IoT Edge 101

What is Edge Computing? Edge computing pushes the intelligence, processing power and communication capabilities directly into devices.  It enables analytics and data gathering to occur at the source of the data. What is the difference between Edge Computing and Fog Computing? Both fog computing and edge computing involve pushing intelligence and processing capabilities down closerContinue reading “IoT Edge 101”

IoT Platform Flexibility Drives Smart Solutions for Industries

The internet of things (IoT) is gaining traction across industries where new IT capabilities and connectivity are driving innovation and operational efficiencies. Companies across the Industrial footprint are leading the way with exciting breakthroughs in industrial IoT (IIoT) that use big data, analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline production, enable predictive maintenance and improveContinue reading “IoT Platform Flexibility Drives Smart Solutions for Industries”

What’s Ahead for Internet of Things?

While the Industrial IoT era is already redefining manufacturing, its benefits to business and society are only just beginning. Did you know… Businesses are on track to have 3.1 billion connected devices this year.[1] 2.6 million industrial robots are expected to be working in factories by 2019.[2] Analysts estimate IIoT could add US$14.2 trillion toContinue reading “What’s Ahead for Internet of Things?”

The Evolution of Industrial IoT

Industrial revolution 4.0 technologies drive manufacturing to new heights The industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the application of IoT technologies in manufacturing. Like the first industrial revolution in the 18th century, IIoT is transforming today’s manufacturing industry. This fourth industrial revolution is built on advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, 3D printing and robotics, andContinue reading “The Evolution of Industrial IoT”

My thoughts on building a business case that justifies the journey towards a scalable IoT solution.

Manufacturing companies today are challenged with rapidly changing variables in their industries, such as requirements for shorter lead times, mass customisation, the increasing number of product variations and there is an ongoing shift in overall consumers’ mindsets as more people move away from product ownership-based consumption in favor of as-a-service business models. Additionally, conventional modelsContinue reading “My thoughts on building a business case that justifies the journey towards a scalable IoT solution.”

Complexity – A Major IoT Challenge

To the list of greatest inventions of the world such as the wheel, the compass, steam engine, concrete, the automobile, railways, airplane add 21st century’s offering the Internet of Things or IoT. Gartner estimates the total economic value-add from IoT will reach US$1.9 trillion worldwide in 2020. Other reports claim close to half the companiesContinue reading “Complexity – A Major IoT Challenge”