Manufacturing

June 21, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Getting a Single Source of Truth for Your Data

There’s never been a better time to stop watching your data and allow dashboards and mobile interfaces to tell you when to take action.

June 7, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Don’t make this mistake with vendor contracts

This is a continuation of this blog on remote access. Has your organization signed up for remote management of critical infrastructure without your knowledge of the details? Many customers I work with were not aware of the contractual obligations they agreed to regarding remote access. Many customers I work with were not aware of the […]

May 4, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Vendors as Attack Vectors – The Risk You Take with Partner Services

About the Author: Mr. Albach is the Sr. Product Line Manager of IoT Security and joined Cisco in 2010 when he defined and delivered three network security solutions with the most recent – Cisco’s first Industrial Security Appliance. Did you know you can be contractually obligated to let people you don’t know access your critical […]

April 27, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Making the Factory of the Future a Reality with FANUC

FANUC announced a collaborative effort with Cisco, Rockwell Automation, and Preferred Networks (PFN) to jointly develop the FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) system.

April 26, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Digitizing Your Factory Gets Easier for PROFINET Customers

We’re excited to be at Hannover Messe this week and even more excited to announce that our network architecture now supports the PROFINET standard. This is...

April 21, 2016

MANUFACTURING

How to Use IoT to Improve Plant Profitability

There is great potential in manufacturing with the Internet of Things – the challenge is realizing that potential and getting started on your journey.

April 15, 2016

MANUFACTURING

What You Missed at the North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit

I was fortunate to attend and present at the N.American Manufacturing Excellence Summit (NAMES) last week.  It was an excellent chance to listen and learn from industry leading manufacturing executives around their best practices for lean/six-sigma, attracting and training the next generation workforce, and improving operational excellence. I was very impressed with BMW’s vision, specifically […]