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University of Michigan

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

University of Michigan via Coursera


In this course, learners will be introduced to the concept of the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, learn how it is applied in manufacturing, and what businesses should consider as they decide to implement this technology. Considerations include information technology infrastructure, the business value of implementing IIoT, and what needs to happen across the organization to ensure successful implementation. Learners will hear from industry experts as they share their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of implementing IIoT, how IIoT is being implemented in their companies, and insights on the future of this technology within their industry and across manufacturing. The content presented in this course draws on a number of real-life interviews and case studies, and was created through a partnership with Siemens.


  • Series Introduction
    • Welcome to Digital Technologies and the Future of Manufacturing! In this first week, you'll be introduced to the series objectives and an overview of digital transformations in manufacturing in today's business world.
  • The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
    • In this second week, we will dive deep into the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and sensor technology. You'll hear real-world examples and learn more about the business value for this technology.
  • Computing Resources and Business Context of IIoT
    • Our focus in the third week surrounds cloud computing, the systems and partners surrounding IIoT, and identification of business value, risks, and challenges for this technology.
  • Future Trends, Summary, and Course Project
    • In our final week, you'll hear more about the forecast of future trends for IIoT, and spend time working through a case project for your final assessment.

Taught by

M.S. Krishnan


4.5 rating at Coursera based on 130 ratings

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