UNLOCKING DATA FOR DECISIONS THAT MATTER
Nukon blends the worlds of optimisation and automation. Our parent company, SAGE Group, is a global established leader in providing specialist industrial services, while Nukon has fast established an outstanding reputation in the digital operations and intelligence space.
This meeting of minds means we can now bridge the gaps between the different silos within our clients business, creating visibility, unity, and breakthrough improvements right across their organisation.
Our experience across multiple industries mean clients get the benefit of models and learnings from different sectors – as well as their own: keeping them ahead of the competition.
Reducing costly unplanned downtime, improving performance and agility – the promised advantages of Industry 4.0 certainly sound enticing.
Are you sick of sifting through mountains of data across several databases to find answers, only to realise that five different entries describe the e..
Most of us know the frustration of going to the supermarket and finding the exact ingredient you need is out of stock.
Encouraging the adoption of technology to improve outputs, quality and efficiencies often bring with it questions of where operators fit in current ma..
Food and beverage manufacturing operations are facing greater competition on a global scale, along with changing customer preferences.
The interconnectivity of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is formidable. So many components seamlessly working together produce a bounty of po..
Disruption. Unprecedented change. Uncertain times.
I’m certain most of us have seen these terms used multiple times per day over the last few months.
Has your operation made the world-renowned “journey to the cloud?” With cloud data centers predicted to process 94% of workloads in 2021, it’s importa..
Every process manufacturer knows, it takes a lot of data to feel like you’ve got a grasp on the production outcomes at your operation. That means for ..
Determining appropriate inventory levels is one of the most important and most challenging tasks faced by supply chain managers. If you carry too much..
Much like any journey, overcoming barriers is a part of the pathway to digital transformation. Digital transformation touches on many areas of an orga..
There’s a lot of talk about Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). But how do manufacturers turn the buzzword into a real business advantage? By using ..
Manufacturing high-quality products at minimum cost is the goal for most companies. Industry 4.0 initiatives promise to get us closer to this dream th..
As supply chains become complex and food and beverage manufacturers expand into new markets, the quality management process becomes more challenging.
Most of us are aware of the potential benefits machine learning and artificial intelligence have to offer. We’re already seeing the use of AI-enabled ..
Over the last 20 years, manufacturers have been using automation to streamline their operations, responding to changes in the market and evolving fact..
Manufacturers are collecting more data than ever before. But when it comes to visualisation and utilisation of data, many manufacturers fall short – s..
The Nukon team are spread far and wide across Australia. We have team members based in Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Launceston. We also r..
The finalists have been announced for the 2019 ARN Innovation Awards and Nukon is proud to be shortlisted in the Smart Technology category.
Most people picture AI and machine learning when they think of ‘digital transformation’. While these initiatives do have exceptional promise for many ..
Nukon and software developer OFS (Operations Feedback Systems) have joined forces in a fresh partnership set to offer Australian manufacturers enhance..
While food recalls are a relatively rare occurrence – according to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), there are on average 67 food recalls ..
Industry leaders are constantly talking about the ways that manufacturing factories strive for greater speed and scale on the factory floor, while s..
There is always a lot of talk about the manufacturing industry and what’s going on out there in the market, but as a digital operations consultancy t..
For several decades, manufacturers have driven their continuous improvement and quality management programs based on Lean, Six Sigma or Overall Equipm..
Not everyone expects ‘wine’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) to be used in the same sentence. But one of our employees is challenging this assumptio..
Nukon has joined a group of digitisation trailblazers in a regional-first partnership that promises to bolster Australia’s Internet of Things (IoT) c..
Part 1 of our ‘Getting started with 4.0 digitisation blog series' outlined how to assess your current state, identify what you want out of digitisatio..
It's 2018, and Nukon is making waves – and not the kind that you see at the beach. Its unique offering is whetting the apatite of some big brands: Mur..
Digital transformation technologies have the potential to give businesses more transparency, agility, and competitive advantage to name a few. So what..
Amazon has undergone constant digital transformation, from its beginnings as a small mail-order bookstore in 1994, to a global organisation boasting $..
Arguably, the concept of ‘digital transformation’ has not always been easy to understand. It’s been thrown around for the past few years to describe a..
Now more than ever, industrial operations and manufacturers are racing to ‘unlock’ process data to leverage their plant-floor information. It’s the ch..
The world has more data than it knows what to do with. The statistics are incredible: IBM says the world creates two and a half quintillion bytes or 2..
Process historians have been used to monitor processes in the industrial sector for more than 20 years, and yet many companies Nukon talks to don’t ha..
In a previous blog post we outlined the 5 key benefits of computer-integrated manufacturing and introduced the concept of the Integrated Manufacturing..
There’s no question that digital operations are transforming manufacturing. A range of innovations that fall under the Industrial Internet of Things (..
Implementing new operational software or technology is a stressful, risk-filled undertaking for any business, but it is a necessary part of any digita..
Open source software is everywhere. Businesses today have access to thousands of open source software solutions - from enterprise resource planning, f..
It’s not too far-fetched to say that manufacturing – or any industry – cannot function without software. Manufacturing software is especially relevant..
Thousands of customers travelling through Melbourne Airport each day are unknowingly enjoying a smoother airport experience, thanks to a ground-breaki..
Manufacturers are definitely the underdog in the game of consumer buying. With ever increasing pressure to reduce production costs coming from both gl..
The year 2009 was tough. Different sectors of economies all over the world were still reeling from the effects of the GFC, and manufacturing was no ex..
Micrologistics is a relatively new idea in supply chain circles. While it may conjure up images of miniscule people maneuvering their wee bags of prod..
Manufacturing is littered with buzzwords at the moment, the promise seemingly outweighed by the hype.
“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yours..
At the end of last year, The Australian Industry Group (The Ai Group), released their annual business strategy report.
The Australian manufacturing industry is changing rapidly. It has to contend with the tides of globalisation, rapidly developing technology and increa..
A decade or so ago, there was a popular game show called The Weakest Link. At the end of each round the host of the show would acerbically remark to t..
In all businesses, it is important to strategically change and adapt with technology. What at first will delight your customers will soon become the b..
It seems that a new technology fad is entering the market every week. No industry is immune to it, but in technology and manufacturing spheres, the n..
The mantra ‘do more with less’ is to the noughties what ‘greed is good’ was to the eighties. Departments in every industry are constantly being asked ..
The future has arrive! It feels as though you can’t watch or read anything in the technological sphere without this near-hysterical phrase being utter..
There are a few things in life that you can rely on. Wash your car and it will rain so heavily that you wished you owned a boat instead. A mullet look..
Back in the day, decisions that would deeply affect civilization were made with nothing more than some goat entrails, some odd looking rocks or in som..
There are many misconceptions rattling around the world. Even years after being disproved, they cling on, eager to mildly embarrass a whole new gener..
Business Intelligence projects aren’t a picnic in a park. Rather they are like trying to have a picnic on a minefield.