Check out this part 3 of our Executive Perspectives series. Here we follow on from Part 1: Executive Perspectives and AkzoNobel – Manufacturing Industry CIO/CXO Special – Part 1, and Part 2: Executive Perspectives Part 2 – Toyota Streamlines Business with Cisco, and look at how another of Cisco’s customers in the automotive industry has partnered to gain real business benefits. The video about GM”s IT Network Drives Business Success is on the Cisco News Site (click link here). The YouTube Video below is the fun Superbowl ad!
Here I talk about a case study prepared by Mainstay Partners LLC, an independent consulting firm, who interviewed with the manufacturer’s executives, IT executives and IT planning personnel. The case study looks at GM’s Cisco-based Plant Floor Controls Network (PFCN), and found out the following about what it is, what it does, how it help’s with General Motor’s Business challenges, and where GM goes from here. Read More »
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Introducing Cisco Industrial Intelligence. Neither James Bond gone corporate nor Cisco gone espionage, Industrial Intelligence is the enabling of business enterprises and municipalities to more intelligently and responsively manage industrial operations globally, and it’s one of Cisco’s latest adjacencies as part of the Borderless Networks solutions portfolio. Having IP-data and control flows converged with voice, video and virtualization creates a more intelligent platform for innovations that connect devices to measure, monitor, and manage resources for greater efficiencies, to connect people in less time and space, and to connect ideas that generate solutions to today’s industrial, operational and environmental challenges.
Chet Namboodri talks about how the Cisco Industrial Intelligence solution can help to improve operational efficiency, safety, agility, and use of assets.
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