The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in manufacturing is now imperative to staying competitive. This means that becoming a digital enterprise is a requirement, as Bain & Company estimates the IIoT to have a $200B market potential by 2021.
How do you become a digital enterprise?
Organizations face a choice of building their own IoT solution or buying a pre-built solution. Read this joint Microsoft and Siemens white paper, "Make vs. Buy: Understanding the Tradeoffs Between a Build-Your-Own and Pre-Built Industrial IoT Solution," to learn the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and get an understanding of how other manufacturers have gotten started.