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The Future of Manufacturing: Prescriptive Analytics and Operational Intelligence

I blogged last week about the need for more intelligence in edge devices and smart sensors. Additionally, I commented in an earlier blog include how completed operational and executed work records, quality assurance records, work flow histories, operational deviations and variations, engineering changes, and many other records related to the production process represented the real […]

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Predictive Analytics for Production and Product: Two Roads That Will Converge

We have been discussing for some time now how manufacturing and production systems will undergo significant changes with the emergence of IIoT technologies, smart and connected factories and supply chains, and a steady progression from simply monitoring machines and production lines to optimizing production processes, to predictive and prescriptive analytics, to possibly autonomous lights out […]

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Siemens PLM Showcases the Digital Enterprise at PLM World

I recently attended the Siemens PLM World, their annual user conference in Orlando. This was the 40th anniversary of PLM world with an attendance of over 2,000 engineers, designers, partners, and manufacturers across all industries (423 companies). Major companies in Aerospace & Defense (Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, etc.), Automotive (GM, Fiat Chrysler, Dana, Maserati, […]

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Digital Twin Concept Uses IIoT to Enable New Business Models

Industries are undergoing a digital transformation. Today, companies have access to technology and solutions that allow for a completely connected digital enterprise in terms of an end-to-end virtual lifecycle of product design, manufacturing processes, shop floor production systems, operational support and maintenance, and service in the field. This technology and solution set is typically offered […]

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Siemens PLM Enters the Age of Digitalization

Having recently attended the Siemens PLM Analyst Event, I came away with some clear impressions of the direction and strategies that both the PLM group and its parent business unit within Siemens, Digital Factory (formally Industrial Automation), is moving toward. To that end, Siemens brought in Horst Kayser, Chief Strategy Officer, to present the overall […]

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