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SAP and Trenitalia’s IoT-Enabled Dynamic Maintenance – Part 3: Culture Change

In the second blog in this series we reported on Trenitalia’s current and future IIoT-enabled maintenance approaches the company uses. This blog provides expectations and recommendations on instilling successful culture change. Culture Change for Company-wide Implementation During the panel discussion, Mrs. Barbara Morgante mentioned that the company’s transformation is not only technical and financial but also […]

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SAP and Trenitalia’s IoT-Enabled Dynamic Maintenance – part 2

In the first blog in this series we explained Trenitalia’s challenges and motivations. This blog has more on current and future IIoT-enabled maintenance approaches the company uses, in transition from condition-based maintenance, via component-based maintenance to predictive maintenance. IIoT-Enabled Maintenance Approaches Trenitalia collects up to 10,000 parameters per locomotive each second, transmits these in real time […]

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Leonardo Joins the Battle of the Brainiacs

SAP’s new brand for its IoT portfolio, SAP Leonardo, like IBM Watson and SalesForce Einstein, evokes intelligence.  That is entirely appropriate, because arguably it is advanced analytics that is driving so much interest/payoff in IoT, especially in the industrial segment.  Whether it’s artificial intelligence, machine learning, or cognitive computing, this technology, combined with live data […]

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SAP and Trenitalia’s IoT-Enabled Dynamic Maintenance

Earlier this year, SAP and Trenitalia organized an Executive Summit in Rome and the National Railway Museum in Pietrarsa (Naples).  During the event Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway operator, communicated the company’s new IoT-enabled approach to maintenance management that will run on SAP software.  Trenitalia expects that the approach will help it save more than €100 […]

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SAP Steps Up IIoT Investments

SAP’s recent IoT announcements, though substantial, may only be the tip of the iceberg.  SAP acquired two companies, announced a major 5 year IoT investment plan and a plan to establish “IoT Labs” around the world, and announced the availability of jump start and accelerator packages for Industry 4.0 that feature IoT solutions. SAP IoT […]

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