Deskless & Digital

By Ken Pulverman | This magazine explores the world of the deskless worker as Industry 4.0 brings advanced collaboration & workflow technology to industrial environments.

US Industrial Output in 2017 Posts Biggest Gain Since 2010

The manufacturing sector posted its largest increase in six years, rising 2.4%.

Economy

Four fundamentals of workplace automation

As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated—at least in the short term.<p><b>The</b> …

Intelligence

Wearables for Connected Workers

Explore this solution brief and see how Intel is helping connect the industrial worker to the digital world via wearable intelligent sensors which …

Internet of Things

Wearables and Connected Workers: How Manufacturing Will Change Forever (Part 2)

In part 1, I outlined the staggering impacts of worker accidents on business and society. I also explored two interesting innovations that can …

Connected Worker

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Accenture

It’s Form AND Function; How the Blind Rush to Digitization is Leaving a Lot on the Table

Time, as they say, is money. But in the blind rush to digitization, we are forgetting about “DigitALization.”

Assistive Technology

Why 2018 will be a year of acceleration for workplace transformation

The rise of digital business has ushered in a broad array of advanced technologies to help people work more efficiently. But not all organizations …

5 Ways to Help Employees Keep Up with Digital Transformation

The consumer packaged goods (CPG) landscape is in the midst of a significant shake-up. Coca-Cola recently reshuffled its leadership team to focus on growth, innovation, and digital. Unilever has acquired Dollar Shave Club, a young startup, for $1 billion in a move to introduce a new model of …

Salesforce integrates IoT into sales and marketing

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Salesforce has introduced IoT Cloud Explorer Edition, a new service that will allow sales, marketing, and support personnel to use and maintain IoT devices, according to Geekwire.<p>The …

Internet of Things

How digital transformation is enabling a resilient and sustainable supply chain | Technology

<b>The triple blows from hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in the United States were a wake-up call to many businesses on the importance of managing</b> …

Top 5 Barriers to IIoT Adoptions and How to Overcome Them

• <b>Too Much attention on the Technology Stack or Informational Technology (IT)</b><p>Most vendors fit somewhere in the technology stack from things, …

The Importance Of Humans In Digital Transformation

A few years ago, experts were trumpeting that the future is mobile, and they weren’t wrong. Some of the world’s most successful new apps and business models are mobile-based — just look at Uber, Instagram and Snapchat.<p>Now, our machines and devices are beginning to understand us on an even deeper …

Digital Transformation

7 Amazing applications of artificial intelligence in business

Share17<p>Tweet<p>Share66<p>+1<p>Shares 83<p>Today, the business is entering a new era ruled by data. What was once the realm of science fiction, AI in business …

8 reasons you need IoT in your manufacturing plant

The manufacturing industry is undergoing many changes and those specializing in traditional<p>manufacturing are finding it difficult to keep up. Perhaps …

Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning AI In The Retail Supply Chain

In retail, supply chain efficiency is essential. Inventory management, picking, packing and shipping are all time and resource-intensive processes which can have a dramatic impact on a business’s bottom line.<p>The problem is these are complex processes, particularly when it comes to large scale …

Machine Learning

Why Manufacturers Must Embrace Industry 4.0

Data-driven insights reduce manufacturing downtime.

Manufacturing

Which industries are IoT’s early adopters?

Some industries have been faster than others to adopt the internet of things<p>The Internet of Things stands to bring the power of digital technology …

Internet of Things

Drones and Robots Are Taking Over Industrial Inspection - MIT Technology Review

Avitas Systems, a GE subsidiary based in Boston, is now using drones and robots to automate the inspection of infrastructure such as pipelines, power …

Machine Learning

Robot is the Boss: 4 Ways You'll Soon Be Working With Robots

We are living in an era where artificial intelligence (A.I.) will play a significant role in our path forward. Entrepreneur Elon Musk warns that A.I. …

Artificial Intelligence

How IoT and OT collaborate to usher in the data-driven factory of the future

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how innovation is impacting modern factories and supply …

Animation

A Day in the Life at an Award-Winning Advanced Manufacturing Plant

An award-winning plant demonstrates manufacturing excellence—from continuous improvement and best practices to quality and innovation. Another …

Manufacturing

Internet Of Things (IoT): 5 Essential Ways Every Company Should Use It

The Internet of Things (IoT) means everyday objects are now creating data and connecting to the internet. The result is more data – a lot more data. Data we can use in ways we could not have imagined even 10 years ago. Watches now monitor our sleep and keep track of our activities, TVs understand …

Internet of Things

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize the Energy Industry - Science in the News

<i>by Franklin Wolfe</i> <i><br>figures by Franklin Wolfe and Kimia Mavon</i><p>Earlier this year, Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and the richest man on Earth, wrote an …

How Machine Learning Enhances The Value Of Industrial Internet of Things

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is already revolutionizing domains such as manufacturing, automobiles and healthcare. But the real value of IIoT will be realized only when Machine Learning (ML) is applied to the sensor data. This article attempts to highlight how ML augments IIoT solutions by …

Machine Learning

A CEO action plan for workplace automation

Senior executives need to understand the tactical as well as strategic opportunities, redesign their organizations, and commit to helping shape the …

Intelligence

Oil and Gas 4.0 – Making Excellence Operational

An article by Scott Lehmann, VP Product Management & Marketing at Petrotechnics.<b>Industry 4.0</b> and its enabling technologies promise enormous value for …

Big Data

Oil, Gas Sector Rides Digital Technology Wave

Challenges and opportunities are plentiful in the digital oil field. Data is scattered across different places, a multitude of software is being used …

Innovation