Industrial Internet of Things

By Andrew Milmoe | While the consumer market for IoT may require behavioral adoption to succeed, the IIoT is driven by business requirements. Therefore users will be trained to adopt new behaviors to improve outcomes in the work they are already performing.

SAP Leonardo Community Backs Kiva Entrepreneurs in openSAP Partnership

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets,” Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci once said.True to …

SAP SE

Drones and Robots Are Taking Over Industrial Inspection - MIT Technology Review

Avitas Systems, a GE subsidiary based in Boston, is now using drones and robots to automate the inspection of infrastructure such as pipelines, power …

Machine Learning

GE is shifting the strategy for its $12 billion digital business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co wants its industrial software business to cut costs and lift profits next year under new chief executive John Flannery, and is considering expanded partnerships and the possible sale of some equity in the unit, according to people familiar with the …

Business Planning

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Peter Levine, a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has an interesting working theory. He believes that cloud computing is soon going to take a back seat to edge computing — and we will very quickly see the majority of processing taking place at the device level.<p>As crazy as …

Big Data

IoT's big challenge: Managing billions of devices

The breadth of IoT’s distribution over the coming years will frustrate efforts to harness it as a unified resource. IoT application developers are …

US lawmakers are trying to fix the security nightmare that is the 'internet of things'

• <b>US lawmakers are trying to regulate the internet of things.</b>• <b><br>By 2020, more than 20 billion devices will be connected to the internet — but right now, it's incredibly insecure.</b>• <b><br>Hundreds of thousands of webcams and other smart-home devices were recently hijacked by hackers, knocking Twitter and PayPal</b> …

Internet of Things

Are edge computing and IIoT changing the way we think about data?

As we observe what’s happening in industrial enterprises, there’s an interesting evolution occurring—one that has important implications as companies make their first tentative steps toward the industrial Internet of things (IIoT).<p>Traditionally, operational technology (OT) teams have tended to …

Bluetooth mesh networks could give the Industrial IoT a boost

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Bluetooth networks now support mesh network standards, thanks to a recent decision by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the governing body that oversees the networking …

Internet of Things

NotPetya Ransomware Hackers 'Took Down Ukraine Power Grid'

Ukraine has placed the blame for last week’s ransomware outbreak on Russia. The allegations came as multiple cybersecurity companies claimed there were links between the so-called NotPetya ransomware and hackers who previously targeted power providers and shut down electricity across the country, …

Cybersecurity

Cisco Live 2017: Manufacturers Start to See Value of Connecting Factories

By Phil GoldsteinThe Internet of Things can make Industry 4.0 a reality for manufacturers, but they need new networks and data platforms to see real …

Internet of Things

Researchers Found They Could Hack Entire Wind Farms

On a sunny day last summer, in a vast cornfield somewhere in the large, windy middle of America, two researchers from the University of Tulsa stepped …

Cybersecurity

FCC grants OneWeb approval to launch over 700 satellites for ‘space internet’

Coming as early as 2018<p>FCC chairman Ajit Pai has released a statement announcing that the commission has granted OneWeb approval for US market access to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. OneWeb, which is backed in part by Richard Branson, has been working on providing …

Internet

Co-Creating the Industrial Internet - Katrine Rau & Katrina Alcom, GE

DAY ONE – OCT 2nd 2015 at Global Service Design Conference NYC<p>AFTERNOON KEYNOTE/ /BIG VISIONS, INFRASTRUCTURE, SCALE<p>more info at: http://bit.ly/1XBsywA

Internet

New Futuristic Computers Could Completely Eliminate the Need for the Cloud

Small Things, Big Packages<p>Technology has a habit of shrinking in size while simultaneously growing in functionality year after year. This theme is …

Internet of Things

Single-purpose apps are dead, long live multi-purpose software

We’re living in a world where every single facet of our lives, both personally and professionally, can be managed by an app. From standalone grammar checkers to email hunters to digital project boards, there’s an app for every function imaginable.<p>This current state of specialization has now fully …

CRM

How the Internet of Things Is Transforming Industries You Would Never Think Of

There's potential to unleash a revolution in productivity.<p>I was eleven years old when my family got its first computer in 1981. It didn't do much. Mostly, I used it for writing reports for school and playing video games. My dad also ran some spreadsheets to help him run his business, but for the …

Internet of Things

GE Is Intent On Digitizing The Power Grid: Here's What That Means

The Energy Thought Summit (ETS17) brought together executives and leading thinkers from various areas of the energy sector for a high level conversation centered on the topic of design. Today, one cannot discuss designing the future power network without addressing the vast revolution that will be …

Energy

'We're opening up our data': This power firm is letting anyone plug into its figures

Offering open-use terms, near real-time access, and APIs, Finland's electricity grid operator says it's the first European country to open up …

Big Data

Amazon’s Robot War Is Spreading

It was Amazon that drove America’s warehouse operators into the robot business.<p>Quiet Logistics, which ships apparel out of its Devens, Mass., …

Robots

The Amazing Way GE Is Combining Big Data And Electrons To Create 'The Internet of Energy'

The global energy industry is facing disruption as it transitions from fossils to renewables (and occasionally back again). Its challenges include balancing growing demand in developing nations with the need for sustainability, and predicting the effect of extreme weather conditions on supply and …

Big Data

Business intelligence startup Anodot helps businesses solve the 'unknown unknowns'

Israeli startup Anodot uses machine learning and time-series data to monitor business metrics and identify anomalies that might take data analysts …

Business Intelligence

Desperate John Deere tractor owners are downloading illegal Ukrainian firmware hacks to get the crops in

John Deere is notorious for arguing that farmers who buy its tractors actually "license" them because Deere still owns the copyright to the tractors' …

Farming

The old, dirty, creaky US electric grid would cost $5 trillion to replace. Where should infrastructure spending go?

The American Society of Civil Engineers just gave the entire energy infrastructure a barely passing grade of D+<p>The electric grid is an amazing integrated system of machines spanning an entire continent. The National Academy of Engineering has called it one of the greatest engineering achievements …

Energy

Enterprise Internet of Things Application Software and Platform

Constellation Research Report<p>C3 IoT: A NextGen Platform for NextGen Applications<p>C3 IoT Enables Enterprises to Build AI and IoT Applications New …

GE, Siemens Vie to Reinvent Manufacturing by Harnessing the Cloud

Digital platforms let factories link data on inventories, maintenance, safety hazards<p>FRANKFURT—A battle of industrial titans is shaping up as the Android-versus-iOS of manufacturing.<p>Germany’s Siemens AG and larger U.S. rival General Electric Co. are duking it out to develop the definitive “Internet …

Manufacturing

Cover Story: Using APM as a driver for digital industrial transformation

Using APM as a driver for digital industrial transformation<p>Industrial Internet connections improve global productivity<p><b>By Jeremiah Stone</b><p>Digital …

Industry 4.0 – Building the IIoT ecosystem the right way

Is Industry 4.0 just another buzz term that’s being hyped up by technology vendors with the aim of selling more products, or a legitimate trend that will transform sectors such as manufacturing in the months and years to come?<p>The evidence points to the latter. Industry 4.0, also referred to as the …

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