skip to primary navigationskip to content

Cambridge Service Alliance

developing new understanding and approaches to complex service systems

Studying at Cambridge

 

Enabling the 4th Industrial Revolution

last modified Apr 19, 2016 10:32 AM
Article by Andy Neely appears in Field Service News, Issue 11, March/April 2016

Enabling the 4th Industrial Revolution - 'Industry 4.0' or the 'Internet of things'?

Andy Neely presents his latest thoughts on the explosion of discussions about industry 4.0, internet plus, and the industrial internet.

Extract:

"I’ve been struck recently by the range of people talking about new digital and data developments in manufacturing. Of particular interest has been the apparent explosion of discussion about industrie 4.0 (which is extremely popular in Germany), internet plus (which is being pushed by China) and the industrial internet (being promoted by GE among others).

Managers, consultants, policy makers and academics are all getting very excited about the potential of connected devices. The basic idea is that increasingly things (of all types) will be stuffed with sensors and connected to the internet....."  [full article]

Filed under:

RSS Feed Latest news

Webinar 12 November 2018 - Co-Creation in Practice: Objectives and Outcomes

Nov 14, 2018

In this webinar, Katharina Greve presents the Alliance September Paper on Co-Creation in Practice.

New EPSRC Doctoral Studentship Opportunity

Nov 09, 2018

New EPSRC Doctoral Studentship Opportunity on Digital technology in the service design and lifecycle with Rolls Royce

Do not fall prey to business ecosystem failure

Oct 26, 2018

There are many reasons why great manufacturing innovations that should have succeeded end up on the scrap heap. Dr Florian Urmetzer explains that an often-overlooked but very common reason is failure to see the blind spots in your business ecosystem.

CEMEX Workshop

Oct 26, 2018

Blockchain Prototype: Scope and Analysis for CEMEX

New book published: Exploring Service Science

Oct 25, 2018

9th International Conference, IESS 2018, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 19–21, 2018, Proceedings

View all news

Upcoming events

Ecosystems Strategy One Day Course

Feb 05, 2019

IfM, Cambridge

Upcoming events