Internet of Things

How the Internet of Things Adds to Briggs & Stratton’s Value Proposition

The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering a paradigm shift in manufacturing, facilitating the collection of data that can be used not only to improve production processes and minimize delays, but also to allow companies to enhance the value proposition they offer their customers.

Pittsburgh’s Leadership in ‘Internet of Things’ May Serve as Role Model for Others to...

The world is heating up over the “Internet of Things,” and everyone—including manufacturing CEOs, politicians, engineers and technologists—is trying to figure out how to maximize it for their company or geographic region. The folks in Pittsburgh already may have developed one of the best, and their success may serve as a good role model for others.

The Industrial Internet of Things and the Servitization of Manufacturing – A CEO Roundtable...

In our information age, virtually every company generates huge amounts of data on a daily basis. In theory, we know that data can be collected, analyzed and crunched in real-time to deliver intelligence that companies can use to boost productivity, gain a competitive edge and expand their businesses. Many companies use smart, connected devices to do just that—increasing efficiency, boosting revenue and creating new business models. However, many more are not, Colin Masson, global industry director, manufacturing at Microsoft Business Solutions told CEOs gathered for a Chief Executive roundtable discussion held in partnership with Microsoft.

Best Practices in Using the Internet of Things for Smart Manufacturing

At the 2015 Smart Manufacturing Summit in Indianapolis, attendees participated in an exchange of ideas and best practices on Exploring the Internet of Things: Strategies for Connecting Your Facilities Today. Their ideas and experiences are shared here.

6 CEO Takeaways From the Consumer Electronics Show

Now that technology and digital media are pervasive, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas—which was once targeted at geeks and techies—has now become a pivotal place for companies of all shapes and sizes to find partners, expand their capabilities and get answers to their tech-related questions. Here are six takeaways from CES that every CEO should know.

‘Connected Cars’ Are Driving Exponential New Business Opportunities

Connected cars with wireless Internet access will soon become all the rage on the road—boosting business not just for auto manufacturers, but also for technology vendors, mobile operators and even retailers that use GPS to pitch targeted marketing messages when drivers come close to their stores.

Factory-Floor Wearables Advance ‘Internet of Things’ in Manufacturing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is moving quickly to the factory floor, for both machines and people. The reason: More manufacturers are placing a new emphasis on “big data” to gain a competitive edge.
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