Dec 2016 IoT News Round-Up

As we approach year-end, the flow of news, predictions, and prognostications about the upcoming year have begun to flow. IoT Analytics has continued to gain momentum in late 2016, and there have been a number of interesting research studies published and projections for 2017. In this version of our “news round-up” blog, we highlight some of the ones we have seen in the last week or two.

 

Forbes: Industrial Analytics Based On Internet Of Things Will Revolutionize Manufacturing

McKinseyGlobalVery interesting research from McKinsey Global Institute on the state of Industrial IoT. Not surprised to see predictive maintenance remain the top application, but “analysis of product usage in the field” is really accelerating relative to previous research. 76% of respondents say that it is a high priority in the next 1-3 years. Read More…

 

Harvard Business Revue: Why IoT Analytics Are a Manufacturer’s Most Important Tool

HBRMuch of the discussion of IoT Analytics for Manufacturing focuses on production efficiency, uptime, or analysis of product performance in the field. While all of those topic are important, satisfying the growing customer demand for higher and customized levels of service and personalized products is in some ways a potentially more powerful use case with substantial business benefits. Harvard Business Revue does a nice job in this article laying out some examples. Read More…

 

Information Age: 10 predictions for the Internet of Things and big data in 2017

Many interesting use cases laid out in this year-end round-up by Information Age. With phrases and words like: “honing talent,” “integration,” and “security”, it is certainly starting to feel like the year that IoT Analytics will hit the mainstream. Read More…

 

2016’s TOP STORIES: Top 10 IoT Technologies and Trends for 2017

This is a very nice round-up of the key trends from the point of view of Gartner’s key IoT analysts. As IoT matures, its unique challenge and nature are becoming clear, and the market is entering a consolidation phase that usually leads to real growth and maturity. Check out the slideshow…

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