Category: Smart Connectivity, AR, & IoT

An Easy Way to Create Digital Work Instructions for Service

Augmented Reality (AR) and Assisted Reality for digital work instructions have become a growth driver, or at least consideration, for many industries. Yet moving everything from paper or ‘digital hard-copy’ to digital AR experiences seems to be a daunting task for large and small organizations alike. The truth is, there are many ways to incorporate augmented reality into service,…

Making Service Information Accurate, Relevant, & Accessible

If your organization creates service information, work instructions, installation operator guides, user guides, technical instructions, service manuals, or even service procedure bulletins – it’s time to rethink your process. Let’s talk about how to make your service information accurate, relevant and accessible. Defects in products happen, but in the case that a product needs to be taken apart- it’s important to do it the…

Digital Transformation is Happening Now

The future of digital transformation is happening now, and it is driving the future of all industries. This article highlights just about everything you need to know about the impacts and trends involving digital transformation. No matter where your company resides on its digital journey – or even if you have yet to start with digital transformation, this article is just for you. What…

Empower front-line workers with hands-free AR procedures

PTC is expanding its Augmented Reality (AR) solutions with another powerful Vuforia product – Vuforia Expert Capture. The technology allows an expert or skilled worker to ‘capture’, or record, their manual procedures on the manufacturing floor to then deliver the recorded step-by-step instructions to new hires or other employees to perform that same procedure.  Vuforia…

Data Visualization & System Integration Tools

Data Visualization and system integration tools are shaping the future of business and I am going to explain exactly why.  First, it is essential that you understand the impacts of technology and data today.  The impacts of big data  Humans collectively produce approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day and this number is only increasing…

PLM Apps Benefit Business

What are PLM Apps? Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Applications (Apps) take data from your product lifecycle management software and combine it with data from your other enterprise solutions to create a single, accessible dashboard view (of all your data), that can be customized for any role within your organization.  Essentially, PLM Apps offer a comprehensive,…

How and where to start developing an IoT strategy

Already know that you want to start dabbling in the Internet of Things (IoT) but have no idea where to begin? According to ARM, The Internet of Things Business Index, “A lack of IoT skills and knowledge among employees and management is viewed as the biggest obstacle to using the IoT more extensively.” EAC Product…

Creo Software: PTC’s 3D Modeling CAD software

Looking to make some major advances in innovation and digital transformation at your company? Check out how PTC Creo is the leading 3D CAD software in the industry. I’ll start off explaining to you what exactly PTC Creo Parametric is and what it does for your design process. What is PTC Creo Parametric? PTC developed a premium parametric and direct computer-aided design (CAD)…

Your Path to Profitable Growth:  Achieving Field Service Excellence

Modernized service strategies combine enterprise IT, ‘smart’ technology, and information. Manufactures are expected to be more demand oriented, data driven, and technologically focused. This means focusing on the customer, using the data collected from many different areas, and digitally executing strategies using platform technologies. Many companies today are focusing on the current stage of achieving…

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