Empowering the data-driven manufacturer

OpenText Information Management

The global manufacturing sector is facing a crisis on a scale not seen before. At one point, according to BCG1, more than 90% of manufacturing plants in Europe and 65% in the U.S. were closed because of COVID-19.

Industry Guide to Manufacturing: Four trends for the Intelligent and Connected manufacturer

OpenText Information Management

While the manufacturing sector has continued to grow steadily over the last decade, the forecast from the US National Association of Manufacturers is for growth in the US to slow in 2019 due to skills shortages and the high cost of raw materials. In addition, manufacturing capacity utilization remains quite low – still below 2008 … The post Industry Guide to Manufacturing: Four trends for the Intelligent and Connected manufacturer appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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Accelerating digital transformation in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

The global manufacturing sector is in the midst of a crisis on a scale not seen before. At one point, according to BCG, more than 90% of manufacturing plants in Europe and 65% in the US were closed due to COVID-19.

Predicting the top 7 trends in manufacturing for 2020

OpenText Information Management

After starting the year strongly, manufacturing left 2019 faced with shrinking production and global uncertainty. Deloitte suggests manufacturers should increase the resilience in their operations while building and improving their ‘digital muscle’.

Mollitiam Industries is the Newest Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Is data monetization the way forward for manufacturers?

OpenText Information Management

In the latest edition of the Manufacturing Leadership Council Journal, I wrote about the advantage of monetizing data for manufacturers. Data … The post Is data monetization the way forward for manufacturers?

Leveraging manufacturing data in a smart, connected and secure way

OpenText Information Management

Recently, there’s been increasing talk about how both the Industrial Internet of things (IIoT) and Digital Twins play a crucial role in an organization’s response to the pandemic.

Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

The digital twin is one of the fastest growing applications of Industrial IoT technology. Without … The post Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Business Network Digital Transformation Enterprise World Industry IoT digital manufacturing digital transformation digital twin industrial IoT IoT platform manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

Paragon: Yet Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

One other spyware industry executive said it also promises to get longer-lasting access to a device, even when it’s rebooted. […].

Cybersecurity in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

Not long ago, many manufacturing CIOs thought that cybersecurity was something only the financial sector had to worry about. Why would anyone want to hack a manufacturing plant? How times have changed – now, cybersecurity in manufacturing is definitely front and center. I … The post Cybersecurity in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Tracking Cybersecurity Threats in Manufacturing

Data Breach Today

With the rise of the industrial internet of things comes a far broader attack surface in the manufacturing sector. Chris Morales of Vectra outlines findings of a new report on cyberattack trends in the manufacturing sector

The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest topics in manufacturing today. Combining AI … The post The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Analytics Industry Advanced Analytics AI ai in manufacturing AI-enhanced analytics manufacturing Manufacturing IndustryThe range of business and operational applications that it can be put to is almost limitless.

Building resilient digital supply chains in Japanese auto and manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

For decades, the Japanese automotive and manufacturing industries have been the envy of the world. In 2019, Japan’s … The post Building resilient digital supply chains in Japanese auto and manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Manufacturing Sees Rising Ransomware Threat

Dark Reading

Crypto-ransomware groups are increasingly adopting malware and tools that can probe and attack operational technology, such as industrial control systems, according to an assessment of current threats

Key factors driving digital transformation in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

The race to digitally transform is more intense than ever for manufacturers. A new InfoBrief from IDC, Digital Transformation in Manufacturing, shows that manufacturing is at the heart of digital transformation’s perfect storm, and outlines how … The post Key factors driving digital transformation in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Manufacturing 4.0? Industry 4.0? It’s all digital manufacturing to me

OpenText Information Management

I recently attended the Manufacturers Leadership Summit hosted by Frost & Sullivan in LA. This three-day event was full of presentations, case studies and discussions on the journey to Manufacturing 4.0. I thought I’d share a few pointers from the show on how leading enterprises are finding success through digital manufacturing. The Manufacturing Leadership Summit is … The post Manufacturing 4.0? Industry 4.0?

Welcome to the era of the industrial cloud

OpenText Information Management

The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is having a profound effect on how manufacturing organizations share information. Industries Automotive & Manufacturing cloud IoT Industrial Internet of Things

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Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019

OpenText Information Management

Earlier this year, OpenText™ became a member of the Manufacturers Leadership Council, the highly influential leadership network for senior executives in the manufacturing industry. Recently, the organization outlined some of the market trends it saw affecting the industry this year. Manufacturing has seen some challenging times … The post Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

What will be the effect of Brexit in the manufacturing industry?

OpenText Information Management

It has since rolled back from that statement, but this has only added to the confusion and uncertainty surrounding Brexit in the Manufacturing industry. Manufacturing is one sector that will be seriously affected … The post What will be the effect of Brexit in the manufacturing industry? Information Management Innovation Tour Supply Chain brexit Brexit impact studies on Manufacturing manufacturing Manufacturing Industry opentext innovation tour

Using blockchain to combat counterfeiting in manufacturing

CGI

Using blockchain to combat counterfeiting in manufacturing. Whether it’s COVID-19 vaccines, industrial goods, car parts or fair-trade chocolate, today consumers want assurance that the product they’ve purchased is genuine.

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Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now?

OpenText Information Management

It’s a particularly uncomfortable and uncertain time for the UK manufacturing industry in the face of Brexit ambiguity. Manufacturing, in particular, will be seriously affected, and UK trade associations have already warned the government that uncertainty is slowing investment and leading to lay-offs in the … The post Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now? Business hates uncertainty (so do most people for that matter).

