IoT Platform Solutions - choosing a platform per business solution

Pick solutions, not platforms: How to choose an Industrial IoT platform

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That common phrase once defined manufacturing’s approach to optimization. But today, enterprises are painfully…

In manufacturing, digital twin solutions represent “real-world” equipment, machines, factories, and plants.

5 Ways Digital Twin Solutions
Predict and Resolve Manufacturing Issues

A digital twin is a digital replica of a physical asset, device, system, place, or person. In manufacturing, digital twins are used to represent…

Tips for Choosing Predictive Maintenance Software

Looking for Predictive Maintenance Software? First, read this…

Predictive maintenance (PdM) is probably the business use case most responsible for drawing manufacturers to Industry 4.0 adoption. Preventive…

Asset Performance Management in Food & Beverages Manufacturing

Asset Performance Management in Food & Beverage Manufacturing

The cost of maintenance is a common pain point amongst food and beverage manufacturers, and for manufacturers in the process industries at large.…

“Fishbone Diagram” created by Kaoru Ishikawa (Quality Manager at Kawasaki) in the 1960s.

Root Cause Analysis in the Age of Industry 4.0

What is Root Cause Analysis in manufacturing? On the production floor, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is the process of identifying factors that cause…

A digital twin use case for a packaging line

The Digital Twin: Business Use Cases for Industry 4.0

Technologies today like the Internet of things, machine learning and other forms of industrial AI are converging and being leveraged to change how we…

Predictive Maintenance Tools & Use Cases

Predictive Maintenance Tools & Use Cases – Part II

With the core elements (covered in Part I of this article series) in place, the predictive maintenance system can be deployed with the industrial IoT…

Predictive Maintenance Tools & Use Cases

Predictive Maintenance Tools & Use Cases – Part I

Predictive maintenance is used to prevent unplanned downtime by leveraging advanced data capturing and analysis techniques. The many benefits that…

Condition Monitoring

Condition Monitoring – The Foundation of Industrial IoT

What is Condition Monitoring (CM)? Condition Monitoring forms the foundation of what has become known as Industry 4.0. In its basic form, the term is…

AI in Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence – The Driving Force of Industry 4.0

A lot of the hype surrounding artificial intelligence in manufacturing is focused on industrial automation, but this is just one aspect of the smart…