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Courtesy: PTC
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 23, 2021

Access real-time data; avoid digital blind spots

Agile, resilient operations derive from tools that make real-time data visible and useful. See post COVID-19 pandemic advice, including from a manufacturer, Anchor Glass.

By Mark T. Hoske
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Discrete Manufacturing June 20, 2021

Smart manufacturing model production lifecycle benefits

MESA International is developing a smart manufacturing model that will provide specific recommendations on how people can be smart in their manufacturing endeavors.

By John Clemons
Courtesy: Semtech
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 21, 2021

The future of IoT: Collaborative solutions

The future of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity requires flexible solutions that address a wide variety of IoT applications, use cases and device types.

By Marc Pegulu 
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity May 20, 2021

Six steps for cyberattack incident response planning

Developing a strong cyberattack incident response plan requires a thorough examination of everything from building a response team to actually testing out the plan and ensuring it works.

By Velta Technology
Courtesy: Cirrus Link
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 20, 2021

How to build scalable data models with MQTT Sparkplug

A key to bridging the OT/IT gap is enabling successful data modeling, which is how organizations define and organize their business processes.

By Arlen Nipper
Courtesy: Rachel Anthony Barton, Texas A&M Engineering
Other Networks May 16, 2021

How nature’s characteristics can help build sustainable industrial networks

Researchers at Texas A&M University have delineated guidelines for setting up successful industrial networks by using patterns found in nature's food chains, which can facilitate economic growth, lower emissions and reduce waste.

By Vandana Suresh
Courtesy: FDT Group
Mobility May 6, 2021

Mobile access to production data through customized applications

Customized applications can help industrial organizations manage field devices and reduce overall operating and maintenance costs.

By Dr. Vivek Hajarnavis
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity April 29, 2021

SolarWinds’ impact on OT for manufacturers

The SolarWinds cybersecurity attack has had far-reaching effects in many different ways and it will change how operational technology (OT) handles cybersecurity threats.

By Larry O’Brien
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Other Networks April 24, 2021

Deploying digital twins on a city scale

Helping cities in developing and deploying digital twins at city scale can have many positive effects for critical infrastructure now and in the future. See video.

By Sharada Prahladrao
Courtesy: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech
Energy, Power April 20, 2021

Leveraging the 5G network to wirelessly power IoT devices

Turning 5G networks into a wireless power grid for Internet of Things (IoT) devices that need batteries to operate could eliminate them altogether down the road.

By Anne Wainscott-Sargent