Archive for Analytics

Industrial Platforms Complicate IIoT Analytics Decisions

“All you really need to know for the moment is that the universe is a lot more complicated than you might think, even if you start from a position of thinking it’s pretty damn complicated in the first place.” Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Because it just wasn’t confusing enough… I think Mr. […]

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Thoughts from the Elephant in the Room: Big Data, Analytics, and Data Management for Industrial Control

IIoT Viewpoints is always on the lookout for disruptive IIoT-enabled solutions that address longstanding problems. ARC interviewed Vish Avasarala, Co-founder of Saint Software Consultants, and Kenneth Smith, General Manager, Energy at Hortonworks about how Big Data, analytics, and data management systems can help industrial companies optimize operations performance.  Today we present part one of two. […]

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Industrie 4.0 in the Chemical Industry – Covestro’s View

A few month ago, Felix Hanisch, Head of Global Process Control at  Covestro, spoke about the meaning of Industrie 4.0 for the chemicals industry from Covestro’s perspective.  Covestro, a specialty polymers company, was carved out from Bayer in 2015 and aims to make the world “a brighter place.” The goal of Industrie 4.0 is to produce intelligent […]

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IoT Adoption Barriers and Accelerators at MIT Connected Things

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge hosted their annual Connected Things forum this past Monday at the MIT Media Lab.  This symposium was focused on how to accelerate the adoption and impact of IoT by identifying headwinds and discussing ways to overcome them.  Cybersecurity and connectivity remain universal hurdles, but the presentations, panels and personal discussions […]

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Maersk Drilling to boost drilling efficiency through IIoT-Enabled solutions

ARC has been screaming from the mountain top for some time now that upstream oil & gas can be a large beneficiary of leveraging the benefits of IIoT-enabled solutions such as analytics, machine learning and enhanced communications. Operators, independent E&P firms, and industry stakeholders are desperate to seek solutions that will help reduce costs, increase […]

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