IBM Insights – Envisioning the Future of Mining

“The challenges facing mining enterprises today are pushing leaders to abandon the traditional ways of thinking about their business to discover and explore new practices that will improve the business of mining” – IBM (2009, p. 22).

Innovation is in vogue. It’s a popular topic across mining and mineral processing. But is there anything the industry can learn from IBM?

In 2009, IBM released the report Envisioning the Future of Mining. The report has some interesting insights.

“The future of the mining enterprise is characterized in all aspects of the business, from improving people and leaders, to engaging new business models and processes, to employing new techniques in developing insight, knowledge and working remotely. Most of all, the mine of the future is smarter. It responds to change faster. It is agile and flexible,” IBM says.

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