In my last IIoT World article ‘Are you ready for the digital twin’, I introduced some of the many business objectives we can optimize using a contextualized, holistic view of our plants. I shared several data sources, both engineering and
The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is like the advent of the Internet all over again. From the perspective of new business models and process transformation, IoT applications are perhaps even greater than what the Information Superhighway brought
What is OT? Understanding Operational Technology (OT)
Operational Technology (OT) refers to the technology and systems used to monitor, control, and manage physical processes and devices in various industrial and infrastructure sectors. Operational technology (OT) uses hardware and software to manage
Most industrial IoT difficulties are rooted in data management shortcomings. However, these challenges are not the same as those faced in a purely IT setting. For example, operational technology (OT) data is high-velocity time series and event information that many
There are many significant technology-enabled changes taking place in industrial environments today. Smart factories and Industry 4.0. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). All of these things are introducing digital
Data governance is the set of processes, roles and metrics aimed at the effective and efficient use of information to enable the company to achieve its goals.
Gartner defines it as "the mapping of decision rights and the subsequent creation of
When it comes to smart factory automation, getting relevant data is one thing. Getting it into the right hands quickly and easily is another.
That’s where a Cloud strategy that lets you capitalize on edge computing can help.
Edge Computing: Defined
OT/ICS security teams hear different perspectives from different groups and are often left confused as to the best place to begin.
In Verve’s 30 years of experience in OT/ICS cyber security and reliability services, we often hear a debate about the
Many IoT applications begin with a small number of connected devices and then grow over time to a substantial number of devices. Therefore, it is important for organizations to understand how their IoT infrastructure will scale to handle an increase
A large manufacturer produces hundreds of parts for an industrial distributor of multiple vehicle types.
• Throughout the plant, automated robotic welding systems are utilized. The motor supplying wire feed to the welding gun often wears.
• Irregular wire feeding causes the