A best practice is a method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark. ARC has conducted numerous best practice surveys over the past thirty years and has developed best practices for a large number of topics of interest to industry executives.

Jul
03
2024
Sid Snitkin

2024 ARC Forum - Industrial Cybersecurity Today and Tomorrow

Several hundred people attended the Industrial Cybersecurity – Today and Tomorrow workshop at the 2024 ARC Forum in Orlando, Florida. This informative session provided attendees with an update on the many developments impacting critical infrastructure security.
Jun
28
2024
Craig Resnick

Hybrid Industrial Data Infrastructure: Key to Achieving Digital Transformation

Industrial companies continue to face significant headwinds as they roll out digital transformation across their operations. ARC advises its clients to ensure that data collection is reliable, secure and immediate; data platforms are vendor-neutral and feature a hybrid industrial data infrastructure integrated from edge to plant to cloud
Jun
28
2024
Rick Rys

AI for Industrial Process Control and Safety Systems

Before ChatGPT made its market splash, there was steady progress in machine learning applications using plant operating data, vision recognition systems, like facial and object identification, and robotics advancements that have collectively changed industrial management
Jun
27
2024
Marianne D’Aquila

The Industrial Digital Transformation Journey Continues

Industrial companies have been navigating their digital transformation journeys for several years. ARC conducted a survey examining the adoption and use of digital transformation and sustainability initiatives and technologies.
Jun
20
2024
David Humphrey and Colin Masson

Hanover Fair 2024: Trends and Highlights

The Hanover Fair 2024 still claims to be the world’s largest industrial fair even as the show’s post-pandemic recovery has stalled, and attendance has settled at about 60 percent of pre-pandemic levels.
Jun
13
2024
Janice Abel

G & J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Accelerating Digital Transformation

Jeff Erwin, VP of manufacturing at G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, has been Accelerating Digital Transformation while aligning with the company’s goals and mission to improve its operational efficiency and meet customer requirements
May
24
2024
Inderpreet Shoker

Getting the Basics Right with Enterprise Asset Management

Modern asset performance management (APM) combines traditional enterprise asset management practices with new digital technologies for transformational advances in reliability, maintenance execution, and business performance.
May
23
2024
Janice Abel

Future Proofing MES/MOM

MES/MOM (manufacturing execution system/manufacturing operations management) is a software technology that is used in manufacturing and production to track, manage, and execute production processes.
May
16
2024
Inderpreet Shoker

Artificial Intelligence Simplifies Field Service Management

Field service involves widely distributed assets and requires features like integrated maps, route optimization, in-vehicle parts inventory management, and customer billing, and Artificial Intelligence Simplifies Field Service Management