Leverage collaboration technology for maintenance, repair, and operations

In a previous blog, we discussed the role of new product introduction processes (NPI) and the part that collaboration tools are playing in helping drive better ideation while speeding time to production. Similarly, collaboration tools are rapidly changing maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) procedures on the factory floor. Downtime is always the antagonist of manufacturing. […]

Join Us for a Meeting of the Minds and Machines

Next week Cisco will be exhibiting at the 2017 GE Minds + Machines conference in San Francisco (October 25 and 26). Cisco is a platinum sponsor, and if you’ve never attended this conference, it’s one of the premier Industrial IoT (IIoT) events. Topics of discussion will include: IIoT architecture IIoT data management and analytics Industrial control […]

Watch now: Top 5 business expansion strategies for system integrators

Earlier this month, I was involved in a webinar in partnership with CSIA and Panduit that focused on system integrators and expanding their business. The system integrator role is evolving from being project-centric into a long-term solutions partner who can help manufacturing clients in critical areas such as: Security considerations on the factory floor IT/OT […]