Reality Bites – Knowledge Management & Continuous Lifecycle Management of Highly Customized Systems

The Challenge The efficient use of knowledge is increasingly becoming a competitive advantage. Know-how in a company is often widely scattered and very often does...

The Benefits of Adding Automation to Your Manufacturing Processes

Automation is a hot topic in the manufacturing world. Discussions range from the incredible benefits of automating your production processes, such as increased production...

UNITED NATIONS OF AUTOMATISIERUNG

The OPC Foundation will continue to expand its role as the “United Nations of Automation” - the foundation where different organizations work together to...

Laying the foundations for manufacturing technology in a post-COVID world

According to a recent survey by the United States’ National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), by mid-March this year 78% of manufacturers were expecting the...

Industry 4.0 Surfing the Coronavirus Digitalization Transformation Wave

During my keynote lecture in front of close to 2’000 people about “How 5G reframes Industrial Manufacturing” at the 16th Manufacturing International Forum in...

Implementing a New Trust Layer in IoT in Times of Crisis

The global health and economic crisis due to COVID-19 within the context of the Internet of Things (IoT), is stimulating novel ways to apply...

How The Pandemic Revealed The Secret Ingredient To Manufacturing Success

COVID-19 has dealt a heavy blow to the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing spaces were one of the first to suffer from the pandemic, being unable...

COVID-19 accelerates digitalization in manufacturing but data silos must go

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of suppliers, manufacturers, and their customers have suffered economical losses. Productions and shipments have slowed down and even...

Improve Your Standard Operating Procedures With Eye Tracking

Standardized Work documents have a lot in common with children; many of us in manufacturing have got them, they can be tricky to manage,...

Realizing the potential of Production 3D Printing with Simulation

3D Printing is on the brink of not only changing the way we make products – it is poised to change the shape and...