Category Archives: Information Technology

IoT Manufacturing – IIoT Evolution to Smart Manufacturing (Part 2 of 3)

Introduction This is smart manufacturing (part 2 of 3) article where I am explaining the barriers and automation impact. IIoT is the growing thread of connectivity between objects equipped with the ability to gather, store, process, and send data either though communication protocols to the Internet, or directly to other things or to an Internet gateway. The IIoT becomes a full ecosystem when software, cloud computing … Continue reading IoT Manufacturing – IIoT Evolution to Smart Manufacturing (Part 2 of 3) »

IoT Manufacturing – IIoT Evolution to Smart Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3)

Smart Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3). What has been the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) evolution to smart manufacturing? Over the next decade, manufacturers could stand to capture about $4 trillion of value from the IIoT through increased revenues and lower costs, according to ARC Advisory group. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is not about ripping out current automation systems in order to replace … Continue reading IoT Manufacturing – IIoT Evolution to Smart Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3) »

Aspects Leaders Should Consider to Adopt Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a magnificent opportunity for growth and profit, but until now it has largely labored behind the scenes to improve efficiencies.  According to Chet Geschickter, “IoT is moving toward mainstream adoption in 2016 and the number of organizations adopting IoT will grow 50% in 2016 reaching 43% of organizations overall”.  Below you can see a Gartner chart showing -Organization’s IoT Leadership- … Continue reading Aspects Leaders Should Consider to Adopt Internet of Things »

Information Technology and Operational Technology in IoT

Let’s start defining the terms Information Technology and Operational Technology What is Information Technology (IT)? IT (information technology) is a term that encompasses all forms of technology used to create, store, exchange, and use information in its various forms. In other words, IT keeps the information flowing, email running, and databases populated. What is Operational Technology (OT)? OT is the hardware and software that keeps … Continue reading Information Technology and Operational Technology in IoT »