IBM Announces Global Movement Management Initiative Strategy

IBM's new strategy for secure movement of goods, people, money around the globe

MLIT Newsletter 16.11.05

:: Virus Report :: Weekly report on viruses and intruders Panda Software This weeks report looks at a backdoor Trojan -Ryknos.A-, three vulnerabilities in the Windows graphics rendering engine, a worm…

Voice systems for pharmaceutical warehousing

Voice systems for pharmaceutical warehousing

Flexibility, accuracy, efficiency--just some of the benefits that voice-directed picking offers pharmaceutical warehousing and distribution operations.

Improving the traceability of products within the pharmaceutical supply chain

Improving the traceability of products within the pharmaceutical supply chain

Companies in the pharmaceutical industry are under increasing pressure to control their products and their brand better. Product counterfeit or diversion, theft or illicit use, are just some of the challenges that drug manufacturers and distributors currently face. It is unsurprising therefore that improving the control of products through their lifecycle in the supply chain, up to the point of sale, has become a quest for many.

SCADA system scrutinises plant performance

Automation software innovators COPA-DATA have launched a new module for their zenOn SCADA system that analyses alarm data to increase plant performance and reduce downtime. The Industrial Performance Analyser (IPA) module analyses alarm data statistically to determine weak points in a process.

Oracle Grid Index finds positive adoption of Grid Computing in UK PLC

Nordics and Germany lead the UK in uptake of Grid Computing

A step-by-step guide to online security

In discussing online security, many people seem to approach it with unnecessary trepidation, when in actual fact its no more complicated than such daily security habits as locking the car or closing the front door.

IT: a compliance lifeline

IT: a compliance lifeline

Lars Davies, Chairman of the Life Sciences Compliance Forum, looks at how technology can help pharmaceutical companies cope with the industrys growing regulatory burden

First UK combined POS and weighing solution

Business Computer Projects (BCP) and Avery Berkel have formed a partnership to launch what they claim to be the UKs first fully integrated point of sale (PoS) and weighing solution on a single item of hardware.

Microsoft and Siemens launch European MES Expertise Centre

Centre will help demonstrate the benefits of seamless information from the factory floor to plant managers in real time.

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