The buzz: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution is still in its nascent state. But with the swift pace of change and disruption to business and society, the time to join in is now” (Gary Coleman, Deloitte Consulting).
The buzz: “Working alone, human researchers are incapable of processing the required amount of data… to achieve the requisite innovations fast enough – particularly given the data overload facing chemical researchers today” (Valimaki).
The buzz: “Many traditional vendors still see themselves as hardware providers, first and foremost, even though the most valuable component of their offering is the embedded software driving it.” (Frost & Sullivan, 2016]
The buzz: “Imagine if your washing machine itself was the diagnostician monitoring machine behavior and sending alerts … ahead of failures… scheduling a service call and ordering the service parts” (Lee Smith, 2014).