. https://www.smartindustry.com/blog/smart-industry-connect/managing-iot-devices-expectation-vs-reality/
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Manufacturers must continually meet new performance, budget and output requirements to stay competitive. This includes extracting maximum value from equipment and devices over time to deliver new, meaningful business benefits. Because device initiatives tend to start small and be focused, many manufacturers have elected to build their own device-management solutions. However, challenges related to scale, security and connectivity can compound quickly as a deployment gains sophistication, significantly driving up costs, requiring major fixes and delaying forward progress. While it’s always good to be bold and try new things in an IIoT journey, it’s also important to shift gears when problems arise. Here are four signs a manufacturer’s DIY IIoT device-management solution needs additional fortification and why it can often make sense to look externally for help. DAVE MCCARTHY READ MORE