Unleashed Software, software as a service provider with products targeted at manufacturers, has announced that Julian Wheeler is the new chief product officer. Unleashed works to enable manufacturers and other businesses to have greater knowledge of their processes, supplies, and sales. The platform integrates with accounting, business, and eCommerce platforms such as Xero, QuickBooks, Shopify, … Continue reading Manufacturing software provider appoints new CPO
Today, any one can innovate, from anywhere. Mouser Electronics explains the technology that is behind this new landscape of ideas. Many factors are contributing to a modern transformation in the way innovation happens – new tools and resources available to innovators, new business models that help turn good ideas into viable products, and industry recognition … Continue reading Current trends are changing future innovation
Maintaining a productive and cost-effective workplace requires a software system that knows manufacturing. Manufacturers’ Monthly finds out what such a system entails. For Jonathon Worner, finding an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that could fit into his specific needs as a manufacturer was as essential as finding a software partner who will stick. “We were … Continue reading Finding the right fit: An ERP designed for manufacturing
While day one of Data61’s flagship event, D61+ Live explored where Australia stands in relation to data science and data analytics, day two looked at the technology that flows from the vast amounts of data being produced. Attendees were primed to start thinking about what data could be used for after the Artificial Intelligence panel. … Continue reading Putting data to work: D61+ Live
Unleashed Software explains how reporting KPIs can help with making smart, informed decisions for manufacturers. Understanding the trends and data points that occur in the manufacturing process can lead to gains in efficiencies, supplier products, customer satisfaction, and business profitability. Breaking these aims down into measurable, numerical values is part of defining the key performance … Continue reading The KPIs you should track for company success
While high profile deaths in the mining industry may have hit headlines in recent months, the proportion of worker fatalities over the past ten years remains highest in transport, postal, and warehousing, according to Safe Work Australia. Having a system that accounts for the complexities of workplace safety, instead of jumping at the most dramatic … Continue reading Ensuring compliance with workplace safety software
Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks to Danielle Dadello, country manager for Unleashed Software, about the importance of adopting a good multichannel strategy for manufacturers to achieve a better bottom line. In today’s competitive market, it’s imperative that businesses are establishing a strong competitive edge to improve performance, profitability, and production. According to Danielle Dadello, country manager for … Continue reading Finding the right eCommerce strategies for manufacturers
The University of Sydney’s ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs & their Applications (CUAVA) has chosen US-Australian company Saber Astronautics to provide satellite operations for the first flight of a CUAVA satellite. The partnership represents a largely Australian-delivered space project, as Professor Iver Cairns, director of ARC Training Centre CUAVA, highlighted. “Together we are going … Continue reading Next step to all-Australian space flight
Secure and mobile software can allow employees to access visualisation processes tailored to each device and at each stage of production. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. As manufacturing systems become more sensitive, intricate and widely distributed, having a software system that easily and accurately allows the visualisation of processes is essential. ThinManager, by Rockwell Automation and exclusively … Continue reading Designing content distribution platforms for industrial applications
RMIT University is working with Altair Engineering to enable students and staff to use the company’s high-end engineering simulation design software. The technology is used by companies including Boeing, Telstra and GM Holden to reduce the weight of aeroplane and automotive structures, enhance the safety of Japan’s high-speed bullet safer, develop ultra-light bikes and drones, … Continue reading RMIT using Altair simulation software
Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for infrastructure engineering, has announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands, and the agreement to acquire soil engineering software provider SoilVision, based in Saskatchewan, Canada. According to Bentley Systems, the new acquisitions, along with Bentley’s borehole reporting and data management … Continue reading Bentley Systems acquires Plaxis and SoilVision
Aspen Technology has launched aspenONE Version 10 software, its latest asset performance management, engineering, and manufacturing and supply chain software release. The release supports companies’ evolution from process optimisation to asset optimisation – the next frontier of optimisation to help drive increased financial return over the entire asset lifecycle. The software release includes aspenONE Asset … Continue reading Software for design, operations and maintenance
The global Internet of Things (IoT) security market is set to grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48 per cent, according to a new report by Technavio. The new report categorises the IoT security market into three segments – hardware, software and computer services. According to the report, the global IoT security … Continue reading IoT market to grow by 48 per cent, says Technavio
Software company Cisco Systems has acquired software software start-up AppDynamics for US $3.7 billion (A$4.91 billion). According to Reuters, the acquisition price was double the private market valuation of AppDynamics, which was going to go to an initial public offering (IPO). AppDynamics will become part of Cisco’s IoT and Applications business. The start-up’s software helps … Continue reading Cisco snaps up AppDynamics for US $3.7 billion
Major industrial companies have been making serious acquisitions lately, seeking to strengthen their capabilities with metal additive manufacturing. Brent Balinski spoke to Mark Cola, co-founder and CEO of Sigma Labs, about what it all means.
A novel solution to the $US 600 billion problem of counterfeit fashion has been invented, using cryptocurrency-inspired technology to help authenticate shoes. Fastcodedesign reports that fashion software authentication company Chronicled and 3D printing company Origin teamed up to create smart tags for sneaker company Greats. The 3D printed tags contain both a unique ID code … Continue reading Passports for shoes a new answer to counterfeiting problem
WORK is underway on software that aims to use hologram technology and LEGO-inspired assembly to help manufacture some of the world’s most complex machines. The Australian arm of global defence and security company Saab has partnered with Microsoft to build a range of ground breaking training, education and other complex 3D Holographic applications. Worn as … Continue reading Saab’s vision to bring LEGO simplicity to advanced manufacturing
The 3MF Consortium, an industry association created to develop and promote a new full-fidelity file format for 3D printing, today announced that GE Global Research, the central technology development hub of GE, which is pioneering uses for additive manufacturing, has joined at the Founding membership level.
Autodesk, Inc. has announced Autodesk SeeControl, a comprehensive new platform powering the Internet of Things that allows customers to capture, analyze and use data from remote products.
Though you probably know it best for its industrial CAD/CAM/CAE software, Autodesk has done more and more in the way of maker-oriented products in recent years. Brent Balinski visited the company’s Pier 9 workshop to hear about what it learns from non-enterprise users.