Internet of Things Field Operations

We hear it all the time, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT), and after a while our ears become dulled to the repetition. One acronym after another from the tech folks, when will it end? This time however, it applies. Especially to people who depend on a work force in the field to serve their customers…

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Field Operations IoT

The Microsoft cloud offers the opportunity to supply proactive device monitoring for your Field Teams and customers in a brand new way.  The lower price point is an advantage, easier to implement, less to invest and quicker to deploy. But the real advantage is having it work in context.  Within a full featured Field Service…

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Plastic Manufacturing Color Sensor

As Plastic Manufacturers continue on the “Yellow Brick Road” toward world class OEE performance, quality will remain an important element. Having to scrap parts or an entire production order due to poor quality is more prevalent than often reported. A few months ago, we showed a video with a temperature sensor, real-time streaming, and alerts…

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Microsoft of Things

Whether you think about it or not, you are surrounding by IoT every day. With each passing moment, more and more devices are being added to the Internet of Things, enabling us to secure our homes and even play with our dogs remotely. These new technologies aren’t exclusive to personal use, and they aren’t going…

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powerBI driving time to value dynamics 365 for operations

I was very excited when I wrote three blogs on PowerBI about six months ago. There was/is much to be excited about including: Ability to drive insight to end users Pre-built content using Role Centers, Analysis Cubes and KPIs Integration with Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics services in Azure Continuing more and better AX integration…

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Dynamics 365 Azure IoT Suite Video

Building on the same concepts from our last IoT video, in which we used a temperature sensor to monitor our shop floor machinery in real-time through Dynamics 365 and Azure IoT Suite, today we will explore additional possibilities in terms of quality control checks, automated processes and more. As with the temperature sensor demonstration, it…

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Azure IoT Suite Temperature Sensor Demonstration Video

Technologically speaking, we live in a very exciting time. With the rapid advances and increased connectivity, many refer to it as the 4th Industrial Revolution. You have likely heard at least a few of the buzz words associated with this “Industry 4.0.” Big data, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Business Intelligence…

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Dynamics 365 dashboard

Manufacturers all over the world have long relied on Microsoft Office tools to help run their operations. As great as these tools are, the industry and it’s technological demands have grown to require more intelligent solutions. So, let’s take a quick look at three areas in which Microsoft has heavily invested for the future of manufacturing… Microsoft…

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