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Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:34
This post was supposed to be about why the SMLC initiatives might deliver a step change in manufacturing productivity when past efforts have fallen short but that will have to wait until the next post.
Category: Automation Automation Industry Automation Leaders Avantis Emerson GE Invensys/wonderware Siemens
Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 10:29
In the last post I posited that an automation vendors success in making software central to its business needs to be a key consideration on choosing a strategic partner for automation technology. It is safe to say that while it seems every automation supplier is investing in software, not every...
Category: Automation Automation Industry GE Invensys/wonderware Manufacturing Perspectives Microsoft Oracle OSIsoft SAP Wonderware
Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 07:57
Today almost all of the major control systems suppliers are making massive investments in software. The question is whether these investments will actually allow the control systems vendors to compete against software intensive firms like SAP, Microsoft, Google or Oracle? Digital technology has embedded itself in all aspects of machinery. ...
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Submitted by IanVerhappen on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 14:52
Here we go, the most challenging of all steps is the first one so I will start safe (baby steps concept) by sharing with you the topics I hope to cover in this blog:
Submitted by waltboyes on Fri, 01/09/2009 - 09:13
Longbow Research, which is an investment analyst firm that rates companies in the automation industry among others, has issued its December Automation Survey. I read Longbow's research religiously, because analyst Mark Douglass is the only investment analyst on or off Wall Street that I know of who has a background...