Recent Articles

October 8, 2014 12:45 pm
Sundar Kamakshisundaram
Companies that embrace the concept of predictive risk management can avoid pitfalls and vault ahead of the competition.                                     
October 8, 2014 11:06 am
Brian Kennell
Pioneering companies proactively embrace change — not on a reactionary basis or simply as inevitability, but as an opportunity to challenge the status quo and achieve greater success.                   
October 7, 2014 1:02 pm
Ralf Suerken
While moving manufacturing operations management to the Cloud may be the ultimate objective, manufacturers today face daunting challenges in their current operations, as well as obstacles in making the leap to the Cloud.         
October 6, 2014 12:16 pm
Steve Wooledge
Here are seven use cases that illustrate how big data and Hadoop are being used to improve quality, optimize operations and reduce costs.                                 
October 2, 2014 4:09 pm
Matt Dodds, OMRON Automation and Safety
The best safety device is the one that offers maximum safety with minimum impact on machine operations at the lowest possible cost. This article provides recommendations that will help in selecting appropriate safety device technologies.   
October 2, 2014 4:28 pm
Fred Thomas
Smart devices create smart production lines, enabling a significant level of manufacturing agility that makes it possible to connect customer needs with a company’s ability to deliver a product — on demand.             
October 2, 2014 1:06 pm
Jon Minnick, Associate Editor
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 16th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 64th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
October 1, 2014 4:09 pm
ServiceMax
Did you know that 61 percent of the best performing field service organizations incentivize their technicians based on team profitability? In this eBook you will learn modern field service best practices based on how the most innovative organizations operate their businesses today.
October 1, 2014 3:57 pm
IFS North America
IFS recently conducted a survey of Manufacturing Business Technology readers to find out the extent that companies were adopting business intelligence programs and to what degree those programs were being integrated with their ERP solutions. 
October 1, 2014 1:21 pm
Sean Riley
Real-time data is critical, and it positions the IoT as a significant enabler of gleaning vivid insight into real-time production performance and some really interesting new revenue opportunities.               
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