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Start Small with Analytics to Build Momentum
Figuring out which analytics platform works for you may, at first, seem daunting, developing a strategy and small-scale analytics pilots could what helps you finally make that investment.
Jan 6th, 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
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
How Business Process Modeling can Prepare you for Digital Transformation
Planning to move your organization into a more digital environment can often be complex, but it’s happening whether you like it or not. Business process modeling can help you plan your digital transformation and ease into the digital space.
Dec 2nd, 2019
Bosch Rexroth and Siemens Collaborate with Qualcomm on 5G
With 5G in the early stages of deployment across the globe, Europe looks to lead the way in proving the network’s benefit for manufacturing applications.
Nov 27th, 2019
How An Umbrella System Integrator Helps Consolidate Tasks
In any automation project, there are multiple tasks that need to be handled all at the same time. An Umbrella System Integrator can help an organization consolidate these issues and ultimately help manufacturers reach their productivity goals.
Nov 18th, 2019
MES is Dead, IIOT has arrived.
If your company is struggling to choose between an MES or IIoT solution, you won’t find the right answers until you begin asking the right questions.
Nov 8th, 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
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
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
How Industrial IoT Can Build Next-Gen Automation Systems
A look at how IoT technologies are addressing automation system demands, including the need for real-time communications; cybersecurity compliance; and use of Time-Sensitive Networking, OPC UA, and MQTT.
Aug 16th, 2019
Why OPC UA Over TSN Will Prove Critical to Manufacturing IIoT
Industrial system interoperability is on the way through a combination of the determinism supplied by Time-Sensitive Networking and OPC UA’s machine-to-machine communications to better synchronize machinery on the plant floor and the device-level communication inside those machines, regardless of supplier.
Aug 16th, 2019
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