About Andrew Waycott

Andrew is responsible for business development and customer relations. Andrew is drawn by the democratization of extreme efficiency that TwinThread offers, allowing industrial businesses of any size to use the IoT to optimize performance, without the burden and expense of a custom system.

How Smaller Corporations can Compete in IIoT Age

In a previous post, we discussed how scale is a big part of the potential of IIoT.  After all, in order to gain wisdom from your fleet, you need to have a fleet to begin with, right?  So where does this leave smaller corporations with only a few production lines and relatively few similar [...]

The untapped potential of automating problem resolution at scale

The promise of IIoT solutions is being preached from the rooftop all over the world.  Most of these claims talk in grand terms about how just X% improvement in efficiency or productivity will yield tremendous savings, as well as less tangible benefits such as dramatically reduced greenhouse gas emissions, for example.  One thing that [...]

The Problem, and Opportunity, of Scale

David and Goliath may well be the most famous underdog story of all time.  And its lesson, that someone can be much smaller, or outpowered, and yet still come out on top through some creative, or unexpected tactic, is the rallying cry of practically all small companies when faced with competition from a larger [...]

What is a Digital Twin?

At TwinThread, we are big believers in Digital Twins, and Digital Threads, heck, we even named our company after them!  The internet is full of references to these two terms as part of the ever growing hype around IoT, and more specifically Industrial IoT. But what exactly is a Digital Twin?  Is it deserving [...]

The Wisdom of the Fleet

These days, it seems everywhere you look in the world of manufacturing people are talking about the Industrial Internet of Things. The promises of offering the next great leap in productivity are certainly compelling - and I would argue real. But where will this great leap in productivity come from? The answer lies in [...]