Make sure IoT software development efforts stay focused on the user throughout the process, and across the software stack.
Successful IoT product design must be a cross-functional effort spanning everyone from strategy to sales to support and beyond.
IoT developers today have the opportunity to not only say they created another new product, but also that they changed the world for the better.
More families are considering a smart home system to support caregiving plans, using sensors to help seniors safely and comfortably age in place.
By boosting the productivity of human and capital assets, IoT location-based services can drive new business opportunities.
As the internet of things becomes ubiquitous, we must recognize the effect that increased connectivity is having on the data center.
The EIU IoT Business Index 2017 found the internet of things is driving business, but is not without challenges that must be addressed.
Learn key steps to build a killer-category, future-proof internet of things solution that will endure now and in the future.
While flashy IoT gets the most headlines, the most impactful IoT advancements in years to come will likely be unnoticeable to the naked eye.
Here are five of the biggest trends in IoT we should be expecting to come to fruition over the remainder of the year.
When deciding on a "pull" or "push" IoT data flow model, be sure to match the pros and cons of each to your organization's overall goals.
To succeed in connected environments, we need secure, scalable, robust, easy-to-integrate IoT platforms. However, this is an area filled with confusion.
We can now treat the centralization of IoT smarts and data as an architectural decision, not one forced by economics or physical limitations.
Improving upon existing operations is a benefit of connected cities, but what are futuristic areas of disruption could happen if your city was connected?
Organizations that want to focus their efforts on the IoT market can't afford to overlook the importance of API management and security.
Edge computing devices can make data available in real-time. Here are three reasons why edge computing should be a key component of your IIoT plan.
For IoT device communication, two specialized, competing protocols stand out: MQTT and CoAP. Take a look at what they are and when to use them.
Promoting innovation and idea development is key to becoming a smart city but needs to begin with an open data policy for public access.
A 2014 article in The Economist took a look at the 'overhyped' 'internet of nothings.' Fast-forward to today – is IoT still 'nothing'?
With the IoT revolution comes great opportunities but also increased security risks, which must be addressed before IoT can deliver on its potential.
Industrial IoT is changing the face of embedded development, as security implications and wireless complexity associated with it must be addressed.
While the Bricker bot may not yet be a worm with mass adoption, it could be a precursor of things to come -- which is potentially very dangerous.
Data from IoT devices offers great insight, yet is often underutilized. It's time to overcome the barriers that have stood in the way of leveraging it.
As devices become smarter and more connected, it is only natural that location enters into the equation for better contextual experiences.
Next-generation IoT platforms that incorporate machine learning will help companies eliminate IoT data exhaust and harness IIoT data as a business asset.
Explore eight principles integrated platforms with an RTOS and CPU must support to ensure fast, efficient IoT development.
Don’t treat privacy compliance as drag n’ drop; take these steps to progress your IoT data privacy journey and get ready for your GDPR close-up.
As IoT becomes mainstream, businesses are responding. However not taking a strategic approach to designing IoT products and services can be risky.
A sensor does not make a product or technology part of the "internet of things," it's all about creating a holistic experience for the end user.
There's a perfect storm brewing in IoT that will push microservices into new and traditional industries. The benefits are high and risks are low.
To remain relevant, old-school companies should bet on the opportunity presented by the collection, dissemination and monetization of connected car data.
The Midwest is uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in IoT, more so than any other significant platform shift of the past 20 years. Here's why.
Fog-based drone package delivery will extend the reach of delivery to inaccessible places and reduce the customer wait time between order and delivery.
It seems like every day we read about connected devices and some lapse in security leading to enterprise issues. Here's a few expert tips on securing them.
While IoT is more pervasive than enterprise mobility, IoT adoption could be made smoother if we take lessons learned from EMM principles and functions.
Learn how frequency hopping spread spectrum or FHSS -- a decades-old communication method -- is poised to expand the industrial internet of things pie.
The IIoT opportunity is enormous; many companies are using NFC-enabled devices to create solutions currently being deployed in IIoT environments.
A team of software collaborators combined with a vertical slice approach improves the speed and structure of software development for IoT.
As exciting as emerging connected technologies appear on paper, there is still an underlying concern about whether we can trust them.
Building security into embedded system hardware helps regulators lock down specific functions while allowing consumers to tweak other parts of their product.
Here are five marketing tips to help your IoT company promote, market and drive awareness of your "thing" without breaking the bank.
The three tiers of the IoT technology stack -- sensors, gateways and the data center/cloud tier -- need to integrate and communicate with each other.
IoT can be a strong component to ensure compliance with privacy regulations, creating a contextual perimeter for your data and your organization.
The use of embedded device analytics can help to reduce data volume, improve the quality and resolution of reported data and economize on storage.
Explore the top five IIoT challenges currently facing industrial organizations -- from asset-level visibility to and aging workforce to cybersecurity.
For successful transformation in the digital age, businesses must put equal emphasis on developing technology, talent and teamwork.
While its use outside finance is experimental, supply chain, power and agriculture applications are strong fits for blockchain in industrial enterprises.
Collaboration in IoT is key; companies that take a collaborative approach better positioned to succeed with their IoT solution in whatever field they play.
These best design practices will help developers maximize the ability to update configurations or add new functionality after IoT devices leave the factory.
Workplace IoT is full of both possibilities and complexities. Here's a five-step approach to begin to realize the potential of smart spaces.
There's a lot of pre-IoT era research on data, information and wisdom. It's worth revisiting the data fundamentals we've learned in context of the IoT era.
