Bringing The Connected Enterprise to Life

Learn how a more connected enterprise is empowering industrial leaders to meet ever-changing consumer demands.

Big Data Requires Big Visualization

Augmented reality that will change the way we interact with smart devices – and be as influential to manufacturing as the launch of the iPhone was to mobility.

Digitized Risk Management: Safety and Security

The Connected Enterprise and IoT-enabled technologies help monitor assets and processes, better protecting employees and securing business systems and information.

Maximizing Industrial IoT Deployments

Scalable analytics and a holistic approach to industrial security are among the components that should be part of any Industrial IoT deployment.

Getting More for Less: The Connected Enterprise

Adopting IoT technologies in your journey to a Connected Enterprise can do more for your operations than you think.

Use Data to Strengthen Industrial Safety

In a Connected Enterprise, safety professionals can automate the collection and reporting of safety data to better understand risks and enhance industrial safety.

Joining Forces for Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is changing the way manufacturers operate by unlocking new opportunities helping them redefine manufacturing success in the short, medium and long term.

Demystifying Digital Transformation

Learn how significant value and productivity can be gained through digital transformation by taking a look at the cultural and the technological constraints that inhibit most organizations.

Orchestrate Your Information

It’s one thing to want a Connected Enterprise, but how exactly do you implement it? Rockwell Automation shares its experience integrating OT and IT for its own operations.

Catching Up With Digital Transformation

Digital transformation doesn’t have to be an overwhelming new initiative. It usually migrates along a problem-solving execution model.

Protecting Networks and Facilities

Greater connectivity and information sharing, inspired by concepts like IoT and brought to life in The Connected Enterprise, are significantly transforming companies and their operations.

Harmonize Your Real-time Production Data

IoT-enabled Connected Enterprises share real-time information up and down the supply chain, improving productivity and profitability and creating a competitive advantage.

The Role of Standards in Smart Manufacturing

Many countries are eager to adopt Smart Manufacturing strategies. The real influence lies not in the latest technology, but in the standards behind that technology.

Strategy for Enterprise Digitization & Performance

Although many organizations are on the road to digitization, most are taking a winding path. What's preventing your company's digital success?

The Connected Power Plant

With the proliferation of the Industrial Internet of Things, more power producers are turning to enabling technology, such as a modern DCS, to improve operations.

Operational Intelligence

Continuous improvement means continuous effort. Make it easier with a Connected Enterprise that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT).

Enabling Technologies Assist Connected Enterprises

Enabling technologies create an agile Connected Enterprise and help expand operations, innovate new products and processes and grow the business.

Lock Up Your Data

Learn important considerations for planning, designing and implementing a secure remote network access solution, and get resources to help you.

Using Technology to Link Operations and Enterprise

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

Legacy Controls Migrated to an Integrated Solution

Livestock compound feed manufacturer sees simpler migration result in a faster, more robust and economically effective network and automation infrastructure.

Gancia Bubbly Gets New Life Thanks to the PlantPAx

The complete modernisation of their sparkling process control enables F.lli Gancia to take one more step towards The Connected Enterprise

The Benefits of The Connected Enterprise

Our Integrated Control and Information portfolio and solutions break down barriers, securely providing access to data to provide the right intelligence to the right people.

Accelerating Industrial Performance

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

Connecting the 'Things' to the IIoT

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

Key Considerations for Operationalizing

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

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.

Scalable Technologies and The Connected Enterprise

See how scalable industrial technologies enhanced 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Connected Enterprise and Increased Visibility

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

10 Things to Know About VLANs and Subnets

Learn more about these critical components for designing and implementing a Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE).

How Digital Manufacturing Drives Daimler Trucks

Upgrading to a scalable network helped better coordinate truck customizations and support flexible, efficient operations at the Western Star production facility.

How Wireless Can Extend Your Connected Enterprise

In-chassis or gateway communications and other secure, wireless solutions can help connect PLCs and send data that will help you analyze and optimize operations.

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.

Embracing Automated Serialization & Traceability

By integrating serialization and traceability with enterprise networks, manufacturers are minimizing risk while seeing gains in effectiveness and productivity.

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.

Uncover the Future of Mining

Access and use information in real-time for safer, more efficient mining operations.

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.

Properly Protect Your Wireless Network

Follow these standards-based security best practices to implement a secure and reliable wireless network for mission-critical applications.

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

Key Ingredients for Smart Machines

Learn what OEMs need to meet end users' needs for integrated machines that provide production intelligence and improve responsiveness to changing market demands.

Food Maker Leaps Forward in Process Automation

Moving from manual to automated batch processing not only minimized errors and improved efficiency, but has established a baseline for implementing The Connected 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?

HMI Evolved

Data that was once untapped or lost in complexity can be brought to life through modern HMI software integrated with IT and OT systems.

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.

corosys Ready to Conquer Us Brewing Market

Engineering time cut in half and legislation addressed for brewing carbonation system, thanks to Integrated Architecture approach.

The Connected Mine

Seamless connectivity and information sharing can improve business performance, increase yield, and reduce safety risks.

You Really Can Use Mobile Devices in the Plant

Anyone with a smartphone or tablet now can connect securely in an industrial setting to access performance metrics and data analytics.

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.

Which Wireless Standard Suits Your Operation?

Here's what you need to know about the three most common short-range wireless standards for industrial applications.

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.

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

Energy Efficient VFDs and The Connected Enterprise

Global market demands and government regulations are fostering the need for more efficient drives that also collect data to measure and reduce power consumption.

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.

Tissue Industry Converting Solution Developed

New machine delivers performance improvements and data capabilities that move it and the company into The Connected Enterprise.

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.

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.

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.

Thurne Brings Home the Bacon Using Advanced Vision

Bacon slicing accuracy is critical in order to help ensure consistency. Thurne-Middleby Ltd. opted for a solution that paired a precision vision solution with accurate control.

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.

Filling Margins

Manufacturing execution systems offer new recipes for success in CPG operations.

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.

Is Your Network an Asset or a Cost Center?

EtherNet/IP adds even more value as more devices become connected to the Internet of Things, providing added visibility from the plant floor to the enterprise.

Intelligent Box Sizer Revolutionises eCommerce

Linkx Systems' Intelligent Box Sizer caters for multiple packaging formats, saving money, packaging space and waste.

OEMs Help with Network Security

OEMs reveal the techniques they're using to provide secure remote access to help prevent unauthorized access to end users' industrial networks.

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.

Industrial Mobility: The New Normal

Time to change your perspective: Industrial mobile applications are letting users access data - in just seconds - for better productivity.

The Connected Enterprise Must Continually Evolve

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

Line-Side Trayfeeder Cycle Time Cut By Over 25%

Single-cable servo solution over EtherNet/IP also helps lower total cost of ownership, commissioning and installation time.

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