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Where operations technology and information technology meet--people, process, technology.

Sep 26, 2018

Humans have journeyed from being craftsmen to cogs in an industrial machine to productive with assistance of technology.


Aug 27, 2018

178 What Problem Are You Solving

It has been said that computers are great at generating questions. They just can’t figure out the right question. Engineers are problem solvers. That is 99% of their education. Thing is—are they solving the right problem.

Businesses have adopted the open office architecture for...


Jul 18, 2018

Salesforce has a platform manufacturing companies are beginning to use to link customers, service, dealers, and manufacturing.

Youth sports as a metaphor for mentoring. What are you doing to bring young people along?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover conference. A melding of enterprise-grade compute at the edge,...


Jun 6, 2018

HPE’s stand at Hannover reflected the company’s focus on manufacturing.

My first experience with HPE through Edge computing.
IoT has a prominent executive champion.
Several executives are devoted to manufacturing solutions.
Remote Visual Guidance augmented reality.
Blockchain possibilities.
Starter kit for HPE...


May 26, 2018

After my Podcast 149 about big companies not liking OPC UA a couple of years ago (and got more than 1k views on YouTube) and a report and white paper on OPC UA and TSN from 2017 Hannover, the landscape has changed. Big companies are now adopting OPC UA and the OPC UA/TSN talk has gone mainstream.