With the deployment of Edge computing, the technology sector is in the midst of one of its semi-regular paradigm convulsions. And like all such shifts, the motivation is competitive: offering organisations a step-change in productivity. In simple terms, Edge computing puts processing and data storage closer to the location where
In this week’s Minicast, Schneider Electric’s Zone President and Managing Director, Pacific, Gareth O’Reilly explains the link between the fourth industrial revolution and a “fourth energy revolution”. Which-50’s Minicast publishes each Tuesday. Follow Which-50 on LinkedIn to be the first to view it.
While many business leaders recognise we are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, we are also undergoing a fourth energy revolution. That’s the view of Gareth O’Reilly, Zone President and Managing Director, Pacific at Schneider Electric. O’Reilly told Which-50 this energy revolution involves digitisation and increased visibility across
Consumer demand for more transparency in the products and services they buy is forcing organisations to get serious about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) and move beyond window dressing and lip service, according to a senior executive from Schneider Electric. Natalya Makarochkina, Senior VP, International, Secure Power at Schneider Electric
Advertising giants like Google and Facebook dominated the first two decades of the digital revolution though they are now being challenged by global ecommerce companies like Amazon and Alibaba. But will their economic impact be eclipsed by what comes next – the industrial internet? Four years ago we first reported
Automotive and industrial companies have a tremendous revenue growth opportunity – in the range of $1 billion per company, according to analysis by Accenture. The opportunity stems from the need to develop a strategy that focuses equally on growth, profitability and, sustainability and trust. The forecasts are drawn from an
Schneider Electric has developed a virtual factory to rapidly build and scale new offerings in areas such as predictive maintenance, asset monitoring and energy optimisation. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Developed in partnership with Accenture, the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory aims to reduce the time between product
The industrial internet is promising big cost savings that boost the overall profitability of a business. Optimising the performance of plants or assets using IoT data is tipped to have a tremendous positive impact on companies’ bottom lines. To put these potential savings into perspective, Schneider Electric has launched a