IoT in Manufacturing part 4: Process Workflow from Events and Alerts
Just knowing an alert has occurred and sending it to a human user may not be the ideal outcome. Again, just like in the previous sections, depending on humans to handle tasks introduces variability and more important, excess cost....Read more
IoT in Manufacturing part 3: Manufacturing Oriented Real-Time Alerting
IoT in Manufacturing part 2: Data in the Context of Manufacturing Process
IoT in Manufacturing part 1: Start Listening to Your Production Machines… They Have Lots to Say
Currently, you cannot avoid the deluge of hype and pitches around the ‘Internet of Things’ – IoT and how this is going to revolutionize the world in which we live. As a manufacturer you may...Read more
DIY (Do it Yourself) and ERP Software Implementations
Home renovations can be challenging. As a “do-it yourself” kind of person, it was even more of a challenge to bring in a project manager and other assistance for a large renovation project. If I am only relying on...Read more
Project Success – What Is It and How Do You Know It’s Been Achieved?
ERP and other Industrial / Manufacturing Software Implementation projects can be (and usually are) complicated endeavors with many facets that need to be managed and executed effectively. The simple definition...Read more
Need to Upgrade Your ERP Technology?
Over 600 million apps are downloaded worldwide each day. Moore’s law observes that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years. With computing moving into nanotechnology, this continues to be true. I recently...Read more
Is Software Maintenance & Support Necessary?
It’s become standard operating procedure to offer maintenance contracts on a variety of electronics that we purchase. Maintenance and warranty offers extend far beyond cars, televisions, and appliances.
You have already committed to . . .Read more
Attention ERP Project Leaders: How to Assemble an ERP Selection Committee
Selecting a new ERP software often requires more than just research, demos, and budgets. Often, it is the team that we assemble for a project that determines its success.
Team sports are a prime example of...Read more
IBEX 2016 – in 60 seconds… State of the Boat & Marine Industry
I just returned from the 2016 IBEX boat show in Tampa, getting out right before the hurricane, and the winds outside could not compare to the energy and invigoration of the marine suppliers and buyers on the exhibit floor. ...Read more