SAP and Software AG team up on self-service analytics for smart factories
Software AG and SAP have announced a deal to offer the former’s TrendMiner industrial analytics software on the latter’s industrial cloud platform for Industry 4.0 operations. The pair said factories can use TrendMinder as a self-service tool to bring new insights to shop floor data in the SAP’s S/4HANA and Digital Manufacturing cloud platforms.
The software also integrates into various IoT stacks including Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT, to help predict and improve product quality in digital supply chain management, they said. TrendMiner is available on SAP Store, the digital marketplace for SAP and partner offerings.
A statement said: “The software helps enable operational experts in process and other industries to analyze, predict and optimize performance using sensor-generated time-series data. This helps companies turn digital supply chain data into a competitive advantage by predicting production quality.”
Stefan Sigg, chief product officer at Software AG, said: “With TrendMiner, Software AG helps companies to leverage their industrial data, from sensors to control systems to historians in order to unlock its value. TrendMiner puts advanced analytics into the hands of production experts to address day-to-day questions. With [this] partnership, we can help companies turn their supply chain and production data into competitive advantages and… become intelligent enterprises.”
Jan Gilg, president of SAP S/4HANA at SAP, said: “We want our customers to benefit from the potential of Industry 4.0, where process and asset experts are empowered with advanced diagnostics to intuitively answer their day-to-day questions with the help of pattern recognition and machine learning technologies.”