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A lot of the innovation around Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is coming from start-up companies. But how do you buy a solution when the technology is still evolving, the use cases are emerging, and the company selling it may

What is SCADA?  Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems have been in existence three decades and have long been considered the de facto method for interfacing with PLCs and providing alarming, logging, trending, and operator interface functionality.  Today most SCADA

To soar like Pan, Peter Pan that is, represents a childhood fantasy that has captivated the minds and desires of countless girls and boys (and I am quite sure a few adults).   Whether it was the appeal of Neverland, Captain

In 500BC the Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu taught his commanders that quickness is the essence of war, and agility the hinge of battle. Sun Tzu’s wisdom 0f 2500 years ago is uniquely appropriate to us today as

Many enterprises find early success at “proving the concept” of industrial IoT, but fail to realize monetary benefits from their investments. Providing value requires solutions that do more than extract data from machines in the field, store it in the

One in five power plants will become digital plants by 2025, a Capgemini’s report predicts. Back in 2016, the maturity of digital initiatives in the industry varied: from projects that were leveraging advanced analytics to optimize assets; and the widespread

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions offer tremendous and disruptive value for customers, but sometimes have the unintended effect of adversely impacting the channel that it is sold and serviced through. This results in slow adoption of IIoT solutions, even

Since Internet of Things technology started to gain mainstream traction, multiple platforms, solutions and strategies have been developed. At the moment there are more than 450 ‘platforms’ commercially available. Yet, realistically speaking, most of these have been designed for a

IIoT or Industrial Internet of Things solutions, built on a cloud-based infrastructure, create opportunities for new business models and value delivery methods. While many IIoT solutions are usually sold as a “product”, many vendors are now beginning to offer IIoT