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Smart Sensors Selection Susan Perkins Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:09
Naresh Kumar Surepelly
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Selecting the correct smart sensor can be crucial to the operation of your plant. Failure to measure a full range of operating conditions correctly can influence product quality, plant efficiencies, and safe operation.

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Mar
23
2019
Ed O'Brien — Company and Product News

Incorporating EAM Maintenance Standards in EAM Systems

With EAM users’ needs expanding to include the use of industry-specific maintenance standards, EAM systems are becoming more sophisticated and purpose-built according to EAM maintenance standards.
Mar
15
2019
Sharada Prahladrao — Industry Trends

Highlights of DistribuELEC 2019

In an emerging economy like India, availability of quality and reliable power, is essential for the flawless functioning and increased productivity of all its sectors. Though the Indian power distribution utilities have come a long way toward achieving this objective since the enactment of the Electricity Act 2003, distribution remains the weakest link, and the Highlights of DistribuELEC are vital towards correcting this.
Mar
14
2019
Peter Reynolds — Industry Trends

APM Digitization versus Digitalization

While asset-owners consider the impact of Asset Performance Management (APM) technologies, ARC is aware of the confusion many in industry have about the distinction between the terms digitization versus digitalization.
Mar
14
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

ARC Forum Executive Interview with Albert Rooyakkers of Bedrock Automation

At the recent ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, ARC’s Mark Sen Gupta sat down with Bedrock Automation founder and CEO Albert Rooyakkers. Mr. Rooyakkers discusses Bedrock’s approach to cybersecurity by design in industrial automation systems, as well as new products and applications that were first announced at the ARC Forum.
Mar
07
2019
Michael Guilfoyle — Industry Trends

Three Missteps to Avoid When Implementing Digital Transformation Strategy

When developing and implementing digital transformation strategy, false starts and dead-end investments are all too common.  To limit these mistakes, industrial, infrastructure, and smart city organizations need to avoid three key missteps in the digital transformation strategy process.
Mar
21
2019
Larry O'Brien — Technology Trends

PAS Announces New Version of Cyber Integrity with Risk Analytics

On March 18, PAS announced the release of its PAS Cyber Integrity™ 6.3. The new release of the company’s cybersecurity offering builds on the company’s ability to assess and identify risk with the addition of risk analytics, which operates as a continuous mechanism to both identify and quantify risks for multi-vendor OT (Operational Technology) endpoints.
Mar
21
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — ARC Report Abstract

Industrial IoT Edge 2.0

The edge of industrial internet-enabled architectures is becoming increasingly important.  This is largely due to its often critical role in determining the success of digital transformation strategies. 
Mar
19
2019
Larry O'Brien — Acquisition or Partnership

Dragos Acquires NexDefense and Introduces Dragos Community Tools

Dragos, Inc., provider of asset identification, threat detection and response platform and services, announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based NexDefense, a provider of industrial controls system (ICS) visibility technology.
Mar
19
2019
Sid Snitkin — Company and Product News

PAS Announces Risk Analytics for Continuous OT Endpoint Security 

PAS Global, LLC announced the release of PAS Cyber Integrity 6.3.  The new release includes risk analytics, which provides a unique approach to continuously measure and identify cybersecurity risks to multi-vendor OT (Operational Technology) endpoints.
Mar
12
2019
Smart Cities Team — Technology Trends

AI, Robotics, and LPWANs Offer Digital Transformation Solutions for Water Utilities

Digital transformation and next-generation computing technologies are providing solutions to the massive water and wastewater infrastructure problems that continue to handicap utilities in their ongoing battle to fix leaks, upgrade piping networks and reduce nonrevenue water losses.
Feb
28
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

Smart City/Infrastructure End Users Talk Cybersecurity at ARC Forum

The recent ARC Forum in Orlando featured a track on smart city and infrastructure applications where we had two experienced end users share their experiences in justifying and implementing cybersecurity programs in both the smart buildings and water and wastewater application segments.
Jan
31
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

Do You Have a Security Response Process?

This article further examines how the Security Response Process and the Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) processes achieve more than effective responses, they also help prevent and detect security events. Figure 1 shows an example of a typical PSIRT process. 
Mar
22
2019
Ralph Rio — ARC Report Abstract

Leading Industrial Applications Using Blockchain

Blockchain is making the transition from an underlying technology for cryptocurrencies to business and industrial applications.  Trust selling, supply chain visibility, and automating manual business processes are at the top of industrial applications using blockchain. 
Mar
22
2019
Janice Abel — ARC Report Abstract

MES Software and Services Capabilities - Supplier Survey Results

ARC Advisory Group recently conducted a web-based survey to gain an external perspective on best practices and strategies for issues related to Manufacturing Software and Services Capabilities. This PowerPoint report summarizes the survey results and provides a summary of MES software and services and recommendations for ARC Advisory Service clients.

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