Using Technology to Link Operations and Enterprise

Take a pragmatic approach to Connected Enterprise technologies: strategy, assess, prioritize and upgrade and prosper.

The Stages of The Connected Enterprise Model

Learn about the five stages of the execution model that can help protect your operation against emerging Internet of Things threats and take the first steps to operational excellence.

The Connected Enterprise: An Introduction

Learn how connectivity is deepening our understanding of events and sharpening decision-making in the era of big data manufacturing.

The Connected Enterprise Vision

Learn about Rockwell Automation's vision for The Connected Enterprise.

Secure Controls Systems in a Connected Enterprise

Executives discuss the importance of industrial cybersecurity and how new technologies must be leveraged to optimize security.

Scalable Technologies and The Connected Enterprise

See how scalable industrial technologies enhanced The Connected Enterprise.

Real-Time Analytics Driving Transformational Value

Executives from Endress Hauser, Maynilad Water Services, 3M, FANUC America Corporation and Rockwell Automation explore how the industry is collecting and using big data.

Connecting the 'Things' to the IIoT

“Smart assets are critical to the connected enterprise,” says Blake Moret, president and CEO of Rockwell Automation.

Accelerating Industrial Performance

Drive better decision making, expose process inefficiencies, facilitate best-practice collaboration, and uncover new business opportunities.

Key Considerations for Operationalizing

Learn what to consider when operationalizing The Connected Enterprise. How to improve competitiveness with information.

The Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

As an evolution of our commitment to capturing data to make better decisions, we implemented a strategy leveraging our integrated control and information portfolio.

Bringing People, Processes, & Technology Together

Learn how collaboration and integration enable you to use the power of real-time data to make better, more profitable business decisions.

How to Capitalize on ‘Industry 4.0’

Learn how to seize the Internet of Things opportunity more quickly and respond to new opportunities.

The Benefits of The Connected Enterprise

Learn how better communication among machines, processes, plants and the supply chain allows key decision makers to operate more flexibly, aiding productivity.

Disruptive Tech and The Connected Enterprise

Sujeet Chand, CTO, Rockwell Automation, details how the company’s control and information architecture is designed to build upon new, disruptive technologies as they arise.

The Connected Enterprise and Increased Visibility

The Connected Enterprise helps Rockwell Automation optimize facilities and supplier networks for increased visibility and better decision-making.

Smart Manufacturing Lowers Costs, Increases Profit

Manufacturers must identify and fix processes in their facilities where wastes and losses occur, and in doing so, boost profits.

Connecting Safety to the Bottom Line

Industrial applications are seeing a convergence of safety and productivity at a practical and strategic level. A major enabler of this is the amount of data available.

Machine Builders: Maximize Design Productivity

This video describes ways to reduce design labor time and costs.

Connect with Initiatives that Delight Customers

After stabilizing their operations via the Connected Enterprise, manufacturers should wield it to better satisfy customers with quality, speed and lower prices.

MPI Internet of Things Study

The MPI Internet of Things Study evaluates the readiness and plans of U.S. manufacturers to improve business performance via the IoT.

Modernization eBook

You cannot achieve Smart Manufacturing without embracing modern technology.

Smart Manufacturing

The world needs to become a smarter place. How? With the Connected Enterprise, products become smarter, people become smarter and their decisions become smarter.

Stabilize Your Operations for Future Production

Focus on reliable equipment, providing a safe workplace and environmental compliance.

Be Honest: How Secure is Your Enterprise?

An embedded security culture is fundamental in The Connected Enterprise. But cyber-security is the top cause of concern for manufacturers.

Attack Risk at Its Roots

Addressing brand-critical safety, security and obsolescence challenges with your automation infrastructure

Plant-Floor Improvements Drive Competitiveness

Return on investment from smart-manufacturing initiatives starts with production performance goals.

Leveraging Intelligence

Leveraging embedded intelligence and new sources of information to connect and optimize the enterprise

Take Advantage of the IoT for Smarter Operations

Most manufacturing executives believe that IoT will boost profitability over the next five years. Here are four critical steps to pave the way to IoT success.

Connected Decision-Making for Manufacturers

What goes into decision-making for manufacturers, and how do you turn data into intelligence to make efficiency and productivity improvements on the factory floor?

Production Powered by Data

The IoT is a competitive advantage — but also a challenge for manufacturing. Executives have to ready their plants and equipment to share and leverage information.

IoT Deeper Dive: MPI Internet of Things Study

Executives present the findings of the MPI Internet of Things study, which evaluates manufacturers' readiness to incorporate smart devices and embedded intelligence within their plants.

Leverage Embedded Intelligence

With a connected enterprise, you can discover and leverage embedded intelligence to help your organization succeed.

Industrial Business Leaders Don’t Ask About IIOT

You can increase your productivity across the automation life cycle as a step on the journey to The Connected Enterprise. Getting the best from what you have is the best way to prepare.

Automation Modernization: The Time to Begin is Now

Smart manufacturing requires modernization. Rapid advances in automation, equipment, and networking technologies accelerate the pace at which production systems approach obsolescence.

New Dairy Ingredients Plant for Fonterra

Leading multinational dairy company successfully deploys worldwide in-house standards on single-solution, single-supplier Connected Enterprise compliant control infrastructure

Fonterra Deploys Completely Integrated Plant

Leading multinational dairy company successfully deploys worldwide in-house standards on single-solution, single-supplier Connected Enterprise compliant control infrastructure.

Smart Devices Boost Performance & the Bottom Line

Every human tries to avoid mistakes. But now — with smart devices and intelligent machinery enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) — things can avoid mistakes, too.

