Fresh Expectations: The Evolution of Convenience Stores

There are now over 154,000 convenience stores in the US – the only brick and mortar format that continues to expand, despite the fact that omnichannel lines...

Written by Ed Wogan | September 27, 2018 | Connected Facility, Food Safety

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Implementing Analytics Using the Four-Stage Maturity Model

IoT technology has ushered in a new age of sensing, interpreting, and acting on the world around us. However, analyzing the influx of data has proved challenging for organizations. This data can provide valuable insight that businesses can utilize to improve their operations, but in order to do so effectively, they need a robust plan for implementation. This raises the question: where should companies start in the...

Written by Garret Weigel | September 19, 2018 | Connected Facility

How to Extend the Capabilities of Facilities Management Platforms with Real-Time Sensor Data

Facilities management, the integration of people, space, and process, has enabled businesses to substantially improve their operations. Enterprise software and connected technology has provided a means for better management of equipment maintenance scheduling. Facilities management platforms have penetrated the market in recent years, and with it, more opportunity to reduce equipment downtime and improve operations...

Written by Garret Weigel | September 14, 2018 | Connected Facility

The Power of Prediction: The Analytics Maturity Model in IIoT

Advances in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) domain have created a wealth of new opportunities for making sense of the world, but has brought with it the challenge of leveraging massive amounts of data to improve decision-making. As the number of connected devices continues to grow, manual data collection methods are quickly becoming impractical. Implementing systems that apply analytics to generate...

Written by Jason Sroka | July 18, 2018 | Connected Facility

Why Amazon’s Entry into Pharmacy and Food is Good for IoT

News broke yesterday that Amazon will purchase PillPack, a delivery pharmacy that sorts medication by dose. Amazon’s entry into pharmacy with PillPack and food service with Whole Foods is a great thing for IoT companies. Amazon has used technology to reinvent online shopping, and is doing the same thing in pharmacy and supermarkets. Incumbent competitors will need to aggressively adopt IoT technologies, such as...

Written by Jeremy Macdonald | June 29, 2018 | Pharmacy Safety, Connected Facility, Food Safety

Transforming Facilities Management with Wireless Sensors and Digital Checklists

One of the most important aspects of facilities management is to optimize the efficient use of assets, whether it be a process or a physical piece of equipment. Ensuring optimal use of these assets is near impossible without visibility into equipment performance and a task management system to improve productivity.

Written by Garret Weigel | June 6, 2018 | Connected Facility

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