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MRO Inventory Optimization - IBM Oniqua acquisition combining AI and IoT capabilities to proactively maintain vital assets

Inside the IBM acquisition of Oniqua: asset optimization with MRO

Acquisition of Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) specialist Oniqua enables IBM to expand asset optimization offering in an end-to-end way. Overview. Gathering asset intelligence to enable proactive and predictive maintenance by leveraging IoT and AI...
LPWAN connections 2018 - 2023

Smart meters and asset trackers boost LPWAN connections: forecasts and comments

The number of LPWAN connections is expected to grow at a 53% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) globally, resulting in over 1 Billion LPWAN connections by 2023. By 2023, non-cellular LPWA will cede its market...
Manufacturing concept

Ecosystem and customer-oriented transformation and innovation in manufacturing

Pretty much everyone in manufacturing by now at least has heard about Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT. While many are in the first stages of industrial transformation, the more mature goals of open data...
Digital transformation concept

Digital transformation maturity: from internal operations to external limitations

Digital transformation is still seen too much as a matter of siloed and ad hoc projects with digital transformation maturity remaining quite low. The main focus of many organizations de facto is on internal...
IoT operator concept

The IoT operator value opportunity as operators change business models

End May 2018 the GSMA released some new data from GSMA Intelligence, predicting that the global IoT market without hardware will be worth $1.1 trillion in revenue by 2025, whereby the market value inevitably...

NelsonHall sees RPA and AI technologies resulting in major BPO market boost

NelsonHall forecasts strong growth of the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and AI-based business process transformation market. Mainly pure-play BPO vendors with high domain focus and digital transformation specialists benefit. RPA will move from standalone...
Artificial intelligence in business concept

Artificial intelligence in business: CIO challenges and recommendations

Although the interest for leveraging artificial intelligence in business is high, implementation is still low and as far as artificial intelligence in business is concerned we're about to see a growth in 'meaningful' artificial...
Digital twin asset maintenance concept

Digital twin initiatives on the rise in 2018 – findings and best practices

Although the concept of digital twins isn't new and exists since before the term digital twin was coined at the start of this Millennium, it took until this decade before digital twin technology, the...

Intelligent buildings: moving from IoT to facility data profiles and business metrics

The demand for intelligent buildings and related intelligent building solutions is on the rise as technological and business-related transformations shape the evolutions in the market with shifts for all stakeholders, including owners, facility managers,...
Wireless communication concept IoT

IoT wireless communication and network connectivity provider platforms

An overview of IoT device management and IoT network connectivity platforms of wireless communication service operators and network connectivity providers: solutions, companies, evolutions and where these platforms fit in the overall IoT platform, solutions...
Orange mobile IoT and cloud concept

Orange finalizes LTE-M and NB-IoT coverage in Belgium – the exception

Orange Belgium has nationwide LTE-M and NB-IoT coverage with an IoT platform and IoT starter kit for businesses by AllThingsTalk, making Belgium the exception in the Orange wireless IoT strategy. The Mobile IoT network of...