The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has created a new breed of data that
impacts every level of the manufacturing ecosystem. From manufacturing
operations to service, IIoT helps organizations transform all aspects of their
business with solutions that are simple to create, easy to implement, and
Organizations big and small can now connect insights across the enterprise.
This massive datafication has created high volume and high velocity
information that is changing how decision-makers view their value chain.
But without an infrastructure that helps focus the information excess, all this
newly tapped data can be overwhelming—slowing down important decisions,
instead of streamlining them.
“Real-time visibility into logistics routes and material flow
across the supply chain increases the efficiency of your
production and inventory management... Easy access to a
high volume of near real-time data enables the improvement
of current analytics and the development of innovative
—Smart Factory Applications in Discrete Manufacturing: An
Industrial Internet Consortium White Paper