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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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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Since the beginning of modern times, industry has been challenged with applying expertise consistently throughout the organization. Demographic trends and new technological advances promise to challenge the way industry approaches business. To stay competitive, industrial organizations will need to embrace new applications like cognitive computing, or simulating human thought processes in a computerized model. Consistent […]

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US Bureau of Reclamation Improves Document Management and Prepares for IIoT

At an ARC Forum, Gary McDanel, Manager, Information Management Group, US Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), presented “Maintain Asset Data Integrity and Reap the Benefits of the ‘Internet of Things.’” The US Bureau of Reclamation manages water in the western US under the 1902 Reclamation Act because, according to Mr. McDanel, “Water makes dirt valuable.”  In […]

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CSX Transportation Improves Uptime with Lower Costs Using IIoT

Emerging technologies – especially IIoT and analytics – have opened an opportunity for near-zero unplanned downtime while improving asset longevity and costs.  Bill Larson, Director, Process Improvement, CSX Transportation, presented “On Track Work Equipment EAM Wireless Sensor – PM Integration” at the Forum by ARC Advisory Group earlier this year.  As a major railroad, CSX provides […]

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IoT in Oil and Gas in Houston – September 14th and 15th

For anyone following the industrial-iot.com website they will know that we have been beating a loud and somewhat consistent drum about the real business value that we believe IIoT-enabled solutions can provide companies operating in the oil & gas industry – upstream, midstream and downstream. We also make every effort to make operators and end […]

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