The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding big data and the internet of things (IoT) and their impact on supply chain management. Big data describes the large volume of data that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis and can be analyzed for strategic business insights. IoT is the means that collects and sends data from a range of “things” - anything from watches to fridges to cars - that are connected to the internet with sensors or computer chips. Learn how companies around the world are using big data and IoT for supply chain optimization and competitive advantage.
The IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC), the largest international event devoted to innovation in the industrial internet of things (IIoT), will return to Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue from 29 to 31 October. In its fifth year, the IoTSWC will reveal the real scope of the digital transformation in different industrial sectors and businesses that are incorporating disruptive technologies such as IoT, blockchain and artificial intelligence into their activity. The major suppliers of industrial solutions and information technology providers heading this paradigm shift will take part as exhibitors, together with experts who will present the trends that are driving this rapidly-expanding market.
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