What’s the Difference Between a PLC and PAC?

Credit to Author: Atin Chhabra| Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 03:35:44 +0000

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) are primarily an industrial system that are designed keeping in mind manufacturing environment in a plant. These computers are highly reliable… Read more »

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Engineering and operational software is driving digital transformation of worker roles

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:10:57 +0000

For many years, engineering and operation disciplines within industrial settings were totally detached. In very simple terms the process of designing, building and operating a plant involved a series of… Read more »

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SCADA and IoT in Water and Wastewater, and the Electric Car?

Credit to Author: William Moulton| Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:34:33 +0000

I recently read an article comparing traditional SCADA and the IoT (Internet of Things). This article pointed out how they are completely different animals, and are based on completely different… Read more »

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Industry 4.0 in the hive: What Bees Want

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:57:22 +0000

What happens when a software architect starts to implant an industrial revolution in the hive? Schneider Electric colleague Marcus Zinn advanced it. Full of anticipation, Marcus Zinn stands on a… Read more »

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The modern mine: How digitization is transforming industry from pit to port

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:28:58 +0000

Original Article was promoted by CNBC on June 22, 2018 A recent paper from the World Economic Forum and Accenture estimates digitization could bring more than $425 billion of value for… Read more »

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Blockchain is offering some exciting possibilities to enhance traceability for Food and Beverage Industry

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:17:14 +0000

Among the dizzying array of new technologies that are reshaping business today, blockchain is among the most intriguing.  The theory behind blockchain is quite compelling. Networks of computers use consensus… Read more »

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How Industrial Edge Applications are Driving Much Needed Manufacturing Productivity Gains

Credit to Author: Jamie Bourassa| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Recent data shows that industrial productivity is currently stuck in neutral. According to the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, labor productivity, during the current business cycle (which… Read more »

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How manufacturing can harness digital innovation and reap the benefits of growth

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:10:33 +0000

Original article promoted on CNBC on April 27, 2018. The era of digital transformation is impacting every industry — and manufacturing is seeing cutting edge innovation delivering some impressive results…. Read more »

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Augmented reality makes reality even better for plant operators

Credit to Author: Simone Gianotti| Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:58:20 +0000

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is fully upon us and many of the benefits theorized just a few years ago are now a reality. Even better, they are already… Read more »

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Digital Shipyards for development of modern Oil and Gas offshore infrastructure

Credit to Author: Rajesh Sharma| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:46:33 +0000

Digital is disrupting every industry and the processes that run those.  As detailed in our previous blog “Digital transformation and value creation for Oil and Gas at the IT/OT market… Read more »

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Sail the Blue Ocean with new digital business models

Credit to Author: Cyril Perducat| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:57:36 +0000

 If you build it, will they come? That is, a new digital business model? Will it attract customers for the long haul in the digital economy? This is a question… Read more »

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