Has IIoT Become a ‘Four-Letter Word’? (Part 1 of a Multi-part Series)

Not since the dot-com boom of the early 2000s has there been a topic as ubiquitous in business circles as digital transformation. That’s likely because so few companies have truly found their groove in reimagining and rearchitecting their capabilities for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It remains a battle even for those organizations that have been […]

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The Network of Everything, Plus ‘Us’

Internet connectivity is now ubiquitous, creating what many call a “network of everything.” Digital capabilities are designed into virtually every new product, from land mobile radios used by law enforcement to connected medical wearables to jet engines that collect their own data, diagnose issues, perform updates and predict maintenance to maximize equipment availability and optimize […]

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Automated Testing Bots: A Requirement for High-Quality Intelligent Devices

As consumers increasingly rely on intelligent devices – home security systems, connected cars, fitness bands, patient monitoring systems and more – businesses must ensure the robustness of their digital solutions, both on a standalone basis as well as how these solutions interact with other devices, apps and systems. Traditional testing methods aren’t up to these […]

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Five Game-Changing Applications for Analytics Tools

Over the past few years, organizations have come to embrace data as a strategic asset. In so doing, advanced analytics has emerged as a critical tool across nearly every industry sector and within almost every department in the enterprise.  Outcome-based analytics can turn poor business decisions, made using haphazard guesswork, into successful ones that optimize […]

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Looking to Deliver IoT Value? Don’t Go It Alone

According to Gartner, more than $440 billion will be spent on Internet of Things initiatives by 2020. Yet networking company Cisco recently found that only 26% of organizations so far have completed an IoT initiative they consider a success. That percentage isn’t pretty. And companies don’t have much time to climb a steep learning curve and thus avoid costly failures. […]

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When IoT Meets Manufacturing

One of the more negative iconic images of the Industrial Revolution was of child workers being sent into coal mines. Thankfully, that’s an age long behind us. Our own era promises a different revolution: one in which miners no longer need to descend into the mine shaft, wield a pick, endure suffocating temperatures or constant jarring […]

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