The future of factories in an IoT-driven world: Budget and data challenges and opportunities
The Internet of Things (IoT), as an acronym, can potentially have a double meaning. Naturally, while the term came to pass and be accepted to describe the process of connecting sensors in physical objects to wireless networks, the industry continues to get to grips with the coming together of information technology and operational technology. So not so much IoT – perhaps more IT/OT.
Nowhere is this IT and OT fusion more pronounced than in a factory setting. An engaging panel debate at IoT Tech Expo today explored the future of factories in an