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3 Ways Managed IT Can Streamline Your Manufacturing Operations

Posted by Blue Technologies Ohio on Jul 5, 2023 8:00:00 AM

In today's fast-paced and competitive manufacturing industry, it is crucial to have a streamlined operation that can keep up with the changing demands of the market. Managed IT services can play a vital role in achieving this goal. By outsourcing IT management to experts, manufacturers can focus on their core competencies while leaving technology-related tasks to professionals.

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Topics: #Manufacturing, Manufacturers, higher manufacturing output

How Managed IT Can Save Manufacturers Money During a Recession

Posted by Blue Technologies Ohio on Jul 8, 2022 9:00:00 AM

With the economy still reeling from the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers are skeptical about being able to maintain a profit moving forward. In fact, 75% of manufacturers claim that inflation is worse now than six months ago and over half note that it is becoming even harder to stay competitive and continue to turn a profit. 

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Topics: Managed IT, MSP, Manufacturers, Recession

Why Integrated Communication is Key for Manufacturing Success

Posted by Blue Technologies Ohio on May 9, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Before the coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers were just beginning to adopt tactics put forth by Industry 4.0, or the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The foundational technologies that makeup Industry 4.0 include human-machine interaction; advanced engineering, analytics intelligence; and connectivity, data, and computational power are extremely impressive. In fact, for manufacturers using digital solutions based on Industry 4.0 principles, the disruptions caused by COVID were lessened and they did better than their peers throughout the crisis. Importantly, some of these strategies can be advanced without major investments in technology as in the case of digital work instructions and performance management, allowing manufacturers to see big benefits with modest outlays of capital.

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Topics: Manufacturers, industry 4.0, Integrated Communications, Fourth Industrial Revolution

Improving Operational Efficiency with Digital Tools

Posted by Blue Technologies Ohio on Dec 6, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Only one thing was certain over the last year — and that was that change is constant. Across all industries, changes wrought by the ongoing pandemic brought great challenges, but also unexpected opportunities. And nowhere was this more evident than in the manufacturing industry, where according to one survey, nearly all players saw their business suffering long-term effects from the pandemic. In response to these changes, however, 91% of manufacturers have increased their interest — and investment — in digital technologies to fuel a transformation.

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Topics: #managedIT, #DocumentManagement, #Manufacturing, #operationalefficency, DigitalTransformation, Manufacturers, #digitaltools, #printmanagment

Organize and Optimize Your Manufacturing Organization with Intelligent Print Management

Posted by Blue Technologies Ohio on Sep 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Lean manufacturing — or the process of eliminating unnecessary waste and increasing productivity — is a tool that manufacturers wishing to be at the forefront of competition in the coming years must have to be successful. Fine-tuning workflows at all levels of business, from operations to human resources, is a critical aspect of improving company agility and the ability to rise above. Fortunately, new resources have provided a plethora of tools to assist manufacturers in optimizing their business processes, such as:

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Topics: Print Management, #ManagedPrintServices, #MPS, #Manufacturing, Managed print, Pull printing, Predictive analytics, Manufacturers

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