President Obama announced that several hundred million dollars of funding will be made available for two new Manufacturing Innovation Hub Competitions that are intended to help spur manufacturing innovation and give U.S. workers more opportunities to improve their skills for middle class jobs.
Diving deeper into the conversation started by Autodesk CTO Jeff Kowalski and CEO Carl Bass, among others, Jordan Brandt, Autodesk Technology Futurist discussed trends that industry is likely to see at Autodesk University, held December 1-4 in Las Vegas.
Rockwell Auromation believes that industrial and process enterprises can garner a large business value by connecting IT (ERP, CMS, quality, financials, logistics, supply chain management) with OT (sensors, machines, controllers, actuators), which traditionally have remained separate silos of activity.
Over the years, Siemens has become one of the major industry players to tackle issues involving cybersecurity. To better focus on this critical problem, on November 10, 2014, the company opened its Cyber Security Operations Center in Milford, Ohio.