Articles & News on Software Tools

Digital Twin Strategies: Manufacturing tips for successful implementation

  • by Jason Kasper
  • Opinion

The definition of Digital Twin has been well vetted over the last few years, yet it seems when it’s time to pilot projects, it is forgotten. By working out these kinks, everything else―including performance monitoring, IIoT, predictive analytics and operational simulation―will fall into place.

Open Systems International announces Dr. Thierry Godart as Senior Vice President of Industrial Technology

  • News

Dr. Godart is known for developing high-performance teams and applying groundbreaking technologies to improve business productivity and sustainability. He comes to OSI well equipped to provide strong strategic leadership to the company’s industrial energy management business unit.

National Instruments announces Averna as SystemLink Platinum Alliance Partner

  • News

SystemLink was developed by National Instruments as a tool to help engineers and engineering management navigate through Industry 4.0. It works to simplify tasks such as software deployment, device configuration, system monitoring, and data management.

The Future of Information in Intelligent Devices

  • by Matthew Miller
  • Opinion

Manufacturers need to change their concept of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) from one that effectively ends with the sale to one that promotes an ongoing involvement with the customer and builds on continued service to develop valuable, revenue-generating relationships. In addition, manufacturers will need to re-evaluate their corporate governance and decision-making control in this new environment and their supply chain strategies given the increased high-technology content in their products.


Peak-Ryzex announces partnership with ShipTrack to enhance logistics management solutions

  • News

ShipTrack’s cloud-based solution can operate as a stand-alone system or integrated with customers’ back-end systems. Whether the system of record is an online ecommerce platform,  ERP, TMS or just a financial software to manage logistics data, ShipTrack can integrate to existing systems and provide customers and the extended value chain 360-degree visibility of order or delivery statuses.