Are the next steps of IT/OT convergence at hand? Siemens would say yes. IT and OT are blending more than ever in some new offerings under an umbrella of data-driven manufacturing. Siemens just announced the expansion of their Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) framework into Industrial Operations X. Industrial Operations X includes Industrial IoT, Industrial Edge,…
What does MES need for manufacturing IT agility and to stay current in our uncertain world? It’s more than fit and functionality: a modern IT architecture. We talked to leading high-tech manufacturers to understand their vision for this. Please enjoy the summary below. For the full paper, please visit our sponsor Critical Manufacturing (registration required)….
Could deeper insights lower some manufacturing costs? For years, continuous improvement programs have successfully lowered operating costs. Now, companies are using advanced analytics in manufacturing to find even more opportunities. This is not your father’s analytics. Rather, it correlates among different data sources, including IoT, to deliver fresh insights for confidently moving to reduce costs….