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Feeding the World with ERP: Factory-Style Efficiencies in the Field

01 May 2018 04:08 PM By Dan Telep - Comment(s)
According to the United Nations, the world’s human population will reach 9.7 billion by 2050. To feed that many people, annual cereal production must rise from 2.1-billion tonnes to 3-billion tonnes, while meat production, spurred on by rising income levels in developing countries, needs to increas...

Does SaaS Present Quality Risks in Medical Device Manufacturing?

20 Apr 2018 12:22 PM By Dan Telep - Comment(s)
The medical device market is currently one of the most competitive and bullish arenas in the business world. Globally, it’s predicted to reach $343 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 4.6%. There are various factors feeding into that growth, but the real catalyst is the aging demographic of baby b...

The Factory of the Future is Here: Are You Ready to Compete?

30 Mar 2018 06:17 AM By Dan Telep - Comment(s)
Integrated. Intelligent. Autonomous. Informed by a constant flow of data and driven by real-time demand. The factory of the future is coming into focus. Sometimes referred to as “smart manufacturing”, “Industry 4.0”, or  the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the ongoing shift in industrial paradi...

Canada Must Look to Global Markets for Growth: The writing is on the (Trump) wall

23 Feb 2018 11:40 AM By Dan Telep - Comment(s)
As I mentioned in my blog about 2018 predictions in Canadian manufacturing, 2018 has the potential to be a productive and profitable year for the Canadian manufacturing industry. Overall, in my estimation, cautious optimism prevails. Exporters are quick to point out, however, that President Trump ha...

ERP 2018: Predictions for ERP in Canada 2018

19 Jan 2018 09:34 AM By Dan Telep - Comment(s)
Thoughts on ERP 2018 from ESS's Dan Telep With every new year comes a tidal wave of online ERP predictions, some bullish, some bearish, some carefully straddling both camps. In general, I distance myself from forecasting the future – it’s my job to present the case for ERP no matter what the ...
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