White Papers

Information Technology and Operations Technology: Beyond Convergence

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The whitepaper outlines why organizations need to move beyond IT/OT convergence to ensure full integration—for enterprise security.

Eliminating Friction From Industrial IoT Initiatives

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In "Eliminating Friction," VP of Business Development Dave Westrom explains that the true cause of failure is the lack of getting to value quickly. After all, time is money, and the more time spent trying to launch a successful IIoT initiative, the greater likelihood it will fail.

Achieving Energy Efficiency and Sustainability with Data-driven Insights

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Organizations need data-based energy management solutions to succeed in the era of digitalization, says a new ABB whitepaper.

Choosing the Right Power Measurement Instrument

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To empower development teams to fulfill their objectives across the development cycle, it is important to consider a whole solution approach toward instrument selection.

Manual Work Meets Modern Automation to Empower Workers with Handicaps

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This paper explores how Martinshof Werkstatt Bremen is empowering workers with handicaps to excel operating manual workstations, which are indispensable, despite advancing digitalization.

How Digital Transformation and IoT Can Contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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This paper uses a modified version of the Golden Circle, changing the original sequence to Why-What-How to approximate how organizations currently operate and thereby increase the chances of achieving the relevant UN SDG. 

A Snapshot of Digital Transformation Progress

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To develop insight about how organizations are keeping up with the changes and transformations taking place throughout the industrial sector, the Digital Transformation Council and ARC Advisory Group, in conjunction with ISA and Automation.com, conducted a survey of industrial companies. This white paper summarizes the results of the survey.

How to Grow Your Business with Collaborative Automation

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Collaborative automation has become a versatile,cost-effective, and user-friendly technology that allows businesses of almost any size (and any level of technical expertise) to increase productivity, improve quality, and respond more nimbly to changing customer demands.

Enabling Digital Transformation with IoT Performance and Properties Measurement

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Written for all IIoT stakeholders, the white paper explains why measuring the efficiency and efficacy of industrial digital transformation solutions across industries is essential.

Hybrid Heuristics for High Speed Route Optimization

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This paper discusses the challenges faced in route planning and how existing algorithms are largely insufficient. It also discusses how the use of a hybrid heuristic method derived from the combination of straight line heuristics and real road distance metrics presents the best solution to solving the challenge of planning efficient routes at high speed for last-mile deliveries today.