ERP, or enterprise resource planning, is a modular software system designed to integrate the main functional areas of an organization's business processes into a unified system.
Industry 4.0, which refers to the fourth industrial revolution, is the cyber-physical transformation of manufacturing.
PTC ThingWorx is a model-based rapid application development (RAD) platform for the Internet of Things. The platform provides design, networking, data management and analytics tools for building business software that integrates with and manages IoT devices.
A smart factory is a highly digitized and connected production facility that relies on smart manufacturing.
Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product's flow, from acquiring raw materials and production through distribution to the final customer, in the most streamlined and cost-effective way possible.
Voice user interface (VUI) is speech recognition technology that allows people to interact with a computer, smartphone or other device through voice commands. Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana are prime examples of VUIs.
A yard management system (YMS) is a software system designed to oversee the movement of trucks and trailers in the yard of a manufacturing facility, warehouse, or distribution center.