Innovation needs the power of completing the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

The prospect of new innovation potential will eventually work through into the world of Industry 4.0 Innovation is benefitting from the 4 th Industrial Revolution. We can shift our often-linear thinking as Industry 4.0 coming from industry 4.0

Creating a Fair and Equitable Cannabis Industry

Business and Tech

As the end of prohibition approaches, the cannabis industry must work together to make ours an industry to be emulated by others, and ensure U.S. Morgan Fox Media Relations Director, NCIA (National Cannabis Industry Association). Empowering the industry.


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Is it time for Industry 5.0?

Inspiring Next

While most of us are still getting our hands around the fourth industrial revolution, we occasionally come across terms Industry 5.0 The Four Industrial Revolutions Over the last three centuries,… Read More » Is it time for Industry 5.0? Industry 4.0

Innovation cannot expand without the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

We are a long way away from fully capturing the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4I)R in an inclusive and holistic way. In a recent report, jointly from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey called the “ The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the factories of the future ” t hey made a number of observations. “After a decade of flat productivity, the arrival of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is expected to create up to $3.7

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

How Inovation Affects Leadership and Reskilling: Industry 4.0 Case

Idea to Value

The fourth industrial revolution is no longer just something that companies need to prepare for – it’s a reality that has already arrived. In the age of Industry 4.0, There’s more to Industry 4.0 Just like any revolution, the new industry requires an expanded set of skills from employees that need to harness the benefits of the new environment. HR and business leaders need a strategy to nurture the skills that will open the door to Industry 4.0.

We Don’t Disrupt Industries Anymore, We Disrupt People

Digital Tonto

Today, it’s become fashionable for business pundits to say we live in a VUCA era, one that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, but the evidence says otherwise. Increasingly researchers are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The Industry 4.0 Advantage

Daniel Burrus

This visceral image of “industry” being gritty and exclusively blue-collar is true to some degree, but when “4.0” advanced automation and robotics, 3D printing, and other industrial Internet of Things (IoT) advancements often replace mundane tasks in manufacturing, Industry 4.0 Industry 1.0 Manufacturing in every industry has evolved as four distinct industrial revolutions since the 1800s. The current industrial revolution is Industry 4.0,

Can Industry 4.0 Bring 6th Sense to Inspection Activity?

Inspiring Next

It has evolved from highlighting surface to looking inside and now getting to point, where data analytics from diverse sources could provide a digital indication of damage that is yet to appear on the physical structure, kind of… Read More » Can Industry 4.0 The post Can Industry 4.0

Shifting our thinking within the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

Yet what this forum was a bringing me back to was the Fourth Industrial Revolution , it helps deliver a far sharper focus on its impact, potential, and scope beyond just manufacturing.Now, this was the major ‘bright spot’ of future potential. Dr. Schwab, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the WEF also released his second book on the subject “ Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution ”. It impacts agriculture, medicine, and bio-based industries.

Best Practices for Strengthening University-Industry Partnerships


yet2 ‘s CEO, Tim Bernstein , presented the keynote address in the “CEOs Session on Industry Academia Interconnect” at IEEMA’s DigiElecBharat conference. The conference is focused on innovation in the electrical industry in India.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

How this 1976 French wine tasting disrupted an entire industry

Idea to Value

This story shows how an entire industry was so convinced of their superiority that they weren’t even aware that they were being overtaken. It is about the French wine industry, and then the global wine industry. So how did the French Wine industry react to the tasting?

4 Industry Challenges Faced by the Food Industry


The food and beverage industry is one of the most tightly regulated and hardest to compete in. The recent pandemic showed how essential the industry is, but how fragile it can be as well

Which Industries Will Innovate Most in the Wake of COVID-19?


The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruption across industries. The post Which Industries Will Innovate Most in the Wake of COVID-19? How businesses and consumers behave is being altered by this crisis.

Teaching to Win the 4th Industrial Revolution

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers The Coronapocalypse is forcing us to rethink who, how and what we teach. Regardless of how we do it, college students don’t learn much and the teacher experience is eroding.

Meeting the Challenge of Innovation in a Highly Regulated Industry


Innovation strategy in a highly regulated industry presents specific challenges.?. Innovations are derived from new ideas, but what if your industry puts limits and constraints on the ideas you’re allowed to pursue?

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Talk on NDE in Industry 4.0 for INSA, France

Inspiring Next

Hear Dr. Ripi Singh’s talk on NDE in Industry 4.0. He explains the evolution of Industry from 1.0 Deep dive into the inspection and… Read More » Talk on NDE in Industry 4.0 The post Talk on NDE in Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0.

Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?


The question is whether the healthcare industry will allow blockchain to alter it. Secondly, to be most effective, a number of industries will need to agree on one standard. It’s only a matter of time before innovation strategies will need to consider medical blockchain technology, and where it might take the industry. The post Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?

Impact of Crowdsourcing in the Healthcare Industry


Though crowdsourcing has recently gained popularity in many industries across the world, it’s not necessarily intuitive for it to be part of healthcare. Thus, crowdsourcing is applicable across different industries and in different ways. Outsourcing, like crowdsourcing, can have a place in the medical industry. Some of the main areas of influence for crowdsourcing in the medical industry are patient diagnosis and treatment, data analysis, patient engagement, and new ventures.

How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?


