Catching the IoT Automation Wave

Organizations worldwide reap benefits from automating processes

Timing is everything, in life and in business. Remote working conditions, budget constraints, furloughs, lockdowns and other restrictions brought on by COVID-19 forced organizations to pivot and adjust their operations. Reacting quickly proved to be essential to survive. For many worldwide, this meant speeding up ‘digital transformation’ – the process of adopting automation within the business. And those changes are now here to stay.

Particularly in the area of the Internet of Things, or IoT. While talked about for some time now, IDC predicts 41.6 billion intelligent devices will be connected to business and other networks by 2025, while Martech Advisor estimates that number will jump to 125 billion by 2030. IoT is happening everywhere. Looking at just the US manufacturing industry, for example, about 35% of manufacturers now collect and use data generated from smart sensors to enhance manufacturing processes and improve operations (Source: GlobeNewswire).

Portfolio company Teldio is enabling this pace of adoption to increase further. With a strong client base in the manufacturing, hospitality and education markets, the Teldio automation platform enables new levels of interworking between disparate operational equipment, information systems and human resources. By connecting critical client infrastructure, in the cloud and on premises, and automating processes and workflows over that infrastructure, Teldio helps create a smarter, faster environment in which to power the businesses forward.

Use cases are not limited to the above mentioned industries. Recently, Teldio installed a first-of-its-kind system at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Hawaii. The new IoT network integrates sensors and surveillance cameras to send alerts in real time to airport staff and first responders when critical assets – in this case, 130 public AED heart devices – are used or moved. Replacing manual processes without the need for custom system integrations, Teldio has provided the airport with real-time insight to ensure these important devices are secure, ready and available if/when needed.

Digital transformation is a foundational change in how organizations deliver value to their customers, while also creating internal benefits such as increasing efficiencies, minimizing errors, reducing repetitive tasks, empowering staff to focus on higher priority items, and more. Fabrizio Biscotti, Research Vice President at Gartner, sums it up well: “Hyperautomation is no longer an option but a condition of survival for organizations. Organizations will require more IT and business process automation as they are forced to accelerate digital transformation plans in a post-COVID-19, digital-first world.”

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