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Insights on emerging technologies, practices, and processes for Industry, Infrastructure and Cities.

Feb
08
2019
Paul Miller — ARC Report Abstract

Overcoming Barriers to Digital Transformation

As we’ve learned, digital transformation can be a challenging, if necessary, journey.  At each year’s Forum, we learn more about how pioneering companies are overcoming these challenges and the associated operational and business benefits.  This year, one of the key Forum takeaways was that culture, rather than technology, is often one of the major barriers to digital transformation.
Feb
07
2019
Bob Gill — Company and Product News

Ericsson Includes Industrial Automation in Cellular IoT Vision

Ericsson has unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT with the addition of two new defined markets, Industrial Automation IoT and Broadband IoT, to join the company’s existing cellular IoT market segments of Massive IoT and Critical IoT. 

Feb
07
2019
Mark Sen Gupta — Company and Product News

Honeywell Introduces Industrial Cybersecurity Solution to Guard Against Malicious USB Device Attacks

Honeywell announced the latest release of Secure Media Exchange (SMX), a cybersecurity solution to protect industrial operators against new and emerging Universal Serial Bus (USB) threats.  SMX now includes patent pending capabilities to protect against a broad range of malicious USB device attacks, which disrupt operations through misuse of legitimate USB functions or unauthorized device actions.
Feb
07
2019
Ralph Rio — Industry Trends

Best Practices with Blockchain in Industry

Blockchain in industry provides clear business benefits. Examining 24 pilot programs found sweet spots with improved revenue and margins.
Feb
05
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

The Industrial Internet Consortium and Openfog Consortium Unite 

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium (OpenFog) announced that they have finalized the details to combine the two large and influential international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing. 
Feb
02
2019
Ralph Rio — ARC Report Abstract

Field Service 4.0 Digital Transformation from Reactive to Proactive Services

Today, many equipment manufacturers are reclaiming the service relationship from the distribution channels with a modern field service management system and remote monitoring, thus allowing the move from reactive to proactive services.  Adding IoT to their products provides the infrastructure for predictive maintenance and proactive service.
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