This series of reports cuts through IoT hype to provide objective advice on how to get an ROI from investments in connected technology — whether that is boosting efficiency, creating new revenue sources or improving regulatory compliance. Distilling research from independent research and interviews with objective experts, these features on topics including logistics, IoT security and manufacturing, uncover common stumbling blocks when deploying IoT projects and provide guidance on what sets successful industrial and enterprise IoT projects apart from the rest.
Will Industrie 4.0, the German-government-backed framework for rebooting the manufacturing sector, lead to a new industrial revolution? And if so, would it be the fourth such revolution, or the third? Or does Industrie 4.0 herald something more like an incremental but substantial software upgrade, as its software-derived name also suggests? This report takes a look […]
It is estimated that as many as 2.5 billion people could move to cities by 2050. This spike in population, along with the growing popularity of sustainability initiatives, will force buildings to become more energy efficient, and — in a word — smarter. The integration of emerging smart building technologies is a central hurdle to […]
With online commerce and the manufacturing sector on the upswing, and everything from IoT to blockchain to drones, delivery robots, and autonomous semi trucks and ships promising further advances, it’s arguably never been a better time to be in the supply chain and logistics business. Yet for logistics companies it can be challenging to meet […]