Extend connectivity, extend machine lifetime

While interest in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) continues to rise, the concept remains very difficult for many to get their arms around. The source of confusion is the various definitions, business processes, value chain, and evolving business models. Manufacturing, however, holds some of the most exciting developments in the Internet of Things (IoT) and most economic benefit in terms of cost savings, new revenue streams, and efficiencies. The near-term focus should be broader visibility of critical machine health through connectivity and reporting. Bruce Sinclair conducted a great interview with Tanja Rueckert of SAP in episode 64 of The IoT Inc Business Show podcast, “IIoT Manufacturing From the Shop Floor to the Top Floor,” which emphasized just that. Rueckert explained that an IoT enabled solution in connected manufacturing includes…


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