Last week, I went on a business trip to the United States, Meetings to share and discuss business conditions are held regularly on a quarterly basis. In addition to that, December is also a forum to discuss the budget of the plan for the next fiscal year and major measures. Boston in December is often below zero, and it’s very cold, but when it comes to the budget for the next fiscal year, the debate will be even more intense than in a typical quarter.
- Cloud ComputingCost of DowntimeEdge ComputingIIoT
When developing complex digital strategies to achieve successful IoT initiatives and control system projects, the convergence of OT and IT processes is essential. To align OT and IT processes and reduce risks for more effective industrial computer projects, some factors should be considered.
- Cloud ComputingDigital TransformationEdge ComputingIIoT
Computing infrastructure is an ever-changing landscape. The rise of edge computing capabilities, coupled with traditional industrial control system architectures, provides increased levels of customization.
To help navigate the new world of machine intelligence, we have teamed up with the International Society of Automation (ISA) to provide informative articles discussing the power of machine intelligence and how facilities can best utilize intelligence to enhance operations, productivity and uptime.
I am writing this blog at Boston’s Logan Airport. Yesterday I went to see a Red Sox baseball game for the first time in more than 10 years. A Taiwanese manager who grew up in Japan and is a staff member at Stratus HQ booked a great seat at Fenway Park.
- Digital Transformation
As a continuation from my previous column, the field of payments, as well as many other industrial fields, is experiencing a wave of internationalization and technological innovation, and many experts seem to think that a major change that can be called a payment revolution is taking place.
The concept of digitalization within the manufacturing industry can feel a bit like trying to build a bridge between two islands – IT and OT. Each side has been aware of the other and each understands the other’s importance. But the idea of connecting to one other can be met with resistance.
Downtime disrupts the supply chain on the front and back end of the food and beverage industry. Behind the curtain; profits and compliance are at risk when the production floor grinds to a halt. Safety also becomes a concern since injuries often occur when equipment is down, plant managers have limited visibility or systems are in maintenance mode.