As summer moves toward the finish line, see what is newsworthy in the Industrial IoT world. Data platforms, smart lighting and IoT verticals are trending topics this week. Read three hand-selected articles in this week’s round up:
1. Building a great data platform
For any sizable company, a state-of-the-art data and analytics platform is no longer an option but a necessity. Such a platform acts as a central repository for all data, distills them into a single source of truth, and supports the scaling up of sophisticated digital- and advanced-analytics programs that translate data into business value.
2. Can Office Lighting Really Make You More Productive?
The right type of office light can make you more productive. This is a concept we’ve been hearing more and more in recent years, albeit mainly from lighting vendors and those promoting their smart buildings that feature “human-centric” lighting. So is this all just bogus science being used to reinvent the light bulb or is there actually a proven scientific basis and evidence for these theories?
3. Report: IoT Vertical Standards to Emerge and Then Merge
IoT will grow in industry-specific “clusters,” each adopting vertical standards and, eventually, the separate spheres will seek to talk to one another and merge, according to new research from Georgia Tech.