This will mean HD quality videos with accurate, high-quality color, stable networks and endless opportunities for media usage across all industries. All industries from gaming to education and beyond will benefit from 5G. The post How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

5 Tips to Set Yourself Up for Success in the Culinary Industry

Business and Tech

The culinary industry has always been a competitive one, but I suspect things might just get even more competitive following a pandemic and many unfortunate layoffs. Here are some of my tips for self-empowerment and advancing your career in this exciting and passion-filled industry.

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How SaaS Tech Is Bringing Legacy Industries Into the Digital Age

Entrepreneur - SaaS

Traditional industries have typically lagged at adopting digital solutions, but many have quickly jumped on the transformation bandwagon as they vie to remain relevant.

7 Industries Making Use of Artificial Intelligence


We are in the midst of a vast, unseen Artificial Intelligence revolution – with more and more industries making use of this emerging technology. Here are a few of the industries making the most out of AI.

Human Creativity: The Critical Survival Skill of the 4th Industrial Revolution that Cannot be Automated


While 4th Industrial Revolution technologies are fast becoming the way to go in the world of the "new normal," they are driven by something far superior to robots: human creativity.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Getting out of the Building, Going Cross-Industry for Seeking Out Radical Ideas

Paul Hobcraft

The trouble is we tend to go to the familiar places; those tried and tested norms, the expected answers that have been well developed as our industry solutions and established as the features our customers expect. Going cross-industry. More and more companies are breaking out of their industry box, forming radically different business models, delivering products, services and processes all seen outside their industry and found they can be applied within theirs.

Getting out of the Building, Going Cross-Industry for Seeking Out Radical Ideas

Paul Hobcraft

The trouble is we tend to go to the familiar places; those tried and tested norms, the expected answers that have been well developed as our industry solutions and established as the features our customers expect. Going cross-industry. More and more companies are breaking out of their industry box, forming radically different business models, delivering products, services and processes all seen outside their industry and found they can be applied within theirs.

The Industrial Internet of Things and its Role in the Manufacturing Industry

Lead Innovation

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) opens up a wide range of opportunities for the manufacturing industry in particular. Machines / industry 4.0Comprehensive networking is no longer a vision of the future, and the 5G mobile communications standard will presumably increase the dynamic from 2020. You can read an overview of IIoT technology and its application in production in this article.

May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with you – Part 1


This is the first in a series of articles that explore the impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on modern society. The post May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with you – Part 1 appeared first on Innovation Management. Trend Alert 4th industrial revolution digitalization industrial revolution TechnologyTo understand this phenomenon requires that we think beyond the concept of digital and take a closer look at how the digital space impacts the human space.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Industry Spotlight: Technical Trends in the Oil & Gas Industry


The oil & gas industry faces a fundamental challenge: managing the business in what is an intrinsically volatile sector. It is often difficult for any business to balance both short-term and long-term goals with inherent volatility; understanding the enduring and emerging trends within the oil & gas industry is essential for layering meaningful innovation on top of the complexity of the business.

How to Identify Industry Trends


While the second post provided guidance, practical tips, and examples on how to get started with brainstorming the future of your market , this post offers insight on where and how to identify industry trends to support brainstorming and other foresight activities.

Questions for the 4th Industrial Age

Innovation Excellence

This throws up a number of questions for individuals, companies, and Governments on how to prepare people to face the challenges of the 4th Industrial era. How shall we lay to rest the problems, threats, and legacy of the industrial era?

Lessons From Airline Industry Downtime

Daniel Burrus

Running an unsupported operating system in an area where security is supposed to be paramount should make us all wonder about other forms of aging technology in the airline industry. Admittedly, if there’s any industry with precious little opportunity to upgrade its technology, it’s the airlines. While many businesses have IT departments that can schedule downtime for emergency maintenance, the airline industry has no such luxury.

Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

Predictive analytics is an increasingly common buzzword with many forms. It seems everyone has their own take on what it is and which best practices and business benefits apply. What does predictive analytics really mean? We’ll explore real-world examples of predictive in action and outline steps to help you maximize its value.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Auto Industry

Innovation Excellence

As automobiles move into the next phase, there will be a window of opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain a foothold into this re-invented industry. Entrepreneurship Industry Innovation Automobile Industry Internet of ThingsMuch like the smartphone allowed tens of thousands of entrepreneurs create remote service centers and a new type of maintenance offering; and facilitate the automotive Internet of Things that will connect those cars to the rest of the world.

Building our understanding of the factory of the future

Paul Hobcraft

By registering you can view “on-demand” selectively or watch the whole event, explore the showrooms and simply learn, evaluate and assess what these concepts would mean for you in your own Industry 4.0 To deliver Industry 4.0 Siemens Digital Enterprise SPS Dialog Results.

Human-Centered Design in the Financial Industry: An Innovative Example


The post Human-Centered Design in the Financial Industry: An Innovative Example appeared first on IdeaScale. Blake Woods, of Lake Trust Credit Union. The financial services sector isn’t known for people-first approaches. Even with the gloss of “fintech” entrepreneurs, once you get past the flashy apps, the customer is often just another product in the end.

Two Industrial Era Management Beliefs That Kill Innovation


They’re heavily present in the manufacturing industry, or any industry that doesn’t require a lot of knowledge work; these are types of jobs that will be easily automated. This belief is not specific to Mexico, it’s a hardened belief that started with the Industrial Revolution; mexican business owners just can’t imagine it being any different. Innovation Leadership Industrial Revolution managementBeliefs. We all have them.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.