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SCADA software

HMI/SCADA software in the age of Industrial IoT and evolving human machine interfaces

A look at the present and future of HMI/SCADA software in an industrial environment of connectivity, big data, cloud, mobility, IoT, advanced analytics and the movement of intelligence towards the edge. HMI/SCADA software is...
Sustainability concept

IoT, data and connectivity for sustainability – looking ahead and asking questions

Can technologies - and the will to leverage them - lead to a more sustainable future and, if so, how? It's one of the questions addressed in a report by Wipro Digital and and...
Cisco City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program CIFAP

Funding smart city initiatives: inside the Cisco $1 Billion CIFAP program

On the first day of Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Cisco announced the launch of its $1 Billion City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program or CIFAP. What you need to know. The City...
Barcelona smart city

Smart City Expo World Congress 2017: towards active citizen participation

From November 14 to 16 it's again all smart cities in Barcelona at the occasion of the 2017 edition of Smart City Expo World Congress where people empowerment, active citizen participation and even participative...
Intelligent ERP concept

From ERP to intelligent ERP in the smart factory and supply chain

The industrial transformation of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet, with its increasing role of IIoT, advanced data analytics and vertical and horizontal integration profoundly impacts various systems in manufacturing. Intelligent ERP or i-ERP systems...
Digital twin simulation technology concept

Digital twin technology and simulation: benefits, usage and predictions 2018

Digital twin technology goes back since quite some time. As mentioned in a previous article on digital twins, the concept of having virtual or digital representations for physical products or assets as we know...

Manufacturing sector and manufacturing technology evolutions in convergence

An overview of the evolutions in manufacturing technology, information technology evolutions in the manufacturing sector and manufacturing trends against the backdrop of IT and OT convergence and changing manufacturing processes and priorities for the...
IoT concept

IoT 2018 – the next stage: the IoT of integration, value and action

The IoT in 2018 and beyond – towards tangible value and a narrative of IoT in a holistic context of transformation, strategy, multiple technologies and accelerating deployments. The IoT (Internet of Things) has entered the...
IT evolutions future transformation multiplied innovation

Key information technology evolutions enabling future digital transformation

Originally we wanted to call this post ‘Key information technology evolutions and technologies that enable the next steps in digital transformation and the second stage of the third platform era and the crucial backdrop...
5G

5G and IoT in 2018 and beyond: the mobile broadband future of IoT

5G is the fifth generation of mobile, cellular technologies, networks and solutions. It promises a major change in mobility and, although not just 'built' for IoT, it is heralded as a major driver of...
Future of blockchain concept

The future of blockchain in organizations and business ecosystems

The problem with most coverage on the future of blockchain, a.k.a. the technology of trust in a digital economy and decentralized hyper-connected technological and business ecosystem, is that it's still very much focused on...