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Tag Archive: Digital Transformation

Benefits of the Digital Transformation

The digital transformation is being driven by Industry 4.0 and the IIoT. Both have the power to drive true quantifiable change in the manufacturing industry. The immediate bottom-line production benefits are clear: fewer machine failures, reduced scrap and downtime issues, and improved throughput are just a few. There are plenty more less quantifiable benefits of implementing this technology and diving…
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

2W Technologies, INC Announces Acquisition of Compasys, INC

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2W Technologies, INC Announces Acquisition of Compasys, INC. Pewaukee, WI – October 1, 2018 – 2W Technologies, INC today announced that it has acquired Compasys, INC. The combination of technology and expertise from these two long term Epicor partners will serve as the foundation for 2W Tech to further expand their Epicor footprint in the…
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Today marks the first day of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort that began in 2004 as part of a joint campaign of the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The focus this year is on internet security as a shared responsibility among consumers, businesses and the cyber workforce. Cybersecurity has been in…
Monday, October 1, 2018

Smart Manufacturing Reaches New Levels with Collaborative Creation

The key to the future of Manufacturing is collaborative creation and smart manufacturing. Manufacturers need to adapt themselves to ever changing customer needs, make new ideas a reality, and overall work more efficiently. They constantly struggle to overcome new challenges. In a perfect world, multiple companies can work together, complementing each other with internal and external strengths. This is not a…
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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