The Industrial Internet Consortium was founded in March 2014 to bring together organizations and technologies necessary to accelerate the growth of the industrial internet by identifying, assembling, testing and promoting best practices. Members work collaboratively to speed the commercial use of advanced technologies. Membership includes small and large technology innovators, vertical market leaders, researchers, universities and government. The IIC helps technology users, vendors, system integrators and researchers achieve tangible results as they seek to digitally transform across the enterprise. The global resources of the IIC give organizations the guidance needed to strategically apply digital technologies and achieve digital transformation.