Digitizing Subject Matter Expertise Part 1: Why Data Isn’t Enough

Note: This is the first blog of a three-part series that examines subject matter expertise as part of digital transformation. Digitizing this subject matter expertise is critical for companies that want to implement prescriptive, agile operational processes, such as maintenance. The term for doing so is called digital knowledge. Digital knowledge is the discipline of encoding human […]

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Connectivity Transforms Businesses

The power of connected is evident everywhere.  It is not just about connecting devices and sending data to the Cloud; it is about connecting the right ideas/people; resolving issues before they occur (predictive analytics); safety/cybersecurity – and improving the return on investment (ROI).  I believe that this connectivity seamlessly links technologies, processes and skilled people, […]

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Digital Transformation Drives Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas

Having just returned from the beautiful city of Calgary in Canada where I spent a couple of days attending the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources conference, it is clear that the oil & gas industry is now more than ever open to considering new ideas, new technologies and solutions and, most importantly, working […]

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Infosys Talks Digital Workforce and Artificial Intelligence at Confluence 2017

ARC attended Infosys Confluence, which took place in San Francisco the third week of May, 2017.  From the opening remarks, Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka talked two major themes: digital workforce skills and artificial intelligence. In addition to the focus provided by Sikka, Infosys also touted new solutions delivered as part of their system integrator agreement […]

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Secure Industrial Networks, not Devices

Industrial IoT applications depend on networks that extend to industrial assets. And network connectivity to an industrial asset is non-trivial regardless of whether the asset is on a factory floor or at a remote location. For both types of assets, network security concerns abound. Last night I listened to a podcast by a supplier (I […]

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