When it comes to security breaches, end users and owners of industrial automation and IOT systems can find themselves ensnared by legal issues, including contract disputes and lawsuits.
US expected to take crown as most competitive manufacturing nation by 2020, says new survey of executives.
Since 2004, U.S. productivity growth rates have fallen below 2% annually. Two recent studies examine the reasons for the troubling trend.
While machine connectivity underpins the Internet of Things, it is just the beginning for IoT, whose real value is driving business processes.
The digital thread delivers information that helps manufacturers design better products.
Companies can get sucked in by all the IoT hype. But rather than winging it with a faith-based approach, they need to build a financially and strategically correct business case.