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Mar 03, 2015

Shop/Floor: Retail Lessons for the Industrial Internet

Retailers across the globe are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) and racing to implement Internet-connected sensors. Though retail is notorious for tough margins, close to 96% of decision makers in the retail sector are ready to make necessary changes to adopt IoT solutions, according to a recent Forrester Consulting survey commissioned by Zebra Technologies. In fact, 67% have already implemented an IoT strategy, and another 26% are planning a deployment in 2015. Continue reading →

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WHEN HARDWARE MET SOFTWARE: MINING THE VALUE OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET

 The Industrial Internet is already helping companies shave costs and boost performance. Union Pacific, America’s largest railroad company, has improved productivity by wiring its locomotives with sensors that monitor parts and supply data to algorithms that try to predict whether a component might break down and when.

 

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THE COMBINATION OF NETWORKS AND MACHINES COULD ADD $10 TO $15 TRILLION TO GLOBAL GDP

The Industrial Revolution radically changed the way we use energy and make things. The Internet Revolution altered how we communicate, consumer information, and spend money. A combination of these two transformations, called the Industrial Internet, now links networks, data, and machines. It promises to remake global industry, boost productivity, and launch an entirely new age of prosperity and growth.
 

What is the Industrial Internet?

Industrial machines have always issued early warnings, but in an inconsistent way and in a language that people could not understand.

The advent of networked machines with embedded sensors and advanced analytics tools has changed that reality.

Industrial Internet Insights Report 2014

A new sense of urgency is propelling senior executives and boards of directors from industrial companies to take the next step in maturing their Big Data analytic initiatives. Read the report

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