Organizational Learning Supported by Reference Architecture Models: Industry 4.0 Laboratory Study

Marco Nardello, Charles Møller, John Gøtze: The wave of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) is bringing a new vision of the manufacturing industry. In manufacturing, one of the buzzwords of the moment is “Smart production”. Smart production involves manufacturing equipment with many sensors that can generate and transmit large amounts of data. These data … Read more

IIoT for Smart Manufacturing part 2 – Digital Thread and Digital Twin

SHI-WAH LIN : As it is today, many of product lifecycle processes, from design, to process planning and engineering, manufacturing are siloed because different software tools, models and data representations are used, and often by many different teams across different organizations and geographic locations. To achieve the goals of smart manufacturing, these product lifecycle processes … Read more

Industry 4.0 paradigm: The viewpoint of the small and medium enterprises

Michele Dassisti, Hervé Panetto, Mario Lezoche, Pasquale Merla, Concetta Semeraro, Antonio Giovannini, Michela Chimienti : The pervasive diffusion of Information and Communication technologies (ICT) and automation technologies are the prerequisite for the preconized fourth industrial revolution: the Industry 4.0 (I4.0). Despite the economical efforts of several governments all over the world, still there are few … Read more