Industrial Internet of Things

December 11, 2018

Applications for IIoT: What You Should Really Consider

Author: Mike Brooks

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is not just a technology or framework story. It's about picking the right problem to solve, then picking the correct application to solve it.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Mark a New Era for Oil & Gas

December 10, 2018

Digital Summit: Improving AI and Machine Learning With Domain Expertise

Author: Lawrence Schwartz

The FT Digital Energy Summit in Houston explored how advanced technologies are turning big data into big profits.

OPTIMIZE China Charts the Course to Smart Manufacturing

November 13, 2018

Chinese Process Companies Explore Digital Transformation

Author: Stephen Greene

Beijing International Convention Center (BICC) came alive, as hundreds of industry representatives gathered to learn how to achieve smart manufacturing via operational excellence.

Unplanned Downtime: Slaying the “Two-Headed Beast”

November 08, 2018

Unplanned Downtime: Slaying the “Two-Headed Beast”

Author: Robert Golightly

Predictive analytics provide alerts to equipment failures weeks or months in advance, so you can manage downtime in a way that makes the most sense for your business.

Lean Into Your Digital Evolution! Today’s Technologies Make it Achievable

November 01, 2018

Lean Into Your Digital Evolution! Today’s Technologies Make it Achievable

Author: Antonio Pietri

It's the multimillion-dollar question: How do you turn your business into a truly digital organization? For the process industries, the secret is tapping into decades of accumulated data.

Implement Smart Manufacturing With Centralized Performance Monitoring

October 10, 2018

Do You Know Your Plant? Implement Smart Manufacturing With Centralized Performance Monitoring

Author: Natasha Lockett

Find out how companies are leveraging this advanced technology solution to boost profitability, productivity and reliability!

Supercharge Your Customer Responsiveness With Model Based Scheduling

September 13, 2018

Supercharge Your Customer Responsiveness With Model-Based Scheduling

Author: Catherine Jablonsky

Find out about this key best practice for achieving manufacturing excellence in specialty chemicals.

For Industrial IoT Success, You Have to Choose the Right Apps

September 05, 2018

For Industrial IoT Success You Have to Choose the Right Apps

Author: Keith Flynn

If you want to make IIoT really work for you, you’ve got to start by understanding the problem you are trying to solve — then select the perfect app for your needs!

improve customer outcomes in spec chem

July 17, 2018

How to Ensure Process Consistency for the Best Customer Outcomes

Author: Catherine Jablonsky

New approaches enabled by advanced technology are helping specialty chemicals producers achieve significant quality improvements and drive value for their customers. Find out what the best practices a...

Put on Your “IIoT Goggles”

June 07, 2018

Put on Your “IIoT Goggles” to See What Connectivity Can Really Deliver

Author: Keith Flynn

Because most of us are newbies to IIoT projects, it’s important to have the right information to make the best decisions. Here’s what you should focus on.

MES in the cloud

May 31, 2018

Key Considerations for Deploying MES in the Cloud

Author: Nick Milner

Cloud computing offers many advantages and is often viewed as a panacea by corporate IT groups, but is it an appropriate platform for running your mission-critical manufacturing execution system?

Harness the IIoT

May 01, 2018

You Don’t Have to Be an “Industrial MacGyver” to Harness the IIoT

Author: Keith Flynn

With IIoT cellular-enabled edge gateways, wireless sensors, edge-based connection software and cloud computing, we can now solve the issues of connecting remote assets and capturing the necessary sign...