Buzzwords Explained

Insights and orientation around the topic of “smart information” is provided here.

The Industrial Cloud is the digital networking of data from physical factories, systems and machines. Companies are increasingly able to acquire…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the attempt to reproduce human intelligence with a computer. The aim is to use computers to solve problems that cannot…

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In many companies, departments and even employees often work relatively independently of one another, with each employee and each department storing…

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The digital thread is a common thread that links data to one another within a company. It is the basis for the digital twin, as it connects all types…

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After sales literally refers to the activities carried out by a company after a product is sold. The purchaser has certain expectations of the…

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Asset management is literally the management of a company’s assets. This includes all fixed assets, i.e. machines, industrial systems, infrastructure…

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Searching for information takes up an alarmingly large proportion of working time. The search is often almost futile: for example, if you want to find…

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Self-Service gives customers or employees the opportunity to fix a possible problem themselves. This means the customer does not necessarily have to…

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Remote Support is generally technical support that is delivered remotely. The support is not provided on site, but by telephone, email or a chat…

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Predictive Maintenance, or PdM, predicts the remaining service life of a product. The status of a product is continuously monitored and maintenance…

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A Digital Engineering Twin is the digital representation of a physical product that is still under development. All the mechanical and electrical…

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Unlike the digital internet, where computers are networked together, the term Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept that facilitates the communication…

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Industry 4.0 describes the transformation that is currently taking place in industrial production. It embraces everything from automation to…

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With Industrial Analytics, or IA, the data generated by physical products is collated, analysed, and utilised over the entire service life of a…

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Digital simulation is a way of replicating workflows or objects in a digital environment. When modelled on a computer, they can be intensively…

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In contrast to Digital Engineering Twin, Digital Information Twin does not simulate any product properties, it simply stores product documentation. …

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