Webcasts: Networks, cultures converge; plant-floor networking; how to work with IT
Educational seminars to help organizations implement change by establishing best practices between IT and manufacturing, and in other areas, including....
Milwaukee, WI – Based on knowledge of manufacturing and IT cultures, Rockwell Automation and Cisco are holding a series of educational seminars to help organizations implement change by establishing best practices between IT and manufacturing.
The networking Educational Series of Webcasts are available online. Newly available are downloadable PDFs of Q&As following Webcast presentations, which feature questions from customers and the provided answers. The first three Webcasts of the ongoing series are:
“The Trend– Network Technology & Cultural Convergence”
“What Every IT Professional Should Know about Plant Floor Networking”
“What Every Plant Floor Controls Engineer Should Know about Working with IT”
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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