Evaluating digitalisation value creation opportunities

2020-01-15T13:53:40+01:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Cases|Tags: , , , , |

Digitalisation offers businesses an opportunity to move higher up the value chain, build customer intimacy and generate additional revenues from new business models. Lakana was recently engaged by an Eindhoven based mechatronics manufacturing company to provide advice and consultancy on the use of software to help them achieve these benefits.

Predictive Maintenance delivers signficant business value

2020-01-10T14:12:48+01:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Posts|Tags: , , , , |

Evidence that predictive maintenance delivers significant business value is presented in a recent report by PWC. In a survey of 268 European companies, of those that have implemented predictive maintenance (11%) a surprising 95% reported improvements in maintenance value drivers.

Why is software-driven innovation essential to becoming an Industry 4.0 winner?

2020-01-08T10:53:54+01:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , |

Why is software-driven innovation essential to becoming an Industry 4.0 / Smart Industry winner? In this 5 minute pitch, Robert Howe describes the challenges that face companies wanting to succeed at industrial digitalisation and where to go to find out more.  Prefer text? The speaker notes of the presentation follow below the video. https://vimeo.com/302710149 [...]

What is software-driven innovation?

2020-01-08T10:55:26+01:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Latest Publications|Tags: , , , , , , |

For decades, innovation has been driven by hardware with software consigned to an enabling role. Today, the move towards large-scale digitalisation is reversing these roles, with software driving innovation and hardware becoming increasingly commoditised. A new generation of smart systems is set to emerge based on software-centric technologies such as the industrial internet of things, [...]

Why your future success depends on your software strategy

2020-01-08T10:58:22+01:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Latest Publications|Tags: , , , |

The Smart Utopia More than ever, society is dreaming of a utopian future where “Smart” technologies such as AI, IOT, Big Data and Autonomous Vehicles improve quality of life for the majority of the world's populace. All of these advances are entirely dependent on software driven innovation. Therefore, mastering the ability to innovate in [...]