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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