Building Industrial Apps—No Programming Skills Required
GE Digital unveils Proficy Operations Hub 1.5, a centralized dashboard for everyone in the organization. The tool also enables plant floor operators to create data aggregation and visualization applications via code-free development tools.
Feb 24th, 2020
Tools to Help the Digital Transformation
Feb 9th, 2020
Siemens Targets Co-Creation and Edge Computing
Feb 20th, 2020
Digitalizing Your Manufacturing Ecosystem
Timothy S. Matheny
Feb 10th, 2020
Empowering Digital Operations in Manufacturing Using Business Process Automation
Feb 3rd, 2020
New Software Readies Industrial Data for Analysis
HighByte releases its DataOps software to standardize device and machine data for use by enterprise analytics.
Jan 28th, 2020
Integrating Edge Computers with Legacy Systems
In this episode, we connect with Josh Eastburn and Benson Hougland of Opto 22 to learn more about connecting edge computing technology with legacy automation technologies in industrial environments.
Jan 17th, 2020
How Kellogg Manages Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing
Seeing the writing on the wall as Mondelēz and other global companies became collateral damage in ransomware attacks, Kellogg set out to create a cybersecurity strategy that would keep it out of the headlines.
Jan 9th, 2020
The End of the Road for Spreadsheets?
Long the preferred tool for data analysis in industry, spreadsheets are not up to the task of handling the massive amounts of data created by Industry 4.0 projects. Here’s a look at three analytics trends that may move past our reliance on the spreadsheet
Jan 2nd, 2020
The Edge-to-Enterprise Strategy
As advances in automation technology make plant-floor-to-corporate-office connectivity a tangible reality, Aveva claims to be the first supplier to deliver a complete edge-to-enterprise system.
Dec 12th, 2019
GE Digital Releases Asset Model that Adds Context to Data
Proficy Historian 8.0 leverages web-based tools to broaden access to manufacturing information.
Dec 10th, 2019
Where Are They Now? An Open Process Automation Forum Update
As the group readies version 2.0 of its open process automation standard, there’s an overarching feeling of unity but an underlying concern about what this architecture really means for manufacturers and industrial control suppliers in the future.
Dec 6th, 2019
How IO-Link Benefits OEMs and End Users
Already popular in Europe, the IO-Link industrial communication technology is reportedly growing by double digits in the U.S. Learn why this point-to-point data communication method is increasingly preferred across industry for delivering device data.
Dec 3rd, 2019
Rockwell Builds Digital Ecosystem for Customers With Accenture Partnership
Announced this week at Automation Fair, the partnership with Accenture’s Industry X.0 will focus on bringing expertise together to help industrial clients transform their connected operations.
Nov 20th, 2019
Are DataOps the Missing Link to Industry 4.0?
In digital industries where data is the lifeblood of decision-making, the ability to contextualize data for use by multiple systems is critical. That’s where DataOps software comes in.
Nov 7th, 2019
The SaaS-ification of PTC
PTC’s pending acquisition of Onshape will add a cloud-based Software as a Service product development platform to the company’s CAD and PLM portfolio.
Oct 24th, 2019
The Machine Economy is Upon Us
The IOTA Foundation has been working on an IoT communication protocol that will enable machines to autonomously conduct transactions in a fee-free, secure, and trustworthy exchange.
Oct 18th, 2019
Bringing Industry 4.0 to the Australian Defense Force
This article lays out the four key benefits when adopting Industry 4.0 technologies in your organization.
Oct 7th, 2019
Siemens Adds Artificial Intelligence to Control Logic
The neural processing unit module for the Simatic S7-1500 controller and the ET 200MP I/O system enables machines to recognize complex patterns.
Sep 25th, 2019
Today’s Digital Transformation Reality
Dana Inc. and Streamline Innovations show how digital transformations can start today in the discrete and process industries using Ignition to overcome legacy infrastructure’s digital shortcomings.
Sep 20th, 2019
Siemens PLM Name Change Reflects New Reach
Siemens PLM becomes Siemens Digital Industries Software to reflect the inclusion of manufacturing operations management capabilities, IOT analytics, and app development aimed at building new systems and integrating and extending existing ones.
Sep 5th, 2019
Data Protection Best Practices for IIoT
Unprotected data can cause disruptions in service, data leaks, negative brand reputation, heavy regulatory fines, or serious industrial accidents. And as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) becomes more prevalent in the manufacturing space, protecting your sensitive data is more important than ever.
Sep 4th, 2019
Combining IIoT and AI to Elevate Machine Health
Augury’s Halo platform—a turnkey offering that combines sensors, artificial intelligence, and vibration experts—can diagnose the “acoustic footprint” of a machine, flagging a problem before it impacts performance.
Aug 31st, 2019
Making the Case for the Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem
New advances in technology are helping manufacturers tackle all kinds of new problems, but the organizations that learn how to leverage the emerging innovation-driven ecosystem are the ones who will compete and grow in the decades to come.
Aug 30th, 2019
Air Products Extends Business with Cloud-Based Services
By connecting equipment in the field to to its own ProcessMD platform using Siemens Mindsphere, Air Products has been able to deliver its expertise to customers to help them reduce downtime and energy costs.
Aug 29th, 2019
5 Essential Security Features for Control, Edge, and IIoT Systems
Regardless of the connected automation device you’re looking to install, key security features to look for include network interfaces, firewalls, data communication options, encryption and certificate management, and user accounts.
Aug 16th, 2019
Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Industry 4.0
Examining the installation of IoT technology in a pharmaceutical production environment can help illustrate how IoT can aid energy conservation efforts, provide predictive analytics for machine and manufacturing processes, and help pharma companies reach ISO 50001 targets.
Aug 16th, 2019