Margo: The new open standard initiative for interoperability at the edge of industrial automation

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 15:00:00 +0000

Today, industrial companies face unprecedented challenges. Manpower Group recently reported that 75% of companies in the industrial sector are currently experiencing a talent shortage. Supply chain problems, an increasingly competitive market landscape, rapidly changing customer demand, and the need to increase quality, productivity, and overall efficiency…

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Resolutions, Yoga and Green IT: The Top 5 Pitfalls of Sustainability

Credit to Author: Kevin Brown| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000

Every time I attend an IT industry event, it seems like everyone wants to chat about Green IT and sustainability. They’re eager, sometimes even excited, to get their company on the right path immediately. But they have no idea how to start. It reminds me…

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The Growing Importance of Digitization in the Glass Industry

Credit to Author: Rob Moffitt| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 13:42:11 +0000

Consider the rapid digital transformations we’ve experienced—from the first personal computers, the global internet, and mobile computing to today’s AI technologies. These transformations have changed societies, economies, and personal lives on a scale and speed unlike anything before. The glass industry is also undergoing a…

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Green heroes of digital transformations: Facility managers are the new sustainability champions

Credit to Author: Jenana Roper| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2024 04:30:00 +0000

As we move into 2024, many businesses around Australia are looking to improve their environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiative targets, while also reducing their rising energy costs. Facility managers (FMs) are squarely in the target as the people who will help businesses make…

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Bridging the Gap: Partnering with Industrial Digital Transformation Services for Business Evolution

Credit to Author: Neil Smith| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2024 13:29:00 +0000

Industrial companies manufacturing consumer packaged goods know that embracing sustainability and digital transformation is critical for continued growth in today’s uncertain market. Climate issues loom, and energy costs rise. Organizations must find ways to improve energy efficiency, embrace renewable energy sources, and fully electrify their…

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Unlocking $700 Billion: How data-driven sustainability can revolutionize the Consumer Packaged Goods industry

Credit to Author: David Cooper| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2024 12:44:00 +0000

According to a report by the World Economic Forum, upstream food loss and downstream waste amount to roughly $700 billion in industrialized countries. McKinsey & Company found that operational efficiency gaps for pharmaceutical manufacturers amount to a value of at least $65 billion. Optimizing sustainability…

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The next generation of industrial automation: How software-defined automation is accelerating agility, efficiency, and innovation

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2024 22:00:00 +0000

With recent developments in software-defined automation (SDA) and Universal Automation rapidly transforming the traditional industrial automation model, the shift to open software-centric methodologies and tools is now well underway and closed, manufacturer-dependant options are fast becoming a thing of the past. This new way of…

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When innovative tech meets highly engaged employees: Green IT initiatives for IMPACT

Credit to Author: Elizabeth Hackenson| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 13:35:10 +0000

Measuring and optimizing the environmental footprint of business IT systems is more important than ever due to the tremendous acceleration of digitization we’ve witnessed in recent years.  At Schneider Electric, we’ve created a holistic Green IT program consisting of four pillars that aim to assess,…

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