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Insights on the Internet of Things

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Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times

– The Industrial Internet of Things can help companies navigate the current crisis and emerge stronger once operations ramp up again.
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The 5G era: New horizons for advanced-electronics and industrial companies

– New strategies can help companies profit from 5G over the short and long term. Here’s how.
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Global AI Survey: AI proves its worth, but few scale impact

– Most companies report measurable benefits from AI where it has been deployed; however, much work remains to scale impact, manage... risks, and retrain the workforce. A group of high performers shows the way.
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Radically rethink your strategy: How digital B2B ecosystems can help traditional manufacturers create and protect value

– Machinery companies that partner in a B2B ecosystem could fend off new waves of tech competition by developing the capacity to... deliver innovative aftersales and services offers.
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Growing opportunities in the Internet of Things

– Maturing underlying technologies will make Internet of Things technologies easier to implement and help companies and investors... seize new opportunities.
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Ten trends shaping the Internet of Things business landscape

– Experience working on the Internet of Things indicates where the value lies.
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What separates leaders from laggards in the Internet of Things

– Even among companies working at scale with the Internet of Things, there’s a wide gap between top and bottom performers.... Nine practices distinguish the leaders from their less successful peers.

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Industry’s fast-mover advantage: Enterprise value from digital factories

– Manufacturing’s leaders in applying Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) digital technologies are building on their head start—generating even more value across the entire enterprise.

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IoT in Industrials

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Enabling a digital and analytics transformation in heavy-industry manufacturing

– To make the most of new digital approaches in manufacturing, heavy-industry players need to put some critical enablers in place.
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Capturing value at scale in discrete manufacturing with Industry 4.0

– The efforts of many companies to apply Industry 4.0 solutions are stuck in “pilot purgatory.” Determining where to focus and how... to scale can help generate a meaningful, lasting impact.
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Korean manufacturing’s digital transformation must escape ‘pilot purgatory’

– South Korean manufacturers need more than gradual improvements—they need complete transformations through digital technologies.
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The coming evolution of field operations

– New technologies are reshaping aftermarket services—and both customers and providers can benefit.
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‘Lighthouse’ manufacturers lead the way—can the rest of the world keep up?

– Manufacturing leaders are sprinting ahead with digital and analytics, and changing the rules of the game. A broad scale-up of... innovation across the value chain is needed to ensure more winners share the spoils.
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Unlock value with an Industrial IoT technology stack that scales

– A rapidly evolving vendor landscape composed mainly of point solutions makes it hard for industrial companies to build a scalable... technology stack. Here’s how to cut through the complexity.
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IIoT platforms: The technology stack as value driver in industrial equipment and machinery

– Equipment and machinery companies considering a transformation to embrace the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) need to develop... a clear perspective to drive impact at scale.

IOT in Technology

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Connected world: An evolution in connectivity beyond the 5G revolution

– Connectivity is undergoing evolutionary change in most parts of the world—and, in select areas, a genuine leap into the frontier.
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A game plan for quantum computing

– Thanks to technology advances, some companies may reap real gains from quantum computing within five years. What should you do... to prepare for this next big wave in computers?
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A 5G manifesto for the CEO

– The transition to a 5G world is far more complex and uncertain than the shifts to previous generations of wireless technology.... Five key principles will help telco CEOs better prepare for the challenges that lie ahead.
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New demand, new markets: What edge computing means for hardware companies

– With over 100 edge use cases identified, the fast-growing need to power connected devices demands a custom response from vendors.

CONNECTED CAR

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The case for an end-to-end automotive-software platform

– Software is transforming car capabilities but also creating development challenges for automotive players. An end-to-end approach that integrates independent software elements into a comprehensive platform can improve functionality and decrease complexity.
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The race for cybersecurity: Protecting the connected car in the era of new regulation

– The car industry’s digital transformation exposes new cybersecurity threats. Learn what OEMs can do to protect their cars and customers from hackers.

IoT in insurance

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Tackling the IoT opportunity for commercial lines insurance

– The Internet of Things connects the world in truly exciting ways. Insurance carriers that capture the opportunities of IoT stand... to boost revenues and reduce claims expenses.
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Digital ecosystems for insurers: Opportunities through the Internet of Things

– The Internet of Things has entered customers’ everyday lives around the globe and transformed business models across industries.... This environment brings opportunities for insurers: to develop new products, open new distribution channels, and extend their role to include prediction, prevention, and assistance.
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Commercial lines insurtech: A pathway to digital

– Rather than fear the disruptive potential of insurtechs, commercial insurance executives should view them as a catalyst for digitization.

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