IoT Tech Helps Oil and Gas Industry’s Skills Shortage

IoT Tech Helps Oil and Gas Industry’s Skills Shortage

There has been much hype about IIoT (Industrial IoT), with promises to improve efficiency, reduce risks, and increase profits. Along with the implementation of other new technologies, it’s being called the fourth industrial revolution. Experts are predicting that it will be more disruptive than any that have gone before and one of the most significant […]

Optimizing Business Decisions With Blockchain Technology

When businesses fail to make better decisions, they are bound to fail. In fact, studies have shown that most firms fail at strategy formulation and execution rather than product development. Simply put, a business may have the best product in the world, but if it fails to make the right implementation decisions, it is doomed. Better decision […]

WND partners with Sigfox to supply UK with IoT network

Internet of Things network operator Wireless Network Devices (WND) has announced a partnership with Sigfox to build a national UK IoT network by the end of 2018. Sigfox, the French IoT network supplier, switched from British telecommunications company Arqiva to WND earlier this week. The IoT network currently covers 30 percent of the population, mainly […]

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Waymo working on competitor to Uber’s self-driving trucks

Waymo, the self-driving division of Google, has confirmed that alongside an expansion to its autonomous car efforts, it is looking to develop self-driving trucks. “We’re taking our eight years of experience in building self-driving hardware and software and conducting a technical exploration into how our technology can integrate into a truck,” a Waymo spokesperson said […]

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World Economic Forum opens “Industry 4.0” center in San Francisco’s Presidio

Can we call it “PresiDavos?” The World Economic Forum — best known for its annual who’s-who gathering of thinkers in Davos, Switzerland — opened its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco this morning, a new space for accelerating technology and science associated with the current data-driven tech revolution. The center will be a meeting […]

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Huawei and GE team up to power industrial IoT

General Electric is bringing its industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform to China, and has partnered with local giant Huawei to win more factory and utility contracts. As part of the deal, Huawei will push GE’s Predix, an industrial IoT operating system, as its recommended platform to Chinese customers. See Also: Huawei bets tomorrow’s smart […]

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IoT and jobs: There are plenty of great opportunities

The Internet of Things is growing and with it comes a heightened demand for skilled professionals that can usher in a new generation of network-capable devices. As businesses of all different types are looking for new ways to put IoT technologies to good use, the need for additional workforce to create and facilitate the implementation of these new […]

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Three steps to implement a successful Industry 4.0 strategy

Schneider Electric wants businesses to think carefully about the advantages and disadvantages of moving to industry 4.0, which swaps low intelligence computers and humans with machine learning, autonomous systems, and robotics. At the Big Data & M2M Summit in Mississauga, Canada, Martin Stephenson, the vice president of process automation for OEM at Schneider Electric, gave […]