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Annette Trenz
Annette Trenz

Listening to the Voice of Our Clients: Accelerating investments and strategies to drive the future of manufacturing

2021-03-22 A few months ago, I shared with you a fundamental dilemma manufacturers are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: “Should I continue to focus on short-term measures to drive efficiency and reduce costs, or on building resilience into...

CGI Expert Fabien Villerot
Fabien Villerot

Bridging strategy with the business and technology needs of our clients’ operations

2021-03-08 Every year, we conduct Voice of Our Clients (VOC) interviews to discover and share the top industry trends and business and IT priorities across the industries we serve. Over the past 5 years alone, we have held 6,775 business and...

Annette Trenz
Annette Trenz

CGI Client Global Insights: Five ways manufacturers can balance efficiency and resilience to lead in a new digital era

2020-11-23 The COVID-19 pandemic is compelling manufacturers to decide between continuing to focus on short-term measures to drive efficiency and reduce costs, or building resilience to better adapt to change. The answer is not choosing between one or the other, but...

Marcel Mourits
Marcel Mourits

Five strategic actions manufacturers can take to rebound stronger from the crisis

2020-07-20 Manufacturers are at a critical juncture. In the time immediately following the pandemic crisis, efforts concentrated on keeping workers safe and managing business continuity.

Annette Trenz
Annette Trenz

3 approaches for proactive responses to supply chain impacts in manufacturing

2020-04-17 In this blog, we explore some of the pressing impacts and share a few approaches that could help manufacturers accelerate their efforts to respond, then rebound when ready and reinvent for the longer term.

Venkat Kodumudi
Venkat Kodumudi

How blockchain, CRM and trade finance are transforming supply chain management

2020-03-11 There’s an odd expression that is used when there is, perhaps, shocking news or a sudden realization. A person might say that “it hit them like a Mack truck.” Often times, this figurative phrase has a negative connotation, but in...

Norbert Seimandi
Norbert Seimandi

Moving from the supply chain to the “demand chain” to meet customer needs

2019-10-29 Manufacturers and retailers face a major challenge to put the customer at the heart of their supply chain. This is nothing less than a paradigm shift—one that requires organizations to undergo an end-to-end transformation based on a new business vision...

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Human-centered design is key to succeeding in Industry 4.0

2019-07-22 Manufacturers are in the midst of a revolution―a fundamental shift in the way they think about operating, competing and delivering value. The days of chasing kaizen improvements―small continuous and incremental changes to stable and established processes―are giving way to the...

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Human-centered design is key to succeeding in Industry 4.0

2019-07-22 Manufacturers are in the midst of a revolution―a fundamental shift in the way they think about operating, competing and delivering value. The days of chasing kaizen improvements―small continuous and incremental changes to stable and established processes―are giving way to the...