Author Archive for Paula Hollywood

GE Is All in On Digital

New GE CEO John Flannery put any doubts about GE’s future to rest yesterday in this blog post – it’s digital!  Was there ever any doubt?  Not by this analyst.  In fact, my reaction to Mr. Flannery’s appointment as Jeff Immelt’s successor was GE’s direction would remain the same, but that Flannery would apply greater […]

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Quality Management Takes to the Cloud

Cloud application platforms provide a modern approach for developing and deploying software applications. This approach is gradually displacing the older client/server model, in which large, complex, monolithic applications were created and run. In industrial companies, the client/server model came to dominate both the IT and OT software spaces in recent decades. The pace of this […]

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New Sources of APM Competition Emerge

Among the many prevailing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) predictions ARC and others have made, is the emergence of new sources of competition and new business models.  The market for asset reliability software and services and APM is no exception.  IIoT is rapidly reshaping how assets are managed.  This is being driven in part by […]

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IIoT Impact on APM Spurs Supplier Consolidation and Strategic Alliances

The impact of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) on the market for asset reliability software and services cannot be understated. In fact, leading suppliers are using asset performance management (APM) as the entry point to IIoT. The link between APM and IIoT has spurred a flurry of supplier consolidation and strategic alliances as suppliers […]

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Machine Learning Migrates to Production Line

Most of us have smart phones, some may even be addicted to them, but have you given any thought to how these products are manufactured? The average consumer might believe that this technical marvel that has become ubiquitous must certainly be manufactured by high tech equipment. The truth is, that while component assemblies are manufactured […]

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