Homesmart factories

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAs the headline suggests, this analysis should be seen in context. It offers only rapid arithmetic around the World Economic Forum’s (expanding) list of ‘lighthouse’ factories, which claim the most …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe World Economic Forum has named 18 new factories, mostly from Asia (and mostly in China), as part of its ‘global lighthouse network’ of advanced manufacturers. They join the existing …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailEricsson exec discusses outlook for industrial adoption of 5G LOS ANGELES–Ericsson’s Erik Josefsson, head of advanced industries, is a surfer, he told Enterprise IoT Insights this week during Mobile World …

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smart factory

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail Deloitte has launched a pre-configured suite of cloud-based IoT applications designed to accelerate smart factory transformations for companies with manufacturing operations. Powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT, the …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe Lean Six Sigma doctrine proposes a set of data-oriented management techniques to eliminate defects and raise quality in process-driven environments. It has become standard in manufacturing. In essence, it …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has issued a white paper with practical guidance on edge computing in industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) settings. The publication seeks to define edge computing architectural functions …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailRockwell Automation is to take a $1 billion stake in Needham-based industrial software maker PTC as part of a part of a strategic partnership to drive growth for both firms, …

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OT/IT

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailWe live in a world of continuous digital transformation. One technology obsoletes another, and the pattern repeats itself. For example, the invention of email has displaced the fax technology. Today …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailManufacturers should treble their money on digital transformation, at least, reckons Greg Kinsey, vice president of Hitachi Vantara. If the digital ROI does not stack up, before starting out, then they …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPTC, Hitachi and SAP have come top of Gartner’s inaugural ‘magic quadrant’ for IIoT platforms, ahead of IBM, Software AG and Accenture. But the analyst house warned also that major …

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