Systems analysis for robotic mining

Systems analysis for robotic mining Author: Mottola, Laura Source: Research Gate – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/30004166_Systems_analysis_for_robotic_mining Mining automation has incrementally progressed from line-of-sight remote operation to teleoperation and automatic control of mobile machines, mainly due to significant advances in underground communication systems. The present trend points towards a robotic mining environment where mobile machinery and stationary equipment will be fully

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Information Technology for Mining – A Strategic Approach

Information Technology for Mining – A Strategic Approach Author: Mottola, Laura & Payton, Rick Source: Research Gate – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267773900_Information_Technology_for_Mining_-_A_Strategic_Approach A successful Information Technology plan, whether for a full scale enterprise solution or for the automation of local systems, must be linked to the business direction of the organization while acknowledging that technology is an important enabler of

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Transforming the Mining Industry through Electronic Commerce

Transforming the Mining Industry through Electronic Commerce Author: Mottola, Laura & Lipsett, M & Scoble, Malcolm Source: Research Gate – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/290119148_Transforming_the_Mining_Industry_through_Electronic_Commerce This paper characterizes the important features of electronic commerce (EC) and demonstrates how it is transforming industrial sectors. It reviews how electronic commerce is a business strategy and examines supply chain integration, knowledge management, and human/machine

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E-business, mining, and strategy

E-business, mining, and strategy Author: Clarry, D & Ruffo, K & Mottola, Laura Source: Research Gate – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/296274886_E-business_mining_and_strategy E-business has received tremendous press coverage over the past year; pundits have made broad predictions of how it will revolutionize the way businesses interact with their customers and with other businesses, as well as creating new ways for business

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Knowledge management – Proven strategies for managing corporate intellectual capital for managing corporate intellectual capital

Knowledge management – Proven strategies for managing corporate intellectual capital for managing corporate intellectual capital Author: Ednie, H & Mottola, Laura Source: Research Gate – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/296630404_Knowledge_management_-_Proven_strategies_for_managing_corporate_intellectual_capital

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The architecture of a lean transformation

The architecture of a lean transformation Author: David Brunt Source: http://planet-lean.com/the-architecture-of-a-lean-transformation/ Words:David Brunt, CEO, Lean Enterprise Academy – United Kingdom You may have seen the articles and the video documentary on the Halfway story on Planet Lean. Most are written by the people working in the sites, departments or teams at the Halfway group. I like to think

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Unearthing problems by reducing work-in-progress

Unearthing problems by reducing work-in-progress Author: Pierre-Henri Cumenge Source: http://planet-lean.com/unearthing-problems-by-reducing-work-in-progress/ Words: Pierre-Henri Cumenge, Co-Founder, Sicara – Paris, France At Sicara we have been focusing more and more on computer vision projects [computer vision is the science enabling computers to see, recognize and process images like the human eye would]. The best-performing algorithms in this field are

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How we are rolling out lean in our chain of stores

How we are rolling out lean in our chain of stores Author: Béla Sólyom Source: http://planet-lean.com/how-we-are-rolling-out-lean-in-our-chain-of-stores/ Words: Béla Sólyom, Strategic Project Leader, Praktiker Hungary Lean roll-outs are often frowned upon. Many say they are doomed to fail as the responsibility of bringing change about typically lies with a Lean Team that travels across plants (or branches or

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