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Traditionally applied to business functions, analytics have begun to play a more strategic role in helping OEMs and auto companies drive greater innovation, gain a competitive advantage and improve profitability.
Smart manufacturing, which encompasses the Industrial Internet of Things but also much more, is providing many opportunities for improving manufacturing.
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Though batch execution is sometimes seen as inferior to manufacturing execution, one could argue that the ISA-88 batch standard is the rich uncle rather than the poor relation of ISA-95.
How smart manufacturing is transforming manufacturing back into an economic powerhouse.
The techniques and technology could help to connect cost and operational manufacturing to improve decisions, but organizations need to make sure they have the right design before collecting the data.
Automation World invites you to take a music break! Enjoy this beautiful recording of a contemporary favorite.
Meeting recently in Frankfurt, Germany, the committee responsible for industrial automation and control system (IACS) security standards reviewed current concepts and worked to advance continuing development.
Mixed signals from leading economic indicators make it hard to predict when deceleration in the U.S. economy will abate, but positive signs lead ITR Economics to maintain its positive outlook for the economy in 2016.
Automotive and industrial equipment manufacturers realize the application of embedded software is critical to realizing the growth potential of IIoT.
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