With increasing demands for highly skilled operators, yet a shortage of workers with those skills, what can manufacturers do to boost manufacturing productivity? With workforce shortages, market volatility, and rising costs plaguing most manufacturers, many are turning to new ways of operating, and digital transformation is playing a pivotal role. Digital work instructions can be
What should your company consider when transitioning to the cloud for innovation and engineering? Our new infographic identifies key considerations ranging from strategy through adoption. See the infographics for some important factors related to strategy, functionality, governance, existing solutions, and your transition. You can also learn more about cloud solutions from Siemens Digital Industries Software, our
What does effective storytelling have to do with succeeding with Industry 4.0? Plenty. With the right narrative by level and function, the whole company can engage with Industry 4.0 strategy. At that point, everyone, whether top-level management or shop-floor workers, can buy-in. Once they do, they can participate effectively in setting the standards required to
What step are many companies missing to ensure their Industry 4.0 initiatives succeed? Why Strategy Matters to Industry 4.0 Success discusses the importance of enterprise strategy. The right strategy makes even pilot projects more likely to live up to their potential. This eBook talks about how thinking big for enterprise transformation makes initiatives more pragmatic.
What software tools do engineers need to support product design? Which capabilities will help engineers develop products that are higher quality, more personalized, more innovative, and lower in ownership cost? These are challenging tasks to achieve that are further complicated due to increasing product complexity, engineering changes, and multiple engineering disciplines. However, with the correct
How can plants leverage all of their data more effectively? One foundation is for IT and OT to converge. But that does not have to be far in the future. My guest blog Practical Approaches to IT/OT Convergence discusses why and how to tear down the wall between manufacturing engineering and their operational technology (OT)