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It's 2018, Do You Know Where Your Digital Manufacturing Is?

by Rick Franzosa  |  October 22, 2018

What an exciting time for manufacturers!  Endless possibilities with new technologies taking the forefront.  Like the glimmering lights of a casino, vendors portray their "Industrie 4.0" solutions, Digital twins, Digital Threads,...

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2018 IoT Endpoint Security Assessment Services Survey

by Erik Heidt  |  August 30, 2018

2018 has seen a significant uptick in Gartner clients asking for help identifying security services in support of their IoT efforts. At this time I don't believe there is sufficient demand to make...

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"Lite" Works for Beer, but not for MES

by Rick Franzosa  |  July 16, 2018

There's a phenomenon that has become prevalent in the Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) market that is a source of confusion with manufacturers.  New solutions described as "MES-Lite" or "Thin MES" rely in...

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The Search for the Elixir of Interoperability Reaches IoT Land

by Andrew White  |  May 16, 2018

I saw with some interest an article today: New European consortium to improve IoT security, interoperability.  I have to say up front that I don't cover Internet of Things, nor do...

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IoT Security | NISTIR 8200 in Draft - Act NOW!

by Erik Heidt  |  February 14, 2018

We knew this was coming, and this is a big day in IoT security and risk management. Let's explore why it is important for your organization to take action now,...

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On-prem/Private IoT Platform Gotchas

by Erik Heidt  |  January 11, 2018

During 2017 I had a number of conversations with clients about where the computational power for their IoT projects would be located. In my webinar "IoT Target Architecture: Your Strategy's...

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IoT Lab | Maker Safety, Part 2

by Erik Heidt  |  January 8, 2018

Part 1 focused on understanding that risk is different in the workplace than it is in the enthusiast or hobby world, and tried to explore resources for understanding and addressing...

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IoT Lab | Maker Safety, Part 1

by Erik Heidt  |  January 1, 2018

While there are more glamorous subjects than safety, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". The goal of this IoT Lab subseries on Safety is to provide...

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On Demand | Securing IoT An Architectural and Risk-Driven Approach

by Erik Heidt  |  December 27, 2017

Thanks to everyone who participated the Webinar. "Securing the Internet of Things: An Architectural and Risk-Driven Approach" is now available on-demand, here is the link. Security is a top concern and...

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Industrial and High-Tech/Electronics Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 14, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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