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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...
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...
Orange business partnership concept

Inside the Siemens MindSphere and Orange Business Services platform partnership

A look at the alliance between Siemens and Orange Business Services regarding Industrial IoT platform Siemens MindSphere and Orange Business Services’ IoT platform Datavenue. At Hannover Messe 2018 digital twins seemed to steal the show...

The GDPR in SMBs a month before the GDPR deadline – facts and advice

With little over a month to go until the so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline (yes, it is still May 25, 2018 but compliance is an ongoing thing) we look one last time at...
IoT 2018 concept

Internet of Things spending nearing $800 billion mark in 2018 – spending shifts and...

Internet of Things spending globally should reach $772.5 billion in 2018. That is lower than forecasted previously. Also for the next years IoT spending is expected to be lower. A look at the numbers...
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...
Convergence of AI IoT and big data analytics concept

The underestimated impact of the convergence of AI, IoT and big data analytics

How the advancements in several third platform technologies, innovation accelerators and other technologies - and their convergence - drive next generation applications and why and where it matters. For years many of us have been...
Additive manufacturing - metal 3D printer for direct metal laser sintering

Additive manufacturing at IN(3D)USTRY – from needs to solutions and evolutions

Industrial additive manufacturing and industrial 3D Printing in evolution – definitions, research, examples and resources from Barcelona Industry Week event IN(3D)USTRY. Additive manufacturing might not be the best known and certainly most mentioned aspects of...
Augmented reality Industry 4.0 concept

Augmented reality and virtual reality trends and use cases in IIoT

One of the great promises and at the same time one of the main focus areas in Industry 4.0 is the bridging of digital/cyber/virtual and physical worlds, hence the focus on cyber-physical systems. Global spending...
Robots and cobots in logistics

Robots and cobots in logistics – the next stage of growth – Industry 4.0

Despite the de facto main attention for IoT when people talk about 'Industrie 4.0', many other/related technologies and realities take center stage in Industry 4.0 and Logistics 4.0. Among them: robotics. Obviously, they are already...
Digitize or Die book IoT by Nicolas Windpassinger

IoT book for digital transformation leaders: interview with Nicolas Windpassinger

There are several books on the IoT. However, most IoT books either provide an overview, show a world of possibilities with little actionable strategic information and cases or are purely technical in nature. We just...
Blockchain IoT concept

Blockchain in IoT and at IoT Solutions World Congress 2017

The attention for and developments/initiatives regarding blockchain in IoT have accelerated  in a remarkably short period. Blockchain has been added to the agenda of the IoT Solutions World Congress 2017 for a reason. An update. The...
Trust concept

Trust and technology: in tech we trust – for now

Protectionism, anti-globalization, increasing citizen dissatisfaction, the voices of populism and the erosion of trust in all areas of business and society. As a sector, technology, enjoys the highest level of trust with 76% - but...
Industry 4.0 market concept

Drivers, evolutions and spending in the Industry 4.0 market until 2022

The Industry 4.0 market is poised to grow significantly in the coming years. The increasing adoption of the IoT in the digital transformation of manufacturing and related industries, the rise of industrial robotics and the...