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EP027c: A practical use case of focusing on service in an IoT solution to increase customer stickiness – an interview with Peter Bourne of BrightWolf

Industrial IoT Spotlight

Release Date: 02/23/2018

EP072 - Connectivity as a service and bandwidth enablement - Brian Watkins, VP Connectivity Solutions, Federated Wireless show art EP072 - Connectivity as a service and bandwidth enablement - Brian Watkins, VP Connectivity Solutions, Federated Wireless

Industrial IoT Spotlight

In this episode, we discuss the value of connectivity as a service for improving performance and cost structure of industrial use cases, and the rollout of 5G and implications for edge computing use cases, from AGVs to large scale device management.    Brian Watkins is the Vice President of Connectivity Solutions at Federated Wireless. Brian leads business development and sales for cloud-based private LTE and 5G connectivity solutions. He creates and leads GTM sales through cloud channel partners and builds GTM efforts with ecosystem partners including OEMs and ISVs....

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EP071 - Removing legal and business barriers to sharing data - David Knight, CEO, Terbine show art EP071 - Removing legal and business barriers to sharing data - David Knight, CEO, Terbine

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In this episode, we discuss contextualising and indexing data feeds to increase usability, the challenges of monetising IoT data, and how colocating servers with cell towers can enable edge computing use cases.  David Knight is the CEO of Terbine. Terbine is the digital marketplace for IoT/sensor data about the physical world – things like ocean salinity, railcar movements, carbon emissions, and crop density. IoT ONE is a IIoT focused research and advisory firm. We provide research to enable you to grow in the digital age. Our services include market research, competitor information,...

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EP 070 - Enabling smart manufacturing at the edge - John Younes, COO, Litmus Automation. show art EP 070 - Enabling smart manufacturing at the edge - John Younes, COO, Litmus Automation.

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In this episode, we discuss the state of edge computing adoption in manufacturing. We also explore the most common edge computing use cases in OEE optimization, predictive maintenance, asset condition monitoring.    John Younes is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Litmus Automation. He is in charge of operations and growth for the company and draws on considerable experience working with start-ups and early stage companies. Litmus enables out-of-the-box data collection, analytics, and management with an Intelligent Edge Computing Platform for...

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EP 069 - Building business models instead of technology - Ron Rock, CEO, Microshare show art EP 069 - Building business models instead of technology - Ron Rock, CEO, Microshare

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In this episode, we discuss how to monetize data for multiple user groups with different needs and simplify IoT deployments with end to end productised solutions.   Ron is the CEO of Microshare. Microshare provides Data Strategy as a Service, enabling our clients to quickly capture previously hidden data insights that produce cost savings, sustainability metrics and business opportunities. Our solutions create a Digital Twin of your physical assets, providing comprehensive picture of their performance, the risks they face going forward, and the steps required to produce maximum returns...

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EP 068 - Device locations and communication technologies - Kipp Jones, Chief Technology Evangelist, Skyhook show art EP 068 - Device locations and communication technologies - Kipp Jones, Chief Technology Evangelist, Skyhook

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In this episode, we discuss the key variables that determine locations of devices and guide technological architecture decisions. We explore the advantages and limitations of new IoT communication technologies like 5G and LoRa.   Kipp Jones is the Chief Technology Evangelist at Skyhook, works to guide and shape the company's innovative location intelligence technology. Skyhook, a Liberty Broadband company, is a pioneer in location technology and intelligence. Skyhooks provides customers with real-time services and analytical insights via a combination of precise device...

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EP 067 - Business models in asset monitoring & management - Matt Harrison, CEO, WellAware show art EP 067 - Business models in asset monitoring & management - Matt Harrison, CEO, WellAware

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In this episode, we explain how data streaming mission critical data for remotely monitor and control physical assets works. We learn how to simplify business model and connectivity for asset management, all with the backdrop of Covid-19’s impacts on industrial digitalization trends.   Matt is Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of WellAware Holdings, Inc. At WellAware, Matt drives the overall business and product strategy while also leading the day-to-day execution of the company’s vision of connecting people to the things that matter. WellAware...

