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I made the mistake of not working between Christmas and New Year. Too much work piled up while I was away and I didn’t get to blog my first weekly analytics round-up of 2016! So here it is&…

Happy New Year to all! At the end of December 2015, I recorded an “ARC Webwindow” sharing my understanding on how Industrie 4.0, Industrial IoT or Smart Manufacturing starts impacting,…

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) presents a unique opportunity to speed up the slow-moving technology adoption lifecycle that is inherent to the industrial sector for operational technologi…

For anyone who’s new to our IIoT blog – or to my analytics thread in particular – here’s a quick recap of my 5 most read posts of 2015. That includes my thoughts on Google …

One cognitive scientist thinks the leading approach to machine learning can be improved by ideas gleaned from studying children.

Through IIoT-enabled technologies and strategies, industrial users can collect and store data from almost anything at an extremely high frequency and incredibly low cost. This enables efficiencies …

Recently I had the privilege to be invited to speak at the Emerson Process Management annual users conference in Denver. Before my scheduled presentation times, I walked about and met with many eng…

There’s a glaring gap in today’s omni-channel world. Or perhaps it’s best described as a blind spot. In either case, as manufacturers, retailers and 3PLs invest millions of dollars to provide a truly seamless, fully integrated buying experience, many continue to overlook the significant costs and complexities of the “final mile” between DC and the consumer’s front porch. While integration of supply chain, inventory management, marketing…

Survey: Plenty of room to transform EAM systems into proactive productivity tools.

If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.

The 9th Edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index reveals a pro-growth trend across the nation for 2016. Rich States, Poor States examines the latest movements in state economic growth. The data ranks the 2016 economic …