Industrial IoT/Industry 4.0 Viewpoints

IIoT Viewpoints

Featured here are original and timely articles from ARC analysts and guest writers on topics such as Digitization, New Business Models, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, and Smart Manufacturing.  We dive into technologies such as additive manufacturing, machine learning, asset performance management, device connectivity, IIoT architecture, cybersecurity, augmented reality, and more related to digitization and transformation of industries, infrastructure, and cities.  Our goal is to provide readers with clear and concise analyses, opinions, and discussion of these trends, technologies, and services. Sign up for our weekly IIoT/I4 Viewpoints newsletter

Feb
23
2018
Valentijn de Leeuw — Industry Trends

EU ConnectedFactories Projects To Support More Jobs and Better Lives

The Factories of the Future Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) is a multi-year program the European economic crisis recovery plan with a total funding of 7B Euro. Its objective is to help European manufacturing enterprises, in particular SMEs, to adapt to global competitive pressures by improving the technological base of EU manufacturing across a broad range of sectors. The PPP approach generates commitment from industry and yields tangible results.
Feb
21
2018
Paula Hollywood — Industry Trends

Will You Survive or Thrive Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation consists of multiple interdependent and intersecting changes driven by technological disruption.  An organization’s ability to not only survive digital transformation but thrive, is dependent on its ability to manage complex change with a cohesive strategy. 
Feb
20
2018
Dick Slansky — Industry Trends

Digital Transformation - It's All Coming Together

The 2018 ARC Forum is over, and I am collecting my thoughts about the array of topics covered in this coming together of suppliers, users, thought leaders, technologists, and just those folks looking to find out just what is actually transforming across industry, technology, and business in this

Feb
19
2018
Sharada Prahladrao — Industry Trends

Smart Lighting Systems for Smart Cities

Lighting for cities is expensive, with energy and maintenance costs accounting for approximately 40 percent of its budgets.  In New York City, lighting uses approximately 295.5 million kWh, which costs $50 million a year for electricity alone.  Transitioning to smart LED networks represents a tre

Feb
16
2018
Will Hastings — Technology Trends

Digital Transformation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, opened SOLIDWORKS World 2018 with a statement that captures the spirit of Dassault Systèmes strategy to define itself apart from typical Digital Transformation marketing. The question still remains; what can we do to empower you, the amazing innovators? How can we help you become the leaders of what many call the next industrial revolution? But shouldn’t we rather foster something much better than a revolution, shouldn’t we foster an industrial renaissance?
Feb
13
2018
Amruta Kanagali — Industry Trends

IoT Steps Up Smart Farming and Precision Agriculture

Smart farming through the application of information and communication technologies including IoT is expected to revolutionize the global agricultural landscape, making it more resource-efficient and productive.

Feb
12
2018
Sharada Prahladrao — Industry Trends

Brainstorming on the IoT Imperative at the World Economic Forum 2018

At the intersection of technology, economics, and social imperatives is the Internet of Things (IoT) that connects the physical and digital worlds. Although the core topic of any industrial conference might vary, there is always a special focus on the IoT.

Feb
08
2018
Pranav Misal — Industry Trends

Amtrak Crash Raises Questions on the Rail Service

Tragedy prone Amtrak suffered another accident this week when it crashed into stationary CSX train in South Carolina. Adding to the crisis, several cars of Acela decoupled itself from each other, and a train carrying members of republican congress slammed into the garbage truck.

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