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Integrating man and machine: A fresh approach for modern grocery warehouses

As one of the most repeatable, well-understood, and mature supply chains across all industries, the grocery supply chain has mastered predictable processes around every conceivable aspect of warehouse operations as grocers operate around unusually razor-thin profit margins. (more…)

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December 13, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Why off-the-shelf software could stall your success

As businesses become increasingly tech savvy, the need for more systems and software is at an all time high. Choosing the right solution can be a confusing and daunting task, however, with a plethora of options available. Many businesses opt for off-the-shelf software due to it seeming like the easiest option, but just because something is easy does that make it the best option? (more…)

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December 12, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Smart water metering market to surpass US$3bn by 2024

Global Smart Water Metering Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $900 million (€787 million) to over $3 billion (€2.62 billion)by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. (more…)

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December 10, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

bCommerce delivering a 15-minute configure price quote

Leveraging CPQs (configure price quotes) are a derivative of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and Industry 4.0, which are driving innovations in e-commerce. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Ericsson apologises for telco service failures, identifies expired software certificate as main issue

Ericsson has issued a statement apologising to its customers and customers’ customers for causing a lengthy loss of all mobile data and some voice services yesterday. As we reported, a failure in Ericsson software deployed by O2 UK and SoftBank in Japan led to a day-long service outage on Thursday, December 6th.
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December 7, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada ‘at US request’, while Ericsson is blamed for O2 UK and Japan network fails

WEEK IN TELCO IT – Mainstream media outlets have been dominated in the last 24 hours by two telecoms-related news stories. As Jeremy Cowan reports, the China-based network systems giant, Huawei is demanding the release from detention in Canada of its CFO. Meanwhile, network operator O2, (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Do the latest IoT regulations have enough reach?

There’s been a rash of regulation around the world as governments seek to address IoT security. It’s a positive step, indicating the market is maturing but regulating the IoT space is not without its challenges. (more…)

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December 3, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Cool IoT Use Cases: Iceland’s international airport expands its flow management solution

Market Overview

Airline passenger numbers continue to rise along with expectations, which start on arrival and continue through airport compounds. End-to-end flow management solutions are being deployed to address this multi-faceted challenge. (more…)

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November 27, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Visualising the future of plant maintenance

Virtual technology has been around for almost half a century, with industries such as entertainment, education and design all incorporating varying aspects. However, it has only been in the past five years where Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) (more…)

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November 26, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

The CISO’s evolving role: How digitalisation is bringing the fight to industrial security threats

It’s no longer a question of whether your business will be attacked, but rather when it will be attacked. Cyber attacks, particularly those on public sector and utility businesses, are now a regular, often daily occurrence. (more…)

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November 21, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello