Manufacturing and the "Industrial Internet."
Over the past few months, the manufacturing technology industry has seen the popularization of a new term: the Industrial Internet. It’s a term that describes the network that connects sophisticated machines embedded with sensors and computer software so manufacturers can gain real-time insights into everything from materials planning to pending maintenance issues.
While this term is gaining traction within the manufacturing technology industry, few have detailed how, exactly, manufacturers can put this technology to use. A new article from Software Advice details the following five specific ways that manufacturers can take advantage of data analytics and related technologies:
1. Improve efficiency.
2. Reduce waste.
3. Improve machine productivity.
4. Identify and predict maintenance issues before they happen.
5. Cut production costs.
Check out the full article here: 5 Ways Manufacturers Can Take Advantage of the Industrial Internet.
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