Results for "automation"


    • 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

        What is the impact of Industry 4.0 for system integration engineers?

        The Industry 4.0 report outlines how many jobs and tasks will change as a result of smart plant deployments and the convergence of IT and OT. For system integration engineers this convergence has the potential to impact them greatly, as they will need to expand their automation skills to be able ...

        Tags: Machine and Process Management, automation, cybersecurity, Industry 4.0, System Integrators

        • Discovery Industry 4.0

          How will Industry 4.0 create an increased need for continuing professional development for software and system integration engineers?

          The convergence of IT and OT at the plant floor level requires evolving tasks. This means that job roles need to change to encompass broader technical, organizational and social contexts, according to the report on Industry 4.0.  These changes will apply increased pressure on professions lik...

          Tags: Machine and Process Management, automation, Industry 4.0, System Integrators

          • 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