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Optimize Supply Chain Risk Management

The industrial equipment manufacturers that see the best return on their investment in risk management are those that make it a priority, centralize responsibility and invest aggressively.
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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Cognitive computing could help provide a solution to the knowledge gap left by industry experts retiring in great numbers.
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Commencement 2014: Avoid the Noise

As Elon Musk advised graduates recently, focus on signal over noise. Growth will slow, but now is the time for aggressive planning and preparation.
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Technology Partnerships from the Mars Rover Curiosity

On Aug. 6, 2012, the Mars rover Curiosity ended its six-month-long journey to Mars with a successful landing.
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How Behavior-Based Safety Could Become Mainstream

However you feel about behavior-based safety and its supposed shortcomings, a variety of emerging trends and factors are aligning to make an actual BBS system both more achievable and more effective.
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IE3 Motor Revenues Boosted by Regulations

Revenues for premium-efficiency motors are expected to almost double by 2018 as governments push to phase out standard models.
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Cost Information for New Product Introductions

Cost modeling focused on decision support provides improved managerial insights and information.
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What Kind of MES Do You Need?

When considering what kind of manufacturing execution system (MES) your operations should have, you need to consider several factors related to technical and business needs, and particularly context.
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Wanted: Wireless Communications Reliability

With its roots in wired industrial Ethernet networks, Parallel Redundancy Protocol is directly addressing concerns about wireless communications reliability.
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Know the Difference Between IoT and M2M

Although the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communications have remote device access in common, that’s about where the similarities end.
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