IFS IoT and digital transformation

A Case for IoT and ERP Integration in Industrial Manufacturing

A new IFS study indicates that a lack of integration between the internet of things (IoT) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems negatively impacts the readiness of North American industrial companies in their digital transformation. A key finding revealed that only 16 percent of industrial companies use IoT data in ERP software. Companies across many…

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Elemica Partners with DHL Resilience360 to Better Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Wayne, PA– –Elemica, the leading Business Network for the process industries, and DHL Resilience360, a leading cloud-based supply chain risk management platform, have partnered to build a new solution providing unprecedented insight into risk events and their impact on increasingly complex supply chains.  “Complex global supply chains need to know where potential risks lie that may affect their bottom…

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Adafruit’s Tiny GEMMA M0 for Wearables Projects Now Shipping from Mouser Electronics

October 4 , 2017  – Mouser Electronics, the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking the Adafruit GEMMA M0  development board. The latest generation of Adafruit’s  GEMMA series of development boards, GEMMA M0 is a tiny 28mm × 7mm microcontroller board with alligator-clip sew pads for solderless wearable applications. The Adafruit GEMMA M0 , available from…

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AIG and TradeIX Complete Blockchain-Enabled Trade Finance Transaction with Standard Chartered

LONDON – American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) and TradeIX Limited announced today the successful completion of the first blockchain-enabled trade finance transaction for a global logistics company with financing provided by Standard Chartered plc. TradeIX and global insurer AIG have partnered to enable trade finance transactions for companies, using the blockchain-enabled TIX platform. Trade finance programmes give companies access to capital,…

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Institute for Supply Management to Update Requirements for CPSM, the Gold Standard in “Real-World” Certification

TEMPE, AZ— Attention, supply management professionals and executives: If you’re serious about advancing your career or helping your team to excel, it’s time to seize the opportunity. The Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) program from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is the gold standard for supply management expertise, achievement and success in the “real world”.…

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Robotic Industries Association Announces New Alliance with OSHA, NIOSH

ANN ARBOR, MI –  The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), North America’s leading robotics trade group, signed an alliance partnership today with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). OSHA has established alliances with a number of industry groups to share expertise and knowledge about safety practices…

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The Industrial Internet Consortium & EdgeX Foundry Announce Liaison

NEEDHAM, MA –  The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and EdgeX Foundry, an open-source project building a common interoperability framework to facilitate an ecosystem for IoT edge computing, announced they have agreed to a liaison. Under the agreement, the IIC and the EdgeX Foundry will work…

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