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IDC Research Technology Spotlight Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Through Intelligent Search
Manufacturers must incorporate intelligent search as part of their Industry 4.0 strategy. Intelligent search combines enterprise search, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analyticstechnology for decision support across varied teams,including design, R&D, engineering, production, and service.
Learn how a leading global manufacturer leveraged automation to provide unified, relevant information to employees across the organization. The result? Billions of dollars in savings, better project teams for faster time to market, reduced mistakes and elimination of duplicate products, and much more.
The active investment management industry exists to generate above-market returns, called investment alpha. With passive index managers plundering assets from active managers, this approach isn't sustainable. Active investment managers need to surface the value of data inside their firms. Silo'ed and scattered data hides untapped value. Delivering exceptional performance (alpha) across functions, such as distribution, service, and transformation creates enduring competitive advantage.
Large, global manufacturers focus on operational excellence, which leads to improved customer satisfaction and increased revenue. Managers and employees within these organizations increasingly rely on accurate, up to the minute information to drive actions and decisions that impact the bottom line. In order to meet their operational goals, these organizations must leverage modern information technology to make relevant expertise and information available to all stakeholders on demand, while of course respecting access security.