Info Management

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Info Management January 8, 2022

Embrace SaaS, reap benefits, says industrial software giant PTC

Software as a service (SaaS) brings faster-than-local software performance without installation or versioning hassles, for CAD, PLM, IIoT and augmented reality development, according to PTC at the LiveWorx 2021 conference.

By Stone Shi
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Info Management July 28, 2021

Data integrity with electronic batch records

Electronic batch records (EBRs) can improve record-keeping by making it more automated and removing the human element from the equation.

By Bryon Hayes
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
HMI, OI October 26, 2021

Seven tips for creating a customer-facing dashboard

Maintaining a customer-facing dashboard as an asset can help manufacturers get access to their data more quickly and efficiently. Seven tips are highlighted.

By Dave Hurt
Operators always need a clear view of what’s happening. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
PLM, Control Design November 18, 2020

Best practices matter when designing control systems

When lives depend on control system design (and even when they don’t), best practices matter. Here’s what I’d like control system designers to know.

By Mark T. Hoske
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IT December 17, 2021

Beware of accidental convergence

Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams must find common ground to eliminate the substantial risk factors of both planned and accidental IT/OT convergence.

By Michael Rothschild
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs January 14, 2022

Integrated machine vision optimizes automated component assembly

German machine builder Aixemtec accelerates high-precision assembly of micro-optics with innovative automation solutions, reducing setup by a factor of eight.

By Christian Kukla