Across manufacturing industries today, pressures on cost, supplier networks complexity, regulatory requirements, and customer demands continue to grow, rendering the operational status quo ineffective.
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One of the biggest challenges discrete manufacturing companies face is the increasing complexity of the product, whether this is due to technological change, market forces or the need to customize the product to meet demanding customer requirements. It is essential to capture these requirements accurately and quickly, and flow this information efficiently through the organization.
Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics, or voiceprints, to pay pensions, collect taxes, track criminals and replace passwords.
Manufacturers who’ve encouraged the use of mobile field service management applications have helped their dealers generate more revenue, increase profitability — and sell more equipment.
Security software maker Symantec is the latest company to announce plans to split itself into two.
New research reveals that manufacturers are struggling to deal with increasingly complex IT estates, as 83 percent of firms report a rise in IT complexity driven by more users, increased locations, new applications and adoption of cloud computing.
A new global study, “Industrial Internet Insights for 2015,” from GE and Accenture reveals there is a growing urgency for organizations to embrace big data analytics to advance their Industrial Internet strategy.
JPMorgan Chase reported hackers have stolen information from about 83 million customers. Anthony Mason reports how these cyber attacks are happening far more often than most people realize.
While the newest Apple and Google smartphones will automatically encrypt data stored on them, that won’t keep U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies from obtaining evidence linked to the devices.
Consumer mobile devices are proliferating in the commercial sector. But in the industrial sector, their use has been limited to remote diagnostics and maintenance visualization in SCADA solutions — so far.
Here are seven use cases that illustrate how big data and Hadoop are being used to improve quality, optimize operations and reduce costs.
Just because you have the right services in place with smart people watching over and securing your data, don’t ever think the job is done. A new threat has arrived, and it is much worse than Heartbleed.
Microsoft shows off the next generation of its operating system.
Real-time data is critical, and it positions the IoT as a significant enabler of gleaning vivid insight into real-time production performance and some really interesting new revenue opportunities.
Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.
Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has entered into an agreement to acquire InStep Software, a leading provider of real-time performance management and predictive asset analytics software and solutions.
ERP systems, while great for processing business transactions and managing accounting flows, struggle to determine precise accrual rates — a task that can lead directly to the misallocation of money.
Stephen Bodnar, senior vice president of strategy and products with Kenesto, took some time to talk with Manufacturing Business Technology about his company and what it has to offer manufacturers.
European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety guidance allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights.
Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself.
This IoT Uplink examines not only the impact of reliable communication in the manufacturing setting, but also the importance of understanding the information being shared.
No company is perfect, but after the debacle that was “Antennagate” with the launch of the iPhone 4, you’d think that Apple would be more meticulous about future generations of products. It appears that the answer is “Not so.”
Apple's new iPhones have run into some glitches as users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, while a widely circulated video showed the larger of the two new models is vulnerable to bending.
Among the many advantages, server virtualization allows manufacturing companies to save money by consolidating a number of applications on the same physical server. Here are the top five capabilities virtualization can enable over the extended lifecycles of MES, sponsored by Stratus Technologies.
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