As with any industry where visibility, tracking, and integration of information is essential, the Internet of Things is increasingly part of the effort to improve supply chain operations.
Jim Heppelmann looks at variables to consider when evaluating how much Internet of Things functionality should be embedded in the product and how much in the cloud.
For many companies an IoT vision starts and ends with basic connectivity and access for remote maintenance and upgrades. This is certainly the essential early step, yet there are more areas beyond connectivity to pursue for greater IoT value.
Boston Engineering joined an A-list cast of design and manufacturing innovators this week at PTC Live Global where they discussed their latest products, branding philosophy, and core values, including sustainability, performance, and education.