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Predictive maintenance (PdM) – proactive maintenance made predictive

Predictive maintenance (PdM) always seemed like the perfect use case for the Internet of Things (IoT), more specifically for Industrial IoT (IIoT) and environments...

Manufacturing execution systems (MES) – evolutions and software solutions

Manufacturing execution systems (MES) traditionally link ERP (and other business systems) and data flow control and monitoring on the plant floor (operational plant-control systems)....

Smart manufacturing and smart industry in context

Smart manufacturing has been defined as the fully-integrated, collaborative manufacturing systems that respond in real time to meet changing demands and conditions in the...

The acceleration of data-driven retail on the road to recovery

In many countries, 2020 promised to be a rather good year for the retail industry. Since the so-called 'retail apocalypse' started about a decade...

Digital transformation strategy: the bridges to build

Digital transformation requires a digital transformation strategy that, as any strategy, looks at the goals, current situation and how to move forward on a...

Digital health – a matter of access, priorities, people, integration and proven value

Digital health and healthcare priorities and trends. Prevention and care models in the age of digital transformation – collaboratively working towards a sustainable and...

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

Narrowband IoT or NB-IoT is a wireless communication standard for the Internet of Things in its different forms (see IoT definitions). NB-IoT belongs to...

IoT platforms – IoT platform definitions, capabilities, selection advice and market

The Internet of Things (IoT) can't function without software, including middleware, known as an IoT or IoT cloud platform. As a form of middleware,...

Edge computing and IoT – when intelligence moves to the edge

Edge computing and the Internet of Things are a perfect match for several reasons. No wonder that edge computing is in virtually all IoT...

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