We are happy to present the world’s first comprehensive overview of the IoT platform market from a user perspective: The IoT Survey 2019. It presents 38 IoT platform providers and makes them easier to compare thanks to the categorization acc...
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is becoming the “new CeBIT” – MWC19 served as a stage to present many new connected devices and announce what is new around platforms
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) was initiated in 1987 by the GSMA, the global association of the telco industry. It has always been a big hardware show, especially around new smartphones, and of course it still is.
Insights from the MWC19: Apart from the omni-present 5G buzzword (see my colleague’s sobering view on this in another blog post), we got to see an increasing trend towards IT companies, industrial companies and niche experts bundling forces to develop real IoT solutions for new business models.
I recently attended the opening event of HPE’s IoT Innovation Lab in Geneva, Switzerland (which is 1 of 4 global labs), where I had the opportunity to talk to HPE executives and take a closer look at some interesting OT examples showcased in the lab. But, before sharing them with you in this blog post, I would like to present some of my ...
teknowlogy's top IT trends for 2019 – 9/10 IoT security and ICS security (industrial control systems)
The Internet of Things (IoT) brings completely new risks. To enable new services and business models, manufacturing companies are creating new points of access for the data pools of machinery. However, this trend towards opening up is not a process limited to the manufacturing industry. Comparable developments can be observed in almost all ...
2019 sera l’année où l’on se pose les questions fondamentales. Au sens propre, d'ailleurs : quelles sont les fondations nécessaires pour mettre en œuvre de façon pérenne les programmes de transformation numérique ?
GE’s recent announcement to establish a new GE-owned, independently run entity to expand the company’s leadership in the Industrial IoT market and to better serve industrial customers probably did not come as a surprise to the industry.
In our view, Huawei and other Chinese ICT providers such as Alibaba will be gaining more and more traction in the European ICT market in the coming years, mostly due to two reasons: the company’s resilience against political risks as well as the economic interests European companies themselves have with regard to China. The first aspect is ...
The supplier landscape targeting the €92bn European IoT opportunity is large and diverse, and advanced analytics firm Seeq is hoping to cash in.
At this year’s Honeywell Users Group (HUG) conference, Honeywell Process Solutions presented its approach of enabling its customers (e.g. oil, gas and chemical companies) to take advantage of new technologies to optimize their production processes. Besides, the increasingly important topic of industrial cyber security was discussed.
PAC vient de publier la plus grande analyse du marché des fournisseurs de plateformes IoT. Le Radar PAC « Les plateformes IoT en Europe 2018 » analyse plus de 120 plateformes, et en évalue 43 d'entre elles dans sept segments différents, afin d’identifier les meilleurs fournisseurs de chaque catégorie dans différents domaines. Sur l'ensemble ...
At its digital-transformation-focused Impact Event in Liverpool Street in London this week, Oracle outlined what it described as six levels of autonomous computing. Here's why they matter. A lot.
PAC recently had the chance to visit IBM's Watson IoT Center in Munich. Discussions quickly revolved around topics like connected objects, artificial intelligence (AI), and smart cities, and took a cross-vertical perspective.
Relayr started out as an IoT middleware platform developer back in 2013. Fast forward five years: Relayr expanded its portfolio into IoT analytics and a range of supporting services around its products. Now it is being acquired by the €50bn insurance giant Munich Re for an eye-catching price tag of $300m.
At a recent analyst event, Accenture provided an update and showcase of its activities in its Industrial IoT (IIoT) Innovation Center in Garching, near Munich, which is one of around 20 such centers that the company operates around the globe to foster innovation and co-creation with clients.
Many digital transformation initiatives started by digitally transforming their customer-facing front-ends, driven by sales, marketing, or customer service. The second stage of the digital journey was to digitize the company’s back-end processes and integrate them with the customer-facing processes. We now believe that companies have started ...
At the recent SAP Industry Analyst Base Camp 2018, which took place on July 16th and 17th in Philadelphia (US), PAC had the opportunity to meet with SAP’s industry executives responsible for the global manufacturing business and be given a “deep-dive” update on SAP’s focus topics, specifically in the manufacturing industry.
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.
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.
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!
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 ...