Did you know that more than half of industrial organizations have yet to implement edge computing into their business strategy? A new white paper from the IIC details this adoption gap and explains what it takes to succeed. Other articles this week exposed common reasons IoT projects falter, the cutting edge of IoT-enabled vibration data monitoring, best practices for Industry 4.0 and more.


Applying smart manufacturing technology to conduct smart inspections – Manufacturers are bursting into industry 4.0 with the adoption of smart technologies. Discover how one company used visual inspection software to improve its manufacturing and inspection process. (Source: Quality Digest)

Oil & Gas

Chevron scales up industrial IoT pilot – Chevron is set to pilot wireless sensors on a large amount of oil refinery equipment by 2019 as it explores predictive maintenance opportunities using IIoT. (Source: IoT Hub)

Other IIoT News

Why IoT deployments are stalled in the Fortune 2000 – A new independent survey provides key insight into the current IoT market, including the top barrier to effective IoT implementation: lack of internal expertise and skill. (Source: eWEEK)

An introduction to edge computing – According to a recent Automation World survey, more than half of the industrial audience has yet to implement edge computing into their business strategy. Whether you’re in this majority, or simply want to achieve a deeper understanding of edge computing, its architectures and building blocks, a new white paper from the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) offers explanations around the technology and its application. (Source: Automation World)

IoT analytics guide: What to expect from internet of things data – What are the biggest challenges enterprise IT will face in creating an IoT analytics environment? This article explores how data capture, data governance, and availability of services rank high on the list. (Source: Network World)

Move on this: Smart vibration analysis – Explore how IoT is making vibration data monitoring and analysis easier, allowing companies to avoid reactive maintenance and unplanned downtime resulting from imbalance, misalignment, bearing faults, and similar concerns. (Source: Plant Services)