Articles & News on IT/OT Convergence

Bill’s Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2019 – Accelerating Change & Reaching the Tipping Point

  • by Bill Lydon
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The pace of technological change in the automation industry seems to be accelerating as we head into 2019, driven by innovations developed for Internet of Things and general computing.

LEC announces partnership with Option Cloudgate

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iQ2 is LEC’s end-to-end IIoT platform solution that’s designed from an industrial automation engineering perspective to address individual needs and enable next-generation, cutting-edge IIoT platform technology

Bill’s Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2018 - A Year of Technology Driven Change

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

After another busy year talking to a wide range of users, suppliers and industry consultants, and attending over 20 industry conferences and related events, I have another year’s worth of informed insights to share on the latest trends that will shape automation in 2018.  

Robotics Technology Trends

  • by Jim Pinto
  • News

When it comes to robots, reality still lags science fiction. But, just because robots have not lived up to their promise in past decades does not mean that they will not arrive sooner or later. Indeed, the confluence of several advanced technologies is bringing the age of robotics ever nearer – smaller, cheaper, more practical and cost-effective.

Emerson announces partnership with Quantum Reservoir Impact to develop AI-based analytics tools

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The collaboration combines Emerson’s global reach and an independent E&P software portfolio with QRI’s industry expertise in applying augmented AI, machine learning and advanced analytics for asset and reservoir management.
 

Senet announces partnership with T-Systems, North America 

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T-Systems currently offers several solution bundles including LoRaWAN sensors, gateways, Senet network connectivity plans, and integration with T-Systems’ Cloud of Things IoT platform for application management and expansion.

ECI Software Solutions announces strategic collaboration with Data Inventions

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Connecting JobBOSS data directly with real-time machine performance is intended to create visibility at an actionable level so that operators and managers can run business operations more effectively.

Netwrix Report: Cloud data sharing opens vulnerabilities for educational organizations

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54% of IT professionals in the educational sector confessed that employees put data at risk by sharing it via cloud apps outside of IT knowledge. This is the highest percentage among all verticals surveyed.

Sectigo releases Evolution of IIoT Attacks study

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The study report and associated infographic chronicle the progression, variety, and growing sophistication of many of the most infamous vulnerabilities and attacks on connected devices, as well as the emerging defenses used by organizations to fight them.

ARC Advisory Group releases Industrial IoT Edge Software Platforms Global Market Research report

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ARC Advisory Group research on the global Industrial IoT Edge Software Platforms market reveals that manufacturing customers are looking to edge solutions to both respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as position themselves competitively in the digitally transformed “new normal” economy.