While food recalls are a relatively rare occurrence – according to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), there are on average 67 food recalls per year – they can pose a significant danger to public health and safety if not done correctly or in a timely manner. That is why the FSANZ requires that manufacturers, wholesalers and importers of food have a detailed system in place to ensure the recall of unsafe food.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an analyst at Nukon?
From poring over the tiny details in an effort to save customers money, to contributing towards the development of exciting new technology designed to tackle the war on waste - we spoke to former Junior Analyst-turned-Nukon Senior Analyst Scott Schulz for an overview of his role and what it looks like day-to-day.
Industry leaders are constantly talking about the ways that manufacturing factories strive for greater speed and scale on the factory floor, while sustaining product quality throughout all operations.
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 that helps customer organisations to improve business agility, we rarely share our own insights and observations.
For several decades, manufacturers have driven their continuous improvement and quality management programs based on Lean, Six Sigma or Overall Equipment Effectiveness philosophies.
Amazon has undergone constant transformation, from its beginnings as a small mail-order bookstore in 1994, to a global organisation boasting $38 billion in revenue in 2017. How does it continue to stay ahead of the pack and harness the latest digital technologies to improve its own business processes?
Open source software is everywhere: Linux, Mozilla Firefox, Java and Apache are the established names in the game, while Camunda and Influx are making major strides in manufacturing.
It’s not too far-fetched to say that manufacturing – or any industry, cannot function without software. Manufacturing software is especially relevant at a time where manufacturers are seeking out ways to streamline core processes and drive efficiencies.
Manufacturers are definitely the underdog in the game of consumer buying. With ever increasing pressure to reduce production costs coming from both global competition as well as consumers with powerful voices, manufacturers are really under the pump.
The interconnectivity of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is formidable. So many components seamlessly working together produce a bounty of positive outcomes for a company. Making better business decisions, uncovering inefficiencies and being proactive in mitigating risk are just a few of the benefits it brings. However, like all developments in technology, the good comes with the bad. In this case, endpoints are becoming gateways for breaches. And as the IIoT really cranks it up a notch, these attacks are on the rise.