Providing Cleaner Power for a Paper and Pulp Producer

Credit to Author: Nicolas Larue| Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:00:01 +0000

Among the more confounding issues facing industrial-plant operators is the challenge of power factor correction. Though power factor can be explained simply as the ratio of useful power to the… Read more »

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Driving the Digital Transformation with Augmented Reality

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:07:51 +0000

In recent months, augmented reality (AR) has gained much attention across both business and consumer marketplaces. Although AR technologies have been around for at least 15 years, mainstream adoption is… Read more »

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Top Technology Trends in Automation for 2018

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:27:25 +0000

Craig Resnick covers the PLC, PAC, HMI, OIT and Industrial PC markets as well as the Packaging, Plastics and Rubber Industries for ARC.  He is the primary analyst for many… Read more »

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How the IIoT is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management Part 3

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:53:09 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Part 2: we focused on how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive,… Read more »

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Digital Transformation or Operations Transformation?

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:35:42 +0000

In 2008 I was the product marketing manager for a mining-industry MES package called Ampla (still going strong today). In those days, we would focus on the relationship between people,… Read more »

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Is Digitization and IoT a new thing? Not if you come from industrial automation.

Credit to Author: Fabio Mielli| Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:28:27 +0000

Everywhere and every day we are overwhelmed by articles and talks about the IoT, connectivity, big data, the digital transformation and all the benefits we can derive from this innovative,… Read more »

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Web Platform with Angular & GraphQL

Credit to Author: Jean-Yves Couet| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 21:56:26 +0000

Our team is on a #IIoT project with Angular, GraphQL, NodeJS, JEST, Mongoose, MongoDB, Microsoft Azure and IoTHub. All that around VSTS as Version Control, Build System, Tests management and… Read more »

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Boost Oil and Gas Operational Productivity with New Approaches to Power Infrastructure Deployments

Credit to Author: Eric Koenig| Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:47 +0000

Deployment of electrical distribution systems can be challenging for the oil and gas industry. Harsh environments, such as offshore platforms and onshore drilling and extraction sites often make it difficult… Read more »

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How the IIoT is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management Part 2

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:08:32 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Here we examine how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive, predictive and… Read more »

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How to get on the road to Smart Machines: The ABC’s of alarm management

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:48:06 +0000

In an ideal world, a machine such as a coffee maker would typically only need to be programmed to manage the main functions of start, stop and make the coffee. … Read more »

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A move towards Industrial Control Software that fulfills the promise of IIoT

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:34:21 +0000

Over the last several years, much has been communicated across industial sectors regarding the convergence of Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT).  Concepts such as digitalization, enhanced connectivity, big… Read more »

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