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IBM Will Invest $3 Billion in Internet of Things Initiative

Although the hype cycle surrounding the Internet of Things continues to ascend—Amazon Dash Buttons anyone?—many of the manufacturing leaders with whom we connect remain lukewarm to the idea that pulling more and more data off of more and more smart, conne…
Popular Discussions Although the hype cycle surrounding the Internet of Things continues to ascend—Amazon Dash Buttons anyone?—many of the manufacturing leaders with… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/ibm-will-invest-3-billion-internet-things-initiative/

Should Your Plants be Generalists or Specialists?

Are plants more productive and efficient when they are structured to concentrate on fewer products or value streams? Or are manufacturers better off structuring plants for maximum flexibility, with the capability of producing multiple products? This was t…
Are plants more productive and efficient when they are structured to concentrate on fewer products or value streams? Or are manufacturers better off structuring plants for maximum… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/should-your-plants-be-generalists-or-specialists/

Is OEE the Wrong Metric?

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a metric that was created in the 1960s and is still used by many manufacturing organizations to track and improve equipment and plant performance. Recently, however, I've had conversations with several manufacturer…
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a metric that was created in the 1960s and is still used by many manufacturing organizations to track and improve equipment and plant perf… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/oee-wrong-metric/

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