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13
Jun

DECIDE4ACTION: Designed for Manufacturing Intelligence

Smart Manufacturing Magazine: DECIDE4ACTION, OTD and Manufacturing Intelligence February’s blog “DECIDE4ACTION: The Birth of Simplified Decision-Making” introduced what sparked the start of DECIDE4ACTION. It was around 2011, Richard Bergeron was in charge of a Florida-based electronic capacitors manufacturer (Exxelia Dearborn). The custom-designed “top layer” software processed information across the organization and prepared people to make more-informed decisions....
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13
Jun

SCADA and Manufacturing Intelligence: OEE Efficiency Needed During Turbulent Times

Combatting economic and political factors outside of manufacturers’ control First, let me state that this blog post is not political or personal. As Michael Corleone said to Sonny, “It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business.” This blog derives from a business question, “How could tariffs impact manufacturers, the audience which comprises our current and future...
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26
Mar

Our Developers: The Drivers of Your Customized Soutions

Our Developers: The Drivers of Your Customized Solutions   “DECIDE4ACTION is much more than a software company.” This is a phrase that we repeat often, internally and externally. Manufacturers and production facilities learn quickly that we can do and deliver much more than what they expect. We specialize in providing cost-effective, customized solutions for manufacturing...
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22
Mar

From The Inside: A closer look at The CONNECT

“First rule of engineering; beware prototypes.  Along with, avoid anything made by an engineer who doesn’t have all his own fingers.”   Simon R. Green From The Inside: A closer look at the CONNECT  By Tim Clark, President and an Engineer We all love gadgets and tools. When you are an engineer at heart, you want...
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06
Mar

SCADA: 3 Questions Answered for Plant Managers

The main purpose of SCADA monitoring is to streamline the gathering, monitoring and analyzation of all production data. This is so engineers, managers and operators can make decisions to improve production, efficiencies and operations. Last week, we mentioned the three SCADA questions that plant managers and continuous improvement leaders should ask. This blog post continues...
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20
Feb

D4A Insights: Industry 4.0 and 5.0

  Stop Waiting. Get Started with Industry 4.0 and 5.0 I ran across an article from Rubber & Plastics News that got me to thinking more about Industry 4.0 and Industry 5.0. Mainly that manufacturers and facilities across the board and across diverse industries seek the same things and want similar results. All manufacturers want...
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12
Feb

SCADA: 3 Questions for Plant Managers

Implementing SCADA: Three Questions Plant Managers Need To Ask SCADA, or supervisory control and data acquisition, is not a buzzword or a trend. Today, it is a baseline for proactive manufacturing operations management. Techtarget.com provides a good definition of SCADA as “a category of software application program for process control, the gathering of data in...
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06
Feb

DECIDE4ACTION: The Birth of Simplified Decision-Making.

Richard Bergeron started DECIDE4ACTION because he discovered the single the biggest obstacle to operations: how people make decisions. Richard’s background is in operations, management, sales and mergers & acquisitions. Because of this experience, Richard repeatedly saw businesses and organizations relying on humans to make the right decisions. However, the individuals may not have had the...
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19
Jan

DECIDE4ACTION™ acquires a minority position in Cartesiam AI

DECIDE4ACTION PLATFORM AND WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE OPTIMIZED FOR PEOPLE GETS BOOST FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)   January 9, 2019 DECIDE4ACTION™, the leading productivity software publisher, announced it has acquired a minority participation in Cartesiam AI of Toulon, France. Cartesiam is focused on bringing Artificial Intelligence to the Edge and to the real world.  DECIDE4ACTION™ will get a...
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