Thought of the day: Is IIoT mature enough to get ROI?

In most manufacturing places I have been, equipment is connected, data is collected, but are we realizing the benefits of all this investment? My empirical survey points to a negative answer.

The answers might be many, but two insights are worth blogging about:

- Do we have the talent to look at the stream of data we have? Most places have excellent programers and machinists, but no "data scientists"

- Is the technology providing...

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