Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Innovation + Technology

Innovation + Technology

Comvita - an early adopter of QAD Channel Islands

Comvita’s Sweet Success with Channel Islands

Comvita is a well-known producer of manuka honey based in New Zealand, a long-term QAD customer and now a QAD Channel Islands early adopter. Channel Islands, QAD’s next generation user experience,...
My Manufacturing Game

My Manufacturing Company Game: Product of a Hackathon

Teams across QAD participated in a hackathon (here’s an overview from a previous hackathon). There were over 300 participants on 48 teams, which produced 36 projects. One team was from the...
Exploring QAD's Channel Islands UX

Channel Islands: Explore How to Revolutionize Your Enterprise Software

At Explore 2017, QAD’s global community of leading manufacturers will connect in Detroit for a week of informative sessions, hands-on training, and stimulating discussions on the future of manufacturing. Explore attendees...
Industry 4.0 at QAD Explore

Modern Day Explorers and the New World of Industry 4.0

Most manufacturers are just now setting off on their explorations of Industry 4.0. The definition of the word Explore is “to travel in or through an unfamiliar area in order to...
IoT and Manufacturing

What Does IoT Mean for Manufacturers?

We all know it’s good to stay current on innovative trends, but knowing what’s going to make an impact vs. what’s just a passing fad can be the hard part. Have...
Interoperability and the API Economy

Technology Reviews: Interoperability and the API Economy

Interoperability technologies have swung in and out of favor over the last few years. The most recent trend has been fueled by the proliferation of APIs from cloud-based products coupled with...
Ray Kurzweil at QAD Explore

Ray Kurzweil: Inventor, Author, Futurist, and Explore Keynote Speaker

Forbes called him “the ultimate thinking machine.” He was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs and “rightful heir to Thomas Edison” by Inc. magazine. He is the recipient of the...
HTML5 and QAD Customers

Technology Reviews: HTML5 and In-Memory Database

As we build solutions for our customers, we take into account the many emerging technologies associated with ERP solutions, and it is no easy task deciding what to pursue. Two areas...
Cloud Service Providers review

Technology Reviews: Cloud Service Providers

We understand that deciding on emerging technologies is not an easy task, and when QAD started looking for partners to provision cloud services a decade ago, there were few options. Today...
The Legacy of Henry Ford

Henry Ford: Horseless Carriages, Zero Emissions and Driverless Cars

It’s almost undebatable: no one is better known in the world of manufacturing for automotive than Henry Ford. You could argue that some were more influential or innovative, but if you...