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The Boy Who Cried Analytics

They were all chanting as they crowded around the IT director's office with pitchforks and stacks of stale, paper reports: "We want analytics, and we want them now!!! We want analytics, and we want them now!!!"   Read More...
Posted: 10/7/2019 10:55:43 AM by Trevor Cohen | with 0 comments

Filed under: Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Future-proofed, Data Analytics

Streamlining Software Validation for Tulip and Other Cloud-based Platforms for Your QMS

When companies adopt new cloudware into their operations, providing a validation for their Quality Management System (QMS) can sometimes be a daunting task. While hardware can be certified and have traceability, many in the field of Quality... Read More...
Posted: 9/12/2019 4:41:15 PM by Chris Winters | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Digital Transformation, Tulip, Manufacturing, Factory Kit

Data Literacy: Curiosity, Creativity… or Confusion?

There are always new buzzwords created in the world of technology. Augmented Intelligence (AI) could easily be confused with Artificial Intelligence (also AI) and what is this new Manufacturing 4.0 all about? There's one new buzzword that I am... Read More...
Posted: 8/7/2019 9:28:47 AM by Chris Deniziak | with 0 comments

Filed under: Qlik, Digital Transformation, Data Analytics, Manufacturing

Whiskey and Manufacturing. The Perfect Pairing.

Many would say that mixing whiskey and manufacturing would not be a good idea, and most of the time you would be correct. However, on June 20th of this year it was a great idea, as whiskey and manufacturing converged at an event hosted by Clear... Read More...
Posted: 7/30/2019 10:47:00 AM by Jodi Reimer | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Digital Transformation, Tulip, Manufacturing, Factory Kit

How “The Six Million Dollar Man” made the promise of Manufacturing 4.0 and how Tulip augmenting your workforce delivers on it

In 1973, the ABC Network showed 3 pilot movies about how a former astronaut was given prosthetics that gave him an advantage to do miraculous things, as well as, made everyday tasks a breeze. The opening sequence had a voice-over that started... Read More...
Posted: 7/26/2019 12:26:27 PM by Chris Winters | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Digital Transformation, Tulip, Manufacturing, Factory Kit

6 Steps to Help Identify Your Next IoT Manufacturing Moves

In the current iteration of Internet of Things (IoT), there are multiple hurdles to overcome. Where do we, as a company, start? How do we identify a proof of concept project for our next steps into digital applications? What type of ROI are we... Read More...
Posted: 4/12/2019 10:46:11 AM by Chris Winters | with 0 comments

Filed under: Digital Transformation

February DAUG Event Recap

Creating the Data Analytics User Group (DAUG) has been a passion project of mine. I noticed there weren't any data analytics user groups across the Northeast Ohio area and thought I could do something about it. This group was not only formed to... Read More...
Posted: 3/8/2019 11:37:23 AM by Chris Deniziak | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Qlik, Digital Transformation, Data Analytics

A Few Reasons Why I Am Head Over Heels for Tulip

As we roll through the week of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share with you the reasons I am head over heels for Tulip. (Cue up a song worthy of a John Hughes film.) Tulip is manufacturing’s first platform-as-a-service and Clear Process... Read More...
Posted: 2/14/2019 10:07:00 AM by Chris Winters | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Digital Transformation, Tulip, Manufacturing, Factory Kit

How Tulip and CPS Can Improve the Daily Workflow of Shop Floor Operators

Manufacturing is constantly evolving. Single purpose drill presses expanded to manual milling machines which, in turn, incorporated automation and ultimately became multi-axis milling centers. Manual assembly lines started with hand tools,... Read More...
Posted: 2/7/2019 2:45:49 PM by Chris Winters | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Digital Transformation, Tulip, Manufacturing, Factory Kit

Why Low-Code is the Secret and How AgilePoint Can Help Spill the Beans.

AgilePoint NX is the next generation of low-code to no-code digital transformation platform for businesses. Along with CPS’s Process BI (view short video here), its powerful eForm and workflow app builder will set your company apart from your... Read More...
Posted: 1/10/2019 11:21:00 AM by Jodi Reimer | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Workflow, Digital Transformation, Future-proofed, AgilePoint

Just like laundry – the pressure to provide ROI never ends! How do you prove value? Seeing is believing!

