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Today’s “new metals economy” is mostly characterized by upheaval in the traditional supplier/producer/customer landscape. Globalization and economic challenges are driving most external shifts. IBM’s solutions help clients address these challenges and become globally competitive.

The global steel industry, dormant for years, has awakened with a new vitality. A wave of consolidation is sweeping the industry, but other industrywide changes are also unfolding, such as a shift away from developed countries, rising production costs and...

March 2016 | PDF | 161 KB
As part of our Global Chief Supply Chain Officer Study, we spoke with major metals and mining supply chain executives. Like their peers, M&M executives are wrestling with rising risk, supply chain visibility issues, cost volatility, globalization and ...

March 2016 | PDF | 464 KB
This paper addresses technology and systems architecture for the mining industry, as well as the critical change management elements needed for companies to embrace new or changed technologies.

November 2014 | PDF | 1 MB
Engineering operators need to do more than just get ahead of their information practices during the build. This executive summary discusses how developing a comprehensive engineering information lifecycle management program can help operators efficiently ...

May 2013 | PDF | 775 KB
Smarter Operations can help oil, gas and mining companies get value out of data by capitalizing on operational information from each asset, process and person to create new intelligence. This can fundamentally change the way operators predict, manage and ...

April 2013 | PDF | 
By analyzing findings of interviews with over 1,700 CEOs worldwide, the fifth biennial IBM Global CEO Study, “Leading Through Connections,” reveals how CEOs are prioritizing the creation of more impactful connections with their employees, their customers ...

July 2012 | PDF | 1023 KB

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