In these difficult months in which it is hard for every company to plan its strategies and think clearly about the future that awaits us, let's reflect about some thoughts of the famous statesman and lecturer EDWARDS DEMING on how best to manage companies in times of crisis.
In the large list of communication protocols (standard and non-standard) supported by different machines, the transition to automatic data collection and analysis is essential to allow SMEs to globally control all the details of production.
Today industrial machinery supports different communication protocols. They can be standard, such as FANUC, MODBUS, OPC-UA, etc.... or custom protocols developed by machinery manufacturers. (for further information, read the full article WHAT ARE THE MAIN INDUSTRIAL PROTOCOLS FOR THE MONITORING OF PLANTS?)
The industrial evolution reached by now the "version" 4.0 has led companies to the increasingly automated and technological production plants that produce a large amount of data, the "Big Data". But what are they and why are they so important for an SME?
Today production data have become indispensable for entrepreneurs who wish to learn in detail how the entire production of their SME is carried out.
The holidays are over, it's time to roll up sleeves and get back to producing
Smart Working has been existing for a long time now and is being applied quite successfully in the industry. Many Italian SMEs have already adopted some techniques and solutions both to keep up with the times and to handle the COVID situation.
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Today many insiders talk about the interconnection of industrial machinery with software and platforms for the management, monitoring and control of plants, but what exactly do they refer to?