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      Manufacturing’s next act

      Industry 4.0 is more than just a flashy catchphrase. A confluence of trends and technologies promises to reshape the way things are made. Mention “Industry 4.0” to most manufacturing executives and you will raise eyebrows. If they’ve heard of it, they are likely confused about ...

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        How to start a data analytics project in manufacturing

        The topic of data analytics is as much hyped as it is questioned – the spectrum of opinion ranges from “data as the new oil of the economy” to “analytics conclusions are not 100% reliable” and all the nuances in between. Each one is true in its own way. To help you b...

        Tags: Manufacturing, Big data, Data analytics, Human Centric IoT, Industry 4.0, Software

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          Industry 4.0 gaining momentum in Asia-Pacific

          Cyber-connected manufacturing systems – also known as Industry 4.0 – improve efficiency and optimize operations but also have the potential to change the way manufacturers and industrial companies run their business. Especially in Europe and North America, manufacturers are quite fami...

          Tags: Manufacturing, Analysts, Asia, Business models, Industry 4.0, IoT strategy, White papers

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            Lean production meets Industry 4.0

            When lean production meets Industry 4.0 in practice, the one does not necessarily complement the other. Surprised? As software experts in the field of Industry 4.0, we were rather surprised by this realization when we took part in a lean production training. Why? When it comes to introducing Ind...

            Tags: Manufacturing, Bosch, Data analytics, Industry 4.0, Lean production, Predictive maintenance, Production performance, Software

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              Lean meets Industry 4.0: Value stream thinking as denominator

              In my previous post I showed why lean production and Industry 4.0 don’t necessarily complement each other in practice, and explained the prerequisites to making them a powerful combination. This is possible only if Production systems have been suitably designed (“first process mat...

              Tags: Manufacturing, Bosch, Data analytics, Industry 4.0, Lean production, Predictive maintenance, Production performance, Software

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                The three challenges of IoT solution development

                The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way many companies do business . Traditional manufacturers are integrating their physical products with internet-based backend services, and internet companies are extending their offerings by integrating data from sensors and physical assets. New comp...

                Tags: Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, IoT platform, Manufacturing, Open source, Production performance, Projects, Software, Technology, White papers

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                  Industry 4.0 provides new possibilities for preventive maintenance

                  Industry 4.0 solutions can provide optimum support for preventive maintenance concepts in manufacturing. Maintenance professionals benefit from the new technologies: their work schedules become targeted and more effective, machine downtimes and repair times decrease, and the production flow can b...

                  Tags: Manufacturing, Bosch, Human Centric IoT, Industry 4.0, M2M, pro, Production performance, Software, Video blog

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                    Industry 4.0 and the IoT – market trends for the next years

                    What will be the top trending topics over the coming years? This is a question frequently posed to consultants and analysts. They usually respond from a highly technology-centric perspective, citing specifically which new technologies can be expected and what these will do. Yet the change dynami...

                    Tags: Manufacturing, Analysts, Guest authors, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, IoT platform

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                      How SMEs profit from data monitoring in the cloud

                      Every factory wants to identify and classify latent issues in the manufacturing process before they can cause actual problems in the production flow. Generally, big companies already possess this capability, or at least have plans to acquire it. For SMEs, however, it often poses an insurmountable...

                      Tags: Manufacturing, Big data, Bosch, Business models, Cloud, Industry 4.0, Process management, Process quality

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                        Manufacturing analytics in action

                        We’ve been using analytics to improve our production processes in the Bosch plants for many years. So what’s new in analytics in manufacturing, and what’s the next step? Learn more in our data analytics webinar Our methodology for the requirements analysis makes all the diffe...

                        Tags: Manufacturing, Big data, Bosch, Data analytics, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things