At this point everyone is familiar with the phrase 'Internet of Things' or 'IoT' and what that means to our lives.
There are now wearables like smart watches to monitor our heart rates, refrigerators that make our shopping lists and home assistants that hear our voices and order our pizzas. But, how can the IoT help us at
work? Let's look at the 'Industrial Internet of Things' or 'IIoT' - the application of IoT to industries like manufacturing, mining and energy.
Finally Italian manufacturing companies, purposely PMI, are going out from the "Middle Ages". In fact, if on 2016, the meaning of Manufacturing 4.0 was not clear yet for a lot of Italian companies, this year this programm no longer has secrets. Not only, the need of improving the companies connectivity thanks to IT solutions, is creating a new working figure: the consultant who can help enterprises to pass from a pre-digital era to an automated and processes integrated era with the current technologies.