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Data Integration is still the biggest hindrance to Industry 4.0

Written by Binny Samuel | October 1, 2018 | Manufacturing

Manufacturing plant operators have been working for years on data integration infrastructure in the plant floor. Yet despite the effort, availability of the right data for use cases continues to be an unresolved challenge for the success of Industry 4.0 programs. So what’s the issue? This isn’t because plants aren’t collecting data. In many cases, ...read more


Think Monday: Six “thoughtful” moments

Written by Laura Langendorf and Sarah Dudley | March 19, 2018 | Conferences, Events

It is alive! Think, that is. IBM’s first-of-its-kind event kicked off today. Below, we’re sharing  just a few of the moments that made today such a great opening day. 1. Think is a sensory adventure! From the moment you walked through the Las Vegas airport, it hits you … this is a big deal. And a ...read more


What we THINK about: Manufacturing

Written by Jason Spaulding | February 15, 2018 | Conferences, Events, Manufacturing

It’s time to THINK about: Manufacturing. What are the technologies and capabilities that will affect the manufacturing industry in 2018? How can we leverage key innovations like artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing to drive efficiencies? How can we reinvent and innovate to create better experiences for our customers? If these questions are on your ...read more


How smart manufacturers bring Industry 4.0 principles to quality

Written by Jason Spaulding | January 30, 2018 | Manufacturing

Quality matters. Many manufacturers will tell you that poor quality affects both the top and bottom line. They will tell you that the consequences of poor quality are on the rise and that social media can make quality issues devastating to an OEM’s brand. They will also tell you that they are struggling to respond. ...read more