Recent Articles

February 8, 2017 10:33 am
Polly Gleneck
Think your consumers are making buying decisions based strictly on the information in front of them at the time of sale? Think again. Whether making their final purchase in a brick and mortar store or on the internet, there’s a good chance that your consumers are searching online for detailed product information before they commit.
February 3, 2017 10:21 am
Vishnu Andhare & Sampath Kumar
The promise of IoT’s impact on manufacturing is profound, but extracting real, applicable and relevant value from your IoT-enabled engineering and supply chains is a considerable challenge.
February 2, 2017 11:49 am
Aviram Hinenzon
Replace or enhance? That’s the question many people ask when discussing implementing artificial intelligence (A.I.) in the workplace, fearing that computers will put them out of a job.
January 31, 2017 11:08 am
Bill Stevenson
Technology is now enabling the smart asset opportunity to be extended from measuring operational characteristics of capital equipment to managing the lifecycle of the parts and components that make up that equipment.
January 30, 2017 11:27 am
Steve Rice
While we’re still in the early days of IoT solving challenges, organizations need to start mapping out the opportunities, barriers and strategies for moving forward now or risk being left behind by more agile, efficient and flexible competitors.
January 26, 2017 11:06 am
Betsi Barrett
Even today, many manufacturing companies are not taking advantage of the federal and state Research and Development (R&D) tax credits available to them. In a time when demand for manufacturers to deliver the "next big thing" is at an all-time high, the R&D tax credit can be the positive boost needed to make innovation possible.
January 25, 2017 10:47 am
John Fryer
As manufacturers chart their course, there are insights they can glean from other industries that are successfully achieving the advantages of next-generation IIoT automation.
January 24, 2017 11:57 am
Brian Ballard
Six ways smart glasses on the shop floor are helping manufacturers improve efficiency and quality
January 23, 2017 12:00 pm
Jon Armstrong
While many organizations have turned to Lean to create an adaptable environment that values continuous movement and improvement, successful implementation of the methodology has proven to be a difficult task. To launch a successful Lean transformation that significantly increases enterprise value, organizations must overcome these common barriers to a change initiative.
January 20, 2017 10:49 am
John Fryer
For manufacturers struggling to optimize efficiency and increase agility, the benefits of the IIoT are too attractive to ignore.
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