Figure of the day: AI strategy - manufacturing - UK

Posted on July 1, 2021

63% of the enterprise leaders in the manufacturing sector we surveyed for the UK CxO Investment Survey said their company has an AI strategy under development.

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Accenture acquires Umlaut (part of P3 Group) – the next big move by a global C&SI provider into the German engineering services market

Posted on June 22, 2021

Back in summer 2019, Capgemini announced the acquisition of Altran. This was the first big move we saw from a global consulting & systems integration (C&SI) provider towards becoming a leading player in the German engineering services market. After a “time-out due to Corona” in 2020, the next big step was the acquisition of ESG Mobility, the ...

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Figure of the day: IT budget - CxO survey - manufacturing

Posted on June 17, 2021

27% of the enterprise leaders in the manufacturing sector we surveyed for the CxO Investment Survey worldwide stated that their organization’s IT budget increased in 2020 compared to 2019.

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AWS brings machine learning solutions to take on manufacturing challenges

Posted on May 28, 2021

We recently sat down with Jan Metzner, Head of Manufacturing for EMEA; and Constantin Gonzales, a Principal Solutions Architect working with customers in the manufacturing industry.

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5 key takeaways from Hannover Messe 2021

Posted on April 19, 2021

Hannover Messe Digital Edition 2021 took place from April 12-16, 2021. Here are my personal key takeaways after following many sessions during that week.

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PAC Predictions 2021: Automatisierung in der Smart Factory – mehr Agilität bei der Produktionseffizienz

Posted on January 22, 2021

COVID-19 hat im Bereich Fabrikautomatisierung zu einer völlig neuen Denkweise geführt. Neben der Produktionseffizienz gewinnt Agilität zunehmend an Bedeutung. 2021 werden wir mehr Investitionen in Technologien sehen, die diese Agilität ermöglichen, darunter IoT, KI, Robotik, 5G, AR...

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PAC Predictions 2021: Smart factory automation – more agility around production efficiency

Posted on January 22, 2021

COVID-19 has triggered a shift in mindset in factory automation. In addition to production efficiency, agility is becoming much more relevant. In 2021, this will lead to more investments into agility-enabling technologies...

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PAC Predictions 2021: Neuausrichtung der Lieferketten – von Effizienz hin zu mehr Ausfallsicherheit

Posted on January 20, 2021

Firmen in der Fertigungsindustrie und im Einzelhandel haben in den vergangenen Jahren hart an der Optimierung ihrer Lieferketten gearbeitet. 2020 warf COVID-19 ein Schlaglicht darauf, dass viele globale Lieferketten nur in einer „perfekten Welt“ ohne größere Störungen reibungslos laufen...

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PAC Predictions 2021: Rebalancing supply chains – from efficiency to more resiliency

Posted on January 20, 2021

In 2020, COVID-19 made obvious the fact that many global supply chains only work well in a ‘perfect world’ without major disruption. Companies have come to realize that major external shocks are no longer theoretical; our highly connected and globalized world is much more vulnerable and fragile than many thought. This is why, in 2021, we ...

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DevOps, container technology, and cloud-native are shaping the future of industrial platforms and applications

Posted on July 30, 2020

PAC has published the PAC INNOVATION RADAR “Open Digital Platforms for the Industrial World in Europe 2020”. It is the broadest analysis of the vendor landscape around newly emerging topics in the context of digital platforms. PAC evaluated 61 in seven different segments, around specific focus areas.

 

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Covid19 : deuxième révision à la baisse de nos chiffres de croissance

Posted on May 25, 2020

Dès le début de cette crise sans précédent, nous avons tout mis en œuvre pour apporter nos prévisions sur le marché des logiciels et services numériques en France afin que nos clients puissent en bénéficier pour leurs propres analyses.

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The C&SI vendor landscape for digital factory use cases in Germany: a heterogeneous picture ranging from generalists to specialists

Posted on April 20, 2020

teknowlogy | PAC's Digital Factory - C&SI Vendor Landscape in Germany 2020 illustrates that relevant C&SI players range from global to local C&SI players. Three of them are capable of addressing all 36 of our predefined use cases. 

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Digital Factory – C&SI Vendor Landscape in Germany 2020: key enablers, maturity, and adoption

Posted on April 17, 2020

When it comes to implementing such digital factory use cases, very often we see manufacturers facing the challenge of lacking own in-house capabilities and know-how – in particular related to the usage of new digital technologies – to drive development and implementation on their own. That was the trigger for us to start building a vendor ...

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Covid-19, un impact différent selon les secteurs

Posted on March 31, 2020

La très rapide propagation actuelle du corona virus et les effets induits sur la vie publique changeant quotidiennement ne permettent pas vraiment d'évaluer de manière définitive les effets de la crise sur l'économie mondiale et française. Toutefois, il apparaît déjà que les secteurs seront touchés avec des intensités différentes.

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Covid-19, un événement inédit, un impact conséquent sur le marché IT

Posted on March 30, 2020

La très rapide propagation actuelle du coronavirus et les effets induits sur la vie publique changeant quotidiennement, il est difficile d'évaluer de manière définitive les effets de la crise sur l'économie mondiale et française. Voici une première approximation.

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Der IT-Markt im Zeichen von Corona: Die Branchen trifft es unterschiedlich

Posted on March 25, 2020

Die aktuelle Ausbreitung des Coronavirus und die sich täglich ändernden Auswirkungen auf das öffentliche Leben lassen momentan eigentlich noch keine finale Einschätzung darüber zu, welche Auswirkungen die Corona-Krise auf die globale sowie die deutsche Wirtschaft haben wird. Aber es zeigt sich bereits, dass die einzelnen Branchen ...

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How manufacturers can obtain value from connected products

Posted on March 4, 2020

The more key technology enablers such as IoT and advanced analytics will mature, the more this will drive investments of manufacturers related to making their products smart and to connecting their products in order to gain value from it.

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 (8) – Trend 7: RPA & automation increasingly integrate AI

Posted on January 24, 2020

First, companies can only automate processes that are well-known, documented, and already working. In many cases, companies need to reengineer their processes before they can apply any kind of automation. They should not take the risk of automating faulty processes and then...

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Die Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 (8) – Trend 7: RPA und Automatisierung integrieren zunehmend KI

Posted on January 24, 2020

Automatisierung steht bereits weit oben auf der Liste bei IT-Dienstleistern und Anwenderunternehmen, da sie Geschwindigkeit und Qualität verbessert und gleichzeitig eine Vergrößerung der Belegschaft überflüssig macht. Zwei Faktoren bremsen diesen Markt jedoch noch immer aus. Zum einen können die Unternehmen nur...

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teknowlogy’s CxO Survey 2019: Improving the digital customer experience is among the top goals of manufacturers’ digital transformation projects

Posted on January 21, 2020

For manufacturing companies, optimizing internal processes is leading the list of major goals of digital transformation projects. Given the increasing maturity of digital technologies, this is not particularly surprising for teknowlogy, as the potential to reduce costs on all sides is still high and in the light of global competition and the ...

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