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Manufacturing industry at higher risk of cyberattacks thanks to industrial IoT

Industrial IoT devices and Industry 4.0 initiatives are putting the manufacturing industry at higher risk of breaches and attacks.<p>The manufacturing …

Cybersecurity

Does IIOT mean the end of SCADA and PLC?

As the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, gathers pace, so the industrial Internet of things (IIOT) is starting to play as increasingly …

RWTH Aachen Campus Offers an Exclusive Program on Innovation, Industry 4.0 and Intrapreneurship for Executives

<b>Insights into the strengths of the two ecosystems RWTH Aachen Campus and Silicon Valley</b><p>AACHEN, Germany, August 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>- Cross …

Silicon Valley

3D printing and Industry 4.0

Published on the 09/08/2018 | Written by Jonathan Cotton<p>3D printing is here, it’s awesome, and it's going to revolutionise manufacturing...<p>Printer …

3D Printing

The rise of the IoT and artificial intelligence in industry [Q&A]

While the consumer IoT has captured the imagination with smart appliances and devices, the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a rapidly growing …

Artificial Intelligence

Industry 4.0 Technologies Perplex CXOs

×<p>Industry 4.0 is revolutionary because it combines physical and digital technologies such as analytics, AI, cognitive computing, and the internet of things to enable organizations to capture data from the physical world, analyze it digitally, and then use the insights to improve performance.<p>Many …

Industry 4.0

Knowledge is ‘not enough’ if students are to find jobs after the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, says Lord Baker

Students should be able to take computer science instead of a language at GCSE and schools should offer a 'technical stream' for 14-18 year olds, …

Education

Industry 4.0: how Advantech is driving European manufacturing

The IoT is providing globally integrated industrial systems that offer improved decision-making, with Advantech’s solution-ready package in the vanguard<p>The problem many manufacturers have in Europe is that much of the region is dominated by brownfield sites. They are filled with heterogeneous …

Manufacturing

The Industrial Revolution could shed light on modern productivity

HOW much yarn per day could an 18th-century British woman spin? Such questions are catnip for economic historians, whose debates typically unfold …

Emerging Technology

The Companies That Could Benefit From the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Bloomberg

The Companies That Could Benefit From the Fourth Industrial Revolution<p>The Companies That Could Benefit From the Fourth Industrial Revolution<p>The …

Manufacturing

How well are digital tools serving your maintenance organization? | Operations

<i>by Joel Thibert</i><p>July 9, 2018 – As Industry 4.0 continues to transform manufacturing and production, digital tools have become increasingly critical to …

Resource Planning

Digital Spotlight on Smart Manufacturing

Learn More<p>Provided by: <b>Fujitsu</b><p>Topic: <b>Virtualization</b><p>Format: <b>PDF</b><p>Manufacturers know that their world is changing. They understand that any definition of an …

Industrial Revolution

Hunt for skilled labour: ‘new collar’ jobs prove hard to fill | Financial Times

After Crystal Daughtry graduated from university with a four-year degree in anthropology, she struggled to find a decent job. The 28-year-old …

Electrical Engineering

What's At Stake In The Race To Industry 4.0?

As Industry 4.0 gains momentum in the manufacturing world, executives are calculating the risk-reward ratio of becoming early adopters of this technology. Some are considering the cost, in money and time, against the potential gains. Others are determining whether they should wait until their …

Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 – bringing together IoT and digital culture

Companies need to implement digital tools across all functions and embrace the internet of things (IoT) to increase transparency and improve their ability to compete in crowded markets<p>The buzz surrounding Industry 4.0 is omnipresent. Still, many companies are hesitant to embark on the digital …

Digital Culture

Sponsored: Cobots are transforming the factory floor -- but they’re not replacing humans

The increased presence of robots on factory floors has been a boon to manufacturers, who have embraced automation as a way to increase efficiency and cut costs. But there’s been less optimism among human workers, who worry that the rise of robots will render human workers inessential.<p>In recent …

Manufacturing

Industry 4.0: How The IIoT Will Take Over The Factory

The manufacturing process of tomorrow will require little human intervention. But for most manufacturers, that future is still far off.Although some …

Internet of Things

How do we transform tech education: ranking, relevance and global respect

There is a widespread concern that while on one hand, we want to build institutions of high ranking globally (according to criteria developed by …

Automotive Industry

What does AR and IoT look like for Industry 4.0: Will your products be connected and smart?

Join us in this interactive workshop targeting advances in Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality (AR) for product designers & manufacturers:</i> …

Internet of Things

AI will create as many new jobs as it loses

Many thanks to SEPAM for pointing up this one – a report by PwC on the affect of AI on jobs. PwC, the business consultancy, reckons that as many UK …

Employment

Industry 4.0 Highlights the Trend in Plastics Machinery

DUBLIN, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The "Plastics Processing Machinery - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to <b>ResearchAndMarkets.com's</b> offering.<p>The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of …

Manufacturing

How the 4th Industrial Revolution will impact emerging economies

Copyright Africa Business News Pty. Ltd. © 2018. All Rights Reserved<p>This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with …

Industrial Revolution

Strategic Competition in an Era of Artificial Intelligence

Past industrial revolutions have generated significant changes in the balance of power, international competition, and international conflict. The …

Artificial Intelligence

Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing for Chemical Engineers

Manufacturing is becoming important to the public again, recognized as impacting jobs, the global economy as noted by Nada Anid in the July 2018 …

Manufacturing

Sino-Europe 4th Industrial Revolution: Is US falling behind?

<b>BY Dr. Carsten Stöcker</b><p><b>Editor’s note: Dr. Carsten Stöcker is the founder of Spherity GmbH. Spherity is a scalable decentral platform for the Fourth</b> …

Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 Technologies Perplex CXOs

×<p>Industry 4.0 is revolutionary because it combines physical and digital technologies such as analytics, AI, cognitive computing, and the internet of things to enable organizations to capture data from the physical world, analyze it digitally, and then use the insights to improve performance.<p>Many …

Industry 4.0

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Production has traditionally been an engine for growth, prosperity and innovation in countries around the world. Many advanced economies today, such …

Manufacturing

About > Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution | World Economic Forum

<b>Our Partners</b><br>Centre Partners are global companies with the scale and ambition to help chart Fourth Industrial Revolution governance. Partners play a …

World Economic Forum

Reversing Industrial Revolution Won’t Work

If the U.S. labor market were dynamic, why is there still a Rust Belt after more than 30 years?<p>While I appreciate the point Jay W. Richards makes in “The ‘Everything Handmade’ Trend Will Curb Job Losses” (op-ed, July 21), he falls victim to the classic misconception that the U.S. labor market is …

Labor Economics