Control & Optimization


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Control & Optimization

Removing the risk from PLM: Approaches now to secure your digital transformation

Many PLM systems and processes lack the inherent features necessary to keep up with the evolving threat landscape.
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Navigating plant downtime risks: Choosing the right computing infrastructure

There are critical considerations surrounding plant computing needs and inherent risks associated with the choice of computing.
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Control & Optimization

Optimizing production through HMI and controller integration

Integration eliminates duplication, minimizes errors, and streamlines system design and programming.
Advanced Control

Strategic savings: How distributed I/O reshapes plantwide costs

Centralization of traditional cabinets results in complex and extensive wiring, increasing installation time and leading to high labor costs. Machine mounting, however, yields...
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Business Models

Making the business case for PLM to SaaS deployment

Migrating to SaaS isn’t the same as moving to the cloud—and manufacturers must realize this.
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Industry News

Process shortcomings a high hurdle for phasing in AI, survey finds

New research by process miner Celonis reveals 72% of business leaders, including those in manufacturing, say they are actively trying to implement AI in their IT and OT operations...
Asset Performance

Q&A: Getting help: Why Seeq and other tech providers leverage so many partnerships

Megan Buntain of Seeq says that from providing regional expertise to global scale, the right partner is critical to addressing manufacturers’ needs.
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Decision Support

How smart industrial technology factors into ESSA, corporate culture

Advancements such as workflow automation software and robotic automation tools turbocharge productivity and take the tedium out of factory floor processes, which is the definition...
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Advanced Control

How to harness operational data to meet sustainability targets

There are many lessons to be learned from manufacturing companies that have improved their environmental impact—and their bottom line at the same time—by strategically placed ...
Stratus Technologies
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Industry News

Stratus unveils fault tolerance in new family of computing platforms

The ztC Endurance line comes in three configurations, one designed for large data centers and larger plants, another for remote offices and medium plants, and one more for shop...
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Robust cyber defenses depend on enough qualified staff to execute them

The inability to expand their workforce and lay a solid foundation for the future growth of their cybersecurity teams has continued to plague manufacturing companies.
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Industry News

Siemens debuts security testing suite for industrial networks

New all-in-one SINEC Security Inspector offers a single user interface that combines different cybersecurity tools and includes solutions for asset detection and identification...
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Industry Perspectives

Securing manufacturing operations: Why zero trust at the PLC level is critical

Too-broad “attack surfaces” mean industrial networked devices—single unsecured terminal or worker account—are vulnerable to bad cyber actors. How to manage and mitigate the risk...
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Examples of Transformation

Surf’s up! Wave-pool designers detail how they use digital twin and control systems tech to simulate the sea

San Diego-based Surf Loch joins SI webinar to tell attendees how Siemens software and hardware helps designers create and control their rad rides at water parks worldwide.
Control & Optimization

How 360° remote collaboration is transforming the manufacturing space

Manufacturing site visits have always entailed considerable financial investment.