Intimate Computing from Wearables to Biohacking
This third report focuses on how the fourth stage of the Industrial Revolution is upon us due to the far reaching integration of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT). This creates completely new opportunities as a result of new combinations of mental, physical and mechanical work by interne, sensors and embedded systems.
The authors examine the three main reasons for the manufacturing and process industry to embark upon the IoT adventure:
Three key recommendations are made to speed up the OT and IT integration:
Sander Duivestein (1971) is a highly acclaimed and top-rated trendwatcher, an influential author, an acclaimed keynote speaker, a digital business entrepreneur, and a strategic advisor on disruptive innovations. His main focus is the impact of new technologies on people, businesses and society. He is therefore a much sought-after speaker for conferences, strategy sessions and other business gatherings.