Tag "digitalisation"

Keep Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) up to date – secure implicit knowledge

SOP – Standard Operation Procedures – play an important role, especially in regulated companies such as the pharmaceutical or food industry. Due to the high relevance of the processes to the environment, health and safety, the share of SOPs in these industries is correspondingly high. But it is not only here that standardised procedures are documented. They also help employees in many other areas of industry to handle recurring process sequences with consistently high quality. No wonder, then, that SOP management is also becoming the focus of Industry 4.0.

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Optimisation? Of course! – Part 3 of 3

The potential for innovation through digitalisation and its digital technologies is infinite – especially with regard to Synaptic Business Automation. With the entrepreneurial innovation mindset and methodologies like the SBA, many ideas can be found and implemented. Against this background, it is of course indispensable that the security foundation is laid in digital terms – keyword: Plant Security.

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Topic IA2IA – new column by Dr. Andreas Helget is online

Self-propelled cars are well known. In other areas of application, however, “autonomy” is also a major (future) topic, for example in the process industry. But what do we actually understand by “autonomous systems” at present and where is the journey heading? In his latest column “Zur Sache, bitte” (To the point, please), Dr. Andreas Helget, Managing Director of Yokogawa Deutschland GmbH, deals with the topic of IA2IA.

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Optimisation? Of course! – Part 2 of 3

In the first part of this series we have dealt with the question of what is meant by “optimizing” in this context and whether it is worthwhile to “optimize”. If one has come to a positive result for oneself, the question now arises, which possibilities there are. The following presentation of possibilities in the second of a total of three articles in this series certainly does not claim to be complete, but is intended as an incentive and source of ideas.

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Optimisation? Of course! – Part 1 of 3

With regard to optimization, it is often a matter of finding a consensus as to what optimization can actually be. This three-part article will also take a look at the resources available for this. Whether it is worthwhile to optimize and if and what the whole thing has to do with Industry 4.0.

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AR and VR offer enormous potential – including for the process industry

#BLOG Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality – even if their exact meaning is certainly not familiar to everyone, today at least everyone should have heard of these two terms before. And this mostly in connection with video games like #Pokémon Go, #TV and movies. Or perhaps with a view to architecture, sports, medicine, navigation, (flight and driving) simulation, learning, art, photography, or entertainment in general.
But both augmented and virtual reality have long since found their way into the (process) #industry. There, they are used in industrial applications, maintenance, medicine, learning or #work safety. #AR #VR #AugmentedRealitiy #VirtualReality #automation #security #safety

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DTSX1 – Fire detection for multi-storey warehouse

Conventionally, the only way to detect fires and control temperatures in large multi-story warehouses was to install larger quantities of temperature sensors at multiple locations. That’s different now. Why? Because of the DTSX1 from Yokogawa! The fiberglass-based linear heat detector is specifically designed for fire protection and fire detection in large installations and infrastructures such as conveyor belts, cable ducts, buildings and tunnels.

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“We must not blame technology for everything” – Interview with IMK Manager Werner Worringen

From strategic marketing and committee work to future challenges and exciting events – Werner Worringen, IMK Manager at Yokogawa Germany, answered Tim Henrichs, Marketing Manager at Yokogawa Germany, in an interview.

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Digital Transformation – more than just a technological change

According to a Deloitte study, only about a quarter of the 100 companies surveyed in Germany have implemented a company-wide AI strategy. In an international comparison, this is a rather low figure – here the share is already 35 percent – although the use of artificial intelligence cannot be equated with digital transformation. However, it is of great and important importance, so that the conclusions of the study are also representative for the digital transformation.

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Where to store your passwords and how

Whether banking, shopping, mailing, streaming music or TV, forums or social networks – passwords are in demand almost everywhere. As secure as possible, of course. And in order to guarantee the highest possible level of confidence, i.e. confidentiality of your data, you should not only choose a password that is as secure as possible, but also a password that is as individual as possible for each individual account. But be careful! One thing should be clear to everyone: there is no one hundred percent guarantee of security. However, one can and should try to make the security layers around one’s own sensitive data as impenetrable as possible in order to get as close as possible to the optimal protection. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to do this.

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