The smart factory as scaling deployments is the next imperative

The next challenge for Industry 4.0 is scaling up. Yet, many organizations struggle to scale with the convergence of IT and OT (operational technology)...

OT and ICS cybersecurity – the human dimension and organizational challenges

The increasing digitization of industrial networks comes with ample benefits. But at the same time, the attack surface of OT (operational technology) with Industrial...

Additive manufacturing and 3D printing in manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing haven't reached an inflection point yet in Industry 4.0 as some expected would be the case by now....

Operational technology (OT) – definitions and differences with IT

What is operational technology (OT) and how is it different from IT and at the same time converging with information technology? It's impossible to talk...

Building System Integration at an inflection point: interview with Martin Feder and Jeff Groat

Two years ago, we interviewed Martin Feder on the evolution of building management during the time of IP, the Internet of Things (IoT), and...

Variable frequency drives: mitigating the negative effects of electrical harmonics

How do you best manage the harmonics created by variable frequency drives? An interview with two subject matter experts with a focus on critical...

Joe Barkai: the real value of IoT is in the ability to aggregate different...

Joe Barkai calmly looks you in the eyes when speaking, so it’s easy to engage in the conversation. Connectivity is going to become a...
Cellular IoT - massive IoT rollouts end 2019 and massive IoT connections 2025

Cellular IoT: the state and future of massive IoT connections and rollouts

After NB-IoT and LTE-M networks started being rolled out and the first devices supporting these standards shipped, the term 'Massive IoT' (Massive Internet of...

IoT endpoints 2020: the industries and use cases driving growth

Gartner released some forecasts with regards to the number of enterprise and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints in use in 2020. According to...

NB-IoT explained: a complete guide to Narrowband-IoT

Narrowband IoT or NB-IoT is a wireless communication standard for the Internet of Things (IoT). NB-IoT belongs to the category of low-power wide-area networks...
LPWAN

LPWAN: delayed deployment of NB-IoT and LTE-M benefits LoRa and Sigfox

Technical issues and questions of enterprises and OEMs delay the deployment of cellular LPWA network standards NB-IoT and LTE-M. Non-cellular standards, mainly LoRa and...

HR in digital transformation – priorities for HR leaders in 2020

A lot is being written and said about the future of work and the strategic role of HR in digital transformation. The extent to...

Retail innovation and transformation – what winning retailers do better

Smart retail innovation requires asking intelligent questions, focusing on the right projects and steering away from thinking in terms of technologies and means to...

The state of digital HR – HR transformation and talent management

HR plays a vital role in digital transformation. At the same time, and as a consequence of digitalization, HR is evolving with digital tools...
Future health - digital health records and transforming healthcare experiences

Future health: focus on health records and information sharing

A look at the Future Health Index 2019 from the perspective of digital health records (DHR) and the impact of several information sharing and...

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Data lakes and the data lake market: the what, why and how

What are data lakes and how are they used for big data analytics? A definition and description of data lakes, how they work and...

Big Data as a Service (BDaaS): benefits, evolutions and market trends 2025

Several big data management and analytics functions are available through ‘as-a-Service models in the cloud since the early days of big data. Initially referring...

Substation automation: meeting the growing need for energy control and monitoring systems

Substation automation systems are used by companies where energy availability is critical, and energy control and monitoring is a necessity. The demand for substation...

Smart grids: what is a smart electrical grid – electricity networks in evolution

A smart grid is an electricity network/grid enabling a two-way flow of electricity and data whereby smart metering is often seen as a first...

How and why BMW Group uses 3D-printed components

Additive manufacturing (AM) is increasingly used in the automotive industry. Why and how BMW Group uses 3D-printed components and intends to increase its use...

Digital healthcare is a top concern for US healthcare institutions

There are quite some hurdles that slow down digital transformation in healthcare. Many are non-technological in nature and, for example, include priorities, culture, and,...

mHealth: from research to real-life applications – interview Valerie Storms (Mobile Health Unit)

In our interview series on digital health and the digital transformation of healthcare we talked with mHealth (mobile health) expert Valerie Storms. Valerie has...

Marketing, sales, commerce & customer

Marketing technology: increasing effectiveness of the martech stack

While marketers are expected to increase their martech investments according to most forecasts (some see temporary slower growth ahead for 2020, though not necessarily...

Global Connected Consumer Index 2019: the relevancy balance in marketing

The second edition of the Selligent Global Connected Consumer Index finds a connected consumer who is more demanding and at the same time more...

Customer-centricity explained – what it means to be customer-centric

Customer-centricity: what is it and what does it even mean to be customer-centric? Does it matter to define it or look at how people...

Consumer concerns force marketers to adapt as techlash hits

Techlash has hit North America. The results will be felt across several online activities, and marketers must take action as the level and impact...

The customer data platform –the what and why of CDPs

In a quite amazing short period of time, the customer data platform (CDP) moved to the top of enterprise marketing technology (martech) topics. The...

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