Industrial IP Advantage
Get in the Industrial Zone at Cisco Live
At Cisco Live, Industrial IP Advantage will be showing its new eLearning courses focused on designing IoT-enabled industrial network architectures and hosting a social media contest. Stop by the booth!
Closing the OT & IT Knowledge Gap in Manufacturing: Recap of the Recent #CiscoChat
Baby boomers are retiring at a rate that’s outpacing new talent onboarding, leaving us with a global skills gap challenge. Catch up on our April 11 #Ciscochat.
Closing the Knowledge Gap in Manufacturing: Converge IT with OT
Recently, the article “Making IoT Pay in Manufacturing” in Forbes caught my eye with a few interesting statistics from a recent study: 71% of manufacturers say IoT will have a significant impact or some impact on their business over the next five years (24% and 47% respectively) Yet 24% have no company wide understanding of […]
IoE/IoT Globetrotting Part 2: Off to CiscoLive!
Having recently returned from weeks of event keynotes, customer roundtables, briefings and engagements (plus a few culinary adventures) in Greater China, I’ll start there with a few insights and observations. Despite one of the sharpest slow-downs in the Chinese manufacturing sector in recent history that have continued to shrink for the third consecutive month, I […]
Manufacturing, IoT and Innovation – What’s the Missing LInk?
My colleague Chet Namboodri recently discussed, “The Internet of Things and the Future of Manufacturing” with Manufacturing Revival Radio. In the interview, Chet discussed how best in class manufacturers like GM and Stanley Black and Decker are driving innovation and capturing real business value across their value chain by developing and executing an IoT strategy. […]
Automation Fair 2013 – Final Thoughts from Houston
As Automation Fair was wrapping up yesterday, all of my Cisco colleagues were expressing gratitude to our hosts at Rockwell Automation. We want to congratulate our partners at Rockwell Automation for once again, putting on a very successful user conference. Our partnership has evolved into a truly collaborative and demonstrably successful model for joint product […]
Automation Fair 2013: Industrial IP Advantage
As I blog today from the show floor at Automation Fair in the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, the second day of one of the largest industrial automation events is underway. We have had a lot of traffic and interest in the Industrial IP Advantage booth (#1223). In fact, many booth visitors are asking […]
Day 1 Wrap-up from Automation Fair
Cisco has a significant presence at Automation Fair in Houston this week. This event is not only the largest gathering of Rockwell Automation users, it is also one of the most well-attended conferences for controls and industrial automation. The day was busy both in the exhibit floor and throughout the sessions, industry forums and demonstration […]
First Day of Automation Fair 2013
Well, the first day of Automation Fair 2013, Rockwell Automation’s (RA) largest user conference, is almost a wrap. The George Brown Convention Center in Houston was the setting for today’s very busy activities- at the exhibition floor, packed sessions, hand-on demonstrations and industry workshops. As my colleagues Peter Granger and Paul Didier describe in the […]