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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

5 Tips for IT Management in the Industry 4.0 Era

Jesse Kelber
Flexis

Imagine that you’re tasked with designing a factory, but you don’t know what product or products the factory is going to be tasked with producing. What challenges might you encounter? Well, you might be able to make some basic design choices that adhere to broad industry best practices (adding fire exits, for instance), but when it came time to make any specific decisions you’d probably be at a loss. If you’re used to creating plants for automotive manufacturing, you might be loath to rely on your usual instincts, in case the plant will actually be making much smaller goods; you might not even know how large the facility itself should be.

This might sound like a completely far fetched scenario to most readers—and with good reason! But it’s exactly the sort of situation that many IT leads find themselves in when it comes to Industry 4.0 transformations: they’re being tasked with adopting new technology to drive an ongoing digita

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In Pricing, Success Breeds Success

A.T. Kearney's Pricing Full Potential (PFP) Analyzer does the heavy lifting when it comes to pricing. The more market power you have, the more you can still gain from your pricing strategy.In the summer of 2013, A.T. Kearney surveyed more than 1,600 businesses in five countries to get an "outside view" and an  >>


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 5 
Oct
2020
2nd Edition Digital Supply Chain Transformation & The Imperative for a New Model: Innovating Out of The Economic Shock

In the time characterised by high volatility, complexity and high technology developments, digitalisation of the supply chain is an elusive goal – always on the horizon but slow to actualise. For many traditional industries, digital supply chain transformation is still an unknown part of an overall business in ...

Radisson Blu, Amsterdam  
 

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Global Commodity Manager Installation Services
     
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Senior Demand Planner - International Organization
     
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Production planner
     
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Procurement Manager Digital Services
     
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Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Early Professional Program
     
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(Senior) Supply Chain Analyst - International Organization
     
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Operational Buyer R&D
     
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Last update 2 Jul 2020
Dutch manufacturing downturn softens in June
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Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


Deloitte Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey 2019: Faced With Economic and Trade Threats, CPOs Pressured to Cut Costs

Key takeaways The complex role of the chief procurement officer (CPO) now faces emerging economic and political risks in every direction they turn — and they feel pressured to cut costs along the way. This year&...


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HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Digitalisation in Procurement and Supply CIPS and The University of Melbourne

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Australasia (CIPS) has been working with the University of Melbourne on a new paper about the digitilsation of supply chains, and how digital can increase efficiency...


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