Monthly Archives: August 2011

Innovation Starts in the Heart

From the Mac to the iPad, Steve Jobs has transformed the way we work and play through technology. Now, as he steps down from his post as Appleā€™s CEO, we reflect on his triumphs and the passion that ignited his innovative ideas.

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Should Operational Excellence Go Mobile?

New applications deliver real-time operational metrics to iPads, iPhones, and other devices. Are they creating data overload or operational excellence in manufacturing?

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Is SaaS Sabotaging Enterprise Integration Efforts?

Software as a Service applications are an easy way to add new applications, but CIOs are quickly realizing that off-premise systems could disrupt enterprise integration efforts.

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Rust on Our Heart

There is rust on the American manufacturing industry, but that is not the end of the story.

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The Mobile-To-Mobile Enterprise: What It Means for Manufacturers

Near field communications (NFC) technology promises to dramatically change the mobile e-commerce model. Savvy manufacturers should start thinking about other enterprise mobility applications that this short-range wireless technology could support.

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