Category Archives: Michael Gerstlauer

Want To Get More Value From IoT? Learn From Captain Kirk

Wednesday February 10th, 2016

Just as Captain Kirk could always depend on his steadfast engineer, Scotty to manipulate the warp drives to deliver power to the shields of the starship Enterprise in evasive maneuver situations, so too will companies need to depend on their IT Operations team if they are to navigate their way through the Internet of Things.… Read More »

Six Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Industry 4.0 Data

Tuesday July 28th, 2015

The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0 for short is changing the way the industrial sector looks at data and analytics. Many industrial businesses feel overwhelmed by this data, a recent survey  reveals, with many finding that “they cannot use them in an integrated manner or access them at company level”. Industry 4.0 relies on… Read More »

Industry 4.0 — The Dollars In The Data

Monday July 20th, 2015

In a previous post, I discussed how having a data strategy is central to the rollout of Industry 4.0 initiatives. Suppose you’ve cracked that first piece of the puzzle, what’s next? How can data be used intelligently to drive economic value for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customer or user of the equipment? Inspiration… Read More »

Why You Need A Data Strategy To Succeed In Industry 4.0

Monday July 13th, 2015

Since the beginning of the industrial age, the manufacturing sector has experienced a number of dramatic turning points, where the introduction of a new invention has radically changed manufacturing processes and output. Today,the manufacturing and high tech sector finds itself at one of these significant turning points –Industry 4.0. And, if you’re wondering what went… Read More »