Archive for Digitization

Industrial Platforms Complicate IIoT Analytics Decisions

“All you really need to know for the moment is that the universe is a lot more complicated than you might think, even if you start from a position of thinking it’s pretty damn complicated in the first place.” Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Because it just wasn’t confusing enough… I think Mr. […]

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Mercedes Moves to Smart Manufacturing

The automotive industry is currently undergoing its most dramatic changes since the invention of the automobile. That’s according to Eckart Mayer, president and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Taiwan, who spoke at this month’s inaugural TIMTOS Summit, themed Connecting to the Future and which was held in Taipei as an accompanying event to the TIMTOS exhibition, the second largest machine […]

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Maersk Drilling to boost drilling efficiency through IIoT-Enabled solutions

ARC has been screaming from the mountain top for some time now that upstream oil & gas can be a large beneficiary of leveraging the benefits of IIoT-enabled solutions such as analytics, machine learning and enhanced communications. Operators, independent E&P firms, and industry stakeholders are desperate to seek solutions that will help reduce costs, increase […]

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Random Thoughts on the Digital Transformation of Industry

What are ARC clients talking about?  Here is a sampling, in no particular order, of some recent topics of interest to ARC clients who are considering or in the midst of their own digitization and business transformation processes: Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning is near the top of everyone’s wish list.  Early applications in asset […]

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US Bureau of Reclamation Improves Document Management and Prepares for IIoT

At an ARC Forum, Gary McDanel, Manager, Information Management Group, US Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), presented “Maintain Asset Data Integrity and Reap the Benefits of the ‘Internet of Things.’” The US Bureau of Reclamation manages water in the western US under the 1902 Reclamation Act because, according to Mr. McDanel, “Water makes dirt valuable.”  In […]

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