Voices: Studebaker

The Industrial Internet of Things demands engineers with new skillsets

Along with MEs and EEs, we're going to need data scientists, system engineers, developers and systems integrators

By Paul Studebaker
May 20, 2015

My past month has been full of conferences and conference calls, and most have related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Each has begun with presenting evidence of what a big deal it is and gone on to explain why. The common threads are an explosive increase in machine-level information (Big Data) and connectivity (on the Internet and in the cloud) that we can now profitably harness with analytics and software. So we must and we will, and we'll need your help.

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