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The impetus of COVID-19 – accelerating adoption of IIOT and related technologies

A new COVID-19 normality has been forced upon us and highlighted the ways in which technology can compensate for lack of mobility, safety concerns, and related operational and commercial challenges. In fact, COVID-19 has accelerated several digital transformations throughout the world, and businesses that were previously leveraging the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) had an advantage when adjusting to this pandemic. There is a sense that COVID-19 has provided both the impetus and opportunity to better leverage technology and minimise un-necessary travel and time wastage. Rapid developments in information technology are changing the way in which businesses operate especially when in-person contact is restricted. Businesses are recognising the value of remote working and setting up virtual systems to keep their employees and customers safe, engaged, and productive. These days, meetings and interactions are now taking place over online communication platforms such as Zoom and Micros