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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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Industrial IoT at Mobile World Congress 2017

Taking place in Barcelona this week (Feb 27 – March 2) is Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest and most important event each year for the mobile telecoms industry. While the show may be primarily perceived as a marketing platform for mobile handset makers touting shiny new devices replete with sharper screens and yet more […]

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GE Blends Oil and Gas with Digital Transformation and IIoT at Annual Meeting

Over 1,000 customers from around the world attended the recent 18th GE Oil & Gas Annual Meeting in Florence, Italy.  A multitude of presentations and demonstrations of the latest oil & gas technologies for processes, such as upstream, pipelines, LNG, and refining were made, but most were blended with digital transformation and IIoT. The annual meeting […]

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Industrial IoT Strategy for SME Suppliers

Last week I had a great discussion about IIoT strategy with a group of executives from a mid-sized “industrial conglomerate”. The businesses managed by these folks had some very strong and established products and some very loyal long-term customers.  They operate as a set of small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and operate quite independently.  That’s their corporate […]

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Physical and Digital Worlds Converge at GE Minds and Machines

More than 2,700 people descended upon San Francisco in November for GE Minds and Machines (GEMM). As always, GEMM provides a great opportunity each year to see how “digital” the company looks. Since the early 2000s, the company has moved to converge many IT business concepts with its OT and big iron solutions in anticipation […]

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