Cambashi has been looking at engineering technology for over thirty years. The company researches trends in the market, measures the market, and identifies the biggest players by country and by industry. The companies working in this field use Cambashi’s research to evaluate total available markets and identify areas they want to expand into.
Cambashi recently completed a scoping study on the Internet of Things market that is still evolving. The focus has been to analyze the market and learn who the players are, what the technology is, and what kinds of systems are available. This allows them to measure the revenues and the size of the market in order to identify who the players are. The study took over a year and a half to complete.
Alan’s focus at Cambashi is on Industrial Internet of Things and cloud computing. He is uniquely qualified to speak about the opportunities of IIoT because he’s been ingrained in mapping out the market over the past two years. His research through Cambashi has given him first-hand, statistical knowledge of who the major players are and how they interact. He shares incredible insight and notes a number of IIoT companies throughout the interview.
Alan gives an overview of the Industrial Internet of Things, noting six key phases that compromise the whole of an IIoT system. He explains the type of technology needed, from hardware like sensors to software for visualization to edge cloud computing in order to handle the massive amounts of data. After listening to the interview you’ll have a good idea of what IIoT actually is.
Alan also speaks about what IIoT can do for businesses. From setting up sensors to visualizing data, Alan gives specific examples where companies have used IIoT systems to improve their processes. He explains which types of companies can help your organization implement IIoT systems. He also gives tips on how technology managers can justify starting the journey to IIoT to key stakeholders.
The interview is extremely informative. Alan may understand the Industrial Internet of Things market better than anyone on the planet after being so ingrained in his research through Cambashi. You will gain invaluable insight into IIoT and the Internet of Things in general by listening to what he has to say.
Editorial Notes: Alan made two references in the podcast he would like to clear up:
1. He states “a typical Rolls-Royce engine may have 20,000 sensors.” He meant to state 20,000 PARTS instead. In actuality, the number of sensors is closer to 5,000.
2. He states “virtually every mobile phone in the world is designed by ARM.” He meant to say virtually every mobile phone in the world CONTAINS A CHIP that was designed by ARM.
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Jonathan Blackwood is the Editor-in-Chief of TechDecisions. Jonathan joined TechDecisions in 2014 and writes about technologies that help to innovate and improve practices for companies of all sizes, K-12 and higher education, government, healthcare, hospitality, retail and large venue spaces. He is especially interested in the future of work and education and the Internet of Things. Follow him @BlackwoodTweets.