What The Internet Of Things Means For Manufacturing



The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining plenty of hype as a game-changing way of thinking for every industry. Those in the manufacturing space view it as a revolution, offering significant improvements to manufacturing processes as a way of making productions more efficient, agile and flexible. But is this all for real? Manufacturing business leaders will want to know which business applications within IoT are having the most impact and find the proof points that these applications can deliver on the value they promise. So to what extent are manufacturing organizations adopting these solutions and approaches, how have they been able to handle added complexity, where are they finding ROI, and is this new paradigm currently feasible and cost effective for most industry players?


Simon Jacobson

Simon Jacobson, Research VP, Gartner

Simon Jacobson is a Vice President in Gartner's Supply Chain research organization. He is responsible for Gartner's manufacturing strategy and systems research. He works with Vice Presidents and Directors of Manufacturing, business process ... More   View all posts

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