Edgewater Fullscope Blog

How chemical manufacturers can make the switch from product seller to solution provider

Jan 16, 2018 4:10:00 AM

“Chemical companies have long struggled to make the shift from ‘product sellers’ to ‘solution providers’ in the customer-facing aspect of their business. Digitisation can make a big difference in this regard.”*

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How Manufacturers can make use of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), data and security to make informed decisions

Jan 10, 2018 4:10:00 AM

The IIoT is the manufacturers’ version of the Internet of Things, (think smart watches or smart fridges), where sensors embedded in technology collect data and analyse it. In the IIoT, these sensors can collect data from machinery on the production line to help with maintenance, prevent stoppages and increase efficiency. Data collected from the sensors, combined with data from CRM, ERP and other digitised services, can be analysed and will help to make the factory not only more efficient, but more effective too.

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Data Security

Dec 19, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Cloud Insecurity Prevents Digital Transformation Treat Manufacturer's Growing Pain Points.

Amongst the 5.5 million UK businesses, of which manufacturers account for 5 per cent*, security is rightly perceived as probably the biggest digital risk for manufacturers competing in today's uncertain economy (*House of Commons Briefing Paper, Nov 2016). However, executive decision makers are increasingly aware that their future survival is dependent upon performing an urgent digital transformation to treat manufacturer's growing pain points.

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Playing a “Joined Up” Team Game in the Industrial IoT - Don't Sit on the Bench!

Dec 12, 2017 2:55:00 AM

“Industrial Internet of Things” – Deal or No Deal?  Alongside “Industry 4.0”, it’s a question that manufacturers are increasingly being forced to consider. IIoT is one of the big financial boxes of future survival that every company player now needs to be opening up. But are some manufacturers dismissing it as the latest hyped up fad to distract them from getting on with business they know and trust? While others say “it’s all very interesting” and “yeah, they may take a look at some point - definitely.”

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GDPR Countdown Has Begun, Make Sure You Are Compliant by May 2018

Aug 2, 2017 10:35:11 PM

If you do not know what GDPR is, this article is for you. Now is the time to start understanding how it may impact your business, as the European Unions General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are coming into force May 2018.

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