Year: 2019

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What Manufacturers Can Learn from the Digital Transformation of Other ...

As manufacturers are busy digitizing operations and processes, it can be beneficial to learn from those that have gone before down this road. By doing so, traditional manufacturers and supply chain providers can learn from history to better navigate this point of transition in their industry.
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Reduce the Risk of an MES Deployment by Thinking like a Venture Capitalist

Successful Venture Capitalists have one thing in common – they know how to effectively manage risk. Given the challenges and risks associated with implementing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES), perhaps manufacturers can learn from this community and reduce the risk of failure in an MES deployment?
Press Release

iBASEt to Present at American Aerospace & Defense Summit 2019

This media alert announced Becky Kelderman, Director of Worldwide Industry Solutions at iBASEt, to lead a discussion at American Aerospace & Defense Summit on the critical role a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) plays as part of the digital transformation that is now driving industrial operations.
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iBASEt Announces Excelerate 2020 Business Conference

This press release announced the event to feature a hyper-focus on simplifying manufacturing complexity within highly regulated industries by embracing digital strategies to improve operational performance.
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Preparing for 21st Century Workforce Challenges

We have a generational conflict going on in MRO and sustainment operations. Veteran personnel, many of whom are nearing retirement age, have learned invaluable, hands-on skills. The new crop of arrivals have quite a different orientation, growing up in a digital world.
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New Standards for the Industrial IoT in Manufacturing

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has released new standards for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) designed to provide a connectivity framework that can be held in common by IT companies, manufactures and providers of operational technology (OT).
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Industry 4.0 Needs Smart MES

Industry 4.0, then, is changing the face of manufacturing. But technologies such as AI, analytics, machine learning and IIoT fall largely into the IT camp. This requires a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) designed and built for the complex discrete manufacturing while also providing a pathway towards digital transformation.
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Partnering to Achieve Critical Digital Transformation Success at Lockheed ...

The most advanced know that a powerful ecosystem of alliance partners, including market leader Accenture working with software technology innovators like iBASEt, can team together to provide an operational architecture capable of supporting the most demanding complex manufacturing enterprise.
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The Future of Automation, Part II: How Augmented Reality Can Transform ...

In this blog, AR becomes the topic of discussion. AR is no longer a distant, sci-fi dream. This technology is already flooding onto the shop floor and into field service. It overlays virtual objects on top of the real world to aid the user in terms of understanding, perception or action.
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The Future of Automation, Part I: How AI will Impact Automation

Human-centered engineering models are labor intensive and require constant verification, rework and re-keying. By adding digitization and AI into the mix, it is possible to transform the old model into an automated system that facilitates continuous operational learning and productivity gains that exceed existing approaches.
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iBASEt Recognized in IDC MarketScape Report on Manufacturing Execution ...

This IDC MarketScape report assesses software providers in the global MES market. The report noted that “the core strengths of iBASEt reside in its strong vertical alignment. The company aims that customers report 85–90% of functionality desired for the industry is ready to use out of the box.”
Aerospace & Defense

A New Era for Space Exploration

The closure of the U.S. Space Shuttle program in 2011 seemed like the end of an era. Yet since then, the sector has experienced a renaissance. A major stepping stone to the achievement of this goal is the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway. The Lunar Gateway will function as a lunar-orbit space station, a solar-powered communications hub, science laboratory, short-term habitation module, and holding area for rovers and other craft.
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Automation Driving Digital Transformation

Companies automating and integrating in the IT dimension are moving the needle towards digital manufacturing faster while getting immediate benefits from modern manufacturing execution systems.
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Escalating Trade War Could Spark Digital Manufacturing

New technology and new business models are needed to raise the profitability of domestic manufacturing production. Digital manufacturing is the obvious answer. With more and more firms forced into digitization and greater levels of automation, the far reaches of the entire supply chain will become easier to digitize.
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Digital Maturity Translates into Market Dominance

Digitally advanced companies are not just those focused on the consumer. As it turns out, there are digitization champions in just about every vertical. This includes the aerospace and defense industries where the goal is comprehensive digitization of manufacturing to encompass all shop floor, administrative, management and supply chain interactions.
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The Future of Manufacturing

Factories are implementing automation, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technology to change the way they operate. Continue reading to see how the future of digital manufacturing is on the forefront.
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Digital Transformation Driving IT Spending Rise

IT spending hasn’t been particularly strong since the 2008 recession. But there is good news. It is expected to rise this year according to a report by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). An in-depth ESG survey of enterprise users found that 58% of organizations anticipate a jump in IT spending in 2019.
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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Selects iBASEt for Next Generation ...

iBASEt announced today a contract agreement with aerospace company Lockheed Martin. The company has chosen iBASEt’s digital manufacturing suite as its next-generation (MES) for its Aeronautics division, which designs and manufactures military aircraft.
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Virtual Reality and AR in Manufacturing

AR and VR are buzz words that have been trending around many industries including manufacturing for a while now. With so many companies claiming to provide AR/VR solutions for all types of different needs, this blog addresses how these technologies impact manufacturing and what you need to consider when adopting them.
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Is Your Digital Transformation 5G Ready?

5G is upon us as every major telecom company is in a mad dash to bring 5G near you. The real question is, are enterprises ready to take advantage of the new 5G enhancements? And, just as important, are their enterprise applications ready for 5G?
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Why MES is Foundational to Digital Manufacturing

Continue reading about how many new technologies are being introduced into manufacturing operations, yet MES—which has been around for decades—is viewed as a foundational enabler of digital transformation.
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iBASEt Solumina G8 Is Certified as Powered by SAP NetWeaver®

Solumina G8 product has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform. The solution integrates with SAP NetWeaver and for iBASEt customers, combines the business suite with functionality tailored to meet the unique demands of complex discrete manufacturing.
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Where Are You on Your Digital Manufacturing Journey?

Keeping up with new digital initiatives in the complex discrete manufacturing space today can be overwhelming. Yet Digital Manufacturing and establishing the Digital Thread in the enterprise are vital programs for long-term success.
Aerospace & Defense

Defense Spending Upswing Ahead

Global defense spending is in an upswing due to geopolitical expansion. Continue reading to see how this trend aligns with the digital thread.
Aerospace & Defense

Virgin Galactic Success Foreshadows a New Space Race

Virgin Atlantic's most recent venture into space signifies a movement toward elevated space travel, space freight, or space tourism. Continue reading to learn more about the new space race.
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