Coca-Cola has dominated the beverage market for over a century, yet still values innovation. Learn how CSC developed a modern supply chain for the classic beverage.
Justin Deschuyter's insight:
CSC has helped Coca Cola Company to improve its manufactering system. Coca Cola had some problems wiht their supply chain management. Their weren't able to process all the incoming demands. By integrating a CSC system they were able to process the manufactering automaticly and linked the supply and demand data in a singel system which speeds up the whole process.
Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT), a technology and payment processing solutions provider for the taxicab market, has launched an in-taxi Spanish-language translation technology for drivers of New York City's new fleet of street-hail liveries...
Justin Deschuyter's insight:
CMT ( Creative Mobile Technologies ) has introduced a translation technology for New York City taxis. There has been many occations where the payment communication between the pasenger and the driver goes wrong. With this new system the driver can choose between several options in his chosen language into a spanish version. For example: when he puts on 'end duty' the passenger will be able to read his option is Spanish and just has to simply reply with 'si' or 'no'. Same with the payment: when the driver types in the amount the passenger will be able to see the amount written in Spanish. New York City Green taxi's have a lot of Spanish customers and this technology has helped them to solve the language barrier problem and is able to make more profit due the fact that the customers are happy and are able to pay.
Linfox Logistics, who serves goods to supermarkets, found a new GPS system called Trimble GeoManager. With the new system they are able to update real time assets such as customer update and visibility of the fleet. Thanks to this new system they have saved `£150.000 and 18 tonnes of carbon emissions.
Jal-Chritra, a software, is being used in a Chinese city called Rajasthan to improve water resources so farmers are able to wet their fields. The software records the amount and quality of water and lists maintenance work. The city is now preparing the educational materials and learns people water resource management to improve te city's ability to farm.
Associated Weavers, a carpet manufacturer, wanted to modernize their planning process to meet changing customers demands. CSC has implemented a SAP production planning and a client problem solving tool to make sure they meet with the changing demands. The solution reduced the delivery time with 50% thanks to a tight inventory control and they have been able to increase flexibility in their manufactering process.
Land O'Lakes uses Oracle Endeca Information Discovery to explore and analyze diverse datasources to better connect with and serve their customers. increase on Sales, better use of time, easy to use are some of unique aspects for the company.
The Memphis Police Department is the 6th largest PD in the USA. It was its crime level raise in 2005 and had to try a different way to lower crimes. The university of Memphis has used IBM's SPSS Statistics Package. This system shows all victims information directly to an officer at place. This makes it easier for police officers to know the suspect. In the 5 years they've been working with IBM's system they've seen the crime rate lower with 28%.
There’s good news about the environment and climate protection: most organizations are now
aware of the challenge they face. In light of global warming and increasing energy demand, green solutions are their ticket to the future. And T-Systems has more good news: green ICT solutions not only have a positive impact on the environment. They also help enterprises increase efficiency and save a great deal of money. SOURCE: T-Systems International GmbH
Deutshe Telecom has introduces Green ICT where IT and telecommunication helps organizations to save energy and resources. It should reduce traveltime from video digitization and digital processes will become easier and more efficient. Green ICT becomes a vital part for industries to bolster efficiency and innovation.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts in Africa have been tasked to develop workable solutions to address the numerous challenges in the mobile communications sector to accelerate economic development.
Dr Osei Darkwa, President of the Ghana Technology University (GTUC), who made the statement during the Second GTUC Conference in Accra recently, asked the experts to explore opportunities in the mobile communications sector to speed up development.
The conference was on the theme: “Applications of Mobile Communications in Africa: Prospects and Challenges”.
A statement signed by Ms Afua Amankwa Sarkodie, Head of Public Relations of GTUC, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Friday, quoted Dr Darkwa as saying; “Today, the mobile phone is used to send text messages, transfer money, promote health services and provide access to education”.
There was, therefore, the need for Africa to cooperate with Europe in research and development, deployment and operations, consultancies and education and to learn best practices, the statement said.
It said: “In a continent where people have more access to mobile phones than to clean water, it is important for academics and experts to find innovative ways of using the mobile phone to solve some of Africa’s problems”.
The statement said mobile communications had been advancing at a fast pace in Africa and increasingly used as a platform to address challenges in health, education and banking.
It said through innovative Public Sector Reforms in ICT, there had been enormous development and prospects in Sub-Sahara Africa, though, more needed to be done.
DuPont wanted to migrate away from ineffective and costly legacy applications and consolidate its strategic business units around the world into a global SAP environment (DSAP) and CSC provided guidance and expertise to create a single transactional backbone across DuPont’s European business units helping them to migrate more core applications to their global SAP environment. Eliminating legacy applications and further integration with the global SAP environment has enabled DuPont to cut support costs, improve its collaboration and strengthen its position as an innovative and customer-focused company.
Mediasoft East Africa, commenced with two doctors and an ICT expert, has found a remote health solution diagnose without physically meeting the patient. The company specializes in radiology services ans tries to drive the economic growth and social development in Kenya.
iBasics, a telecommunication company, installed a SAP program from CSC. CSC is an ICT service company who has now installed IT support and their services to iBasics. They also get technical sonsulting, expertise and training. This resulted in sifnificant cost savings, staff flecibility and improved security infrastructure.
Belgacom has launched a new Smart Clien system called Amdoxs to give a better client experience. The system has a fast upgrade and a automatic process manager for emails, this reduces the costs by 20-25%. Belgacom has now a fast interface where they are able to interect faster with customer problems.
Rich Libby, a Eco-Technology worker for Intel, has invinted a technology to reduce energy in your household or at a workplace. WEST ( Wireless Energy Sensing Technology ) , the name of the technogoly, can reduce energy costs for a company.
Basware, a leading provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions, successfully built PEPPOL compliant procedures and protocols into all of its e-invoicing solutions, expanding commerce opportunities for its customers across Europe.
Major Global Investment Bank had some problems concerning the lack of control with their information and this resulted in errors in the disicion making process. The bank has a lot of information to process from different sources by different organisation departments. By using the CSC data repository and integrating core data with the bank's business applications they were able to have a high quality and up to date application which lowers decision making risks.
Africa is experiencing a technological surge and it is having a dramatic effect on education throughout the Continent. Tech hubs are blossoming, new mobile devices and apps are being designed and produced in Africa, by Africans, and Africa's eLearning market is now the fastest-growing in the world.
Now in its eighth year, eLearning Africa will be bringing together a wide range of perspectives on ICT for development, education and training in Windhoek, Namibia, from 29-31 May 2013.
Africa is experiencing a technological surge and it is having a dramatic effect on education throughout the continent. Tech hubs are blossoming, new mobile devices and apps are being designed and produced in Africa, by Africans, and Africa's eLearning market is reportedly the fastest-growing in the world.
With self-paced eLearning revenues forecast to double to US$512.7m by 2016, it is clear that sales to Africa are experiencing a sharp upturn. However, Africa is not just an end user of new products: the engines driving this growth are also powering industry and innovation as well as supporting African businesses. And with fewer than 1 000 days left to the target date for the Millennium Development Goals, such African-born initiatives are also helping to accelerate the worldwide action against poverty.
With a record number of proposals submitted and more attendees expected than ever before, eLearning Africa 2013 is certainly feeling the effect of the technology boom.
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