Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Manufacturing Talk Radio. In this post they cover the impact of Big Data and the Industrial Internet of Things on the Oil Industry, while covering the importance of protecting computers used on oil rigs.
The web is littered with news stories ‘attacking’ the state of the US manufacturing industry, while the positives rarely receive coverage.
Is the hype surrounding digital manufacturing premature? Hailed as the future of manufacturing floors worldwide, the use of digital tech in factory environments has exploded, taking the industry by storm.
Armagard is on a mission to help manufacturers improve manufacturing floor productivity through the protection of computer applications. Part of that remit includes protecting Artificial Intelligence Applications in Manufacturing.
According to the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index - developed by Deloitte and the Council on Competitiveness - China leads the way as the world’s most competitive manufacturing nation.
Siemens describes digital manufacturing as ‘the use of an integrated, computer-based system that plays an integral role in the complete manufacturing process.’
However, can the dawn of digital on the factory floor really play a part in improving manufacturing productivity? Armagard explores…
The manufacturing floor is evolving with many manufacturing plants getting left behind as technology takes hold. Don’t get left behind. Here’s how you can improve manufacturing productivity by closing your technology gaps.
Integrating computers into an established manufacturing floor can be costly and time consuming. Need help and advice? Follow our 5 point checklist for manufacturing floor computer integration.
Ah yes, the Internet of Things (IoT), welcomed to the manufacturing family like a returning military hero – well, mostly. Indeed, the IoT has been commended for making the 10% of manufacturing plants and factories who use it more efficient and productive, through web connectivity right at this very moment.
There’s an art to integrating computerized data collection systems on the manufacturing floor. Unless you plan correctly, you won’t actually improve productivity on your manufacturing floor.