December 2017 Issue

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ARTICLES

Digital transformation: A progress report

How Exelon promotes a culture of digital innovation

Internal ‘Innovation Expo’ among the nuclear power generator’s reinvention. 

Ecolab helps industrial users tackle water challenges

Data and insights to help customers understand water scarcity and realize actual value from water reuse and recycling.

Customer focus driving Caterpillar’s digital metamorphosis

Manufacturer sees IIoT as natural extension of its connected machines.

Sometimes, transformation takes time

Even urgent, recognized needs don’t always spur immediate action.

Smart to be healthy, tough to be dumb

As industrial machines get smarter, they get softer, more human-like.

Danfoss delivers predictive insights, energy savings

Optimization of refrigeration fleet rings up 50% savings on energy bills. 

Data helps drive compressed air management at Ford

System-wide optimization, continuous monitoring key to realizing efficiency gains.

Augmented reality to disrupt service business

AR simplifies the complex by making knowledge easier than ever to access.

Voices of women in manufacturing: 5 insights

These women have bridged the industrial gender gap and are inspiring the next generation of women to follow their lead.

Technology no constraint on digital transformation

Misalignment of technology architecture with business architecture more often an obstacle.

Hot potato…jumping data!

From ‘smart’ potato peeling to wireless network retrofits, J.D Irving’s journey to digital.

Gas processor advancing remote control methodologies

Enabled by digital communications, Pioneer Energy distributes gas processing to the wellhead.

Find the value, build the offer

Parker Hannifin reinventing the value proposition of connected products.

Power to the people at Pacesetter Steel

Operator input key to transforming production operations at rolled steel processor.

Navistar closes the loop on reliability and innovation

Outfoxing the fleet: Better data keeps trucks on the road and leads to better designs.

AR, wearables streamline processes for Lockheed Martin

Transforming the bottom line with analytics, big data and a new way of thinking.

Compressed air: Capital investment or paid utility?

Digital transformation opens new relationship options for end users, OEMs.

Honeywell UOP pioneering 'optimization-as-a-service'

Process technology provider leverages cloud connectivity to optimize continuously.

The benefits of better medical and high-tech component manufacturing

Plastics extruder harnesses IIoT to improve precision, boost output.

Steelcase gains new insights into manufacturing operations

Office furniture manufacturer leverages cloud platform to transform into data-driven organization.

A closer look at OEE, a clearer path to performance

Digital transformation must be led by business strategy. Don’t be distracted by shiny IoT objects.

Rexnord takes aim at machine productivity

Industrial supplier targets downtime with the Industrial IoT and e-commerce.