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Harry Forbes ExxonMobil and Lockheed Martin - 20 Questions about Open Automation

In January 2016, ExxonMobil announced a contract with Lockheed Martin to architect and develop a proof-of-concept for a highly open process automation system. This proof-of-concept system will be developed during 2016. Far greater control-level interoperability is the main goal of this ExxonMobil initiative. The advent of this program raises a number of new questions about the future of process automation.

David White IIoT Maturity – Where Are We Now, Where Do We Go from Here?

Call it what you will - the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrie 4.0, or digital transformation – it really doesn't matter. Pioneering enterprises have started their journey to reinvent and expand their business models using existing and emerging technologies. Companies with the right organizational culture will leverage Internet of Things platforms and associated technologies to grow revenues and cut costs.