Category Archive: Fourth Industrial Revolution

Oct 03 2018

ASK THE EXPERT: Dassault Systèmes’ Fred Thomas on Manufacturing Transformation

Many manufacturers have continued to invest in technology and systems using a disjointed, piecemeal approach. In this interview, Fred Thomas, DELMIA Global Industry Director for Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industries at Dassault Systèmes tells The Record why the time for real change is now. How would you define the concept of digital transformation within the manufacturing space? Digital …

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Aug 01 2018

Joe Zulick

PLC Security for Control Engineers: Keep Your Friends Close, and Your Enemies Closer

No one understood or more succinctly described strategies and philosophies of war than the great Chinese general, Sun Tzu. Despite living and penning these words of wisdom almost 2700 years ago, leaders of today still apply the tactics described in the Art of War in in the technology-driven world we live in today. Sun Tzu …

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Nov 29 2017

CUSTOMIZE? NO, MODULARIZE! Mix-and-match modules yield more products with fewer parts at lower costs

Industrial buyers want equipment customized to meet their specific operational needs and requirements, but still demand competitive pricing. Modular product architectures are making it faster and more efficient to customize standard products for the mass market while avoiding the complexity and high costs traditionally associated with engineered-to-order processes. Minnesota-based mechanical test equipment manufacturer MTS Systems …

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Jun 21 2017

ASK THE EXPERT: Dassault Systemes’ Fred Thomas on Embracing Digital Continuity

What is Digital Continuity, and how does it support the manufacturing operations management process? How do companies with disparate, legacy systems adapt to the speed in which they have to respond, on a global scale, to the changing needs of their customers? If the concept of a ‘single source of truth’, a unified environment integrating all …

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Aug 02 2016

The 4th Industrial Revolution and the human touch: Why we need people in the loop

Is the driverless factory in our future? Three reasons why growing manufacturing complexity will keep humans in the loop for a long time to come.

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