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Here’s why the IoT market has many surprises in store
  • Industry 4.0

Here’s why the IoT market has many surprises in store

The research phase of a new vendor benchmark is always an exciting time – especially when you are dealing with a relatively you...
  • Nov 8, 2016
  • Arnold Vogt
  • 4 min
From concept to fruition – IIC testbeds bring IIoT solutions to the test track
  • Industry 4.0

From concept to fruition – IIC testbeds bring IIoT solutions to the test track

Over the past two and a half years, the members of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) have been enthusiastically and crea...
  • Sep 28, 2016
  • Richard Mark Soley
  • 4 min
Eclipse Unide – Steps to understand industry devices
  • Developer

Eclipse Unide – Steps to understand industry devices

When going on vacation to a foreign country, I often learn a few words of the local language to get by. There’s no time or need...
  • Sep 21, 2016
  • Axel Meinhardt
  • 4 min
How to start a data analytics project in manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0

How to start a data analytics project in manufacturing

The topic of data analytics is as much hyped as it is questioned – the spectrum of opinion ranges from “data as the new oil of ...
  • Aug 30, 2016
  • Stefanie Peitzker
  • 5 min
Industry 4.0 gaining momentum in Asia-Pacific
  • Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 gaining momentum in Asia-Pacific

Cyber-connected manufacturing systems – also known as Industry 4.0 – improve efficiency and optimize operations but also have t...
  • Jul 22, 2016
  • Thomas Jakob
  • 5 min
Lean production meets Industry 4.0
  • Industry 4.0

Lean production meets Industry 4.0

When lean production meets Industry 4.0 in practice, the one does not necessarily complement the other. Surprised? As softwa...
  • Jun 27, 2016
  • Stefanie Peitzker
  • 3 min
Lean meets Industry 4.0: Value stream thinking as denominator
  • Industry 4.0

Lean meets Industry 4.0: Value stream thinking as denominator

In my previous post I showed why lean production and Industry 4.0 don’t necessarily complement each other in practice, and expl...
  • Jun 27, 2016
  • Stefanie Peitzker
  • 3 min
Industry 4.0 provides new possibilities for preventive maintenance
  • Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 provides new possibilities for preventive maintenance

Industry 4.0 solutions can provide optimum support for preventive maintenance concepts in manufacturing. Maintenance profession...
  • May 23, 2016
  • Marcel Köhler
  • 3 min
Industry 4.0 and the IoT: Market trends for the next years
  • Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 and the IoT: Market trends for the next years

What will be the top trending topics over the coming years? This is a question frequently posed to consultants and analysts. Th...
  • May 11, 2016
  • Arnold Vogt
  • 6 min
Manufacturing analytics in action
  • Industry 4.0

Manufacturing analytics in action

We’ve been using analytics to improve our production processes in the Bosch plants for many years. So what’s new in analytics i...
  • Apr 15, 2016
  • Marc Schnadinger
  • 3 min
Making a factory smart – 7 criteria for manufacturing software
  • Industry 4.0

Making a factory smart – 7 criteria for manufacturing software

Industry 4.0 is ushering in sweeping changes to manufacturing, making it. The factory of the future operates autonomously: it c...
  • Mar 31, 2016
  • Verena Majuntke
  • 4 min