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Tag Archive: Digital Transformation

IT-OT Convergence in Manufacturing

Many Manufacturers still see strong resistance to bringing information and operational technologies together, with mistrust coming from both sides. That needs to change if Manufacturers are going to truly embrace Industry 4.0 and the digital transformation. IT-OT Convergence is difficult for each individual side to embrace since neither truly don’t understand the importance of the job function the other performs….
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Next Generation Security On Rise

As technology evolves and organizations adopt new technologies, often times the waterfall effect is overlooked. As Manufacturing takes advantage of new trends such as BYOD and Big Data, the waterfall effect means the security for that organization is impacted and not for the good. These trends are leading to a new generation of intelligent, highly scalable security products and platforms. Introducing us…
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Integrating Data Into Your Workflows

Most organizations don’t have an issue accumulating data, the trouble usually occurs when trying to use all the available data. Integrating a data strategy into a development workflow is key to making sure data and insights are actionable where and when they are needed the most. Integrating data into your workflows ensure your business is using the most up-to-date information…
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Navigating Your Digital Technology Journey

There is no doubt that digital technology dramatically improves the economics and capabilities of every business, especially Manufacturers. Using hardware, software, algorithms, and the internet makes it 10 x cheaper and faster to engage customers, create offerings, harness partners, and operate your business. However, only 30% of Manufacturers are maximizing the potential digital technology can offer their business. The rest are…
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Manufacturing’s Digital Transformation

Many people consider this digital transformation version 2.0. It is believed that in the early 2000’s, the original digital transformation took place. Many businesses did not join in the original digital transformation because many of the technologies were unproven and expensive. That is not the case today, even for Manufacturers who typically lag in their technologies. Cloud technologies and as-a-service has…
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Smart Manufacturing is the Future

Smart manufacturing paves the way for access to intelligent tools and solutions designed to increase productivity, efficiency, and inter-operability. Manufacturing technologies are being aided by advances in machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), digitization, and more. Their full impact will only be felt by manufacturers that are also taking advantage of IoT and Industry 4.0. investments in IoT infrastructures extend the visibility…
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Cognitive Computing On The Rise in Manufacturing

Cognitive computing (CC) has been used to refer to new hardware and/or software that mimics the function of the human brain and assists in decision making. Manufacturers can use cognitive computing to process, analyze, and optimize the information which could be used to revolutionize product quality, customer satisfaction and innovation. CC comes from a mashup of cognitive science, which is the…
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Requirements to Achieve Data Integrity

Data integrity is the overall completeness, accuracy and consistency of data. Organizations need reliable data in order to make quick and effective decision making. Compromised data is of little use to enterprises, not to mention the dangers presented by sensitive data loss. For this reason, maintaining data integrity should be a core focus of all businesses. Data integrity can be compromised in…
Monday, May 21, 2018

Integrating Workflows Benefits Business

Manufacturing is undergoing a digital transformation, which is an ongoing process that moves quickly as new technologies emerge. Organizations that keep up with the trends will be setting themselves up to have a competitive advantage since many organizations haven’t even started their digital transformation journey. One trend we haven’t touched on much is integrated workflows. Integration is key to ensuring…
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Big Data Turns Actionable With Data Analytics

Data is growing faster than ever before. Digital data is increasing at a rapid pace, doubling every two years. A recently published article by Forbes stated that data is growing faster than ever before and by the year 2020, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second by every person. The manufacturing industry is going through a digital…
Wednesday, May 9, 2018