In addition, we'll discuss the following topics of IoT (Internet of Things) with specific interest in IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things).
Wikipedia on Industry 4.0 and McKinsey & Company on Industry 4.0. Here is a pdf of the Mckinsey & Co. link: Everything you need to know about Industry 4.0.
Here's an article about early adopters of IIoT technology. Overviews of IoT from Wikipedia and IIoT from GE. The GE link is also presented here as a pdf: The GE link makes the following statement comparing IoT with IIot:
Here's a link to the Industrial Internet Consortium.One perspective is to think of the Industrial Internet as connecting machines and devices in industries such as oil and gas, power generation, and healthcare, where there is more at stake or where system failures and unplanned downtime can result in life-threatening or high-risk situations. On the other hand, the Internet of Things tend to include consumer-level devices such as heart monitoring fitness bands or smart home appliances. They are functional and can provide conveniences but do not typically create emergency situations if downtime were to occur.
IoT from Cisco
Cisco on Manufacturing
Cisco on Industrial Networking
Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist
Rockwell Automation IIoT Curricula.
The Business Perspective: IIoT from Forbes Magazine and GE vs. Siemens on IoT.
How 5G Will Transform Manufacturing.