The promise of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is inspiring customers to think big in the long term, but in the short term, implementing IIoT solutions is proving more challenging than many expected.
2018 was a year of recognizing the need for digital transformation and planning what the impacts might be. 2019 will be a year of implementation, but do IT teams feel ready to execute these new strategies? Do they have the budget, support and assets? A new survey by TEKsystems provides some insight.
The convergence of IT and OT in the industrial world has been a topic of discussion for years. With the increasing need to drive business efficiency through the adoption of new technologies and concepts such as the Industrial Internet of Things and the cloud, bringing previously disparate IT and OT together is a necessity. It’s also a challenge.
We’ve put together a list of the best conferences for industrial automation professionals. We’ve got IIoT, Manufacturing, Monitoring, Edge Computing and more, all around the world.
By embracing the promise of automated tech, organizations of all sizes are poised to make good on their promises of digital transformation. But, to realize the possibilities of the connected, autonomous future, automation pioneers must follow a new set of best practices to achieve meaningful results.
As baby boomers reach retirement age, organizations need to grapple with the effects of losing large amounts of institutional knowledge essential to keeping operations running smoothly. Automation can help ease this transition if implemented intelligently.
At the recent Rockwell Automation Fair, Dave Vasko, Director of Advanced Technology at Rockwell Automation, Inc. spoke with Barry Dellecese, Director of Product Management and Marketing at Stratus about the “bleeding edge” of edge computing. Their conversation is now available as part of Rockwell’s State of the Industry podcast.