Mitigating Security Threats in Manufacturing with Cisco’s Connected Factory
Today’s manufacturing industry faces an aging industrial machinery infrastructure that presents huge security challenges poised for continued growth in the coming months and years. Increasingly, manufacturers are beginning...
Solving Manufacturing Complexities through Data Analytics: Part Two – Implementing Data Analytics
Data analytics has been an integral part of manufacturing management for most of its history. However, analytics has undergone both evolutionary and revolutionary changes over the decades with the advent of information technology and digital data gathering and analysis. In Part One of this series, I took a look at the evolution behind data analytics […]
Solving the Manufacturing Workforce Crisis of 2030
Sir James Dyson, British inventor, industrial designer and founder of the Dyson Company once said, “Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It’s coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.” He’s absolutely right; manufacturing is more than just manual labor on a shop floor somewhere. Today’s […]
2015 Manufacturing Industry Predictions
What’s new and trending for the industry? Well, predictions for the upcoming year as a motif is certainly not new but is definitely trending, considering the deluge of pundits concentrating...
Get Ahead of the Curve in 2015: Invest in IoT
As the holiday season gets into full swing, executives like you are polishing off strategic and operational plans for the New Year. For many manufacturing companies, 2014 was a good year, for some outstanding, and most manufacturers are optimistic for more of the same in 2015. According to MAPI’s US Industrial Outlook, “manufacturing will continue […]
From Local to Global: Extending Our IoE Innovation Strategy with openBerlin and TTTech
There are people all over the world doing truly innovative acts to move the technology needle, but without proper support, many of these ideas fail to come to true fruition. We at Cisco are committed to doing our part by guiding these creators towards a path of success. With both internal and external programs to […]
Field Support for New Workers with Mobile video Collaboration – Wherever They Are
Holding onto “Tribal Knowledge” Recent data from the Department of Energy (DOE) indicates that approximately 60% of electric utility workers will be eligible for retirement in the next five years. The impending loss of the most skilled and knowledgeable workers in the industry has put many utility companies on red alert. This potential workforce crisis […]
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Are you interested in keeping up with the latest innovative and transformative manufacturing solutions? Join the Cisco Connected Manufacturing Community! By becoming a member, you’ll receive access to industry news, complimentary webcasts, case studies, and white papers for optimizing business processes for manufacturing.
The Internet of Everything in Business: a Roundtable Discussion
Yesterday afternoon, Cisco hosted an “Internet of Everything in Business” roundtable discussion–featuring executives from Stanley Black & Decker, AeroScout Industrial, salesforce.com and FH Celebration Health–which spotlighted how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is fueling transformative business outcomes and results … Today! In the session, our panelists discussed ways they are actually acquiring some of the […]