Alex specializes in writing about interesting and underexplored niches of IoT (particularly industrial IoT), medical devices, and healthcare IT. Despite being an engineer and a science fiction writer, he inclines Luddite-lite. Along with the Elephant's Child, he is full of 'satiable curiosity.
Internet of Things
While the typical Industrial IoT demo uses gleaming new equipment, most of this country's working industrial assets are years and even decades old. It doesn't make financial sense to replace expensive equipment still performing its function, but managers want to gain the monitoring and analytics advantages of the IIoT. What needs to be considered before attempting an upgrade?