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EP066 - Event streaming architectures enabling IoT applications beyond messaging - Kai Waehner, Enterprise Architect, Confluent show art EP066 - Event streaming architectures enabling IoT applications beyond messaging - Kai Waehner, Enterprise Architect, Confluent

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In this episode, we discuss event streaming technologies, hybrid edge-cloud strategies, and real time machine learning infrastructure. We also apply these technologies to Audi, Bosch, and Eon.   Kai Waehner is an Enterprise Architect and Global Field Engineer at Confluent. Kai’s main area of expertise lies within the fields of Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Hybrid Cloud Architectures, Event Stream Processing and Internet of Things. References:   Confluent, founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka®, pioneered the enterprise-ready event streaming platform. To learn...

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EP065 - How cloud-edge hybrid strategies drive IoT success - Sastry Malladi, CTO & Co-Founder, Foghorn show art EP065 - How cloud-edge hybrid strategies drive IoT success - Sastry Malladi, CTO & Co-Founder, Foghorn

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In this episode, we discuss the business value of machine learning on the edge, and the increasing need for hybrid edge-cloud architectures. We also propose some technology trends that will increase usability and functionality of edge computing systems.   Sastry is the CTO and co-founder of Foghorn. He is responsible for and oversees all technology and product development. Sastry’s expertise include developing, leading and architecting various highly scalable and distributed systems, in the areas of Big Data, SOA, Micro Services Architecture, Application Servers, Java/J2EE/Web Services...

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EP064 - Connecting assets as easy as installing an app on a smartphone - Peter Sorowka, CTO, Cybus. show art EP064 - Connecting assets as easy as installing an app on a smartphone - Peter Sorowka, CTO, Cybus.

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In this episode, we discuss how improved data access control can remove barriers to use case adoption in complex environments by enabling effective IoT governance. We also imagine a future of connected industry where data is an asset to be monetized effectively. Peter Sorowka is the Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director of Cybus. Cybus develops a smart networking solution for Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Cybus enables innovative industrial equipment manufacturers to provide data-driven value-added services, such as quality management, remote monitoring or...

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EP 063 - How IoT can be sustainable and humane - Bob Sharon, Chief Innovation Officer, Blue IoT show art EP 063 - How IoT can be sustainable and humane - Bob Sharon, Chief Innovation Officer, Blue IoT

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In this episode, we discuss smart building environmental management systems. A crisis is the best time for disruptive technologies because there is motivation and incentives to change the old system. The environmental crisis sparked the change for technologies that address sustainability. Improvements in wireless connectivity, cloud computing, open source APIs, and SaaS operating models, enable more flexible and cost effective solutions. Potential benefits of improved building management systems include reduced carbon footprints, more sustainable solutions, lowered costs, increased...

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Peter tells us about a rollercoaster case of an IoT implementation gone wrong with a happy ending for a manufacturing firm. We also discuss the penalty of innovation, and the future of the cloud vs. edge relationship.

 

Peter Bourne is the CEO of BrightWolf, strategic advior for ProAxion Incorporated, and an Entrepreneur in Residence for Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network. Prior to Bright Wolf, he spent 15 years in Director, CEO, COO, EVP and GM roles at both public and private companies, from early stage through revenue to profitability and exits.

Peter’s career covers a breadth of industries experiencing digital transformation, spanning all company operations including P&L, sales and marketing, and R&D. He has spent 20 years in CEO, COO, EVP and GM roles at both public and private companies, helping to commercialize new technologies, and developing companies and products for success.

Bright Wolf has almost a decade of experience as a system integration and technology partner for Fortune 1000 industrial equipment providers seeking digital transformation through adaptable connected product solutions. Bright Wolf's pre-built components, open system architecture, and expertise with industrial controls, protocols, and embedded systems enable rapid delivery of flexible IoT products and services that generate business outcomes for our customers. Learn more at http://brightwolf.com

 

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