Predictive maintenance has gained traction in recent years as one of the many applications enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) that is revolutionizing manufacturing. Microsoft manufacturing has worked with a variety of partners to deliver predictive maintenance solutions based on Azure IoT Suite and Azure Machine Learning.

In this two-part series, Microsoft IoT Team interviews partners at BlueMetalDynamics SoftwareHarman, and ICONICS and the first series discusses what got partners started with predictive maintenance, and what benefits have been realized for their customers and themselves.