How to implement takt-based production

by Michael Hering on 09/16/2019

Takt-based planning allows your staff to variably schedule, calculate and generate processing times, work plans and requirement quantities. And takt-based production provides optimal support. Finally, with the visual work method and easy-to-use graphical planning interface, you won’t have to worry about employee acceptance. The interaction of planning and execution is maximally optimized using centralized rough planning, decentralized detailed planning and centralized synchronization of deadlines.

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Industry 4.0 & IoT

How to structure projects like an expert

by Alexander Lang on 09/11/2019

Lately, we’re seeing some increasingly complex and dynamic projects come up. At the same time, the number of project participants is also climbing steadily. All this requires well-structured project planning right from the outset, and that takes professional software tools to control.

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Industry 4.0 & IoT

4 steps to project success

by Alexander Lang on 09/06/2019

Does this sound familiar? You’ve just finished updating and printing a huge project plan, and before you can even blink, it’s already out of date. It would never have happened if you’d used the project planning tool that comes with our industry solutions for discrete & project-based manufacture. This software helps you implement your planning efficiently and precisely.

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Industry 4.0 & IoT

Intelligent ERP: Optimization Made Easy

by Michael Hering on 06/19/2019

The term “intelligent ERP” is everywhere nowadays. But almost no one knows what it means. The explanation often involves other acronyms or Anglicisms, such as Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, or Industry 4.0. But, what does intelligent ERP mean for German machine and plant manufacturers? What are the specific benefits?

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Industry 4.0 & IoT,
ERP

Think big - start small: This is the way to manage the move to the Cloud

by Michael Wlip on 03/18/2019

Public, private or hybrid – Which Cloud solution is the right one for your company? Cloud solutions are a dime a dozen. So how do you decide which one is the best fit for your business?

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Data & Analytics,
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
ERP,
Digitization

Co-innovation at COSMO CONSULT: Innovative products for successful customers

by Claudia Claßen on 03/15/2019

For more than twenty years, the COSMO CONSULT group has been a successful and well-established player in the manufacturing market thanks to its tailor-made industry solutions for contract, process and project-related manufacturing. We bring our own innovative strength together with the ideas and wishes of our customers and make it possible to cover even the most complex processes on the way to digital end-to-end solutions.

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Data & Analytics,
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
CRM,
Collaboration,
ERP,
Digitization

High noon at the large-scale plant

by Thomas Müller on 02/08/2019

Large-scale production sites such as refineries or chemical facilities experience regular shutdowns in order to service machines, replace spare parts and upgrade equipment. This often involves several thousand internal and external service technicians working at the site to implement the scheduled subprojects within a given timeframe.

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Industry 4.0 & IoT,
Digitization,
Success story

Democratization of Artificial Intelligence

by Daniel Gburek on 09/24/2018

In the democratization of artificial intelligence, COSMO CONSULT no longer sees itself as a classical solution consultant or product integrator, but much more as an experienced sparring partner who thinks deeply into his counterpart, creates creative space and activates performance. We would like to hear your opinion on this topic. What is your approach to artificial intelligence? What experiences have you already had? We look forward to exciting discussions.

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Data & Analytics,
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
Digitization

Social listening – having your finger at the pulse of the customer

by David Appel on 08/02/2017

Old hat – new interpretation: 360° view of the customer with social listening.

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Industry 4.0 & IoT,
CRM

Is Digitisation Really a Technical Discipline?

by Dietmar Winterleitner on 05/22/2017

Until a few years ago, I as the trainer of my fistball team printed the players’ licences and gave them to the referee to verify my players. Today, this is all done online. No licences can be forgotten and hence also no disciplinary panel results for that reason

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Industry 4.0 & IoT,
Digitization