Information Technology http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6651/more en How Small Manufacturers Can Leverage Smart Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/how-small-manufacturers-can-leverage-smart-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Smart manufacturing isn't just for large manufacturers anymore. Here's how the technology benefits small manufacturers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/how-small-manufacturers-can-leverage-smart-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/how-small-manufacturers-can-leverage-smart-manufacturing#comments Automation Information Technology Systems Integration Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 26 May 2016 15:10:00 +0000 287351 at http://www.industryweek.com IoT's March From Docks to Drills http://www.industryweek.com/technology/iots-march-docks-drills <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How the Internet of Things is turning around manufacturing at both the macro and micro level.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/iots-march-docks-drills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/iots-march-docks-drills#comments Companies & Executives Digital Tools Information Technology Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Leadership Supply Chain Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Mon, 09 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000 278991 at http://www.industryweek.com IIoT Momentum Growing, But Concerns (Real or Perceived) Linger http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/iiot-momentum-growing-concerns-real-or-perceiv <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Users of ERP and MES solutions may seem like perfect candidates for extending their business intelligence through the IIoT, but some cited deterrents, at the M&T Show this and in our own recent research.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/iiot-momentum-growing-concerns-real-or-perceiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/iiot-momentum-growing-concerns-real-or-perceiv#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Information Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Fri, 06 May 2016 15:07:00 +0000 281241 at http://www.industryweek.com Transforming Industrial Businesses with the Internet of Things http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/iw-iiot-research <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Genpact Research Institute </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/IOT_595x335.gif?1464702504" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">The Industrial Internet of things (IIoT) is set to revolutionize entire industries. Join us for this June 22 expert discussion and review of newly-released survey results to understand which IIoT challenges are top of mind for your peers, and how you can leverage that information to prepare for business transformation leveraging the Industrial internet.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_Genpact_TransformInudstrialIoT_WNR_JR_052616 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1500pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/iw-iiot-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Information Technology Systems Integration Innovation Operations Supply Chain Webinars Mon, 02 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000 284861 at http://www.industryweek.com Digital -- The Next Frontier for Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/digital-frontier <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by OpenText </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/Digital_Promo.gif?1464265068" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Manufacturing generates more data than any other sector of the economy. Manufacturers are realizing that there has never been a greater time than now to become a modern digital enterprise. Join us on June 21 to learn how to define a comprehensive digital strategy for your enterprise and apply a value-based methodology to define a digital transformation roadmap.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_OpenText_ManuNextFrontier_WNR_JR_051016 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1205pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/digital-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Budgeting & Reporting Digital Tools Information Technology Software & Systems Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Webinars Mon, 02 May 2016 10:03:00 +0000 282021 at http://www.industryweek.com Smart Manufacturing Improves Sustainability Efforts http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/smart-manufacturing-improves-sustainability-efforts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The many ways that smart manufacturing supports sustainable operations.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/smart-manufacturing-improves-sustainability-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/smart-manufacturing-improves-sustainability-efforts#comments Emerging Technologies Information Technology Systems Integration IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:50:00 +0000 278511 at http://www.industryweek.com HANNOVER MESSE: Microsoft, Otis Partner to Make Elevators Smarter http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/hannover-messe-microsoft-otis-partner-make-elevators-smarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Otis Elevator president Philippe Delpech: “This is not the usual digital announcement. The data we collect and analyze will give us a totally different perspective of the industry.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/hannover-messe-microsoft-otis-partner-make-elevators-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/hannover-messe-microsoft-otis-partner-make-elevators-smarter#comments Companies & Executives Digital Tools Information Technology Leadership Technology Hannover Messe 2016 The Latest Sun, 24 Apr 2016 11:26:00 +0000 278161 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Elisha Otis first showed off his early elevators in 1853. Now, Otis president Philippe Delpech, inset top, and the company are working with Microsoft and its CEO, Satya Nadella, to connect more than 2 million elevators around the world to make the system smarter.</p> Otis Elevator Company; inset: Steve Minter (2) How to Get Started on Your Journey to the Factory of the Future http://www.industryweek.com/technology/how-get-started-your-journey-factory-future <div class="field-byline"> Larry Korak, Industry &amp; Solution Strategy Director, Infor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>So far in our Factory of the Future series, we have discussed definitions, characteristics, and benefits of modernizing your manufacturing plant. In this last part, we provide important steps for getting started.</p></div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/how-get-started-your-journey-factory-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/how-get-started-your-journey-factory-future#comments Automation Emerging Technologies Information Technology Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:27:00 +0000 277871 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Becoming a Factory of the Future is a process that often involves multiple phases, outside expertise, investments, and top-level commitment.</p> Oli Scarff/Getty Images Benefits of Becoming a Factory of the Future http://www.industryweek.com/technology/benefits-becoming-factory-future <div class="field-byline"> Larry Korak, Industry &amp; Solution Strategy Director, Infor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In Part 3 of The Factory of the Future, a look at the benefits that will accrue to manufacturers who are ready to embrace IoT, robotics and other new technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/benefits-becoming-factory-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/benefits-becoming-factory-future#comments Automation Customer Relationships Emerging Technologies Information Technology Technology Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:03:00 +0000 277861 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Among a wealth of benefits, the changes comprising the Factory of the Future must result in revenue gained and reduction in spending or waste.</p> Oli Scarff/Getty Images Common Characteristics of the Factory of the Future http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/common-characteristics-factory-future <div class="field-byline"> Larry Korak, Industry &amp; Solution Strategy Director, Infor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>10 characteristics that manufacturers ready to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution share.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/common-characteristics-factory-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/common-characteristics-factory-future#comments Automation Corporate Culture Emerging Technologies Information Technology Innovation Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:35:00 +0000 277851 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>To remain competitive and profitable in a global economy, manufacturers must meet the heightened pressures to continually increase productivity, automate processes and operate with lean processes and minimal waste.</p> Oli Scarff/Getty Images