Exxon Mobil sets record in high performance oil and gas reservoir computing

ARC has opined before its belief that the oil & gas industry was “Big Data” before the term Big Data became what it is today and how the industry sometimes exhibits a split personality when it comes to the use (and no use) of IIoT-enabled solutions in certain operational areas. We find it rather ironic […]

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Version 1.8 of the IIC’s Industrial Internet Reference Architecture Introduces New and Substantive Ideas

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) core ideas and technologies are broadly applicable to and expected to have great impact across many industrial sectors, such as manufacturing, transportation, energy, agriculture, healthcare, and public infrastructure. IIoT applications in each of these sectors are complex in their implementations and diverse in their usages and requirements. On the […]

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IT, OT and IIoT: Is Terminology Dividing Us?

The terms “Information Technology” (IT) and “Operations Technology” (OT) have come into common use as a means of differentiating between the computers, networks and associated devices in manufacturing and operations and those employed for typical business solutions. Although the IT term has been with us for decades, the OT term has become popular much more […]

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Augmented Reality In the Digital Enterprise

At this year’s Orlando Forum I had the pleasure of hosting a session on the topic of Augmented Reality (AR) as a tool within the Digital Enterprise.  Even though the first AR system was developed in 1992 (by the US Airforce) it is very much an emerging technology when it comes to industrial use.  As […]

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The Connected Enterprise Defines Rockwell Automation’s IIoT Strategy

All industries face issues, such as minimizing unplanned downtime, implementing predictive and proactive asset management, maximizing KPIs, and empowering their transitioning workforce with intelligence via wireless mobile devices. Adopting IIoT, including advanced analytics, can certainly provide end users with value and benefits, but they often seek help as to how to get started within the […]

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