Doing More with Less"

    Today's CFO is increasingly called upon to "do more with less." This means providing value-added analytics to the business that help the firm improve profitability, meet ever-increasing transparency requirements from regulators and management and simultaneously maintain or reduce Finance and IT spend....More
  • Sep 18, 2014

    A Step-by-Step Approach to Process Innovation

    This 2-hour online training course will teach you how to make process innovation possible by conducting Rapid Innovation Cycles. This approach is one anybody can use and follow to design or redesign a process. This session will guide you from a nebulous understanding of "innovation" to a crystal clear picture of when to use it, why and how....More
  • Sep 16, 2014

    Embrace Big Data and Drive Better Procurement Decisions with SAP HANA

    In the supply chain of any organization, sourcing is a complex function with often hidden insight into further efficiencies. In this IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, learn how manufacturers and retailers can leverage advanced data and predictive analytics capabilities. See how one international retailer manage over 200,000 product lines to globalize its view of 8000 suppliers and products, and reduce dashboard drill-down reporting from 30 minutes to 10 seconds....More
  • Aug 27, 2014

    Delivering Continuous Improvement with Labor Performance Measurement

    In manufacturing, labor costs are one of the biggest expenses challenging organizations. This Webinar features presenters from Joy Global Inc. demonstrating how they were able to leverage their workforce management system data to increase labor productivity, reduce labor costs, and advance their company's continuous improvement efforts....More
  • Aug 26, 2014

    Integrating the Manufacturing Value Chain: Supply and Demand Integration Via the Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things is transforming manufacturing. Machines, processes, and disparate systems can now be interconnected throughout the entire manufacturing value chain, linking end users and suppliers to an integrated network. Learn how to maximize this network for service opportunities, product differentiation, and revenue creation....More
  • Aug 21, 2014

    Beyond DOE: 7 Simple, Effective Innovation Tools

    This 2-hour online training course provides an overview of seven effective innovation tools that are easy to learn and apply. This session will walk you through these tools with simple definitions and relatable examples. The skills you acquire will enable you to not only unleash your own individual creative potential, but also inspire an innovation-focused mind-set across your business operations -- and on new streams of revenue, novel approaches to running the business and leveraging opportunities....More
  • Jun 19, 2014

    How to Use the Hoshin X-Matrix to Link Strategy, Execution and Breakthrough Performance

    This 2-hour online training course provides an overview of the seven-step Hoshin Planning Process, which links a company's major strategy objectives with the resources and action plans needed to make them happen. Attend this session to learn how you can successfully involve your entire organization in delivering a combination of breakthrough performance and daily management in order to focus on sustainable results....More
  • Jun 12, 2014

    5 Tips to Secure Trade Secrets from Larry Brock, Former DuPont Cyber Security Leader

    In today's competitive and complex manufacturing environment, numerous parties both inside your organization and out have routine access to your IP and trade secrets. The World Bank estimates IP theft worldwide costs our industry about $400 billion annually. Larry Brock, former chief information security officer at DuPont, will share lessons learned from the front lines of protecting IP at a member of the Fortune 100....More
  • Jun 5, 2014

    How To Reduce IT Spending 15% or More: Realized Benefits from Cloud ERP

    Organizations that have fully or largely moved to the cloud average savings of 15% or more on IT spending as a percentage of revenue. Join us for a webinar on June 5th for a discussion with multiple manufacturers from both discrete and process industries talk about why they chose cloud ERP to run their business....More
  • Jun 3, 2014

    A Lean Journey and the Place for KATA: A Case Study, Lessons Learned and Results so Far

    The Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata are about the managerial context within which Toyota's Lean tools get used. In this webinar Wayne Meyer discusses the implementation of KATA in GKN's Lean journey, going from stabilizing operations to involving everyone everyday in a scientific process of improvement and evolution. Within one month GKN made lead time improvements in two value stream loops of 31% and 20%....More
  • May 29, 2014

    The Pulse of Performance Management: What You Need to Know for Budgeting, Reporting, and Financial Consolidation Success

    This annual web event will provide you with the information and strategies you need to confidently take the next steps with your performance management initiative. Whether you are still in research mode, have already rolled out a system, or are anywhere in between this webcast will include information that will enable you to maximize your success....More
  • Apr 24, 2014

    The Nuts and Bolts of Value Stream Assessments

    An end-to-end value stream assessment provides data-driven guidance on where to focus continuous improvement efforts. This 2-hour online training course is a practitioner's guide to the details of an end-to-end value stream assessment, with an emphasis on how your company can apply it to actual processes....More
  • Ethnographic Studies
    Nov 14, 2013

    People Watching: How to Use Ethnographic Studies to Discover Unmet Customer Needs

    Ethnography can be used to discover unmet customer needs and gain a deeper understanding of your customer. During this 2-hour online training session, you'll learn to apply ethnography so you can launch the right products at the right time and continuously fine-tune your existing product portfolio....More
  • Conducting end-to-end value stream assessments
    Jul 11, 2013

    Conducting End-to-End Value Stream Assessments

    This interactive training session will take you beyond the textbook theory of value stream mapping to the End-to-End Value Stream Assessment, demonstrating how you can dissect a process and create a workable improvement plan, from start to finish, that can be applied in your everyday workplace....More
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