Prabhat K Das

Subhashish Mohapatra

TITLE: Internet of Things (IoT) - An Industry Perspective


The next-wave of industrial digitization is here - Industry 4.0, is characterized by integration of customers and business partners in business and value processes. Research predicts that this will herald the next frontier of industrial productivity and resource efficiency. Internet of Things (IoT) is a key component of Industry 4.0 and is transforming the way organizations do their business by collecting data from remotely located machines or equipment and applying it in ways that impact their business.

IoT is no longer a buzz word - Gartner estimates that there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020. The possibilities in this space are immense, a few use cases which our customers have already adopted are - Vehicle telematics which enables infotainment and safety that changes the driving experience, Condition based maintenance allows convenient scheduling of corrective maintenance, by continuous monitoring of equipment condition and data analysis, to maximize machine uptime and minimize breakdown costs, Smart home improves our lifestyle and changes the way home appliances are operated, enabled by the communication between devices, which is fueled by the rapid improvements in wireless technology and connecting devices.


Prabhat K Das is Senior Delivery Manager in Infosys’ Manufacturing Business Unit. Prabhat has around 20 years of experience in designing and delivering technology enabled business solutions to Fortune 1000 clients and heads ADM Delivery for clients in Hi Tech and Discrete Manufacturing sector in Infosys. He hold Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science & Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India. Prabhat can be reached at [email protected]

Subhashish Mohapatra has more than 14 years of experience and is a Group Project Manager with the Manufacturing business unit at Infosys. Subhashish handles a portfolio of multiple customers in the Hi Tech and Discrete Manufacturing space to deliver business value across multiple engagements. He holds an engineering degree from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani and can be reached at [email protected]