Benefits of Transformation
Manufacturing is evolving. Are standards keeping up?
New standards are being created to avoid situations where every single vendor has their own digitalization solution.
An introduction to Sparkplug for next-gen manufacturing solutions
The Sparkplug specification took the industry by storm and large companies adopted it for operational efficiency gains and for creating next-generation manufacturing solutions...
Clearing things up with fuzzy digitalization value propositions
It is not easy to identify the exact costs and benefits before the implementation, which makes a traditional ROI calculation difficult.
Establishing a gold standard for RPA
To better understand the benefits of establishing a set of RPA standards, look at what the PDF did.
Capitalizing on low-latency / high-performance applications
Manufacturers can use private 5G and MEC solutions to quickly deploy low latency and high-performance applications.
Rockwell Automation expands program to boost machine safety
IIC and OpenFog Consortium join forces
Major automation players join OPC UA
Factora joins OSIsoft Partner EcoSphere
Siemens expands its Technical Application Center
Hilscher plans "coupler" between CC-Link IE and PROFINET
The evolution of Manufacturing Execution Systems
As Industry 4.0 grows, Manufacturing Execution Systems must grow alongside it.
Stratus, the Open Process Automation Forum, standards & success in Industry 4.0
Standards have evolved for years; what is changing is that IT and OT worlds are converging.
How am I supposed to fit the safety in there?!
Overcoming space constraints during legacy plant safety retrofits.
The state of education in the IIoT era
"Formal education in IoT is the next big movement coming."
How To: Leverage edge computing to reduce workplace hazards
Happy National Safety Month!
Waste can mean more than "waste"
There are numerous areas of waste that go overlooked.
Digitally integrated operations in chemicals
There’s a funny facet to digital transformations—they’re all different.
Industrie 4.0: What does it mean for chemical companies?
How a specialty-polymers company took a “don’t panic” approach and improved safety, cost, uptime and quality.
A deep dive into your thoughts
A dominant and growing majority subscribe to the "digitalize or die" mantra.
Most read of 2017
What intrigued digital-transformation professionals in the past year?
IIC publishes the Industrial Internet Connectivity Framework
New Cogent DataHub features OPC UA and video camera support
Cybersecurity getting better, just like cyber criminals
Open Process Automation Forum holds first meeting
WSN and IoT as key strategic investments
Hannover Fair is showcasing Siemens’ trans-Atlantic strengths
OPC solidifies position as key IIoT enabler
New tech groups take aim at fog, connectivity standards
IIC, Industrie 4.0 cooperation comes to life in Bosch project
Opinion: The challenges of creating the Industrial Internet of Things
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