Members of OMAC's Digital Transformation Workgroup are dedicated to exploring the exciting possibilities of digital transformation in the manufacturing sector. Here, we gather to discuss and help implement cutting-edge strategies that leverage technology for smarter, more efficient operations. Join us as we dive into IoT, remote access, data governance, cybersecurity, and more, all aimed at driving growth and embracing the future of manufacturing. We collaborate and share knowledge.
We create guidelines and best practices. We help each other navigate IT and OT to make the most of their machine assets, business practices, and multi-vendor interactions.
Learn more about OMAC’s Digital Transformation Workgroup.
Increasingly frequent and severe cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and cyberwarfare make ever more stringent regulations for industrial cybersecurity a global necessity. The Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) is assembling a taskforce to produce a practical guide to help business leaders, IT, and engineers understand the steps they must take to comply with the Cyber Resilience Act and continue selling products to the European Union. Click below to learn more about the Cyber Resilience ACt and participation in OMAC's taskforce.Learn More»
OMAC's Digital Transformation Workgroup is launching a new initiative aimed at reviewing the different ways Ethernet networks are constructed in manufacturing. While Ethernet networks are not new, their implementation for industrial automation applications can be challenging. The objective of this project is to explore and provide insight into the reasons behind the different architectures and their corresponding benefits.Learn More»
This guide offers a practical, real-world approach to managing plant floor data. From creaitng a common data dictionary, to identifying sources and applications of data, to storage and compliance, the Data Governance Guide covers the entire data life-cycle.Learn More »
This guide provides practical insights for engineers and practitioners at customers of all sizes as they work to secure their remote access environment while still effectively operating their manufacturing plants.Learn More »
In Sep 2020, OMAC convened a workgroup of 37 industry leaders from across the globe to define best practices for secure Remote Access to plant equipment. The result is a 90-page guide providing a comprehensive guide of the benefits, trends, and challenges of Remote Access. The report balances the requirements of end users, plant operators, IT departments, and equipment and solution suppliers. The guide is available free of charge to all individuals in manufacturing and the public at large.Learn More »
Click below to learn more about the OpX Remote Equipment Access work product that provides a common understanding of the relative pros and cons of various common industry methodologies for remotely accessing equipment installed in manufacturing facilities.Learn More »