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December 01, 2020
AWS released a mix of hardware, software and cloud-based services to help manufacturing clients better manage workplace safety and machine health.
November 05, 2020
IFS strengthened its field service portfolio with the acquisition of Clevest, a firm that provides field service management capabilities specific to the utilities industry.
October 26, 2020
Crafts Technology, a medium-sized manufacturer that performs small-volume jobs, is using ECI JobBoss ERP software to manage workplace changes from the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 02, 2020
Manufacturers undergoing digital transformation must address workers' skills gaps, but new technology shouldn't be imposed from above without early input and buy-in from workers.
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Asset-intensive organizations benefit from enterprise asset management software because it helps them support their industrial infrastructure. Here's how EAM software makes that easier. Continue Reading
Material requirements planning (MRP) is a system for calculating the materials and components needed to manufacture a product. Continue Reading
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IFS FSM software is meant to manage field staff and assets. Learn about its advantages and disadvantages and whether your company should put it on a vendor shortlist. Continue Reading
Predictive analytics in manufacturing is a crucial part of a predictive manufacturing system. Learn about its promise, its drawbacks and why. Continue Reading
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Colin Parris, founder of GE's digital twin effort, lays out the reasons data management can make or break an application and why pairing digital twins with AI makes each one better. Continue Reading
Did you know today's ERP systems evolved from yesterday's MRP systems? Learn the differences between MRP and ERP, including their functions, applications and benefits. Continue Reading
Understanding the causes of the bullwhip effect is critical to preventing it. Here's a look at why it happens and ways to close the gap between supply and demand. Continue Reading
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Now is a good time for manufacturers to start thinking about how they can incorporate artificial intelligence technologies into their production planning systems. Continue Reading
Metal parts maker uses MachineMetrics analytics cloud to spot underused equipment, help machinists squeeze out more production and monitor their own efficiency. Continue Reading
PLM systems have functioned mostly in engineering, but now IoT-connected devices are allowing PLM to be more useful across the entire product lifecycle. Continue Reading