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The IoT Survey

Posted on July 4, 2018

The IoT survey is the first of its kind to evaluate the leading IoT platform providers based on feedback from users worldwide available to participants in English, German, French and Spanish. 

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Digital factory – still a long way to go

Posted on July 10, 2018

The term digital factory can mean a lot of things. So, before discussing the reasons behind our view that there is still a long way to go for manufacturers, we would like to provide a clear definition of what we mean by this buzz word. 

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Your AI Friday - 11000

Posted on June 29, 2018

Welcome to the weekly selection of links compiled by PAC's AI team. This week, we offer you some good reads connected to this new world in the making. Please note that we, the A(I) Team, will take a little break over the summer months and see you back in 2 months – in case we haven't been replaced by AI til then... Enjoy reading!

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Dassault Systèmes’ Industry Analyst Meeting 2018: It’s all about cloud and marketplaces!

Posted on June 25, 2018

Last week, PAC attended the Dassault Systèmes Industry Analyst Meeting 2018, which was held at the company's headquarters in Vélizy-Villacoublay, France. During the event we met with corporate, industry and product executives to hear about and discuss the latest updates and plans for the company. In the following, please find some of our ...

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PTC turns away from GE and partners with Rockwell Automation to fulfil its ambition to become a leading digital solution provider for the whole industrial value chain

Posted on June 21, 2018

At LiveWorx, PTC's large ecosystem event, which was held in Boston from June 17-20 and had a turnout of over 6,000 participants, PTC announced interesting new partnerships with Rockwell Automation, ANSYS and Microsoft. PTC, who has a strong track record of acquisitions done over the last few years (ThingWorx, Vuforia), took the opportunity ...

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EOS – a viable alternative to Ethereum, Hyperledger and IOTA?

Posted on June 12, 2018

This past weekend, the mainnet of EOS, a new cryptocurrency, was officially launched. This is especially remarkable, since the event was preceded by a noteworthy ICO (initial coin offering, during which more than $4 billion in initial investment were raised), a bitter conflict among the community and quite some chaos with respect to ...

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Your AI Friday – 10101

Posted on June 8, 2018

Welcome to the weekly selection of links compiled by PAC's AI team. This week, we'd like to invite you to a little game: Who can define a suitable image for AI? Enjoy reading!

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The top 10 trending topics in the manufacturing industry

Posted on June 6, 2018

Based on our numerous conversations and interviews held with CxOs of manufacturing companies, briefings with IT vendors, insights from various customer projects as well as a visit to the Hannover Messe 2018, we have recently published an overarching analysis of the major topics and themes that are currently trending in the manufacturing ...

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What happens in the "digital factory"? Key trends from the Hannover Messe 2018

Posted on May 9, 2018

At the world's leading trade show for industrial technology, state-of-the-art production technologies and solutions for industrial automation were once again on display this year. In view of the trend towards a digital transformation in the manufacturing industry, we took a look around the trade fair to see which technologies are currently ...

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Hannover Messe: Blockchain is given a supporting role, but offers a convincing performance

Posted on April 26, 2018

Hannover Messe (April 23-27) is the most important showcase for the global manufacturing industry. The trade fair this year has shown that the performance of machines and systems is increasingly determined by IT and software. And for the first time, the use of blockchain in production has played a part, too – even though it was just a minor ...

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Stefanie Naujoks als Research Director Manufacturing zurück bei PAC

Posted on April 12, 2018

Stefanie Naujoks ist zum 1. April 2018 als Research Director Manufacturing zum Marktanalyse- und Beratungsunternehmen PAC (CXP Group) zurückgekehrt. In dieser Position verantwortet sie europaweit die PAC-Marktforschung im Bereich Fertigungsindustrie. Dabei liegt der Fokus auf neuen Technologien wie Internet of Things (IoT), Robotik, ...

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Stefanie Naujoks appointed Research Director Manufacturing

Posted on April 12, 2018

PAC appointed Stefanie Naujoks as Research Director for its global Digital and IoT practice. In this role, Stefanie will be working with manufacturing companies and IT vendors across Europe, to help them understand how new technologies like the IoT, robotics, AI, augmented reality or additive manufacturing will impact traditional processes ...

