In the news, U.S. orders for durable goods, business spending, and gauge of manufacturing activity all increase. Also, an article gives examples of the importance of creating security solutions that are easy for employees to use. Also predictions for cybersecurity threats in 2015 include IoT, mobile app, data center vulnerabilities.
Websense has released its list of cybersecurity predictions for 2015. The year 2014 was fraught with data breaches and challenges to security across industries and technologies. “Cybercriminals are continually adapting evasive techniques and methods so they can circumvent the security systems that were specifically put in place to stop them,” Charles Renert, vice president of Websense Security Labs, says in a press release. “By thoroughly analyzing recent cybercrime trends and tactics, we have established a common thread across each of these predictions: threat activity is increasing in frequency and sophistication.”
Advice on integrating 3D printing is in the news this week, as well as disruptive forces affecting manufacturing — including 3D printing and cloud computing.
In the news, a webcast tomorrow will focus on digital transformation in distribution. Also, articles point out manufacturing challenges with compliance, employee issues, and balancing maintenance and throughput, and speeding rates of fulfillment can be IT solutions providers’ opportunities. And a survey shows your customers are exploring solutions related to security, Big Data, and mobility.
Your warehouse and distribution center (DC) IT clients have discovered that mobility can make their operations more efficient — and providing solutions that increase their productivity and efficiency can give you an edge over your competition.
December has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve found it to be a very hectic month in some ways and a quiet one in others.
In the news, Siemens is set to acquire Camstar, a manufacturer of MES (manufacturing execution systems), and the Southeast’s Purchasing Managers Index shows increased manufacturing activity across the region in October.
In the news this week, articles and webinars provide information for you and your manufacturing IT clients on how to leverage mobile devices to automate and go paperless, what to consider when choosing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, the principles of supply chain segmentation, and things to consider when selecting cloud storage and services.
In the news, Q3 2014 continued to show strong mergers and acquisition activity (M&A). Also, an article provides advice on what to consider before adding 3D printing to your process, and a webcast focuses on regulatory requirements, supply chain complexity, and meeting customer demands.
In the news, articles explore Analytics-as-a-Service for manufacturing and software-intensive manufacturing. Also, smart manufacturing can give U.S. manufacturers an edge in the global market.