IoT-powered Virtual Manufacturing is the Next Big Thing

The industrial revolution underway driven by the effects of changing technology, market conditions, and consumer needs is forcing companies to strive for greater efficiency in product quality and service more than ever before.  Competitive advantage rests solely with those firms that embrace state-of-the-art technologies that help them drive down the cost of production right from […]

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How will ICS cybersecurity standards be impacted by IIoT?

There has been quite a bit of discussion and speculation about the potential impact of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) on the development, deployment, and operation of industrial control systems (ICS). Predictions have ranged from “Nothing changes” to “It will turn everything that we do on its head.” As is usual in situations like […]

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fybr’s Next-Gen City Operations Platform: An Embedded Collaborative Learning Edge Architecture

Cybersecurity was missing-in-action at Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley for the most part, and that is not surprising since when you go outside of industry into the smart cities and buildings markets the buzz is just whispers. In the smart cities and buildings markets it is not prominent because the owners/operators/civic leaders do not know […]

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Emerging IIoT Services by OEMs, Renters and Dealerships

Part 2 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships.  Part 1 is here. Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) are starting to offer IIoT-enabled remote monitoring and analytics services on a subscription basis that identify an issue before it harms the equipment or cascades into a major incident.  Success […]

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What’s new with SAP Leonardo?

SAP Leonardo is not just about IoT anymore.  SAP has refocused it as a digital innovation system for redefining your business.  That certainly makes a lot of sense, given that the next few years will be all about digitization, innovation, and business transformation.  In my view, this move by SAP tacitly acknowledges the importance of […]

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