Frequently, for change to happen, disruption precedes it. This is certainly true of the Industrial Internet of Things’ (IIoT) impact on the industrial world. Up to this point, this ongoing industrial revolution primarily impacted operations personnel.
However, as cloud-based technologies become more cost-effective, maintenance
teams are turning to the cloud to help them work smarter, including when it comes to the implementation of predictive strategies.
The times of taking estimations with a handheld meter, recording the information on a clipboard, and, by the day’s end, entering the outcomes into a database are relatively finished.