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Lexmark launches new approach to enterprise print with Cloud Print Infrastructure as a Service

Lexmark launches new approach to enterprise print with Cloud Print Infrastructure as a Service

Lexmark has introduced the Lexmark Cloud Print Infrastructure (CPI), a complete as-a-service solution that utilises IoT and cloud technologies to take its managed print services (MPS) offering to a new level. With Lexmark CPI, customers access a modern, secure print environment through a subscription service in which they pay for print capacity rather than owning and managing the physical infrastructure.

ProGlove expands reach in the UK through Conker Partnership

ProGlove expands reach in the UK through Conker Partnership

ProGlove, provider of industrial wearables, has announced a new partnership with Conker, a British producer of business rugged tablets, touch screens and mobile devices. The partnership enables ProGlove to expand its reach into the UK via Conker; who will offer ProGlove’s MARK 2 intelligent, wearable barcode scanner to clients alongside Conker’s range of tablets, touch screens and mobile devices.

Consumers worldwide are spending less – how can the retail sector adapt to the ‘new normal’ of tough trading conditions?

Consumers worldwide are spending less – how can the retail sector adapt to the ‘new normal’ of tough trading conditions?

All the signs point to a transformative shift in the relationship between consumers and retailers. In fact, a recent global confidence survey found that consumers worldwide are spending less on almost everything.

Digital health & care leader Tunstall modernizes IT landscape with comprehensive IFS cloud solution

Digital health & care leader Tunstall modernizes IT landscape with comprehensive IFS cloud solution

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced that Tunstall, provider of digital health & care solutions, has selected IFS Applications as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system of record.

Wipro to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global interoperability solutions company

Wipro to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global interoperability solutions company

Wipro Limited, the information technology, consulting and business process services company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global digital engineering and manufacturing solutions company.

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Digital practices and technology adoption are bringing greater productivity, effectiveness and profitability in the shipping and logistics industry, Cogoport president Flemming Frost told industry leaders at a major shipping conference in the Netherlands.

You’ve got IIoT all wrong – Focusing less on tech and more on impact is key to success in the 4IR

You’ve got IIoT all wrong – Focusing less on tech and more on impact is key to success in the 4IR

Industry 4.0. The industrial internet of things. Digitalisation. Smart manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution. There are dozens of different names for the uptake in connected technologies and the convergence of IT and OT systems taking place in industry at the moment. One thing most people do agree on, however, is that it’s tech-driven. But should this really be the case? Here, George Walker, managing director of industrial automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland, makes the case for goal-driven digitalisation.

FuturMaster launches new AI-powered forecasting software to help manufacturers and retailers more successfully launch new products

FuturMaster launches new AI-powered forecasting software to help manufacturers and retailers more successfully launch new products

FuturMaster, which provides supply chain planning software for clients including L’Oreal, Heineken and LVMH, is launching a new forecasting solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help companies more successfully launch new products. A recent trial with a Chinese textiles firm found that the new tool, powered by AI, was more accurate in over three-quarters of forecasting scenarios......

Manhattan Associates named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems for eleventh consecutive time

Manhattan Associates named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems for eleventh consecutive time

Manhattan Associates Inc has been named a Leader in Gartner Inc.’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). Measured on both completeness of vision and ability to execute, Manhattan Associates is proud to have once again been positioned the highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.

Finnish fish producer optimises production with Siemens PLM Software’s MindSphere IoT operating system

Finnish fish producer optimises production with Siemens PLM Software’s MindSphere IoT operating system

Heimon Kala, based in Hämeenlinna, Finland, is one of the country’s five largest smoked fish companies and has been a leader in the fish processing industry for over three decades. In order to stay ahead of the competition, the company realised the importance of digitalisation in meeting customer demand.

Todd DeLaughter named by Castik Capital as new group CEO to drive Alpega portfolio

Todd DeLaughter named by Castik Capital as new group CEO to drive Alpega portfolio

Todd DeLaughter has been appointed as the new Alpega group CEO. The incumbent CEOs Oswald Werle (inet) and Fabrice Maquignon (TS) will stay on board and continue to support the future Alpega growth strategy.

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