In business and in life, it sometimes feels like accomplishments are acknowledged intermittently and some tasks never end.  Sometimes, to remind folks of value, good numbers and visuals are required. As a mother of four boys, laundry is my clear... Read More...
Posted: 12/29/2018 9:10:00 AM by CPS | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Qlik, Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Process BI, Data Analytics

Process BI – the Power in the Gray Area!

You’ve been using Process BI for a few months now and there are some things that are obvious wins. It’s made your life much easier in terms of managing your workflow. No more old Excel spreadsheets with manually tracked dates to ensure you didn’t... Read More...
Posted: 11/13/2018 12:56:46 PM by Chris Deniziak | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Qlik, Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Process BI, Data Analytics

Tulip and Clear Process Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership

Digitizing the shop floor with Tulip’s cloud-based Manufacturing App Platform enabling Industry 4.0 [Chagrin Falls, OH], 11/7/2018 - Clear Process Solutions, a premier provider of digital process transformation solutions in North America,... Read More...
Posted: 11/7/2018 9:34:45 AM by CPS | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Digital Transformation, Tulip, Manufacturing, Factory Kit

Data, Legos, and Voting: Can you see the commonalities?

I’m a big fan of data visualization. It can easily tell a story that you can’t see in a spreadsheet or real-time numbers that go across a ticker. The problem is that a lot of companies still continue using spreadsheets to run their everyday... Read More...
Posted: 11/5/2018 10:49:47 AM by Chris Deniziak | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Qlik, Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Process BI, Data Analytics

Does Digital Transformation Scare You? Boo! It Should.

We recently hosted LEANutopia, an executive networking and educational event, and brought together some amazing innovation leaders.  Jesse Shiah, Co-founder and CEO of AgilePoint, was one of our speakers.  AgilePoint NX is a cloud-based, digital... Read More...

How to Scare the Hell Out of a CEO On Halloween, or Any Other Day!

  If you want to have some fun with your CEO and give them a scare, ask a few of these choice questions: “Can I see our digital transformation roadmap?”  Or, “Do you think our competition can disrupt us with new digital technology?”  Or even,... Read More...

The Coexistence of QlikView and Qlik Sense is Real.

Both QlikView and Qlik Sense are driven off the same internal engine, also known as the QIX engine, and Qlik has committed to driving down a road that includes both of these analytical vehicles. They share many of the same traits, but they do... Read More...
Posted: 9/14/2018 10:21:00 AM by Chris Deniziak | with 0 comments

Filed under: Process Automation, Qlik, Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Process BI, Data Analytics

The Lean Engineering Paradigm Shift: Part 3 - Advancing Lean Engineering

A playbook for change management and implementing innovation platforms and ideas  I had a chance to sit down with Dave Peace recently after his departure from Swagelok where he enjoyed a long career in engineering and manufacturing process... Read More...
Posted: 8/8/2018 11:03:00 AM by Mark Orzen | with 0 comments

Filed under: Lean Enablement, Engineering, Digital Transformation

The Lean Engineering Paradigm Shift: Part 2 - Staying Ahead of the Lean Engineering Technology Curve

Change, Vision, and Risk As one of the first SolidWorks Value-Added Resellers in 1995, I took a chance launching a paradigm-shifting movement from Unix-based 3D CAD to desktop Windows 3D CAD.   My company, Progressive Computing Corp (PCC), was a... Read More...
Posted: 8/1/2018 10:15:00 AM by Mark Orzen | with 0 comments

Filed under: Lean Enablement, Engineering, Digital Transformation

The Lean Engineering Paradigm Shift: Part 1 - An Historical Perspective

Appreciating the impact of the tectonic shift in product engineering technology. The Paradigm shifts in engineering technology matter.  Going back to the early 1980’s, we saw the first major leap forward when AutoCAD shifted us from designing... Read More...
Posted: 7/25/2018 12:36:39 PM by Mark Orzen | with 0 comments

Filed under: Engineering, Digital Transformation

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