AMI CONSOLIDATOR ARCHIVE

The Manufacturing News Consolidator

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Below is the archive collection of that news categorized by Innovation, Workforce Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Other News.

Innovation News

Is your network AI as smart as you think?

Network-operations types tell me that, in the future, AI is going to manage their networks. They also tell me that their vendors told them that very same thing. The good news is that’s sort-of-true. The…

Drones as an Automation Tool

So, you’re first thought is likely: What do drones have to do with automation? And that’s a reasonable question considering that drones are not typically seen as a direct part of the sense-decide-act control loop…

10 impediments to IT innovation

Innovation is a CIO imperative, with a majority of IT leaders saying they’ve become the primary champions of digital transformation within their organizations. There are, however, many impediments that could stymie CIOs and their IT…

Supply Chain of Freedom

War. It’s not a pleasant topic to talk about in any situation, and even less so when we’re in the middle of one. And yet, for reasons which have much to do with defining the…

Cadence and Samsung Accelerate 3nm Mixed-Signal Silicon

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) today announced that it has collaborated with Samsung Foundry to deliver qualified Mixed-Signal OpenAccess-ready process design kit (PDK) technology files that support a range of Samsung process technologies from…

7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold

The pandemic has proved to be a catalyst of sorts for digital transformation, forcing organizations of all sizes to rethink how they operate, what they offer their customers, and their commitment to the digital employee…
Workforce Development News

Workforce Development for Global Competitiveness

A widening skills gap threatens U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and consequently our economy. A talent pipeline with a sufficient supply of properly aligned skills is imperative to meet U.S. manufacturers’ needs for capacity, productivity and innovation.…

Why Workplace Hierarchies Matter in Skill Transformation

With the increasing availability of sophisticated analytics, AI, and robotics, corporate leaders are reconfiguring their workforces to meet changing technical demands. Indeed, by 2022, 54% of all employees will require significant upskilling, according to the…

Reskilling IT for digital success

The tech talent shortage has CIOs scrambling to ensure that employees brush up on the latest skills and technologies that facilitate business agility. But the COVID-19 pandemic illuminated the need to have adaptable, flexible staff…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

AVEVA Completes Acquisition of OSIsoft

AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, announced successful completion of the acquisition of OSIsoft. The acquisition enhances AVEVA’s ability to accelerate the digital transformation of the industrial world.

IFS to Purchase Axios Systems

IFS announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Axios Systems PLC, a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software to bolster its solution with additional Enterprise Purchase Axios SystemsService Management capabilities.…

AVEVA Completes Acquisition of OSIsoft

AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, announced successful completion of the acquisition of OSIsoft. The acquisition enhances AVEVA’s ability to accelerate the digital transformation of the industrial world
Other News

12 IT skills paying the highest premiums today

As IT jobs grow increasingly complex, there’s more ambiguity surrounding how job titles are defined by any given company and how employers can compensate candidates in the same role with varying skillsets. Pay premiums help…

This Electric Tricycle Is 3D Printed Using Plastic Waste

An electric cargo trike concept by EOOS NEXT offers a solution to plastic waste. The trike is called the Zero-emission Utility Vehicle, or ZUV, and the chassis was 3D printed from plastic waste from supermarkets,…

Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Remote Access

IBM announced a new collaboration with engineering consultancy firm Black and Veatch to combine IBM’s Maximo Application Suite of software products with Black and Veatch’s experience in the field of real-time data analytics. Remote access…

Is White House Crackdown on Ransomware Having Any Effect?

ISMG’s Scott Ferguson detail White House efforts to combat ransomware via geopolitical and law enforcement means, as well as by boosting the cyber resiliency of the U.S. private sector and government agencies.

ExxonMobil Presents High-Loft, Ultra-Soft Nonwovens at Index 20

In collaboration with Reifenhäuser Reicofil, a global supplier of nonwoven, meltblown, and composite production lines, ExxonMobil has developed high-loft, ultra-soft nonwoven fabrics that can be tailored to specific applications. The “breakthrough solution” will be presented…

Siemens’ Simatic Micro-Drive

Siemens is extending its drive portfolio in the safety extra-low-voltage range for 24-48V EC motors by introducing a new servo drive system named Simatic Micro-Drive. The new system with UL and CE marked components consists…
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