Samsung Increases Manufacturing & AspenTech is Set to Buy KBC [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Jan 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Samsung Plans on $7.47B Manufacturing Increase

Looking toward the future, Samsung has plans to spend $7.47 billion on the manufacturing of a flexible display screen for phones. The flexible screen, organic light emitting diode (OLED), will be manufactured to bend to the design of the specific device, including Apple devices.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Big Data, Benchmarking Research, iot, cloud

One Aspect Missing from Most Continuous Improvement Initiatives [DATA]

Posted by Mike Roberts on Thu, Apr 10, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

With today’s global economy only becoming more competitive, it’s no surprise that everybody in the manufacturing environment is talking about continuous improvement. Proven leaders understand that if you’re not moving forward, making year-over-year gains in key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics, then you’re destined to face some serious challenges down the road.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, Manufacturing Metrics, Benchmarking Research

LNS Research Launches New Website

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 @ 06:01 AM

LNS Research ( launches its new website focused on helping Information Technology (IT) and Line of Business executives achieve operational excellence in the industrial environment. Through the website, executives will be able to access targeted research documents which include Solution Selection Guides, Best Practices Guides, Vendor Snapshots, Research Snapshots, and Market Leader Case Studies.

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Tags: Benchmarking Research, About LNS Research

The LNS Research Approach: Share, Learn, and Improve

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Tue, May 08, 2012 @ 01:38 PM

The manufacturing industry is going through more changes today than perhaps any time in its storied past. Issues surrounding the economy, government regulations, technological innovation and sustainability have set the industry on a new course and triggered a transformation that is occurring right in front of our eyes.

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Tags: Sustainability, Operational Excellence, Benchmarking Research, About LNS Research

Top 3 Challenges in Benchmarking Research for Industrial Operations

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Tue, Jan 17, 2012 @ 11:38 AM

The concepts behind benchmarking research for industrial operations have been applied successfully by many leading organization in the world. However, many companies still struggle with the basics. Benchmarking, in the simplest terms, involve comparing performance to peers, understanding gaps in operations, and taking steps to close the gap and improve performance.

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Tags: Benchmarking Research, About LNS Research

Part 1: Quality Management Strategy

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Fri, Jan 13, 2012 @ 11:45 AM

Over the coming months LNS Research will be conducting it's first major research project on the Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) space. This research project will include several different reports, one focused on the vendor landscape and another focused on best practices used in the industry.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management Software, EQMS, Benchmarking Research

Benchmarking Research Best Practices

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Tue, Jan 10, 2012 @ 01:54 PM

Many companies attempt to use benchmarking research to uncover hidden opportunities, implement best practices, and create a competitive advantage. Unfortunately, many companies fall short of their goals in these areas.

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Tags: Benchmarking Research, About LNS Research