Recent Articles

March 18, 2015 12:03 pm
Penny Goss
A look at the top five most common software validation and documentation questions asked by others in FDA regulated industries and best practices for meeting the guidelines.
March 17, 2015 11:36 am
Bob McKee
How to know when it’s time to replace your homegrown ERP system.
March 16, 2015 11:47 am
Jack Payne
If your plant-level ERP is perfectly tailored to your business, but corporate has standardized on a common platform at the corporate level, can the two coexist?
March 13, 2015 8:00 am
Texas Instruments
A holistic approach to 5S lean implementation is an effective system in driving the successful standardization of process flows, automation codes, process control methodologies and spec details of process across two distinctly different fabs.
March 13, 2015 11:08 am
Joakim Ahlstöm
When fears are prevalent, openness and creativity are replaced by ‘watching your back’ and ‘looking good,’ and when those drive you, you will never truly succeed.
March 12, 2015 11:34 am
Andrew Cox
CIOs realize their charge to be partners in forward-thinking, profitable growth strategies for their companies — but might still be figuring out how to get there.
March 11, 2015 11:17 am
Sudarshan Krishnamurthi
The explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT) holds huge potential for manufacturers in 2015. But in order to fulfill these promises, manufacturers will need skilled workers who can deploy the evolving technology on the plant side.
March 10, 2015 11:07 am
Real-Time Innovations (RTI)
Real-Time Innovations' Industrial IoT FastTrax will help companies capitalize on the economic growth and environmental impact of the exploding Industrial Internet.
March 10, 2015 11:36 am
Daniel Erickson
ERP software implementation disasters are the result of assorted smaller, and seemingly unrelated, actions that converge in a monumental event. So, why do ERP implementations go awry?
March 9, 2015 11:33 am
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
Jerry Sorrells is a product manager at Parker Hannifin’s Automation Group, where he focuses on controls and HMI products. He recently sat down to offer some perspective on the trends, strategies and keys to IoT success for manufacturers in 2015.
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