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European transport industry bets on IoT and AI

Posted on March 6, 2018

Transport incumbents across all sub-segments are investing in technology solutions based on IoT and AI to boost their operational efficiency while improving the customer experience at the same time. PAC recently published several reports on the back of its recent projects in the transport segment and recent engagements with the players on ...

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Bosch Connected World 2018 - focus on autonomous driving and smart logistics

Posted on February 27, 2018

At this year’s Bosch Connected World in Berlin (Feb 21-22) it became obvious yet again that Bosch’s IoT-related focus was on the topics of connected car and autonomous driving. At the same time, the topics of logistics and supply chain within the area of industrial IoT/Industry 4.0 have gained momentum. Bosch is still very keen to expand its ...

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Bosch Connected World 2018 - autonomes Fahren und Smart Logistics im Fokus

Posted on February 26, 2018

Die Bosch Connected World in Berlin (21.02.-22.02.) hat auch dieses Jahr wieder deutlich gemacht, dass der IoT-Fokus von Bosch ganz klar auf den Themen Connected Car und autonomes Fahren liegt. Gleichzeitig gewinnt das Thema Logistik und Supply Chain innerhalb des Bereichs Industrie 4.0 an Bedeutung. Nach wie vor legt Bosch großen Wert auf ...

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IoT-Datenanalyse als Erfolgsfaktor für Industrie 4.0

Posted on February 6, 2018

Die deutsche Fertigungsindustrie ist im Wandel. Immer mehr Unternehmen entwickeln sich zu „Industrie-4.0-Unternehmen“. Sie haben erkannt, dass ihre derzeitigen wirtschaftlichen Erfolge im weltweiten Wettbewerb nur dann nachhaltig sind, wenn sie ihre Fertigung der Digitalisierung öffnen, ihre Produkte mit Intelligenz ausstatten und ihre ...

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Ökosysteme rund um industrielle IoT-Plattformen formieren sich zunehmend in der deutschen Industrie

Posted on January 26, 2018

Inzwischen haben wohl alle Unternehmen erkannt, dass ohne Partnerschaften im IoT-Umfeld kein Blumentopf zu gewinnen ist – selbst wenn es um Branchen-Schwergewichte wie Siemens geht. Nun muss man allerdings sagen, dass die große Stärke solcher Unternehmensriesen gerade darin liegt, viele relevante Partner an einen Tisch bringen zu können. Was ...

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Predictive maintenance gains momentum as demand among vendors, buyers and VC investors grows

Posted on January 9, 2018

In 2017 we've seen that the scale of IoT initiatives in Europe is increasing and is going beyond the proof of concept stage as enterprises start to see IoT's strategic importance in their future growth. PAC surveyed more than 250 senior decision makers of European manufacturers and more than 200 senior decision makers of European transport ...

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Tendances 2018 : plus d'intelligence et d'automatisation

Posted on December 5, 2017

Le numérique reste un sujet prédominant dans le programme des DSI pour l'année à venir. Ce concept a déjà fait couler beaucoup d'encre et suscité de nombreuses discussions. Bon nombre d'entreprises ont déjà lancé des projets et augmenté leur budget numérisation de manière significative. Pourtant, il est clair qu'il reste encore beaucoup à ...

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L’IT contextuelle tire fortement la croissance du marché !

Posted on November 22, 2017

Le modèle traditionnel de l’IT a fait son temps. C'est ce que nous expliquions en début d'année, et les chiffres que nous venons de publier confirment bien qu’au-delà d’un angle vertical et/ou métier, l’approche doit se faire selon un « contexte » donné qui est centré sur l’usage et peut donc déborder des schémas classiques. Nous avons ...

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Mass Customization erreicht die Getränkeindustrie – Insights von der Drinktec, der Weltleitmesse für die Getränke- und Liquid-Food-Industrie

Posted on September 26, 2017
Digitalisierung und IoT haben auch in der Getränkeindustrie in vielen Bereichen Einzug gehalten. Neben den andauernden Optimierungen der Abfüllanlagen hinsichtlich Leistungsfähigkeit und Optimierung der Bedienungsführung setzen die wesentlichen Player bei den Anlagenherstellern auf die Digitalisierung.

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