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Developing the Internet of Things

The IIoT is asset intensive, with billions of pieces of connected equipment from across the industrial ecosystem generating huge quantities of operational data. Development platforms tailored to accommodate these factors have become available, leveraging analysis tools like the digital twin, which brings together data from the digital and physical worlds to provide enhanced insight. Image courtesy of GE Digital.

Engineers are creating more use cases for the industrial internet of things; but what roadblocks do they still need to consider?

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Engineering with Excel

Siemens has built tight integration between the spreadsheet and PLM, including the ability to map imported Excel columns to properties in Teamcenter. Image courtesy of Siemens PLM Software.

With the right tools and best practices, organizations can move the digital thread forward and keep Excel.

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ABI Research Ranks Smart Manufacturing Platforms

The “Smart Manufacturing Platform Ranking” competitive assessment ranked 11 major vendors in the sector: ABB Ability, Bosch IoT Suite, Emerson Plantweb, Fujitsu Colmina, GE Predix, Hitachi Lumada, PTC ThingWorx, SAP Leonardo, Schneider Electric EcoStruxure, Siemens Mindsphere and Telit deviceWISE, based on ABI Research's proven innovation/implementation criteria framework.

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Speeding Up Simulation

Discovery Live bracket iterations with simulations -- Users of Discovery Live can test more design iterations in a shorter amount of time, and test ideas they would not otherwise have considered. Image courtesy of ANSYS.

Simulation software providers are embracing the potential of GPUs to provide faster results and visualization.

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Don’t Be Too Busy To Improve

It takes an enormous effort to successfully introduce a disruptive technology to a busy workflow. Is the problem that engineers don’t think they need the new software, or are they just too stuck in their ways—or too busy—to change their workflow in order to incorporate it?

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