Articles & News on Asset Management

Syncron announces launch of servitization maturity model

  • January 29, 2020
  • News

The servitization maturity model is a four-step process that will serve as the roadmap for manufacturers to navigate the necessary steps and changes required for the journey to delivering Product-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) announces 2020 Valve Industry Leadership Forum

  • January 23, 2020
  • News

The Annual Valve Industry Leadership Forum will be held February 27-28, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. This is the industry’s premier executive networking event, featuring executive-level analysis on the trends, management strategies, manufacturing innovations, politics and economics affecting the valve industry.

HARTING and Expleo announce cooperation agreement with focus on IoT solutions

  • January 21, 2020
  • News

HARTING is offering the modular edge computing MICA, which has been designed according to industrial standards for multiple industrial applications, and Expleo is contributing its know-how in connectivity and data-scientific competence.

Zigbee Alliance announces STMmicroelectronics as member of Board of Directors

  • January 21, 2020
  • News

The inclusion of wireless technologies in ST’s microcontroller product portfolio delivers flexibility in device architecture and faster transition for the mass market to add connectivity.

The Robots Are Coming: Are your employees ready?

  • by Mark Howard
  • January 20, 2020
  • Feature

Endless examples of robot uprisings and plots for world domination haven’t assisted the technology’s efforts to be welcomed by humans in the workplace. This article discusses three crucial steps to alleviating human resistance to robot deployment.

Automating Competitive Pricing for Small and Medium Manufacturers

  • by Mike Franz
  • January 16, 2020
  • News

Every manufacturer must pay attention to costs and competitors’ pricing. For better or worse, purchasing professionals are rewarded for capturing the lowest price; few have the time to scour the internet for ever RFQ to see if the bid offered is indeed competitive. 

Netwrix announces 7 IT trend predictions for 2020

  • January 15, 2020
  • News

Netwrix experts predict that the three main challenges for organizations will be targeted ransomware, attacks on AI-based solutions and data privacy challenges. According to Netwrix, organizations will also need to satisfy data access requests, increase cybersecurity awareness, deal with IT skills shortage and justify security investments.

AInnovation earns top ranking in Multiple Object Tracking (MOT) Challenge

  • January 15, 2020
  • News

AInnovation, dedicated to bringing AI to the industries of manufacturing, retail and finance, deploys various CV and other algorithms to its ManuVision platform, based on which, the Quality Assurance all-in-one Machines are provided to a range of customers in different industries like garment, motor, consumer electronics, helping to identify defective products. It

How Good Is Your Digital Transformation Peer Group?

  • January 15, 2020
  • Feature

By Mike Guilfoyle, ARC Advisory Group Digitally transformed organizations will be able to transition to and thrive in digital economies, making digital transformation a matter of not “if,” but “when.” Given that industrial digital transformation is necessary to remain viable and competitive, why are mistakes, false starts, and dead-end investments all too common?

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance announces 23 organizations as new members heading into 2020

  • January 15, 2020
  • News

ISAGCA is organized into four general focus areas for cybersecurity including: Awareness & Outreach; Compliance & Prevention; Education & Training; and Advocacy & Adoption.