Archive for Software – Page 2

Managing Industrial IoT Edge Devices

If you ask end users about factors that impede the Industrial IoT the #1 factor is usually cybersecurity and the second is manageability. Drill down on what they mean by “manageability” and this expands to “remote device management” or “remote system management”. And without saying so they also mean “management at scale”. This is not […]

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Why Did Schneider Electric Acquire nxtControl?

Last month industry giant Schneider Electric agreed to acquire the venture firm nxtControl. Based in Leobersdorf, Austria, nxtControl develops control software design/deployment products that use the IEC 61499 and IEC 61131 standards. nxtControl had just celebrated its 10th birthday as a company, being founded in 2007 by refugees from the acquisition of an earlier startup […]

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IIoT and Analytics Helping Independent E+P Firms to Optimize Oilfield Operations

ARC has been blogging for a few years now about how IIoT-enabled solutions can help owner-operators, independent E&P players and other oil & gas stakeholders can put them on the path towards digital transformation and operational excellence. Most of these opined blogs have focused on how rotating equipment such as pumps, compressors and turbines can […]

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Importance of Culture For (and On) IIoT Adoption

Having had the opportunity to attend the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources conference held in Calgary, Canada and participate in the Digital Transformation track (sponsored by TCS) during the conference, I found there was as much discussion surrounding the topic of culture as there was on the topic of digital transformation, analytics/machine learning, […]

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Machine Learning Migrates to Production Line

Most of us have smart phones, some may even be addicted to them, but have you given any thought to how these products are manufactured? The average consumer might believe that this technical marvel that has become ubiquitous must certainly be manufactured by high tech equipment. The truth is, that while component assemblies are manufactured […]

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