Is it Hard to Successfully Deploy and Scale IoT Solutions?

By Mark Adelhelm, on behalf of the Spyglass team  Earlier this year, McKinsey & Co. published the findings of their latest Industry 4.0 survey in an article titled “How digital manufacturing can escape ‘pilot purgatory’.” The survey contained some interesting findings.  At the opening of the piece, the authors share that nearly 70% of the survey respondents named “Digital Manufacturing”…

Something Old, Something New…Microsoft’s partner model transforms to address the IoT and AI opportunity

By Megan Buntain, EVP Marketing, Spyglass Microsoft is in the midst of their 8-city “IoT in Action” tour bringing their message of “IoT for All” to developers, partners, and customers around the globe. Mariner/Spyglass is a Gold Microsoft partner and creates IIoT and AI analytics software exclusively on Microsoft Azure so we signed up early to be at the event in Santa Clara, CA last week. We…

IIoT Solutions: Build vs Buy? Why do you have to choose?

By Phil Morris, CEO, Spyglass If you have a problem that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can solve, you’re probably wrestling with the Build-versus-Buy dilemma. Do you buy an IoT solution and accept the solution you buy for the long term, both bad and good? A purchased solution is often difficult or impossible to customize exactly the way you would like. Or, do you build an Internet of…

Choosing the best IIoT Solution? 5 Considerations that can help

By Joe Guy, COO, Spyglass Thttps://www.linkedin.com/in/joeguy/he IoT platforms market is exploding. According to a 2017 IoT Analytics report on the state of the IoT platforms market, over 450 companies currently have offerings across all industries. However, the market is still nascent with less than 7% of platforms having more than $10M in annual revenues. For manufacturers evaluating…

Let’s Face It: IIoT Requires Teamwork

By Peter Darragh, EVP Product Engineering, Spyglass IIoT spans multiple functions I have had the good fortune to work with many manufacturers facilitating their exploration of IIoT solutions over the past several years. At one IoT quick start workshop, the manufacturer’s IT was leading the effort but were wise enough to bring together production control, operations, ERP specialists and…

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Spyglass Foundation: The Lean Path to Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is THE buzz word in many industries these days, and no-less in manufacturing. Significant investments are being made to address ways to use technology to reduce cycle times, improve processes, reduce costs, and take the friction out of doing business. McKinsey’s “A Guidebook for Heavy Industry’s Digital Journey” states that the large scale implementation of digital…

OEE and Spyglass – A Primer for Manufacturing CFOs

“I know you believe this can really help my company, but why exactly?” Last Thanksgiving, our National Sales Manager at Spyglass, Mark Adelhelm, was having a conversation over the holiday dinner table with his brother-in-law. Inevitably, their conversation turned to business. Mark’s brother-in-law is a CFO at a midsized manufacturer, and he was intrigued by Spyglass and how IoT and OEE…

American Manufacturing Summit – #MFGUS19

Spyglass joins Microsoft at this year’s event to bring AI and IIoT to life for manufacturing executives By Megan Buntain, EVP Marketing, Spyglass American Manufacturing Summit (March 26-27th in Chicago) brings together operations, production, and IT leaders from across the country to explore manufacturing innovation and plant floor optimization. This year, our Spyglass team is excited to…