Oil Giant Improves Cybersecurity and Lowers Costs

A major oil and gas company needed a technological solution to centralize information gathering and monitor its control assets across one of California’s rural valleys.

Intelligence Drives Operations Innovation

Manufacturers must get smarter and leverage data to proactively eliminate problems before they happen and continuously innovate operations processes and practices.

Align Your Supply Chain With the IoT

Firms that adopt a Connected Enterprise framework can achieve supply-chain alignment by linking processes via the Internet of Things (IoT) and embedded intelligence.

2015 Network Design & Security Ebook

This free resource is designed to help users achieve efficient, secure hard-wired and wireless industrial network design.

Seeing Gaps in Security?

Cyber threats to industrial firms are real and hit every day. Learn practical tips on how to secure your industrial networks and make it a competitive advantage.

6 Questions to Ask When Securing Your IoT

Find out how to create an Internet of Things cybersecurity strategy that helps protect your network, increase efficiency and meet future infrastructure needs.

Our Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

As an evolution of our commitment to capturing data to make better decisions, we implemented a strategy leveraging our integrated control and information portfolio.

The Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

Rockwell Automation implemented an enterprise-wide strategy leveraging its integrated control and information portfolio to accelerate the business value of its Connected Enterprise.

What Is The Connected Enterprise?

What we do to connect information across a plant floor to an enterprise network can transform a business. We call this The Connected Enterprise.

Start Earning Tomorrow’s Profits Today

A Connected Enterprise framework lets you see how equipment operates in real time and to proactively address potential problems before they impact production.

Visibility: Killer App of The Connected Enterprise

The killer value proposition for The Connected Enterprise is improved visibility, which has the twin advantages of ultimate scalability and clearly demonstrable value.

Smart Manufacturing: Machines for Millennials

Smart manufacturing — connected machines talking to each other and the enterprise — are fundamentally changing how products are designed, made, shipped and sold.

Will Your Company Culture Hurt Your IoT Strategy?

How do align your organization's culture and adopt a change management process that will help ensure you realize the value of industrial IoT and The Connected Enterprise?

A Day in the Life of a Production Order

Achieve higher manufacturing velocity, a more responsive manufacturing environment, lower structured cost and better management of risk.

Capital Planning: Build in Business Agility

The manufacturer you are today isn’t the manufacturer you need to be tomorrow. Market trends — B2B and consumer — change rapidly, and your organization needs to respond swiftly.

A Box of Cookies and The Connected Enterprise

Objectives in the industrial market haven't changed much, but the discussion continues around what will be needed to stay competitive in the changing global market.

Disruptive Technologies Drive Need for New Skills

Converged IT/OT training programs help ensure deployment of new technologies meets strict network and security standards while achieving production goals.

Hydrocarbon Transfers in the Cloud

Trigg Technologies skid pumps intelligence into hydrocarbon transfers and connects remote operations to the Enterprise through the Cloud.

Plant-wide Optimization: Investing in Improvement

Technologies are evolving rapidly in the manufacturing equipment industry, and buyers are paying attention. Why?

The Connected Enterprise Culture Change

The biggest obstacle you may likely face in developing a Connected Enterprise isn’t technology. It’s internal resistance to change.

The Connected Enterprise Must Continually Evolve

The Connected Enterprise is a big driver of success — today and tomorrow.

5 Stages of The Connected Enterprise

Learn about the five stages of the execution model that can help protect your operation against emerging Internet of Things threats and take the first steps to operational excellence.

The Connected Enterprise: People, Processes, Tech

The Internet of Things and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications evoke images of automation, artificial intelligence, and lights-out manufacturing.

The Connected Enterprise Execution Model

The five-stage Connected Enterprise Execution Model integrates information technology (IT) with operations technology (OT) to improve performance.

Facilities Optimized With The Connected Enterprise

New approach enables common manufacturing platform and standardized performance measurement across all plants

Manufacturing Connectivity and Data Integration

Learn about leveraging embedded intelligence and new sources of information to connect and optimize the enterprise.

The Connected Industrial Enterprise

Why unlocking data to enable a connected enterprise is vital to the future of manufacturing.

Your Network: Profitable Asset or Cost Center?

IP technology has been called the future for industrial automation, especially as companies look for ways to take advantage of the Internet of Things.

The Economic Benefits of The Connected Enterprise

Building The Connected Enterprise brings clarity to choices for manufacturers that previously seemed ill-defined.

Turn Industry 4.0 Into Reality

Know you need to integrate IT and OT but not sure where to start? The five-stage Connected Enterprise Execution Model will help.

Build a Collaborative Enterprise and Supply Chain

How can your company enjoy the benefits of global business while protecting your assets?

Tapping the Information You Need to Improve

Are you ready to take advantage of the data in your control system and give it context by associating it with data from other production systems?

Improve Productivity, Security Via the IoT

You can’t appreciate the true opportunity for operational improvement that exists with the “Internet of Things” without a complete IoT assessment.=G929

The Connected Enterprise Execution Model

How ready is your company to connect people, processes, and technologies for bigger profits?

Steps to Building Security into Machinery

To achieve true business agility, OEMs and their customers need to create a seamless information flow from machinery to the enterprise.

The Big Opportunities in Big Data and the Cloud

New technologies connected to the Internet of Things bring wide-ranging benefits across oil and gas industry spectrum.

Manufacturing Intelligence Unlocks Efficiencies

Cybertrol Engineering satisfies food manufacturers’ appetite for real-time data and reveals hidden efficiencies

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