Author Archive for Ralph Rio

Business 4.0 with Industrial IoT

A recent analyst event given by Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS evolved Industry 4.0 into a broader Business 4.0 theme.It included many of the technologies underpinning Industry 4.0, and extended this beyond the manufacturing portion of an industrial enterprise.Here, optimization and digital transformation goes from the plant floor into other aspects of the business. The key […]

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Workshop Reveals Insights into Benefits of IIoT in Manufacturing Operations

During L&T Technology Services’ well-attended interactive workshop, “Benchmark Your Digital Enterprise,” at the 2017 ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida, we polled workshop participants with a series of questions.  Executives from L&T Technology Services and ARC Advisory Group then discussed each question. Cumulatively, the workshop provided valuable insights on the current adoption of smart technologies […]

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Why Do You Need IoT at the Edge?

Note: This is the second in a series of blogs on IoT and the Edge. The previous one is ‘Where is the Edge? One can make almost any technology work on a small scale in a ‘point solution’ with isolated business benefit.  To scale up to an application having a positive effect on wider business performance […]

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Industrial IoT Improves Solar Farm Operating Performance

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) provides technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, and financial services for projects in the hydrocarbon, infrastructure, power, process manufacturing and defense industries. Its L&T Solar division designs and builds solar power plants with a range of capacities and has gained expertise in a variety of solar technologies. ARC Advisory Group recently had the […]

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Rental Equipment Lifecycle Management with IIoT

Part 3 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships. Part 1.  Part 2. IIoT-enabled remote connectivity and analytics offer equipment dealerships and rental companies an opportunity to grow revenues through new maintenance services, while providing higher uptime and customer satisfaction for the end user.  OEMs, dealerships and […]

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