Software & IT

Schneider Electric launches first smart factory in the US

17 June, 2019

Schneider Electric's launch of its first smart factory in the US demonstrates how a legacy brownfield facility can approach digitalisation.


Aspen Technology and Hexagon announce collaboration

14 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Aspen Technology Australia Pty Ltd

Companies can accelerate the transition from document-based to digital workflows, improving both productivity and quality of outcomes across the life cycle.


Blockchain and supply chains

07 June, 2019 by Glenn Johnson, Editor

Is the latest darling of IT ready for the world of supply chains?


ABB Ability Data Analytics for metals

17 May, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB Ability Data Analytics metals provides data integration, monitoring, data analytics and optimisation in a single platform.


Emerson Mimic Simulation Software digital twin software for process plants

13 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Enhancements make it possible to simulate process reactions and enhance safety checks for plant personnel training.


Incorporating cybersecurity into water utility master planning — Part 2

08 May, 2019 by Umair T Masud, Manager, Consulting Services Portfolio, Rockwell Automation | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Protecting critical infrastructure systems is imperative, but it is necessary to determine how to work within the context of organisational structure and budget.


Taking a process safety approach to cybersecurity risk management

03 May, 2019 by Martin Van Der Merwe | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

There are very strong parallels between industrial cybersecurity and those of process safety in relation to lifecycle risk management.


Analytics identify production errors and causes in real time

02 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA

Fraunhofer IPA has developed a tool that identifies errors in interlinked manufacturing systems and shows their root causes.


RMIT course to address cybersecurity talent gap

23 April, 2019

A new cybersecurity course developed in partnership with industry is set to arm people with the skills needed to protect their digital assets.


Incorporating cybersecurity into water utility master planning — Part 1

17 April, 2019 by Umair T Masud, Manager, Consulting Services Portfolio, Rockwell Automation | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Cybersecurity threats are ubiquitous and far-reaching. But the stakes are highest when the threats impact critical infrastructure, including water systems.


Modelling provides asset improvement program for water network

15 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Bentley Systems Pty Ltd

A state water utility in Malaysia used modelling to conduct a study of the water supply system for a mid-sized town to recommend upgrades and futureproofing.


MathWorks MATLAB and Simulink Release 2019a

12 April, 2019 | Supplied by: MathWorks Australia

Latest release introduces enhanced capabilities for artificial intelligence, signal processing and static analysis.


Selecting a process manufacturing analytics solution: five questions to ask

04 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Seeq Corporation

The large gap between data and insight in process manufacturing will only start closing when data analytics vendors start putting the process engineer first.


Securing SCADA in the cloud

02 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Honeywell Process Solutions

Cloud-based SCADA solutions offer significant benefits but are often left unexplored due to fears over the risks of cybersecurity.


Litmus Automation partners with Siemens on IIoT edge computing

18 March, 2019

LoopEdge is to be integrated with MindSphere to collect and manage industrial device data.


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