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    19th April, 2018
    10 reasons why your next Cloud ERP will be your last

    We are facing a paradigm shift in the way companies are using the ERP system. Systems, which during many years have been characterized by fatiguing upgrades and costly customizations, are about to be replaced with Cloud ERP.

    Categories: Microsoft Dynamics 365

    16th April, 2018
    Webinar: A smart roadmap for digital change in manufacturing

    Columbus to host webinar on 8 May in conjunction with The Manufacturer. A recent survey found that 72% of industrial companies in Europe are planning to invest more into Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies in the next three years, as they expect them to deliver significant competitive and financial advantages.

    Categories: Manufacturing

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    13th April, 2018
    Industry 4.0, Industry X.0 - where do we stand with digital transformation in manufacturing?

    In his contribution to our recent Manufacturing 2020 report, Columbus CEO and author of bestselling business manual “Disrupt or Die”, Thomas Honoré pointed out that even before Industry 4.0 had fully matured, 'Industry X.0’ ideas were already being developed.

    Categories: Manufacturing

    12th April, 2018
    Customer experience: The X-factor in manufacturing

    Find out how manufacturers are prioritizing customer experience as a key brand differentiator Manufacturing is no longer restricted to reducing downtime and ensuring efficient production. It has moved to being about creating a differentiated and unique customer experience (CX).

    Categories: Manufacturing

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    5th April. 2018
    The next chapter in the digital revolution of UK manufacturing: Data-driven, customer-first

    These are changing times for the British manufacturing industry. Robotics, industrial automation and 3D printing are radically transforming manufacturing processes and keeping manufacturers on their toes in anticipation of the next wave of digital disruption.

    Categories: Manufacturing

    29th March, 2018
    Retail operations in the cloud: Bringing eCommerce and ERP under a new roof

    B2B and B2C organizations are in a race – to digitally transform business operations in line with other industries. But it’s an obstacle course for those with a legacy retail presence to deal with, purchase patterns to monitor, and suppliers and distribution channels to manage – and no two contracts are ever the same.

    27th March, 2018
    How to digitally empower manufacturers: Six steps to take

    We have reached an era where how digitally empowered you are determines, how successful you will be.

    Categories: Digitization, Manufacturing

    22nd March, 2018
    Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: Product update

    Two weeks before first wave of general release, Marko Perisic, Microsoft General Manager for D365BC (Dynamics 365 Business Central), hosted an update of D365BC to partners.

    Categories: Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

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    14th March, 2018
    Improving visibility in manufacturing with Data Analytics

    Modern technologies, new business capabilities and increased pressures from consumers is forcing more and more manufacturers to embrace the opportunities of Industry 4.0, especially when it comes to big data analytics.

    Categories: Manufacturing

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    13th March, 2018
    Introducing Microsoft Dynamics 365: Business Central

    Microsoft has announced an official name and launch date for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

    Categories: Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

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    8th March, 2018
    Closing the gender gap: International Women's Day 2018

    On International Women’s Day, there is a lot of attention paid to the gender gap - highlighting areas where women should be better represented – but not enough celebrating the successes and changes across industries over the years.

    Categories: Leadership

    6th March, 2018
    Manufacturing in 2020: How far are you looking into the future? [NEW report]

    “A tremendously important contribution to the debate about the future of our sector over the next few years, during which time we can anticipate a near-perfect storm of events and circumstances, many beyond our control, that will affect how we all do business” – Henry Anson, Managing Director, The Manufacturer

    Categories: Manufacturing