Potential for IoT technology in supply chain management can be massive

The supply chain may be going global, but for many companies, it remains more opaque than ever. Enter: the Internet of Things.

The potential for IoT technology in supply chain management can be massive, says Haley Garner, head of research at eft.Short for Eye For Transport, U.K.-based eft provides logistics and supply chain solutions for companies that are increasingly challenged to manage their suppliers and materials across borders. Eft has just published new research on the role IoT currently plays in this effort.

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2016 is the year the Internet of Things entered the mainstream

Enterprises are spending as much on the Internet of Things as on cloud, mobility and analytics, according to Vodafone’s annual research into the sector.

The operator’s 2016 IoT Barometer found that respondents are dedicating 24 percent of their IT budgets to the IoT.

This is slightly more than is being allocated to mobility (23 percent), cloud (23 percent) and analytics (22 percent).

The survey covered 1,096 people in 17 countries across nine industry verticals. Continue reading “2016 is the year the Internet of Things entered the mainstream”

UK and global companies are investing massively for Industry 4.0 success

UK and global companies are investing massively for Industry 4.0 success

Around 74% of UK firms1 expect to drive high levels of digitisation and integration by 2021, according to a new global report by PwC, Industry 4.0: Building the Digital Enterprise.

As manufacturing firms increasingly focus on Industry 4. 0, PwC’s survey of over 2,000 global companies across nine industry sectors reveals that 33% of global firms already rate their level of digitisation as high, with this value rising to 72% when asked for a five year prediction. Continue reading “UK and global companies are investing massively for Industry 4.0 success”

Olea Announces Intelligent Sensor Analytics IoT Architecture

Olea Sensor Networks announced the upcoming demo of its suite of new cloud-based sensor analytics solutions along with its current-model OS-3001 Intelligent Multi-Sensor Data Acquisition Platform, which promises to revolutionize mobile and cloud-based service solutions over the “Internet of Things” (IoT) machine-to-machine (M2M) communications infrastructure for a wide variety of applications. Continue reading “Olea Announces Intelligent Sensor Analytics IoT Architecture”

Olea Announces Intelligent Sensor Analytics IoT Architecture

Olea Sensor Networks announced the upcoming demo of its suite of new cloud-based sensor analytics solutions along with its current-model OS-3001 Intelligent Multi-Sensor Data Acquisition Platform, which promises to revolutionize mobile and cloud-based service solutions over the “Internet of Things” (IoT) machine-to-machine (M2M) communications infrastructure for a wide variety of applications. Continue reading “Olea Announces Intelligent Sensor Analytics IoT Architecture”