Japanese Kawasaki Heavy Industries discloses security breach

Security Affairs

Japanese giant Kawasaki Heavy Industries discovered unauthorized access to a Japanese company server from multiple overseas offices. Kawasaki Heavy Industries disclosed a security breach, the company discovered unauthorized access to a Japanese company server from multiple overseas offices.

The 4 key capabilities of DAM platforms for manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

In my last blog, I took a look at Digital Asset Management (DAM) and how manufacturers can use this technology to take full advantage of the rich media being created within the supply chain. … The post The 4 key capabilities of DAM platforms for manufacturers appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Customer Experience Management Customer Experience dam dam platform dam solution digital asset management Industry manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing Industry Experiencing Higher Incidence of Cyberattacks

Dark Reading

New report reveals the natural consequences of ignoring the attendant risks of industrial IoT and Industry 4.0.

Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019

OpenText Information Management

Data has long been the lifeblood of manufacturing. With the advent of Industry 4.0 Manufacturers are beginning to deploy big data analytics for two essential tasks: … The post Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Analytics big data analytics Industry magellan manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

The data-driven manufacturing revolution is underway

Information Matters

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published a white paper making the case for manufacturing industries to ramp up their investments in data and analytics.

5 top trends that will drive digital transformation in manufacturing

Information Management Resources

Data from connected equipment, lines, processes and facilities is pouring into factories – and the information locked in these data streams has transformed how industrial organizations manage operations, solve issues and adapt to change. Digital transformation Manufacturing industry Data management

GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities

OpenText Information Management

Although it seems like we’ve been talking about this new legislation for a long time, companies in every sector have been slow to react, with almost a third of small UK manufacturers not even beginning GDPR preparations. … The post GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities appeared first on OpenText Blogs. There are now less than three months left until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force.

Key Industry 4.0 trends as the world emerges from COVID-19

OpenText Information Management

Even before COVID-19, Industry 4.0 technologies were beginning to have a major impact on the transformation of manufacturers worldwide. The development of Industry 4.0 in … The post Key Industry 4.0 Industries Automotive & Manufacturing OpenText World supply chain manufacturingNow, solutions such as IoT, AI, analytics and automation have taken on a whole new degree of significance.

Stay ahead of the digital curve with our Digital Manufacturing eBook

OpenText Information Management

The world’s largest information management conference was packed with sessions designed to help manufacturers get the most from their digital journey. Among the many things happening during the show was a very significant launch: OpenText’s new Digital Manufacturing eBook. Digital transformation … The post Stay ahead of the digital curve with our Digital Manufacturing eBook appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Key Industry 4.0 trends as the world emerges from COVID-19

OpenText Information Management

Even before COVID-19, Industry 4.0 technologies were beginning to have a major impact on the transformation of manufacturers worldwide. The development of Industry 4.0 in … The post Key Industry 4.0 Industries Automotive & Manufacturing OpenText World

What does asset performance optimization mean for energy and manufacturing?

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These conversations boiled down the three core issues around asset performance: deploying digital technologies, the ‘first to be second’ approach and the … The post What does asset performance optimization mean for energy and manufacturing? Analytics Digital Process Automation Digital Transformation Enterprise World IoT AI Enterprise World 2019 industrial IoT Manufacturing Industry Oil and Gas Predictive Analytics predictive maintenance Utility Industry

Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Sierra Wireless is a Canadian multinational wireless communications equipment designer and manufacturer headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. The post Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack appeared first on Security Affairs.

Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing

Security Affairs

ZLab researchers spotted a new malicious espionage activity targeting Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector. Additional details, including IoCs and Yara rules are available here: Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing.

Applying Digital Asset Management (DAM) to improve manufacturing operations

OpenText Information Management

Some sections of the manufacturing industries have been slow in adopting a customer-centric approach to their business. In fact, recent research from Industry Week and OpenText found that digital leaders were almost twice as likely to be using their Digital Transformation initiatives to create an omnichannel customer experience that provides a consistent … The post Applying Digital Asset Management (DAM) to improve manufacturing operations appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

IoT to the Domestic Manufacturing Rescue

RFID Global Solution, Inc.

The list of industries that tech has transformed over time is long and wide; healthcare, business, education, communication, and transportation to name a few. One area that has seen bursts of technological change over the last 100 years is manufacturing.

The top trends for manufacturing in 2018

OpenText Information Management

We’re now quite well into 2018 but I thought it was still worth putting together a blog on the trends I see affecting manufacturing over the coming year. Taken together, I think they add up to great opportunities for manufacturers but an increasingly challenging business environment … The post The top trends for manufacturing in 2018 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Plugging the Data Leak in Manufacturing

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure InfoSec Insider IoT Data security digital guardian IIoT Industrial infosec insiders Internet of things manufacturing security concerns tim bandosIIoT-generated data – calibrations, measurements and other parameters – still need to be stored, managed and shared securely.

Location, Location, Location. Why Asset Tracking is Hot Property

OpenText Information Management

It’s good to start your blog with an eye-catching statistic: The North American auto industry loses over $750 million in lost pallets alone. IoT & Supply Chain Business Network Automotive & Manufacturing IoT iiot Asset Track and Trace Asset tracking Inventory tracking

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Your Garage Opener Is More Secure Than Industrial Remotes

Data Breach Today

Trend Micro Says It Moved Cranes Using RF Software Flaws Radio controllers used in the construction, mining and shipping industries are dangerously vulnerable to hackers, Trend Micro says in a new report. To address the issue, manufacturers need to move away from proprietary communication protocols and embrace secure standards, such as Bluetooth Low Energy

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