Industrial IoT will generate twice the returns we've seen from the consumer internet over the next decade; check out what it's doing for energy consumption.
Mirai was a wake-up call; worse attacks are possible. It's time for device makers and data stakeholders to assess the importance of IP support in IoT.
In IoT, start small and demonstrate return; don't attempt to implement the internet of everything. Instead shoot for the "internet of (some) things."
As fog computing has to play a role in an IoT world, we need to start talking about the business opportunities and disruptions fog computing will bring.
Potentially the biggest opportunity in the definition and use of the internet of things will be in the effort for suppliers to increase customer intimacy.
Simplifying your network topology by deploying distributed digital edge nodes will help organizations embrace IoT and succeed in digital transformation.
Machine learning stands to have an incredibly powerful opportunity to transform the way we globally produce and consume energy.
Determine what business value you can expect from IoT; diving in for the sake of participating in the next "hot" tech will only lead to disappointment.
IoT requires owner-controlled PKI to provide independent security control, but it doesn't take device manufacturers out of the security equation.
When it comes to data privacy regulations, change is on the horizon, especially as it relates to organizations analyzing internet of things data.
Autonomous drones have the limelight, but cannot fly in most places because they lack command and control and identification needed by regulators.
This IoT security cheat sheet offers real-world steps to take to ensure your organization stays secure as the IoT wave continues across industries.
Get clarity around acronyms related to the internet of things and IoT devices from Blue Hill Research's Ralph Rodriguez and Charlotte O'Donnelly.
Far too many organizations stop after collecting IoT data. To be successful, it is critical to integrate that data into your analytics strategy.
IoT privacy and security advocates must discuss the real risks and offer solutions to a problem that is vague, threatening and of colossal scale.
Hardware device businesses must work intelligently and diligently to control, secure and monetize their devices and deter grey market production.
Don't confuse data with information. Data, by itself, isn't necessarily useable. The power of IoT is its ability to gather and synthesize data.
IoT complexity can be mastered using a building-block approach built upon a platform whose solid basis is an OS that is both configurable and modular.
Given the sheer variety of IoT devices and opportunities to exploit them, IoT attack trends will develop in several directions.
There is a tremendous amount of potential in wearable technology to collect data from the foot; enter textile pressure sensor applications in socks.
Creating deeper and more consistent engagement between academic institutions and employers will go a long way toward ending the skills gap.
Geolocation mapping -- which enables us to use maps in revolutionary ways -- will become increasingly important to IoT.
There are five qualities and skills essential to being a successful IoT developer in today's fast-paced age of "connected everything" -- do you have them?
Explore the top five benefits of real-time business intelligence for utility companies, from optimizing asset performance to boosting customer satisfaction.
Bots can help companies apply ambient computing to smart devices, but before doing so the issue of bot brawls must be solved.
Unlike today's internet, the amazing diversity of applications in dozens of industries cannot be easily addressed by a single IIoT connectivity technology.
When it comes to securing IoT, we have a lot to learn from the ICS/SCADA professionals who, for decades, have been protecting our critical infrastructures.
The lack of standardization for internet communication protocols has limited the ability for developers to create new IIoT apps.
Spirited panels on IoT security ended the MIT Connected Things 2017 event, exposing the tradeoffs involved in security devices outside of IIoT environments.
Businesses of all shapes and sizes are investing in smart LEDs, as intelligent buildings are helping cut energy costs -- and the way the business operates.
Internet of things products using NFC technology came up big at the NFC Forum Innovation Awards – learn more about the winners and finalists.
Securing IIoT systems with VPN management will help enterprises stay ahead of future cybersecurity threats against connected systems.
While news of wearable hacks is making headlines, don't tear the device off your wrist just yet. Let's assess the likelihood of an attack on authentication sensor data.
IoT is having a profound impact on healthcare, as experienced at HIMSS17. Its success depends on an organization's ability to harness machine data securely.
Every single person and thing has a stake in the other's UX, giving rise to a new term we can refer to as the user/stakeholder or U/S.
IoT can change the way we live, but only if a platform like blockchain protects your privacy and data in an accessible, scalable fashion.
The third wave of mobile apps is upon us. For it to perform reliably, the connected mobile app wave requires proper security and governance.
Many people consider automation and intelligent systems as ways to save a company money, but the benefits go much further than that.
To become a smart city prepared for disaster, cities should take every opportunity to leverage smart technology in ways that will make citizens safer.
The IoT-enabled smart home of the future will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to run the dishwasher -- and end domestic violence.
Sharing economy apps can thrive and disrupt incumbent industries. Explore the five top markets that could become the next frontier of digital disruption.
2016 was a record-setting year in terms of IoT M&A activity, seeing a nearly 60% increase in transaction volume compared to 2015.
Check out a list of the top 10 hot topics and buzz phrases witnessed at Mobile World Congress 2017, including hearables, eSIMs and, of course, IoT.
We must have a plan B for when security breaks down. Approaching IoT as an architecture in which devices are protected behind a gateway is a good start.
Achieving and maintaining IoT security takes a village, one that works together in close cooperation with the other players in the security ecosystem.
A holistic risk management approach allows you to develop and deploy a critical, hyper-connected IoT infrastructure without compromising security.
Check out three critical steps operations and IT managers must consider as they make their IIoT investment decisions.
Whatever internet of things pilot or strategy your organization chooses, compliance and security operations must drive your capabilities.
The future of IoT in healthcare is a reality, with experimentation of IoT entering the body increasing as healthcare and miniaturization advances.