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    • Discovery Industry 4.0

      Augmented Operator Boosts Knowledge Automation

      In my previous blog, we identified industrial automation trends in the Digital Transformation to Industry 4.0, which comprises three pillars: Asset Performance, Augmented Operator and Smart Control. This time, we will look at the second pillar – Augmented Operator. Augmented Operator addre...

      Tags: Food and Beverage, Machine and Process Management, augmented operator, automation and control, Digital transformation, HMI, IIoT, Industry 4.0, skilled workers

      • Discovery Industry 4.0

        The Next Wave of IIoT-Related Business Improvements

        It’s become quite clear that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the future of Industry. By now we’ve well and truly covered the point that IIoT is, in fact, not hype. For end users and OEMs IIoT, cloud and big data analytics are creating very real business opportunities. IIo...

        Tags: Machine and Process Management, Services, aging workforce, digitized services, employee productivity, IIoT, Industrial Automation, Industry 4.0

        • Discovery Industry 4.0

          The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Upon Us

          The focus of this blog, and of the next two, is to identify industrial automation trends in the Digital Transformation to Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. During this transformation, it is critical to be well positioned to integrate control and information in a real-t...

          Tags: Machine and Process Management, asset performance management, Digital transformation, Fourth Industrial Revolution, IIoT, Industrial Automation, Industry 4.0

          • Discovery Industry 4.0

            The Industrial Internet of Things is an “evolution” not a “revolution”

            The next industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – whatever you want to call it, is one of the primary megatrends impacting on our market today, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. So where do we stand on this topic and how are we ens...

            Tags: Machine and Process Management, automation, factory of the future, IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, industry, Industry 4.0, IoT

            • Discovery Industry 4.0

              Automation Systems Made of Things

              When General Electric publicized its vision for the business value of the Industrial Internet in this 2012 report, a key point was getting more value from assets that are “big things that spin”, such as GE’s canonical Industrial Internet target, aircraft engines. Being the OEM f...

              Tags: Device Connectivity, Platforms, Automation, automation networks, DCS, ExxonMobil, IIoT, Things

              • Discovery Industry 4.0

                Improving Business Performance with IIoT

                IIoT and Industrie 4.0 offer examples of new technologies that provide an opportunity to improve business performance for both owner-operators and OEMs: Plant owner-operators: Operational and business process improvements through removing waste and/or better work flow Original Equipment Manufactu...

                Tags: Aftermarket Service Improvement, Asset Performance Improvement, Uncategorized, APM, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Predictive Maintenance, Remote Monitoring

                • Discovery Industry 4.0

                  Making a Mark in Augmented Reality

                  I was pretty sure when I wrote a previous entry on this blog, Pokemon Go Reveals the World of Augmented Reality, that I would not be the only one making the link between the hugely popular smartphone app and an improved understanding and appreciation of augmented reality (AR) technology. As I sai...

                  Tags: Aftermarket Service Improvement, Cloud, Device Connectivity, Platforms, Product Design, Software, AR, IIoT, PLM, PTC, Smart Manufacturing, ThingMark, Vuforia

                  • Discovery Industry 4.0

                    Digital Oilfields Require an Ecosystem of Strong Technology Partners to Fully Leverage Power of IIoT

                    For those that have been following this blog over the last year and a half you will know that we have been strong believers and proponents of the value that IIoT-enabled and advanced analytic solutions can provide upstream oil and gas companies. However, one of the greatest challenges that compan...

                    Tags: Analytics and Big Data, Asset Performance Improvement, Operations Improvement, Remote Monitoring, Analytics, Digitization, IIoT, Industrial IoT, machine learning, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Maintenance, Services, Software

                    • Discovery Industry 4.0

                      GE Digital Expands APM Coverage with Meridium

                      On September 14th, GE Digital announced it acquired asset performance management (APM) software leader, Meridium, Inc. According to the press release, “this acquisition will help GE Digital accelerate its comprehensive APM offering and provide a solution that unifies real-time analytics wit...

                      Tags: Asset Performance Improvement, Platforms, Analytics, APM, Architecture, IIoT, Predictive Maintenance

                      • Discovery Industry 4.0

                        Accenture to Enable Hess Corporation’s Transition to the Cloud, Should Other E&Ps Follow?

                        ARC has been of the belief that the adoption rate of IIoT-enabled solutions in upstream oil & gas would accelerate as leaders in various segments take action to deploy new technologies in order to help realize operational excellence, especially in light of these challenging margin compressed ...

                        Tags: Analytics and Big Data, Cloud, Operations Improvement, Software, Analytics, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Predictive Analytics, Remote Monitoring