IIOT World Manufacturing & Supply Chain Days, Dec 2022 It was a pleasure to be invited to join this distinguished panel at the IIOT World Manufacturing Day. A couple of the highlights of the discussion were: Predictive Analytics to predict manufacturing equipment failures Benefits of Predictive Maintenance How AI/ML can improve Manufacturing results Why a … Continue reading Cognitive Planning and #AI driven predictive analytics in #Manufacturing | IIoT World
Industry 4.0: The 4 Emerging Technologies Transforming Manufacturing | Bernard Marr
"Manufacturing has always been a technology-driven industry. But now more than ever, the forces of digital transformation are impacting every business, bringing new and exciting possibilities but also a great number of challenges." I have long been a fan of Bernard Marr's articles on the real world use of AI. In this article he partners … Continue reading Industry 4.0: The 4 Emerging Technologies Transforming Manufacturing | Bernard Marr
TechTalks: Your Industry 4.0 Primer
We are in the midst of the fourth Industrial Revolution, advancing from manual manufacturing through to automation and onward into autonomous operations. If talking about Industry 4.0, AI, robotics and the Internet of Things makes you nervous, don’t worry. Martin Davis, my guest on Episode 8 of the TechTalks podcast, is here to demystify it … Continue reading TechTalks: Your Industry 4.0 Primer
Industry 4.0 Maturity Model
This model is designed to measure the Industry 4.0 maturity of manufacturing companies. It is based on a combination of Industry 4.0 research and practical experience. Industry 4.0 is the subset of the fourth industrial revolution that relates to Industry. Broadly speaking it is the use of cyber-physical systems, strategies and processes to improve industrial … Continue reading Industry 4.0 Maturity Model
Practical View on the Role of the PI System in Industry 4.0+ and AI for Manufacturing
Industry 4.0 & AI has been the talk of the town. OSIsoft PI System infrastructure combined with the advent of "edge" and IIoT-enabled devices provide a rich set of telemetry on operational assets (manufacturing shop floor machines, manufacturing robots, AGVs, etc). I4.0 Maturity Models have now become more prevalent. We will provide a reality check … Continue reading Practical View on the Role of the PI System in Industry 4.0+ and AI for Manufacturing
Is IIoT causing siloed data and suboptimal performance?
While IIoT deployments can deliver considerable value, less-successful IIoT initiatives are burdened with data silos that ultimately result in suboptimal industrial performance.
Are Industrial Data Historians an IIoT Platform?
A few weeks ago, Martin Davis and I were invited to present on a webinar hosted by Fluke/Accelix. We talked about the importance of the IIoT and Industry 4.0 as it pertains to maintenance. Martin talked strategy and how all of the pieces fit together and what you should be thinking about. I then showed … Continue reading Are Industrial Data Historians an IIoT Platform?
How Do Industrial IoT Platforms Drive Transformation? | Brian Buntz
Following recent discussions with Schneider Electric’s Chief Digital Officer Hervé Coureil and with myself, Brian Buntz writes in IoT World Today : Industrial IoT platforms don’t guarantee success, and digital transformation can be as difficult as it is vague. But ignoring digital is also not an option. The dirty little secret about digital transformation initiatives is … Continue reading How Do Industrial IoT Platforms Drive Transformation? | Brian Buntz
How Industry 4.0 and IIoT drive a new World of Maintenance | Martin Davis & Jim Gavigan
Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 strategies are bringing new opportunities to the well-known concepts of Condition Based and Predictive Maintenance. Join Martin Davis of DUNELM Associates and Jim Gavigan of Industrial Insight as they provide useful insights to revitalize your approaches to this topic. Click one of the links below to view the webinar: … Continue reading How Industry 4.0 and IIoT drive a new World of Maintenance | Martin Davis & Jim Gavigan
Combine IIoT and Industry 4.0 for Competitive Advantage
IIoT is powerful, but when combined with an Industry 4.0 end-to-end strategic view, the opportunities are considerably greater, writes Martin Davis. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the grittier end of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution that is sweeping the manufacturing sector. IIoT alone is estimated to deliver 10-25% productivity improvements, but when … Continue reading Combine IIoT and Industry 4.0 for Competitive Advantage