Dr. Juergen Kraemer

Dr. Juergen Kraemer

General Manager for IoT & Analytics at Software AG

As an experienced entrepreneur and technology thought leader, his mission is to harness technology to drive business innovation and create sustainable growth, which includes co-innovation partnerships. He has written numerous articles for journals, magazines and specialist books; he is a speaker at international conferences, a strategic advisor in business workshops, and a member of the Corporate Venture Investment Committee of Software AG.

Recent posts

  • IoT

    OEE: If you measure it, success will come

    Small- to mid-sized manufacturers and smart machine makers need a way to better measure overall equipment effectiveness without the expense and effort of expensive manufacturing execution systems (MES). According to Peter Drucker’s theory, measuring results is the only way to manage and improve your product. But of all the measurements, stats, KPIs and data that you can collect, only a portion of it is useful. So,…

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    Can you prove ROI from your IoT projects?

    With Internet of Things (IoT) projects, proving return on investment (ROI) quickly is critical. And it is one of the hardest things to achieve. When surveyed by Beecham Research, 89% of 25,000 IoT adopters said that achieving ROI was a significant challenge and a huge 75% of all IoT projects were not considered successful.   At Software AG, we see more and more customers…

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    The best laid plans for IoT

    “The best laid plans (for IoT projects) often go awry.” I hope Robert Burns won’t mind my edit to his well-known line written 200+ years ago—but it still holds true today. Just ask anyone who’s tried to build an Internet of Things solution and failed. There are a multitude of reasons, but unforeseen technological problems are one of the four primary ones…

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    Why IoT is not a solo sport

    Let’s be honest: Any successful Internet of Things project is a team effort. You need both your OT and IT talent to reach your IoT project goals. But did you know that even internal teamwork isn’t enough? Beecham Research, in “Why IoT Projects Fail,” found that 57% of companies who relied solely on in-house resources for their projects fell short…

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    IoT projects blocked by corporate culture

    Why do Internet of Things projects so often fail? Company culture. Having already explored one major reason – business aims not thought through – the next reason is a much deeper issue, one that you might not have thought about: Your company's organizational issues. Culture, internal strategy, resistance to change, inability to integrate, coordination and collaboration in different teams - these are all…

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    Why IoT is a double-edged sword

    Yet, such is the case for countless companies seeking to adopt IoT. They are missing the mark and getting cut - as a result of not being prepared. But the idea that IoT projects fail is not really a mystery; IoT can be troubling to any user, with challenges ranging from organizational issues, vendor or technological problems, to business aims…

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  • IoT

    Make your next IoT project successful

    How can you ensure that your next Internet of Things project does not go down the drain? Almost 75% of all IoT projects fail. Most of them (96%) don’t even result in new business models, and 60% have scalability problems. Why? The problems start when business aims haven’t been planned out accurately. Then the whole thing falls apart if your…

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  • IoT

    Self-service Analytics for Time-series Data

    Digital transformation is everywhere. You see it coming back in marketing, sales, HR, supply chain, finance and but also in domains such as plant operations and maintenance.  Digital transformation is opening up new opportunities, challenging the traditional methods and changing the way we think and act.  Companies are looking at digitalization to improve profitability and maintain market leadership. To do…

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