The internet of things (IoT) is unexpectedly forcing an intersection between Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology systems and the internet. And organizations need to address it now.
For industrial and manufacturing companies particularly, the Internet of Things (IoT) presents enormous opportunities — but also substantial challenges to integration with the siloed worlds of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT).
Ask most individuals about farming and they will describe a farmer with an old tractor and plow. They are often surprised to know that modern agriculture is highly technical. For example, the first commercial drone license issued by the US’s Federal Aviation Association (FAA) was to a company for agricultural application.
When I heard that the theme for International Women’s Day 2017 was #BeBoldForChange, I was really excited. I passionately believe that by living bolder lives, we can make bigger, faster changes to gender parity — and in tech, this can’t come soon enough.