DISRUPTING AVIATION WITH BLOCKCHAIN

DISRUPTING AVIATION WITH BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchain is one of the most talked-about and intriguing technologies today. Although first described in 1991, it got its first real implementation and public attention in 2009 as the technology behind Bitcoin. Blockchain or distributed ledgers, in general, have the potential to truly disrupt business. Blockchain can be very complex, but at its heart the…

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Robots in the Oil and Gas Industry

Robots in the Oil and Gas Industry

Robotic technology is an increasingly pervasive force, to say the least. A report by International Data Corporation said the worldwide robotics market will be worth $135.4 billion in 2019. In nearly every industry, robots are improving productivity and reducing operating costs. The oil and gas industry is no different. Despite their size and potential investment…

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7 Technologies That Can Change The Future of Shipbuilding

7 Technologies That Can Change The Future of Shipbuilding

Advancement in technology is key to the development of any industry. The shipbuilding industry is no exception. In fact, shipbuilding is changing at a rapid rate taking advantage of highly advanced technologies which aim to solve the issues such as environmental pollution, rising fuel costs etc. Riding high on R&D activities, the shipping industry has…

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Trigger business innovation using advanced systems

Trigger business innovation using advanced systems

Innovative products and services drive growth, therefore, nurturing a company culture that enables and encourages business innovation is a direct investment into future revenues. It is also a significant recruitment and retention tool as (according to a Deloitte survey) 78% of Millennials are strongly influenced by a company’s innovation credentials when considering whether to accept a…

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Silicon Review names IFS among 50 best companies to watch in 2016

Silicon Review names IFS among 50 best companies to watch in 2016

The Silicon Review recognized IFS’s strengths, such as its global presence, advanced technology, customer success and its many accolades. The recognition as a “company to watch” supports IFS’s continued commitment to customers and innovation in the enterprise software market. Many of these strengths are valued when companies are selecting a new enterprise software solution. So…

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US Manufacturing Steps Up in January

According to a story published by Bloomberg, the output of manufacturing in America increased in January by the most since last July. The boost indicates a stabilizing manufacturing industry to kick off the new year. Factories saw an advance of 0.5 percent in January, after a 0.2 percent drop-off in December. Factories account for three-quarters…

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New Products for the New Year

New Products for the New Year

A new year is upon us, and with it come new innovations and products. Here’s a look at some of the more intriguing new offerings for 2016: • Smart gadgets for a connected home are popping up all over the place, and within this exploding market is the Delta Leak Detector. Basically, it’s a smart…

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What is Just-in-Time Manufacturing?

What is Just-in-Time Manufacturing?

In the 1960s and 1970s, companies in Japan, most notably Toyota, began toying with a new manufacturing technique—and a new philosophy on managing things—called just-in-time manufacturing, or JIT. The idea behind JIT, sometimes referred to as lean manufacturing, is that you produce and have only what you need, instead of stocking up on bulk inventory….

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