Alex West

Alex West

Alex West leads Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 research at IHS Markit.

As part of the Manufacturing Technology group, Mr. West tracks the impact of transformative technologies on the industrial sector. This includes analysis of both end-user trends and requirements, as well as market sizing analysis, and vendor and ecosystem solutions. He has over fifteen years of experience tracking the development of manufacturing technologies, including industrial connectivity, machinery and automation. He is also a regular speaker at industry events, trade shows and conferences worldwide. Mr. West holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in physics from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.

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The Industrial IoT arms race

Escalating trade tensions and economies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are driving considerations around working practices and supply chains.

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Manufacturing Technology
Industrial IoT Project Database

Separating hype from reality around IIoT projects can be a challenge. To help track deployment, IHS Markit has developed a database of publicly announced IIoT projects.

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Enterprise & IT
How ready is Industry for IIoT? On-demand webcast

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Manufacturing Technology Transformative Technologies
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