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IoT to Merge With Robots for Technical Leap
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Internet of Things (IoT) and robot are two revolutionary technologies that have made a significant impact on the human lifestyle. On the one hand, IoT devices exchange information over the network to ease and comfort human life within homes and...

Fundamentals to Increase ERP Efficiency
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) has seen major changes over the time and continues to witness the technological boom. The concept came into existence in the late ’90s and since then many theories and strategies have evolved the same....

Secure Cloud Faxing for the Manufacturing Industry
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Faxing is a secure way to communicate with suppliers, clients and partners for manufacturers. But as with any manual paper process, there are probabilities for the documents getting lost and processes being slowed down by poor connections. Apart...

Optimizing Warehouse Control Systems with Industry 4.0
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Dr. Ralf Garlichs, EVP Products & Technology, Interroll Group

With industrial IoT (IIoT, also referred to as Industry 4.0) on the rise, it is critical for CIOs and IT personnel to participate in the selection and deployment of warehouse control systems and equipment. Involvement in the purchasing and...

Minimizing Risk and Increasing Profit Margins with Flexible Technology
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Manolis Kotzabasakis, CTO & EVP of Research & Development, AspenTech

Over the past year, over supply, slowing global demand, and strong statements from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and others have resulted in a changed energy pricing environment. Oil, gas, energy and chemical companies...

Worker safety and Plant Maintenance through IoT & Data Analytics
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Unplanned downtime is a threat to company’s workflow at the plant and also to the cost, as they result in big loss up to $2 million per incident. These downtimes hamper the most to the productivity and also at times risk the worker safety on...

Impact of IoT on Manufacturing
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As digital tools advance, so do industries. The advent of IoT in manufacturing is a great innovation. The changing expectations of the customer and the increased demand for goods are the prime reason to increase supply and production. The IoT...

Future adoption of AI in ERP
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Finance, human resource, Manufacturing, supply chain, services etc are considered the core processes needed to run a company. The process integration of these sections is made possible with Enterprise resource planning(ERP). They use the latest...

When IoT Meets Mining
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Sean Dessureault, President, MISOM Technologies

Mining is on the verge of the next technological revolution, driven largely by data, technologies being developed for consumers, and this time, it will be accessible to mines of any size. Some might agree the “modern” age of...

Manufacturing Intelligence Techniques to Increase Farmers' Productivity
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With the increase in the population along with the land for farming, water, and energy resources, the survival of farmers has been miserable in the U.S. The farmers are to be provided with safe and efficient crop protection, seed-care products...

4 Ways 3-D Printing is Assisting Entrepreneurs
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

3-D printing is growing exponentially despite fading consumer interest. This bifurcating statement is provable because entrepreneurs are adopting 3-D printing who see this technology as a part of the future. Small-scale prototype development is...

Advancing the realm of manufacturing with IoT
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

With digital transformation significantly impacting the world, every industry today is on the cusp of a revolution with the inception of the internet of things (IoT). The application of IoT has extended far beyond the scope of smart, connected...

Modern Software Expands the Potential for Design Space Exploration
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Bruce Jackson, Siemens PLM Software

What if your product development team had a genie in a bottle that could pop out and immediately optimize virtual prototypes every time the team tried something new? No highly trained optimization specialists. No time-consuming automation...

Smart Manufacturing with Metrology
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Considering the potential of data-driven manufacturing, organizations need to rethink the role of quality control, in the realm of individual operations and throughout the supply chain of the entire organization. Today's manufacturers are...

Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence-A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Sammy Amirghodsi, Vice President, Data Management, OCC (Options Clearing Corporation)

With increased focus on robotic process automation (RPA) to automate mundane and repetitive tasks, the next evolution in cognitive automation is now underway. Chief Information Officers (CIO) are evaluating and deploying second generation...

Revolutionizing Workplace with Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

The world has witnessed the advent and growth of virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI), and the difference it has brought in different industries in recent years. While VR was associated primarily with simulations related to video...

The Growth of Manufacturing Automation
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Since the early 70s, advancements in technology have widely influenced the manufacturing sector with the aid of robotics, big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things. Autonomous platforms have become the need of...

Enhancing Workflow Management in Media
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cioviewpoint

Andre Mendes, CIO & CTO, US Broadcasting Board of Governors

Evolution of Workflow In the not too distant past, there was a dependence on physical media like videotapes and DVDs, but today, content acquisition, content manipulation, content packaging and delivery are executed in a seamless manner where...

How Business Process Automation is Humanizing the Workforce
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Greg Ryan, VP, Corporate Planning Division, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions

The road to efficiency may seem long and winding, but businesses are realizing they can no longer afford to operate with complicated, disjointed systems. Like any improvement project, business process automation (BPA) projects can seem...

Optimizing Business Processes through Automation
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Kimberly Watson Hemphill, President, Firefly Consulting

Based on our experience working with both large, multi-national companies as well as smaller operations, our recommendation to improve the acceptance and appeal of workflow management is to begin the project with process improvement. The goal...

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