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We get it, there is A LOT to see and A LOT to do at IMTS next week in Chicago. This is the largest Manufacturing Technology show in the United States, taking place at McCormick Place from September 10-15. Over 115,000 industrial decision-makers will be in attendance from all over the world. With multiple buildings…

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Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing

Large manufacturers are always looking for ways to grow their organization, increase productivity, and increase their bottom lines. To some, that may mean purchasing new machines, hiring more workers, or maybe even acquiring similar businesses. However, with the advances in new technology, many manufacturers are turning to ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software to gain a…

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Internet of Things Field Operations

We hear it all the time, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT), and after a while our ears become dulled to the repetition. One acronym after another from the tech folks, when will it end? This time however, it applies. Especially to people who depend on a work force in the field to serve their customers…

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Field Operations IoT

The Microsoft cloud offers the opportunity to supply proactive device monitoring for your Field Teams and customers in a brand new way.  The lower price point is an advantage, easier to implement, less to invest and quicker to deploy. But the real advantage is having it work in context.  Within a full featured Field Service…

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Technology Trends in Field Operations

The relaxing of many regulations that directly affect Field Operations Industries combined with the passage of an Infrastructure Spending Bill, signals that we are poised to see massive growth in this sector. In the past, many firms with robust Field Operations have resisted new technologies for several very good reasons: Unpredictable costs Too much demand…

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Microsoft of Things

Whether you think about it or not, you are surrounding by IoT every day. With each passing moment, more and more devices are being added to the Internet of Things, enabling us to secure our homes and even play with our dogs remotely. These new technologies aren’t exclusive to personal use, and they aren’t going…

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Dynamics 365 Azure IoT Suite Video

Building on the same concepts from our last IoT video, in which we used a temperature sensor to monitor our shop floor machinery in real-time through Dynamics 365 and Azure IoT Suite, today we will explore additional possibilities in terms of quality control checks, automated processes and more. As with the temperature sensor demonstration, it…

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4 tech trends construction firms should embrace

In our last Construction Technology blog, we discussed the ramifications of the new construction economy that will present itself as the new administration takes office. The relaxing of many regulations that directly affect the Construction Industry combined with the passage of an Infrastructure Spending Bill, we are poised to see massive growth in this sector.…

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