We all know that downtime for any business can be expensive, even devastating. But did you know the cost of downtime is rising?
The era of digital transformation is impacting every industry — and manufacturing is seeing cutting edge innovation delivering some impressive results. Employing the Internet of Things technology to improve connectivity, productivity and efficiency are vital to any business competing in this digital economy.
Industrial Control System (ICS) operators recognise the need to improve cybersecurity, but many lack the understanding on how to operate a system in a secure manner. By Dan DesRuisseaux, Cybersecurity Offer Manager, Schneider Electric.
Consider how IIoT analytics and industrial edge concepts are being applied to productivity improvements in discrete manufacturing. One of the key components of the “smart” manufacturing process is predictive analytics.
The Internet of Things and digitalisation finding its way into factories has started a fourth industrial revolution. Future scenarios in practice often referred to under the heading “Industry 4.0” are characterised by highly individualised products in very flexible manufacturing conditions.
Companies investing in IIoT and industrial innovation are continuing to push the envelope, exploring new technologies to benefit plant operators. One of the most cutting-edge of these technologies is augmented reality. By Simone Gianotti, Business Development Manager, Industry Digital Offer, Schneider Electric.