More strategically minded mid-sized manufacturers have long recognized that better data management can make them more competitive.
The mobile device trend is not just for the consumer sector anymore; buyer demand and employee desire has brought constant connectivity to the B2B space, and the trend only appears to be growing.
Strictly speaking, computers running Windows XP didn't die on April 8, 2014; they just became instantly vulnerable to malware, hackers and others who had been kept somewhat at bay by security upgrades from Microsoft.
China announced it was suspending cooperation with the United States in a joint cybersecurity task force over Monday's charges that officers stole trade secrets from major American companies.
Germany's economy minister says Google may have such a dominant market position that a breakup of the company "must be seriously considered."
Organizations are realizing that sustainability initiatives alone can’t drive profitability. They’re finding that energy management efforts must be combined with efficient operations to effectively drive long-term financial growth.
Two former Qualcomm Inc. managers were criminally charged with insider trading for allegedly buying shares of a semiconductor maker before Qualcomm announced an agreement to buy the company.
Among manufacturing firms that have deployed mobile apps to their workforces, 48 percent are using mobile apps for inspections, followed by 36 percent for work orders and 23 percent for surveys.
Fluke has changed how maintenance professionals analyze information, communicate with their team and respond in emergencies with the Fluke Connect system. Last week, IMPO got a sneak peek at the technology.
More than 100 Internet companies, including Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Netflix, sent a letter to the FCC calling for the agency to reject FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's open Internet proposal.
Needless to say, having cars crash before they have been completely assembled is not good for the bottom line. That was the problem Autos y Máquinas del Ecuador S.A. was experiencing in its Hyundai/KIA manufacturing plant in Ecuador.
Target's chief executive, Gregg Steinhafel, is the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a theft of customer data.
The Internet of Things has already been a positive disruption for U.S. manufacturing, and a number of indicators show that we’re just getting started.
The Internet of Things is big news in heavy industries like the energy and power industries, shipping, and transportation. For these companies, the benefits are great — the only challenge is finding the hardware that can do the work.
To help manage the process of ERP evaluation and selection, offered here are seven guidelines to keep in mind when entering into an ERP project.
The Motorola MC7598 is a rugged mobile computer that delivers high performance voice and data services on CDMA networks anywhere in the world.
Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.
It’s important to consider what software can do to improve your ability to react when faced with an unforeseen production snafu.
We discuss how using technology that exists today can improve workflow on the shop floor by giving employees access to the data they need to do their jobs without a cumbersome process of multiple logins and credentials.
Today we’re asking Curtis Alexander — a digital marketing consultant and one of the speakers at the Distribution and Manufacturing Profitability Forum — some of the most burning questions we hear from you regarding online growth.
In this month’s Plant Practices, we take you offshore to a military application, where best practices around maintenance scheduling and planning can offer manufacturers some ideas.
3D Robotics CEO and Co-Founder Chris Anderson shows off the Iris, an insect-like drone that's rigged with a leveling arm for a GoPro camera.
The ability to prioritize maintenance work, schedule it in advance, and share findings in real time is a great way to keep facilities running at peak performance, often with cost savings.
The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth after decades of being beyond the reach of most people.
Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced on Tuesday the settlement of the lawsuit Idaho and 34 other states brought against Micron and 11 other makers of dynamic random-access memory, or DRAM.