Know Before You Go: Hannover Messe Digital Days 2021
In just one week – manufacturing leaders from across the globe will gather (virtually) for Hannover Messe Digital Edition –the leading knowledge and networking platform for the manufacturing, energy and logistics industries. Following the event theme "Industrial Transformation," industry thought leaders – and pioneers – will be sharing their technologies and ideas for the factories, energy systems, and supply chains of the future. And we’re excited to share our solutions with you.
How to: Build a remote manufacturing workforce
As we move into the spring of 2021, the pandemic continues to create new risks and force transformation in manufacturing. Where remote experts and industrial collaboration were once “nice-to-haves,” they are now mission critical. Manufacturing facilities of all shapes and sizes need remote solutions that can empower customer and workers interaction, provide flexible access, and […]
2021 Manufacturing Trends Series – Part 1: Sustainability
I’m writing this blog (unlike other podcast corresponding blogs) on the heels of recording the sustainability episode. Which, given the abnormality of the timing, is due to a number of reasons, the main one being that it’s a subject that (you’ll soon hear) I’m incredibly passionate about. Disclaimers A few disclaimers before we begin though: While we have done a lot of research for this […]
Manufacturing in 2021 – the IDC perspective
There is no way to talk about the last year within the manufacturing industry without bringing up the impact of COVID-19. Manufacturing was unprepared to deal with disruption, which has caused many across the industry to rethink their approach to the business, and how to be better prepared.
Blog in a blog: ARC Advisory Group 2021 Trends
2021: The New Normal I think the biggest question we’ve all had since the onset of this pandemic has been: when will this end? As it became clearer over time that this wasn’t going to just go away as many of us had hoped, the question became: what comes next? As vaccines continue to be […]
Live from home: Cisco at Rockwell Automation Fair 2020
Things look a bit different this year… As this year (finally) comes to a close, it’s hard to not look back and think of what could have been. Whether it’s family gatherings, travel plans, career moves, or even just going to your favorite bar, 2020 feels like a bit of a lost year. Personally, something […]
Preview: 2020 Manufacturing Virtual Summit November 9-10
A lot has changed over the past several months. For the manufacturing industry, the changes have been sudden and drastic, with many manufacturers forced to shut down operations, while others had to find ways to continue their essential work. A lot still remains uncertain, and as we look forward to 2021, the question on everyone’s […]
Cows, a pandemic, and a donation: How Cisco helped power workforce continuity for Dairy Farmers of America
What do dairy farmers and Cisco have in common? Both are using technology to address the far-reaching impacts of the pandemic. Read how our manufacturing Workforce Continuity solutions are udderly changing the game.