Industry Working Group

Keeping Pace with the Rapid Changes in Industrial IoT

The Industry Working Group engages industry leaders and technology users to understand their IIoT needs and facilitate digital transformation in their businesses. To meet this goal the Industry Working Group:

  1. Establishes and facilitates Industry Leadership Councils to identify industry needs,
  2. Engages specific technology end-users in several verticals and sectors,
  3. Connects IIC activity and digital transformation enablers to support industry end-user needs across different market sectors and use cases, and
  4. Solicits and filters proposed proofs-of-concept, testbeds, test drives and challenges for new technology and business model development.

Member Chair: Daniel Young, Toshiba

Business Deployment Accelerator Task Group

The Business Deployment Accelerator Task Group supports the members and their end-users in Go-To-Market strategies for effective business deployments by facilitating identification of customer pain points, business challenges and collaborative co-innovation activities to solve them. The goal is to engage end users to understand business challenges and involve the IIC ecosystem to co-create a solution.

    Member Chairs:    Chaisung Lim, Korea Industry 4.0 Association; Mitch Tseng, Tseng Infoserv

Energy Task Group

The Energy Task Group identifies and establishes the technology, testbeds, security and frameworks necessary to the establishment of standards and technology specifications leading to wide-spread adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things in the energy sector.

    Member Chair:   Daniel Young, Toshiba

Healthcare Task Group

The Healthcare Task Group identifies and establishes technology, testbeds, security and frameworks leading to wide-spread adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things in the healthcare industry and, in particular, to providing safer and more efficient patient care.

    Member Chairs:  Abhijeet Kelkar, GEOOWN ConsultingTakao Futagami, Shinshu University

Mining Task Group

The Mining Task Group works with mining operators and mining equipment manufacturers to leverage IIoT to optimize business operations and identify new business opportunities.

    Member Chairs:    Ulrich Graf, Huawei; Jean-Jacques Verhaeghe, Mandela Mining Precinct

Smart Factory Task Group

The Smart Factory Task Group brings together manufacturers, software and hardware solution vendors, service providers and research organizations to provide insight into new Industrial Internet solutions for smart manufacturing, help generate operational efficiencies and develop business model innovations.

    Member Chairs:  Thomas Doney, AdvME LLC

Testbed Council Task Group

The Testbed Council Task Group motivates and oversees the creation, execution and successful completion of testbed and test drive solutions that meet industry user needs.

    Member Chair:    Mitch Tseng, Tseng Infoserv