Ahead of the Curve
Whether it’s CRM and ERP integration, smart factories or the role of AI on the factory floor, Ahead of the Curve dives into the substance and surfaces with clear explanations of how today’s technology works and the impact it’s having throughout the industry.
Each month, we feature different subject matter experts with knowledge and understanding of the needs of manufacturers and why technology is helping to drive greater revenue and generate tremendous efficiencies.
Episode 5: Slaying the Twin Dragons of Compliance and Quality
The manufacturing sector is subject to hundreds of thousands of rules and restrictions. An Enterprise Quality Management Solution is a manufacturer’s best means to ensure product quality and compliance automatically, using Salesforce technology adapted by ComplianceQuest.
Guests include Paul Sanderson, Manager of Solutions Engineering at ComplianceQuest and Chaitanya Sonarikar, Gerent’s V.P. of Manufacturing Services.
Episode 4: A CEO’s View Of Technology in Manufacturing
Tim Gollin is the former CEO of a global manufacturer with more than 10 thousand employees in five countries. He’s seen how technology can be oversold and the capital investment wasted.
Tim explains why this happens and how to avoid the same mistake. He also shares his experience with a successful Salesforce CRM implementation that transformed his own company
Episode 3: Practical Uses of Technology in Manufacturing
Episode 3 of Ahead of the Curve tackles some of the many pain points and challenges that manufacturers face today, along with some of the technology solutions that Gerent is using to eliminate those pain points. This program features Eric Satterthwaite, Gerent’s V.P. of Sales, someone who spends his days in the trenches with manufacturers and knows their issues, all too well.
Episode 2: Artificial Intelligence for Manufacturing
In the second episode of Ahead of the Curve, we speak with two experts on AI and how it is being applied within the manufacturing vertical with great success. Plus, where and how to begin the AI journey.
Episode 1: How CRM Helps Manufacturers Boost Sales
We hear a lot about CRM in manufacturing, today. It’s a powerful software platform that helps to create and cement close relationships with customers – and, ultimately, drive revenue. In the first episode of Ahead of the Curve, we talk to two manufacturing experts from Salesforce and dig into how and why CRM can generate great benefits for this sector.