About The Journey

Digital transformation is hard, and most companies don’t succeed. The Journey is Arundo’s forum for you and your team to learn from our successes and failures. Based on years of work with industrial companies around the world, our team of engineers, data scientists, and business experts offer practical insights and tips for how to apply machine learning, advanced analytics and IIoT technologies in industrial operations.


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January 21, 2020 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), security

VIDEO: Why is Security so Important in Industrial Internet of Things?

In this video, I’ll explain to one of my colleagues, Nadia, why security is so important in the industrial internet of things (IIoT). As I’m out with our customers on a regular basis, I get several questions about security. Here I’ll go through my..


October 22, 2019 / machine learning for IIoT, industrial internet of things (IIoT), predictive equipment maintenance

An Overview: Technical Terms Used in Digital Transformation

As we’ve talked about earlier, industrial companies now have the ability to interact with physical equipment like never before. You’ve probably also heard that there’s an urgency for you to get started with your digital transformation. However, you..


August 13, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), edge computing, big data, edge analytics

On the Edge: The Increasing Importance of Decentralized Analytics in IIoT

Big data, data lakes, cloud computing. Well-recognized terms that have generated a lot of hype in recent years. Many industrial internet of things (IIoT) companies hope to recreate the wild success of the big data giants using their data to generate..


July 16, 2019 / data science, industrial internet of things (IIoT), machine learning

4 Things You Should Know: Starting an Industrial Data Science Initiative

Have you considered starting an industrial data science initiative but don’t know where to start? Keep on reading and I’ll tell you 4 important things you should know.


1. What kind of operational challenges can data science address?



July 9, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), artificial intelligence

More Pilots Than an Airline: Scaling AI and Digital Transformation

Referring to their internal digital program, a customer once said: "On Artificial Intelligence (AI) we have more pilots than a major airline". This is a common pitfall companies struggle with as they move from proof of concepts (PoC) to actual value..


July 2, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT)

Why is Industrial IoT Implementation so Hard?

Maybe you’ve heard this type of story before: an industrial company announces the start of a major digital initiative. Time goes by, but nothing seems to happen. After many months, and many meetings, there is little to show for the efforts.



June 11, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT)

Implementing IIoT - 6 Critical Factors you Need to Consider

For industrial companies, the ability to interact with physical equipment has never been easier. Now you have the ability to access vast amounts of data from a variety of sources in order to make meaningful business decisions. Many of your..


May 28, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), big data

Rapid IoT Projects in Industry - Where Should You Focus?

Setting out the best strategy to implement data analytics solutions in an industrial environment can be a roller-coaster ride. In theory, the key to solving many of the challenges that your business is facing is simple: Data – the more, the better...


May 14, 2019 / data science, industrial internet of things (IIoT), machine learning

Data Science Applications: 5 Things an Operations Engineer Should Know

Over the last few years, the utilization of data science and machine learning techniques in asset-heavy industries have taken off. Digital transformation is moving from proofs of concept into an ecosystem of fully-fledged data science applications...


April 30, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), big data

From Industrial Data to Business Value - Why Data isn’t the New Oil

Few people realize how unlikely it is that their industrial analytics initiatives are going to deliver real bottom-line value. In this post, I’ll share some statistics you need to be aware of. I’ll then talk about some of the reasons why the odds..


April 9, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence

De-mystifying the Terminology of Digital Transformation

If you’re an engineer, operator, adviser, or executive working in heavy industry, odds are high you’ve heard more and more about trends, buzzwords, and ideas suggesting software and data science will radically transform your business. However, the..


April 2, 2019 / industrial internet of things (IIoT), edge, edge computing, edge analytics

What is Edge Computing - Everything you Need to Know

In the world of the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, we talk about the impact enterprises can derive from combining their Information Technology (IT) with their Operational Technology (OT). There’s an obvious linear relationship between..