Precision: Principles, Practices and Solutions for the Internet of Things Review

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Bottomline: It is a well-written book with balanced and good theoretical framework. Moreover. it has a set of principles with enlightening and useful practical cases and examples.

Publisher: McGraw Hill Education

Writer: Timothy Chou

The book covers all the basics of the industrial Internet of Things (IoT). It talks about a vendor-neutral, acronym free framework. As the sub title suggests, the book explains about Principles, Practices, and Solutions for the Internet of Things. The reader would know about using software to operate more precisely, whether they are an HVAC producer, a farmer or agricultural machine maker or in the aviation industry.

The book is splitted into two parts:

Part A – In the first part, you would read about Principle and Practice. It provides in depth knowledge about the framework and key principles of enterprise IoT.

Part B — In the second part, you would know about the Solutions available for IoT. It lets you understand the viewpoints of the manufacturer and the services providers which are using those machines through case studies. The cases studies help you to understand the best solution and how it could be implemented precisely.

The book also includes practice highlighting 14 real world solutions for manufacturers and companies utilizing them to receive precision enhanced business outcomes.


  • Introduction – Principles and Practices
  • Framework
  • Thing Principles
  • Things in Practice
  • Connect Principles
  • Connect in Practice
  • Collect Principles
  • Collect in Practice
  • Learn Principles
  • Learn in Practice
  • Do Principles
  • Do in Practice
  • Summary – Principles and Practices
  • Introduction – Solutions
  • Precision Mailing
  • Precision Trains
  • Precision Mining
  • Precision Gene Sequencers
  • Precision Agriculture Machine
  • Precision Buildings
  • Precision Construction
  • Precision Healthcare
  • Precision Oil and Gas
  • Precision Power
  • Precision Farming
  • Precision Water
  • Summary – Solutions
  • Precision Chillers


Early verdict

The book carries complete basic knowledge and insights from the implementation of technology directly from the field as well as business aspects. One book comprises two parts beautifully to help the reader to understand the IoT world.  Having the concrete examples across a variety of industrial use cases, and theoretical tech talk, it relates almost every aspect. It doesn’t only has a clear explanation of the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), also has an analysis of its impacts and significance. It presents a simple yet highly effective framework for understanding IoT, several examples of how the framework is being applied, and a good overview of where work needs to be done.

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