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The potential of IoT lies in the right approach, not just the right data
For many plant managers, the internet of things (IoT) can at times seem like an industrial get-rich-quick scheme. Sales people will tout an endless stream of benefits of an IoT-enabled device, from high return on investment (ROI) to enhanced operational insight, but this value is often exaggerated at best and businesses don’t experience the benefit. Here, Sean Robinson, service leader at industrial automation provider Novotek UK and Ireland, explains why the data from your new IoT device probably isn’t meeting expectations.
"One-stop-shop" event offers view into the ways successful firms are evolving service works through digitisation
Automation expert launches whitepaper explaining the reality of IIoT
Many countries around the world are introducing initiatives aiming to achieve industrial digitalisation in the next 10–15 years. However, industrial automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland argues that the technology is already available and businesses can begin digitalising operations by 2020. The company outlines the technologies available, and the value in using them, in its new industrial internet of things (IIoT) whitepaper, which is free to download at the end of this article.
Industrial IT and automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland will be exhibiting at the Field Service Management Expo at the ExCeL, London. The event, which takes place from June 19–21, 2018 brings together professionals working in all aspects of service management, logistics and operations. Representatives from Novotek will be exhibiting on stand N1150.
Industrial IT and automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland will be hosting a series of events in May 2018 as part of its digital transformation roadshow. Businesses working in the industrial sector including manufacturers, utilities companies and energy providers will be given advice on how to thrive in today’s competitive market and how digitalisation can be integrated to improve operational effectiveness.
2017 is a story of a series of significant positive events. Good economic conditions across all our regions led to the best results in Novotek’s history. And we made the largest acquisition ever for Novotek when we stepped over the Nordic Sea to British Isles.