Unlocking the Hidden Benefits of Industrial Data

We’ve heard extensively about how companies are analyzing data born on the consumer Web to improve customer service, boost probability, and otherwise remake the business-to-consumer relationship. But industrial data is also experiencing an analytic revolution, and it promises to remake how work gets done on factory floors, along railroads, and in mining operations around the world.

The so-called industrial Internet journey is not nearly as well-documented as the big data revolution taking place on the public Web. But thanks to the “Internet of Things” explosion and the newfound willingness to monitor and track everything with sensors, corporations are rushing to find ways to boost productivity and effectiveness.