Connected machines: Facing the future through data management

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is accelerating the pace of change around connecting machines. Yet, fewer than 30% of manufacturers have extensively adopted Industry 4.0 technologies according to a new report. Here, Bijal Patel, senior digital machining specialist at “global leader in metal cutting” Sandvik Coromant, recommends that manufacturers start listening to what machines are saying by connecting up their machine shops.