Hewlett-Packard is selling a 51 percent stake in its China sever, storage and technology storage unit for about $2.3 billion as it restructures its business in that country.
Manufacturers are becoming pioneers in the cloud space — despite their previously low-tech...
A new survey of manufacturers found that nearly two-thirds saw improved plant productivity after...
A look at the three challenges IT organizations must consider and tackle in order to smoothly transition to a hybrid or all-cloud environment.
As we seek to take advantage of the huge advancements in manufacturing — automation technology, advanced manufacturing systems, data infrastructure projects and data science — our internal mentality must change to create room for these new opportunities.
Activate co-founder Michael Wolf discusses cloud computing and the success of Amazon’s web business.
Amazon's profitable cloud-computing services business is growing by leaps and bounds.
Microsoft is changing its business. The question is whether it's changing fast enough.
For those who have become receptive to the potential benefits of Cloud-based manufacturing software and are beginning to evaluate their options, here are four key questions you should ask as you conduct research and enter into discussions with possible providers.
The Obama administration is teaming up with a slew of tech giants in an effort to bring the government's vast collection of environmental information to the cloud.
Manufacturers know that, in order to be successful in the rapidly changing markets of the global economy, they must make more efficient use of large amounts of data to leverage business intelligence and become more agile. They are looking to the cloud as a solution.
Three factors that should be top of mind so that the lean warehouse can change, grow and help enable shifts in a company’s expanding business.
The predictive technology Amazon.com uses to pitch products to online shoppers will soon be available to almost everyone else, the e-commerce giant said last week.
IBM on Wednesday announced it will make its Bluemix cloud-computing platform available to developers participating in NASA's fourth annual app contest.
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.
Facebook unveiled a new software developer kit that enables users of its Parse platform to build apps that connect devices – from garage door openers to wristbands – to the cloud.
Now is the time for manufacturers to consider revamping how they track supply chain networks. Here are the top three reasons why.
This week, Greg Goodwin of LNS research is counting down the top 5 asset performance trends in the manufacturing sector.
Ford Motor Company and Microsoft on Tuesday announced a partnership to implement a cloud-based system on new Ford models starting later this year.
Sage Clarity LLC has expanded the availability of its One View for Supply Chain Metrics suite of apps to various consumer-oriented industries.
A top Google executive said the tech giant is getting into the wireless business in hopes of blending Wi-Fi and cellular networks.
Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011.
To many small companies, the thought of lean manufacturing is a business principle traditionally reserved for the big companies — such as Boeing or General Motors. Yet with the rapid proliferation of technology and cloud computing, “going lean” has never been so easy for small shops.
Cloud ERP lets companies focus on delivering the customized products and services now in demand, rather than worry about the limitations of their aging legacy system.
Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of vehicles or steal personal data, according to an analysis of information that manufacturers provided to a senator.
There is no need to fear — transitioning to cloud-based technology is actually a huge step towards improving manufacturing operations not only at the plant level, but also throughout the entire enterprise.
As more companies get comfortable with cloud computing, the benefits of PLM delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application become more appealing.
With 69 percent of enterprises running either applications or infrastructure in the cloud today, up 12 percent from 2012, it is difficult to dispute claims that the cloud has hit the mainstream.
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