Information Technology


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Meet the 'Fab Five' of IT/OT Leadership

March 26, 2024
The IT/OT convergence in manufacturing is happening rapidly. These five leadership roles will figure into the transition.
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Digital Tools

Protecting AI Data in Manufacturing Is a New Frontier

Aug. 25, 2022
How do you keep the free flow of information through the operational process, without compromising it?
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Technology and IIoT

John Deere Takes an Agile Approach to an ERP Upgrade

Aug. 12, 2022
The old system was too hard to use and unintuitive.
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Supply Chain

Congress Passes CHIPS Act

July 29, 2022
The current iteration of the semiconductor subsidy bill authorizes $52 billion in support funds and a 25% tax credit for U.S. chip manufacturing.
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Technology and IIoT

How Ford Motor Company Handles Big Data

July 14, 2022
Know your limits and have the right partners.



IW eBook: Robots, Humans and the Future of Work

March 2, 2021
This IndustryWeek collection tackles the full automation story of robots in the manufacturing workplace.
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Technology and IIoT

Infrastructure Is Off Limits?! About That...

Sept. 21, 2021
Just days after publicly declaring its intent to avoid attacks on critical infrastructure, BlackMatter allegedly attacks NEW Coop.
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Technology and IIoT

Olympus Allegedly Falls Victim to BlackMatter Ransomware Attack

Sept. 13, 2021
It's a scary sign when a technology firm suffers an attack, and a clear warning to all manufacturers.
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Technology and IIoT

They're Back!

Sept. 9, 2021
Signs point to ransomware-as-a-service outfit REvil taking the unprecedented step of returning to the fold.
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Technology and IIoT

REvil, DarkSide and Now BlackMatter. It Never Ends!

Sept. 1, 2021
Although the attacks on Colonial Pipeline and others have quickly fallen out of the headlines, the growing threat of ransomware attacks remains high.