Digital Transformation


What the CIO’s Evolution Means for Manufacturing

Chief information officers are stepping beyond the traditional confines of corporate IT to take on a more active role in the integration and management of production systems.

An AI Model to Ignore and One to Watch

Large Language Models may be getting all the attention, but convolutional neural networks with Raman spectroscopy could be the artificial intelligence technology industry should...
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How IT System Uptime Yields Huge Cost Savings

When IT systems are deeply integrated with the manufacturing process, as is increasingly typical across industry, tunneling between systems mitigates client/server dropouts and...

Open Automation Provides True Value

Schneider Electric provides a comprehensive overview of the benefits and challenges associated with adopting software-centric open automation.
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Open Automation: Where Things Stand in 2024

With plenty of activity at Open Process Automation Forum and, the pieces are slowly falling into place to develop an ecosystem of products that support...
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Maple Leaf Foods Connects MES to Advanced Analytics

Through a focus on yield, Maple Leaf Foods learned that by leveraging its existing MES technology it could successfully implement an IoT project that delivered ROI 4x faster than...
Sheila de Oliveira, production manager at Aquapolo, and a co-worker review wastewater treatment plant operations data. Source: Aveva

Schneider Electric and Aveva’s Combined Technology Approach

Spotlighting users such as CPG manufacturer Henkel and water/wastewater processor AquaPolo, Aveva explains its cross-industry approach using an industry-specific partner ecosystem...
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Syntegon packaging machines using Beckhoff’s XTS technology can process up to 2,400 products per minute.

The Value of Built-in OEM Technologies

Syntegon, a packaging machinery OEM, explains why users should take a serious look at the software technologies provided by the machine manufacturer rather than always looking...