Data Driven Manufacturing
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Technology
By John TurnerJan 06, 2022

OT Networks Face Security Threats From All Points on the Compass

Regardless of whether or not there is a single or multiple points of connection between the two network environments, the objective of the security functions applied at these connection points is to control the flow of information across that barrier ...

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Technology
By John TurnerDec 08, 2021

Protecting an OT vs. IT Network: Performance Differences

A topic that is often not considered is the differences in the performance requirements between the IT and OT network environments.

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Technology
By John TurnerNov 23, 2021

Protecting an OT vs IT Network: Practice and Procedure Differences

The types of equipment connected to OT networks (manufacturing) are fundamentally different than the equipment connected to an IT network (office). This difference represents a whole new set of challenges for IT professions attempting to extend their ...

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesNov 19, 2021

AMT Tech Report: Issue #185

Sustaining a massive shift in U.S. Manufacturing. Guys, I can predict the future. Material flex. Yup, managing data is a thing now. Let’s have an honest conversation on cybersecurity.

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Intelligence
By Nina AndersonNov 18, 2021

If Something Is True, Does It Mean It's Important? Understanding Statistical Significance

The statistical perspective of significance should not be confused with the practical sense of significance. Consider the difference between something having strategic importance versus something being statistically significant.

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Technology
By John TurnerOct 14, 2021

Challenges in Protecting an OT vs IT Network: Equipment Differences

One of the main differences between an OT (operational technology) network, such as one found on the manufacturing floor, and an IT (information technology) network , such as one found in an office environment, is the equipment ...

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International
By Patrick McGibbonOct 12, 2021

Global Perspective from EMO

The good news from the aggregate data is that every country’s market has improved in 2021, and that trend is expected to continue into 2022.

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Technology
By Nina AndersonOct 01, 2021

How Do You Make Sense of Data That You’ve Never Seen?

How do you make sense of data that you’ve never seen? This article provides a first-line approach on garnering data insights after the data has been initially retrieved.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonSep 24, 2021

Opportunities for Growth in Manufacturing Technology in the Coming Year

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast conference, Mark Killion, CFA, director of U.S. industry for Oxford Economics, will discuss his forecast for manufacturing and the machine tool sector and where the biggest growth opportunities lie in the next ...

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Technology
By John TurnerSep 23, 2021

Why Is Protecting an OT Network More Challenging Than Protecting an IT Network?

Today, a business’s shop floor network, its operational technology (OT) network, faces essentially the same security threats as their general business network, or information technology (IT) network. Fortunately, the same technologies are available to ...

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