IoT & M2M Insights

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Business Leader’s Handbook for Managing IT-OT Convergence
Business Leader’s Handbook for Managing IT-OT Convergence

IoT efforts and similar technology initiatives often fail, but not for lack of effort, or because of unrealistic expectations. Discover the main cause of failure for most “digital transformation” efforts, and how to avoid it.

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The Forrester Wave™: IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2016
The Forrester Wave™: IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2016

Choosing an IoT platform that provides the right combination of connectivity, security and analytics can be challenging. After researching, analysing, and scoring 11 of the most significant vendors on the market, Forrester Research has released the The Forrester Wave™: IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2016 report.

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IoT Use Cases: Start Your IoT Journey Here
IoT Use Cases: Start Your IoT Journey Here

While many organisations are creating tremendous value from the IoT, some businesses are still struggling to get started. To help them begin their IoT journey, we have developed the IoT Value Roadmap, a guide to help organisations create business value in a smart, connected world.

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How Augmented Reality Drives Real-World Gains in Service, Training, Sales & Marketing and Manufacturing.
How Augmented Reality Drives Real-World Gains in Service, Training, Sales & Marketing and Manufacturing.

In this report, IDC shares the results of a survey deployed to identify the most popular use cases for AR technology already driving measurable ROI in the industrial enterprise.

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 Scaling Data Science for the Industrial IoT
Report: Scaling Data Science for the Industrial IoT

One of the biggest obstacles to IoT success is finding an effective way to store, integrate, visualize, and analyze the flood of data your “things” are creating. Soon, experts predict, about 25% of your entire IoT cost will go to solving this problem.

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Smart Manufacturing: How Manufacturing is Becoming the Center of the Enterprise
Smart Manufacturing: How Manufacturing is Becoming the Center of the Enterprise

Understand what you need to drive Smart Manufacturing in an IIoT world and the new role of manufacturing operations in the enterprise.

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living on the edge: how companies can build and optimize industrial iot infrastructure using data from the edge
Living on the edge: How companies can build and optimize iIndustrial IoT infrastructure using data from the edge

The edge of a network, where the worlds of Operations Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) meet, is the starting point on an organisation’s journey to implementing Industrial IoT.

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Foundational Elements of an IoT Solution
Foundational Elements of an IoT Solution: The Edge, The Cloud and Application Development

Find out where to start with IoT for your business. This guide can help you dispel misconceptions within your organisation and assess the real opportunities for advancing your business with the IoT.

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How to develop and sell a Connected Product – Case Study Insights
How to develop and sell a Connected Product – Case Study Insights

This webinar offers a unique insight based on GCE’s and other InVMA customers who have developed and are selling connected products and services. GCE and InVMA will not only explore the resulting business opportunity and potential competitive advantage but also the capabilities and decisions that you will need to consider as you go on this journey.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms

Gartner has issued its first Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms. The report surveys this emerging market, defining IIoT platforms with specific must-have capabilities.

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Remote Moitoring IoT
Quick Wins and Long-Term Results with Remote Monitoring

Read about how service leaders are using remote monitoring and IoT connectivity to become more efficient, proactive and successful.

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Top 10 Tips for IIoT Implementations.
IoT Institute's Top 10 Tips for IIoT Implementations.

This real-world advice explains why you should: make sure you have the most senior executive backing, and the most diverse team, before you start, start small and avoid “scope creep”, line up the right resources – internal and external – plus the appropriate budget and timeline.

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Heavy Manufacturing Report for CIO
Gartner's Industry Insights: Heavy Manufacturing

This Gartner survey reveals how heavy manufacturing is embracing Industry 4.0, and recommends how to prioritise and implement your digital transformation.

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Remote Asset Monitoring with IoT
Quick Start Guide: Monitoring Equipment with IoT

Remote Monitoring Provides Real-Time Information for Improved Servicing Tech-Clarity explores how to quickly identify failures, fix equipment and reduce service cost.

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Top Four Reasons to Use Augmented Reality for Sales and Marketing
Top Four Reasons to Use Augmented Reality for Sales and Marketing

Watch our video to give your business a competitive advantage with the power of digital product demonstrations.

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How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies
Harvard Business Review: How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies

Learn about the evolution of products into intelligent, connected devices— which are increasingly embedded in broader systems—and are radically reshaping companies and competition.

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The smart factory and connected operations: keys to success

This insight guide moves the discussion along to look at how those smart factories can be delivered on a practical level. Where are we now, what are the barriers to developing successful smart factories, and how can they be overcome?

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Insight Guide Monetising IoT, Capturing Value from the Internet of Things
Monetising IoT, Capturing Value from the Internet of Things

In this insight guide we take a look at four of the most common monetisation models, and help you decide which one might suit you best.

