Get Insights on Digitizing Manufacturing at Hannover
Even though Industrie 4.0 and smart manufacturing concepts have been around for a few years, thought leaders are now agreeing that Industrie 4.0 is at an inflection point.
Hannover Messe 2017 Kicks Off Industrie 4.0 Innovation
April showers brings May flowers but if you are in Germany in late April, Hannover Messe is the breeding ground for innovation in the global manufacturing industry.
Top 5 Questions from our OT/IT Convergence Webinar
I recently took part in a webinar with my colleague Scot Wlodarczak about the convergence of operations technology (OT) and information technology (IT) in manufacturing. (If you were unable to attend, you can register for the replay here.) We received a lot of good questions from webinar attendees. So many, in fact, that we couldn’t […]
Smart manufacturing: when factories go digital
I dedicate time daily to read up on manufacturing technology and trends across many sectors of the industry. Usually I focus this time on reading blogs, industry articles, and reports that I’ve subscribed to or bookmarked over the years. On occasion I attend industry events which allows me to talk with industry peers, attend sessions, […]
IoT Innovation Heats up in Berlin
When you think of Berlin, the first things that come to mind could be bratwurst, beer, or the Brandenburg Gate. But in the world of Manufacturing, Berlin is also a hotbed for innovation.
Smart Manufacturing Rises from the Ashes: Campofrio’s La Bureba Factory
Rising from a devastating fire two years ago, Spanish food manufacturer Campofrio’s La Bureba factory has been rebuilt from the ground up to be a state-of the art, innovative, digital food processing facility.
Come Together: Cost Savings Unite IT and Operations
IT and OT use many of the same terms; however, they do not speak the same language. Our research shows not only do IT and OT not speak the same language, each organization prioritizes the same terms in the opposite order of each other.
A Bromance for the Ages: When IT met OT
To this pantheon of duo-ed greatness we now add Chad from IT (Information Technology) and Stan from OT (Operational Technology). This is their story.