As manufacturers look back at 2020, they will reflect on the challenges, pivots, wins and new learnings. While many companies accelerated well designed solutions and employed them with success, others created stopgaps that were put in place rapidly to expand into new channels, launch new products and gain digital shelf distribution in new retail customers.Read More
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Discover the seven business benefits of transparent product information management (PIM) in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry
The business of pharmaceutical manufacturing is undergoing a data evolution. Business leaders need to understand how mastery of their data is essential to achieve leadership in a highly competitive market. The importance of the digital supply chain is growing. Manufacturers are building new processes that interconnect the back office with the front office and even directly to the customer’s operations. The pharmaceutical industry is becoming more digitally enabled and data intensive. Building a digital supply chain requires harvesting the raw materials that constitute it: Data.Read More
Get the eight business benefits of transparent product information management in the medical device manufacturing industry - It's not all about compliance with medical device regulations
The business of manufacturing medical devices is undergoing a data evolution. Business leaders need to understand how mastery of their data is essential to achieve leadership in a highly competitive market.
The pertinence and prevalence of the digital supply chain is growing. Manufacturers are building new processes that interconnect the back office with the front office and even directly to the customer’s operations. The industry is becoming more digitally enabled and data intensive.
Building a digital supply chain requires harvesting the raw materials that constitute it: Data.
How manufacturers can ensure continued revenue growth in a digital first environment
Shrinking margins are making life harder for manufacturers. Retail merchant teams have more data than ever and have learned to use it to increase their share of the profits. Historical data, competitive data, supply chain transparency and the ability to run in-category comparisons using rule-based and AI tools have improved retailers’ position and have made it harder for manufacturers to eke out profits.Read More
Manufacturers are no strangers to the ramifications of the new data economy and how it has changed consumer expectations. Now, more than ever, consumers expect an exceptional experience, whether shopping online or in-store. Online research has become commonplace, making it critical for product information to be displayed accurately across both the physical and digital shelves alike. This has resulted in retailers pressuring manufacturers to meet specific data requirements to get products to market faster. And unfortunately, each retailer, data pool and marketplace has different conditions.Read More
From apparel to appliances, and from food to furniture, electronics, machinery and everything in between, manufacturing in the U.S. and around the world continues to grow. Digital transformation and a desire to reduce supply chain complexity have resulted in many manufacturers developing capabilities for reaching customers directly. It could be the reason why by 2020, 60% of manufacturers will rely on digital platforms that will support as much as 30% of their overall revenue.Read More
Whether their customers are individuals or global enterprises, all industries now face a range of challenges and opportunities presented by a ‘digital-first’ world. As a consequence, traditional companies are looking for ways of complementing and differentiating their product-based business models with value-based services. A recent Frost & Sullivan estimation foresees that 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies are expected to develop new business models that provide product-as-a-service.Read More