Benjamin Mörzinger is working at the Institute for Production Engineering and Laser Technology at TU Wien. He holds a master degree in Mechanical Engineering and specialized in simulation, optimization, and modeling of industrial processes within the publicly funded research project BaMa - Balanced Manufacturing. Apart from developing models using monitoring data, he was responsible for the design and implementation of numerous software tools, which helped industrial companies to become more efficient both economically and ecologically. Currently, he is leading the research group “Digital Factories” at his institute where he and his team develop solutions in the fields of IIOT, distributed ledgers, and ontology-based data access. Benjamin is a guest author for the Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog.