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[August 21, 2014]
Deloitte Enters Into Industrial Internet Consortium [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Deloitte has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).
"IoT has the potential to offer business value that goes beyond operational cost savings," said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications manager, Deloitte. "The IoT revolution will play out within and across enterprises, offering opportunities for sustained value creation and even disruption for those who can imagine possibilities beyond the incremental." According to a release from the company, this experience brings insight into not only how businesses can harness IoT to create products and services, but also how they can use it to transform internal processes for increased efficiencies and reduced costs.
As a member of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited global organization, Deloitte also offers insight on how best to advance and harness the business worth of these technologies across markets, while navigating ecosystem relationships, standards and security hurdles.
"We're pleased to welcome Deloitte as our newest member," said Dr. Richard Soley, executive director of the Industrial Internet Consortium. "With their commitment to the Industrial Internet space and the tremendous value they bring to the marketplace, we look forward to their contributions in IIC Working Committees." Deloitte's depth within industry verticals and strategic capabilities in digital, analytics, cyber risk services, and its newly launched Greenhouse initiative (designed to help accelerate solutions), are all highly accretive to the mission of the IIC.
Together these strategic capabilities offer insight into efficient and effective adoption and implementation of unchartered technologies, a goal that is at the core of the IoT movement in modern business.
Deloitte is a company focusing on technology, media and telecommunications practice.
The Industrial Internet Consortium is an open membership organization formed to accelerate the development, adoption and use of interconnected machines and devices, intelligent analytics, and people at work.
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