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A Manager's Guide to Augmented Reality published in The Harvard  Business Review
Harvard Business Review: A Manager's Guide to Augmented Reality

In their third Harvard Business Review article, Michael Porter and Jim Heppelmann define why every organization needs an Augmented Reality strategy. While challenges in deploying AR remain, pioneering organizations, including Amazon, General Electric, Mayo Clinic, and the U.S. Navy, are already seeing a stunning impact on quality, productivity, and other measures of performance. This article provides a road map for how companies should deploy AR and lays out the critical choices companies will face in integrating AR into strategy and implementing it.

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Webcast: The Power of a Platform for Building and Selling IoT Solutions
Webcast: The Power of a Platform for Building and Selling IoT Solutions

In this collaborative webcast replay you will hear guest speaker Stacy Crook, Research Director, Internet of Things at IDC, discuss the findings of her research published in IDC Marketscape: Worldwide IoT Platforms (Software Vendors) 2017 Vendor Assessment. After Stacy has finished her overview of the IoT platform landscape, Jon Hill, Business Development Director at InVMA will share how his company evaluated and selected the ThingWorx platform from PTC and provide examples of how they are using it today.

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Free insight guide: Business Value of Connected Operations
Free insight guide: Business Value of Connected Operations

Connected operations can be implemented across multiple settings, and applied to multiple different processes and functions. We cover this and other elements of a connected operation in this insight guide.

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Independent Report: Made Smarter Review
Independent Report: Made Smarter Review

An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits from increasing adoption of digital technology through a strong industry and government partnership.

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Free insight guide: Building a Business Case for IIoT
Free insight guide: Building a Business Case for IIoT

The IIoT is transformative, yes – but that also means that it has been discussed in more breathless terms than most other forms of business technology. It is a hugely dynamic field, yes – but that also means that it can be difficult to differentiate between concrete reality and hyperbole. Read this guide to get started in building your business case.

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Planning for a successful IoT project
Free insight guide: Planning for a Successful IoT Project

IoT projects can be daunting prospects. The IoT is by nature complex and dynamic. Once your organisation has committed to developing an IoT strategy, it has to accept the reality of a vastly increased number of devices on its network, ever-changing user bases and ever-moving endpoints, and, crucially, a much, much larger volume of data to process than ever before.

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How IIot will deliver smarter factories
Free insight guide: How IIoT will deliver smarter factories

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been described as the fourth industrial revolution. Like steam, electricity and information technology before it, now, the convergence of cyber and physical systems has the ability to utterly transform how factories operate. The IIoT is a collective term for the introduction of Internet of Things technology – this is, internet-enabled sensors, devices, computers and other objects that can generate, share and analyse vast quantities of digital data – to industrial settings. Thanks to these technologies, warehouses, logistics centres and above all, manufacturing floors are becoming more intelligent and more innovative.

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Harvard Business Review: How Smart Connected Products are transforming Competition
Harvard Business Review: How Smart Connected Products are Transforming Competition

Read Harvard Business Review article by Michael E. Porter and James E. Hopplemann about how smart, connected product have unleashed new era of competition.

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Free Whitepaper: Quantifying the ROI. The Business Case for IoT Initiatives.
Free Whitepaper: Quantifying the ROI. The Business Case for IoT Initiatives.

If someone asked you to create an ROI model for an investment in Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, where would you start? Read this free whitepaper and learn how to create a business case for Internet of Things Initiatives.

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Free Whitepaper: Service Transformation: Evolving Your Service Business in the Era of Internet of Things
Free Whitepaper: Service Transformation: Evolving Your Service Business in the Era of Internet of Things

How can manufacturers create new revenue streams while also competing more effectively in a global market that seems fixated on lowest-cost production?In this paper, PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate and service products, looks at changes that are enabling manufacturers to redefine service.

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Mastering the 6 LEVELS of IoT Success
eBook: Mastering the 6 LEVELS of IoT Success

How to use a purpose-built IoT platform to unlock the benefits of smart, connected products.

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Patient-centred: the challenges and promises of IoT for healthcare
Patient-centred: the challenges and promises of IoT for healthcare

The IoT has successfully made houses more energy-efficient, manufacturing processes slicker, online shopping easier. And now, it’s also in the process of saving lives. Read about the challenges and promises of IoT for healthcare.

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Transforming Your Manufacturing Business Model with IIoT
eBook: Transforming Your Manufacturing Business Model with IIoT

This ebook looks at how your organisation can create a strategic plan to include Industrial IoT (IIoT) and transform your factories.

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What is the Internet of Things Making Industrial IoT Happen
Free insight guide: Making Industrial IoT Happen

The era of digital business is upon us. Organisations in creative and service driven sectors have been harnessing the benefits of digital technology for years to connect people. Now, manufacturing and industrial businesses are catching up by connecting things.

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Redefining Asset Management What is Machine Learning
Free insight guide: Redefining Asset Management

Effective asset management has long been a key concern for businesses looking to balance productivity with cost effectiveness, efficiency with innovation. But the IoT era has made it even more crucial – and more complex. To stay ahead in the dynamic, digitally driven world of the IoT, organisations need to redefine asset management and use automation to share the burden.

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