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Innovations that paved the way for smart manufacturing took root decades ago. This pioneer helped focus a thousand points of light to what we know today.
Digital technology can transform your maintenance, repair and operations asset data into something you can use.
To understand customer expectations, you have to think like a consumer. What impresses you about a company’s service? What drives you away?
What is ‘now’ for industrial services in the 21st Century, and what’s next as industry and its people develop and reinvent themselves?
Technology is changing the way mining companies do business. Here are five tools you can easily bring online at your mine and quickly see tangible results.
South Africa can’t afford to be left behind in the worldwide migration to Industry 4.0. What are the changes facing key industries in 2019?
This is how we use dashboards to present data and analytics in useful ways, so you can view what information matters most.
Model predictive control works hand in hand with data exploration. Learn how these technologies optimize production and end-product quality.
Learn about five technologies you can easily adopt at your mine to increase productivity, enhance worker safety, and gain visibility into your operations.
A Connected Enterprise offers tremendous value, but also has inherent risks - which must be managed as part of digital transformation.
Identify alcohol production equipment abnormalities before they negatively impact quality and consistency with MPC and analytics.
Your plant may be ready for Industry 4.0. But is it cyber secure?
Data – how it’s collected and used – will revolutionize manufacturing and process operations. What companies can do now to unlock additional levels of productivity.
Operational intelligence and the subsequent analytics can only be really useful if you use the right smart devices coupled to the right software.
Is the use of digital twin causing confusion in your organization? You’re not alone. Digital twin applies to three distinct phases. Clarify now and enjoy greater benefits later.
Visualization technologies — mixed reality, virtual and augmented reality — can enhance worker capabilities and create safer, more productive processes.
Technologies like IoT and AR are revolutionizing training around the world. Barry Elliott discusses how we could scale these for broader skills development.
The two foundations of a digital transformation — the digital twin and the digital thread — offer new ways to trial practices, processes, and product concepts in a virtual environment.
The digital twin and digital thread create a virtual foundation for experimentation and improvement within The Connected Enterprise.
Market drivers and new technology are accelerating electric vehicle demand. To keep up, carmakers must adopt a more connected, data-intensive approach.
Life sciences companies that rely on multiple OEMs can help mitigate skid integration challenges with upfront planning – and a modern DCS.
To curb the increasing risks of advanced machine design, digital twins help engineers make informed design decisions that won’t break the budget.
A digital transformation brings enhanced network and information security to manufacturers as well as performance improvements.
Blockchain has the potential to transform the supply chain with a secure and unchangeable record that can be viewed and verified by every stakeholder, at any time.
Many manufacturers are using digitalization to improve their operations, tap into new sources of revenue and boost profitability.
Digital transformation is driving improved productivity, quality, compliance, and profitability for manufacturers.
As we strive to unlock the power of IIoT, it’s important to unlock the potential of what we already have.
The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers monitor and improve safety while boosting plant productivity.
The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers minimize the potential for employee safety and business security problems while improving productivity.
Manufacturers must keep equipment and automation current to leverage the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as they build a Connected Enterprise.
Greenfield industrial projects in the age of IIoT require new, flexible and productive plant solutions.
Real-time information and analytics can help prevent production problems from occurring and drive improvement efforts, provided manufacturers have digitally enabled operations.
Instead of physical consolidation under one roof and one owner, production can now be digitally consolidated using the Internet of Things.
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.
The Connected Enterprise and IoT-enabled technologies help monitor assets and processes, better protecting employees and securing business systems and information.
Scalable analytics and a holistic approach to industrial security are among the components that should be part of any Industrial IoT deployment.
Adopting IoT technologies in your journey to a Connected Enterprise can do more for your operations than you think.
In a Connected Enterprise, safety professionals can automate the collection and reporting of safety data to better understand risks and enhance industrial safety.
Digital transformation is changing the way manufacturers operate by unlocking new opportunities helping them redefine manufacturing success in the short, medium and long term.
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.
Digital transformation doesn’t have to be an overwhelming new initiative. It usually migrates along a problem-solving execution model.
IoT-enabled Connected Enterprises share real-time information up and down the supply chain, improving productivity and profitability and creating a competitive advantage.
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.
Although many organizations are on the road to digitization, most are taking a winding path. What's preventing your company's digital success?
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.
Continuous improvement means continuous effort. Make it easier with a Connected Enterprise that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT).
Enabling technologies create an agile Connected Enterprise and help expand operations, innovate new products and processes and grow the business.
Take a pragmatic approach to Connected Enterprise technologies: strategy, assess, prioritize and upgrade and prosper.
Manufacturers must identify and fix processes in their facilities where wastes and losses occur, and in doing so, boost profits.
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.
By integrating serialization and traceability with enterprise networks, manufacturers are minimizing risk while seeing gains in effectiveness and productivity.
After stabilizing their operations via the Connected Enterprise, manufacturers should wield it to better satisfy customers with quality, speed and lower prices.
Focus on reliable equipment, providing a safe workplace and environmental compliance.
An embedded security culture is fundamental in The Connected Enterprise. But cyber-security is the top cause of concern for manufacturers.
Return on investment from smart-manufacturing initiatives starts with production performance goals.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Smart manufacturing requires modernization. Rapid advances in automation, equipment, and networking technologies accelerate the pace at which production systems approach obsolescence.
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.
Manufacturers must get smarter and leverage data to proactively eliminate problems before they happen and continuously innovate operations processes and practices.
Firms that adopt a Connected Enterprise framework can achieve supply-chain alignment by linking processes via the Internet of Things (IoT) and embedded intelligence.
A Connected Enterprise framework lets you see how equipment operates in real time and to proactively address potential problems before they impact production.
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 - connected machines talking to each other and the enterprise - are fundamentally changing how products are designed, made, shipped and sold.
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?
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.
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.
Technologies are evolving rapidly in the manufacturing equipment industry, and buyers are paying attention. Why?
The biggest obstacle you may likely face in developing a Connected Enterprise isn't technology. It's internal resistance to change.
The Connected Enterprise is a big driver of success - today and tomorrow.
The Internet of Things and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications evoke images of automation, artificial intelligence, and lights-out manufacturing.
The five-stage Connected Enterprise Execution Model integrates information technology (IT) with operations technology (OT) to improve performance.
Rockwell Automation has lived The Connected Enterprise ExecutionModel. Most importantly, we learned critical lessons that we can share.
IP technology has been called the future for industrial automation, especially as companies look for ways to take advantage of the Internet of Things.
Building The Connected Enterprise brings clarity to choices for manufacturers that previously seemed ill-defined.
Know you need to integrate IT and OT but not sure where to start? The five-stage Connected Enterprise Execution Model will help.
How can your company enjoy the benefits of global business while protecting your assets?
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?
Assessing your operations and information technology can help identify potential security risks and future-proof your industrial control system.
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To achieve true business agility, OEMs and their customers need to create a seamless information flow from machinery to the enterprise.
New technologies connected to the Internet of Things bring wide-ranging benefits across oil and gas industry spectrum.
The smart in smart manufacturing is a highly connected, knowledge-enabled industrial enterprise. In this enterprise, all business and operating actions are optimized.