Information Technology http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6651/more en Why It's Not Too Late to Build Your Own Industrial Internet Platform http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/why-its-not-too-late-build-your-own-industrial-internet-platform <div class="field-byline"> By Michael Brady, Ned Calder, and Joe Sinfield </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Not every company needs to build a digital platform for their industry, but doing so can generate enormous value for your firm and your customers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/why-its-not-too-late-build-your-own-industrial-internet-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/why-its-not-too-late-build-your-own-industrial-internet-platform#comments Growth Strategies Information Technology Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 08 Feb 2017 20:41:00 +0000 557731 at http://www.industryweek.com Sewing Digital Transformation into the Fabric of the Textiles Industry http://www.industryweek.com/technology/sewing-digital-transformation-fabric-textiles-industry <div class="field-byline"> Stefan Weisenberger, SAP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thanks to advancements in digital technology, textile companies have the opportunity to achieve Industry 4.0 leadership and deliver automated control over the entire textile fabrication process.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/sewing-digital-transformation-fabric-textiles-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/sewing-digital-transformation-fabric-textiles-industry#comments Automation Companies & Executives Information Technology Innovation Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:57:00 +0000 549491 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Textiles come in endless variations. Historically, product standardization has been the go-to strategy for companies looking to maintain profits. But with digital technology, imagine smaller lot sizes and individualized orders that consequently improve profitability &ndash; a pipe dream several years ago.&nbsp;</p> How the Cloud and Analytics Improve Manufacturers' Bottom Lines http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/cloud-bottom-line <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek and American Machinist-hosted webinar, in partnership with Epicor </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/CloudPromo_0.gif?1487339084" /> </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, March 1, 2017 - <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">As competition increases in the manufacturing sector, organizations need to be strategic about how they invest capital when deploying new technologies. Join Nucleus Research Analyst Seth Lippincott on March 1 in a discussion of how manufacturing companies are realizing benefits from deploying in the cloud and leveraging analytics.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_Epicor_CloudAnalyticsImprove_WNR_JR_013017 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1325pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/cloud-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Information Technology Legislation Public Policy Strategic Planning & Execution Regulations Supply Chain Webinars Mon, 30 Jan 2017 23:00:00 +0000 542141 at http://www.industryweek.com Moving From Dumb Manufacturing to Smart: Catching the Fourth Wave http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/moving-dumb-manufacturing-smart-catching-fourth-wave <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Use Smart Manufacturing to close the information gap between the shop floor and the office floor. Part three of a three-part series.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/moving-dumb-manufacturing-smart-catching-fourth-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/moving-dumb-manufacturing-smart-catching-fourth-wave#comments Automation Information Technology Systems Integration IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Fri, 27 Jan 2017 18:00:00 +0000 539491 at http://www.industryweek.com Four Security Priorities Will Drive Adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/four-security-priorities-will-drive-adoption-industrial-internet-things <div class="field-byline"> Peter Zornio, Chief Strategic Officer, Emerson Automation Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the evolution to Industrial IoT, there is one universal truth: the growth of Industrial IoT applications will be dictated by the level of trust in its security. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/four-security-priorities-will-drive-adoption-industrial-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/four-security-priorities-will-drive-adoption-industrial-internet-things#comments Automation Information Technology Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 25 Jan 2017 20:10:00 +0000 537131 at http://www.industryweek.com Beating Back the Creeping Tyranny of Big Data http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/beating-back-creeping-tyranny-big-data <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There is a dark side to big data, and computer scientists warn that we'll need a lot more transparency if its revolution is really to work for all of us.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/beating-back-creeping-tyranny-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/digital-tools/beating-back-creeping-tyranny-big-data#comments Digital Tools Information Technology Technology The Latest Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:23:00 +0000 508191 at http://www.industryweek.com William Thomas Cain, Getty Images The Digital Twin for Business http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/digital-twin-business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The future is an idea you can barely comprehend in the present.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/digital-twin-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/digital-twin-business#comments Process Improvement Research & Development Information Technology Systems Integration Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:29:00 +0000 488281 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Flash Forward: A Preview of 2017's Top 17 Issues, in 17 Minutes http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/flash-forward <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Infor </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/Future-2017_Promo.gif?1482870740" /> </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, January 17, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">11:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:00</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">Join three industry insiders on January 17 to learn more about the systems, equipment, processes, workforce and IT solutions you'll need as 2017 ramps up and takes off. </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Infor_Digital_Infor_ManuFlashForward_WNR_JR_121616 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1025pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/flash-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Intellectual Property Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Growth Strategies Information Technology Legislation Public Policy Strategic Planning & Execution Regulations Trade Innovation Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce Webinars Wed, 14 Dec 2016 20:00:00 +0000 486491 at http://www.industryweek.com US Manufacturers Too Slow to Adopt Industry 4.0: BCG Study http://www.industryweek.com/technology/us-manufacturers-too-slow-adopt-industry-40-bcg-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. manufacturers need to gain a deeper understanding of how they can apply digital technologies and accelerate the pace of adoption.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/us-manufacturers-too-slow-adopt-industry-40-bcg-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/us-manufacturers-too-slow-adopt-industry-40-bcg-study#comments Competitiveness Digital Tools Information Technology Leadership Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000 476011 at http://www.industryweek.com 10 Supply Chain New Year's Resolutions for 2017 http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/10-supply-chain-new-years-resolutions-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Michael J. Gravier, Ph.D., C.T.L. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What can you do to improve the performance of your company's supply chain? These 10 resolutions offer a great starting point.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/10-supply-chain-new-years-resolutions-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/10-supply-chain-new-years-resolutions-2017#comments Inventory Management Information Technology Supplier Relationships Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:10:00 +0000 466651 at http://www.industryweek.com