Software & IT > ERP/MRP

ABB Ability Data Analytics for metals

17 May, 2019

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


How to bridge the industry-wide knowledge gap

03 October, 2018 by Terri Hiskey*

Businesses need to minimise the negative effects of retiring workers by upskilling existing employees and attracting talented young people to roles in industry.


How manufacturers can respond to the changing landscape and increasing costs

23 January, 2018

Australian manufacturers face significant challenges in the years to come and need to consider leveraging the latest technologies to increase efficiency, reduce costs and bring new products to market faster and more successfully.


Big data analytics and the IIoT

07 October, 2016

The so-called new paradigm in manufacturing — the Industrial Internet of Things — has a problem: how to best use the data.


From 'can make' to 'can do': three strategic approaches to help seize the opportunity in rapid industry change

18 May, 2016 by Antony Bourne, Industry Director, Global Manufacturing, IFS

Selling capabilities, not just products, is one of three strategic approaches that can help manufacturers capitalise on key changes transforming their market and industry. What are the other two?


The future of IIoT and unleashing enterprise potential

03 March, 2016 by Jo-Anne Ruhl, Managing Director, Infor Pacific

While a universal definition of the (Industrial) Internet of Things (IIoT) has yet to be agreed upon, what is clear is that its value has evolved, becoming greater as a result of new supporting technologies and frameworks.


Big data in manufacturing: a compass for growth

12 August, 2015 by Jo-Anne Ruhl, General Manager, Pacific, Infor

Embracing the power of big data can help manufacturers be more competitive and improve efficiencies.


Risky business: operating in a tough environment

07 March, 2014

The plight of many manufacturing companies has been well reported in recent years. Gone are the heady days of the 1960s when manufacturing was contributing over 25% of Australia's GDP, with that figure now at below 10%.


GE Proficy Workflow v2.1 software

14 October, 2013

Proficy Workflow Version 2.1 software digitises and streamlines production, with one tool, and is designed to integrate business and production processes across systems and departments for reliable, repeatable process execution.


Wonderware Intelligence Software 2012

29 May, 2013

Wonderware Intelligence connects, collects, aggregates and contextualises operational metrics into a single and open information model and database in near real time and now offers improved concurrent licensing.


Cogita sells ANZ ERP business to Epicor

29 May, 2012

The transaction is anticipated to close by 31 May 2012.


Rockwell Software ERP Integration Gateway

18 November, 2010

The Rockwell Software ERP Integration Gateway application is designed to allow plants to more easily and cost-effectively exchange transactions and execute business processes across the plant floor and business systems in real time.


Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMI software

07 July, 2010

FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMI business intelligence software for manufacturing provides information in web-based dashboards and reports on key performance indicators from multiple manufacturing and business data sources to allow manufacturers to better monitor and manage productivity in real time. The software also allows them to make more insightful decisions about business priorities such as product quality, equipment utilisation and supply-chain management.


Integrating your ERP and MES to improve operations

15 June, 2010

Advanced enterprise integration applications enable companies to leverage real-time information exchange between the business layer and the production layer to increase operational efficiency.


Wonderware Intelligence Software 1.0

13 November, 2009 by

Invensys Operations Management has released Wonderware Intelligence Software 1.0. This enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) solution is intended to enable customers to contextualise, aggregate and report both historian and operational data using role-based dashboards, presenting key performance indicators (KPIs) and real-time operational business metrics that are used to monitor, tune and optimise operations and supply chains.


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