Michael Riemer

I am an "accidental" entrepreneur with more than 30 years of building companies, products, marketing programs and relationships that deliver valuable customer outcomes and significant shareholder value - 3 exits, 5 patents, 20+ product launches.

How Will IIoT Create More Shareholder Value?

How will IIoT drive more sales? This question stalls many industrial IoT projects. How will IIoT create more shareholder value? Now that is a much better question. Successful...

IIoT Analytics are Just Numbers, Unless You Solve a Business Problem

We just deployed a great new reporting tool. What's so great about it? It provides us reports about our key business metrics including revenue, service events,...

Staying Green Using IIoT in Commercial Landscaping

IIoT is truly ubiquitous. It impacts everything from factories to construction equipment to the plants in our office. Seriously, the plants. It turns out the commercial...

Stop Doing Nothing and Get Your Cybersecurity House In Order

With another major data breach hitting the headlines, it's time to take action. "...the data was sitting in an Amazon Web Services storage "bucket," left open...

The Importance of an Open Digital Ecosystem in IIoT

You walk into the call center of a large transportation fleet. There are four teams separated by cubicle walls. Each group has a different "dashboard"...

Are Prescriptive Applications IIoT Nirvana?

Earlier, I wrote about the value of prescriptive analytics. It's the next wave of analytics. But it still falls short of ensuring successful IIoT...