Digital Tools


Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric

Good for the Environment, Good for KPIs?

Aug. 15, 2023
Leading-edge factories are now seeing the payoff from their strategic investments in greener technology.
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Digital Tools

Diving into the Benefits of Data Lakes

May 19, 2023
A well-designed data architecture can help turn data into actionable insights.
Courtesy of Schneider Electric.
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Technology and IIoT

How Schneider Electric Knows if a Plant Can Successfully Digitize

May 9, 2023
Lean programs and effective change management, not just technology, lead to successful digitization and increased plant efficiency.
John Deere
Autonomous Tractor
Emerging Technologies

From Plant Microclimates to Deep Learning for Weeds, Farming Tech Feeds a Rising Population

April 4, 2023
AI, robotics and GPS are making agriculture more productive and sustainable.
Metal 3d Printing
Digital Tools

Data-Driven 3D Printers: The Real Game-Changers for Manufacturing?

March 30, 2023
Artificial intelligence and machine learning take additive to the next level.


Tech Survey 2022
Ebooks & Digital Editions

Get IW's Tech Survey

July 3, 2022
Download the full report from this year's survey, including charts showing several questions not addressed in our story.
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Plane Taking Off

An Aerospace Supplier’s Digital Transformation Has Lift-Off

March 3, 2023
Woodward Inc., a $2.2B company with 42 facilities, began by focusing on its corporate procurement organization.
Digital Twins
Digital Tools

Where Do Digital Twins Add the Most Value?

Jan. 30, 2023
There’s a learning curve with simulation tools.
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Strategic Planning & Execution

Manufacturers Can Swoop in, Benefit from Tech-Industry Overreach

Jan. 24, 2023
Over the past five years, so-called 'industrial dinosaurs' have invested steadily in digital transformation and stand to gain from their SaaS eco-systems.
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Supply Chain Digitization
Digital Tools

What’s Ahead for Digitalization in 2023?

Jan. 2, 2023
Supply chain, sustainability and workforce challenges present uncertainty and opportunity