Process Machine Learning Takes Years (of Data) to Accurately Predict an Outcome

For process engineers or maintenance and reliability engineers who are embarking on a technology selection of machine learning tools predictive strategies, here are some ideas to help you in your quest. If you are looking for a solution that uses vibration measurements as a means of predicting health of rotating equipment in the process industries […]

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Industrial Network Gateways: Beacons into the Future of the Industrial Network Edge

Industrial network gateways have rarely been a primary purchase consideration for OEMs or end users scoping out automation projects. Relied upon to bridge disparate network environments, or to bring legacy equipment into automation or enterprise architectures, gateways are often an afterthought in the quest to integrate operations in pursuit of business benefits. But today’s gateways, […]

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Why Grid Edge Asset Management is Key

California’s public utility commission (PUC) recently took another step in its push to modernize the grid. This time the PUC updated state policy related to distribution grid interconnection of distributed energy resources (DER). Interconnection is the process by which utilities connect DER hardware and software to the outside electrical power system. The revised policy requires […]

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Partnerships take IIoT solutions to the next level

As the IIoT segment matures, it can be instructive to note where companies choose to work together, and where they choose to compete.  In a space characterized by complexity in two dimensions: a wide variety of opportunities or business problems to be addressed, and a (typically multi-vendor) technology stack, it’s not surprising that companies will […]

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Get the Benefits of IIoT Without Compromising Production System Security and Integrity

There is a lot of excitement around the industrial internet of things (Industry 4.0, etc.), where connected instruments and equipment pass real time or near real time information to other equipment or analytical applications to improve yield, quality, performance, safety, or reducing costs. These are just a few of the reported benefits that have been […]

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