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Analysis: 2018 looks set to see a surge in microgrids

Microgrids offer a way to add resilience to existing energy infrastructure or build entirely new, independent supply systems to serve remote locations. They also...

GE’s Maher Chebbo on the journey to a digitally transformed energy...

In an exclusive interview with Internet of Business, Maher Chebbo of General Electric discusses the company’s take on how digital transformation is shaking up...

KraussMaffei: Keeping pace with manufacturers’ Industry 4.0 ambitions

Internet of Business speaks with Malte Manke, CIO at industrial equipment maker KraussMaffei Group, about emerging needs and expectations among digitally savvy manufacturing companies....

Adding additive manufacturing to the smart factory set-up

In addition to prototyping, manufacturing companies are increasingly looking to additive manufacturing on 3D printers as a way to build production components, too. With...

Can Elon Musk’s Boring Company spark a Hyperloop revolution?

If you can’t go around it, go under it. That is the basic premise of the Tesla founder’s Boring Company and its plans for...

BICS: In the IoT, machines must be able to roam freely

Internet of Business speaks to Mikael Schachne of BICS about the company’s approach to helping customers equip smart machines and devices with international IoT...

Analysis: Machine learning has much to teach utilities companies

Machine learning techniques look set to transform the way that utilities companies predict customer usage and production capacity in the years ahead.  Utilities take note:...

Utilities tell their networks: “Smart grid, heal thyself”

As smart grids get smarter, utilities are increasingly looking for ways to enable them to diagnose and heal their own problems.  In early January, the...

Interview: Frank Piller on people, smart factories and Industry 4.0

Professor Frank Piller talks Internet of Business through the workshop he’s preparing for our Internet of Manufacturing event in Munich in February.  At many manufacturing...

Analysis: A manufacturer’s guide to IoT monetization

What does IoT monetization mean for the business models of companies that manufacture machines and devices? Cutting costs, boosting productivity and achieving new efficiencies: these...

Analysis: Four smart factory trends to watch in 2018

Internet of Business presents four key technology trends that will help the smart factory deliver on its efficiency and responsiveness goals in 2018.  At the...

Hitachi Vantara: Bridge the IT/OT divide for IIoT success

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Donna Prlich, chief product officer for Pentaho software at Hitachi Vantara, argues that manufacturing companies must...