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Looking for the human-machine touch

Digital technology is fast changing the way vehicles are built, but the pace of change varies according to different manufacturers and production processes. Above all, the importance of human workers has been central to the decision process for new technology Read more

How can Industry 4.0 help the global steel industry achieve greater efficiencies?

Taking place in Warsaw, Poland, the Future Steel Forum assembles speakers from academia and the steel industry to examine how technological innovations can revolutionize steel production. Matthew Moggridge, Editor of Steel Times International, talks about the themes and perspectives steelmakers must Read more

The future of IoT and machine learning – what role will humans play?

Despite having been around for over two decades, machine learning and its integration into business models is yet to become commonplace. Jari Salminen, Managing Director of Cumulocity, has witnessed the unfolding of machine learning and noted the progress made in Read more

How to build Big Data competencies

There are two separate topics to consider when it comes to Big Data. One involves finding a solution to an existing problem or challenge. The second has to do with building something new. Matti Vakkuri, Head of Technology, Internet of Read more

Managing change in the connected workplace

The move to the digital world has allowed us to create new value inside the workplace, but adopting the IoT on a wider scale poses a few challenges. Alexander Reay, Chief Digital Officer at Sodash and President of the Nordic Read more

Five steps to digital innovation

First you need to map and prioritize the needs of your organization. Technology comes in second. Ideas arise from inspiration and interaction, but need to be ranked and properly tested before implementation. Marko Yli-Pietilä, the Business Development Director and Managing Read more

New professions develop with new business opportunities

The role of the worker in an industrial environment is changing at a rapid pace. There is a large array of new requirements and skillsets that the modern industrial workforce has to adopt to, in order be able to orient Read more

Production workers of the future move from manual to digital

One of the notable trends in heavy industries has been the move towards digitalization. This has an inevitable effect on the roles of current industrial production and maintenance workers. The change brings about questions regarding company core activities and responsibilities, Read more

Creating new business opportunities means finding the lines that connect the dots

For OEM’s, with Industrial Internet comes the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage by shifting their focus from developing features to identifying completely new service models. According to Alexander Damisch, Senior Director, Business Transformation at Wind River, coping in the Read more

Equip, utilize, make it actionable – steps to realizing the Industrial Internet

Data doesn’t lie, according to Harvey Shovers, the President of MSI Data. In baseball, for instance, it’s a commonly known fact that all of the teams today analyze huge amounts of data that is produced on the field. In 2013, Read more