• Intrusion detection for the IIoT: how do we detect threats on the factory floor

    September 12, 2016 0 comment

    The Industrial IoT (IIoT) provides manufacturers in all industries with greater connectivity that in turn, generates valuable information and intelligence regarding operations. By leveraging this intelligence, they are able to attain significant efficiencies and manufacturing improvements.

  • Getting new smarts

    June 17, 2016 11 comments

    Much is written about the benefits of technology transfers, but very little on ‘how-to’. Alan Johnson highlights some options. Most Australian manufacturers incorporate a high level of technology into the products they produce, plus in the processes they use to produce these products. And like it or not, this trend is only going to increase … Continue reading Getting new smarts

  • Manufacturing opportunities abound across Asia

    March 10, 2016 11 comments

    The recent China FTA is very good news for certain manufacturers, while others might find better returns in other Asian countries. Alan Johnson reports.

  • Cyber security for manufacturers

    March 8, 2016 0 comment

    Manufacturers who think their computers will never get hacked need to think again. Alan Johnson reports.

  • To sack or not to sack?

    March 7, 2016 0 comment

    IR and HR issues are some of the most complex areas of running a company today, but many manufacturers continue to treat them as secondary matters. Alan Johnson reports.