Internet of Things (IoT) Strategy
Face recognition is a powerful emerging technology with great potential -- if the value is accurately presented to the public. SensibleVision's George Brostoff sets the story straight.
Developing and deploying IoT products that consumers will pay for requires hard work. And as Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni explains, that work starts with building an IoT business plan ...
Considering how far technology has come in a short time, one might consider when computing will become ambient and span virtual siloes. Aricent's Ben Pietrabella explains.
Wire bonding is a critical component of IoT printed circuit boards. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains why, offering advice to find the best EMS provider for your IoT PCB project.
While adding IoT makes perfect sense and value for products, for others it doesn't. Treasure Data's Rob Parrish outlines five things to consider before turning your product into an IoT device.
Traditional plants need to adopt new technologies to embrace digital transformation and its value. SparkCognition's Stuart Gillen outlines how artificial intelligence fits into the connected plant ...
James Turino of Drake Star Partners provides an update of the IoT sector mergers and acquisitions in 2018, as well as a private placement update.
As we all know, the increasing sophistication of our workplaces has also created more opportunities for chaos. Crestron's Daniel Jackson explains how the internet of things and cloud computing can ...
Data can only transform your business when it's freed from silos and integrated across the value chain. Tata Consultancy Services' Regu Ayyaswamy outlines how a connected digital enterprise can help.
Have you ever thought about making money with IoT, AI or blockchain? What about if you combine all three in a new business model? OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto discusses.
We cannot rely on device manufacturers to provide the security needed for personal and enterprise IoT use; it's up to IT teams to put the proper security measures in place. Zvelo's Louis Creager ...
As AI goes from a "nice to have" to a "need to have," it's also evolving in terms of complexity. Implementing AI isn't one-size-fits-all, as Progress's Mark Troester explains.
The IoT market is expanding, showing no sign of stopping. Flutura's Rick Harlow crunches the numbers and explains how to get your piece of the pie.
Open source software has never been more valuable than it is today. And its effect on IoT, says MOBI's Josh Garrett, allows advanced initiative investments to pay off in three disruptive ways.
What organizational changes and new value-chains will allow industrial firms to package and monetize IoT data successfully? More With Mobile's Ken Figueredo discusses.
Will IoT events disappear? Sure. It doesn't matter if is in two or three years, but IoT-only events will not make sense, says OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto.
While the specifics of an IoT policy will vary between industries and organizations, this framework from the Midwest IoT Council should provide a solid starting point. ITA's Julia Kanouse discusses.
Designing an IoT device requires more attention to product design details. IPS's Mitch Maiman offers six IoT design mistakes to avoid for successful IoT product development.
Digital tools are helping physical makers expand their horizons, allowing them to take their trade or hobby to the next level. Arrow Electronics' Zach Wendt discusses three such tools.
The ability to predict the future is powerful knowledge for any business. Bsquare's Dave McCarthy discusses three predictive capabilities to consider, as well as tips for getting started.
With environmental protection a priority in oil and gas, enterprises need to embrace evolving technologies. Hortonworks' Kenneth Smith explains how IoT fits in.
When it comes to the internet of things and the deluge of data it creates, traditional CPU-powered databases don't cut it. Kinetica's Nima Negahban explains why an insight engine powered by GPUs is ...
It's clear that now's the time to start monetizing your business for IoT, that is, if you haven't already begun. But what steps should you take to get there? Flexera's Eric Free offers four steps ...
The potential impact of IoT is extraordinary. However, as Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni explains, underestimating the true cost of an IoT device can have profound consequences on your brand, ...
Drishti's Prasad Akella advises to ignore the scary "human versus robots" headlines; the complex reality is actually one of mutual growth and gradual change, one of humans and machines.
Testing in the day and age of the internet of things poses many challenges. Eggplant's Antony Edwards offers five steps DevOps teams must take to start delivering smart IoT testing today.
Manufacturers today are using IoT to track products through their lifecycle and achieve higher levels of efficiency. Magic Software's Javier Jiménez outlines the top five benefits of a smart supply ...
Marlabs' Sanjay Vidyadharan explains why the value of blockchain today lies in applications other than the initial reason the technology became popular.
Physical retail stores are struggling to give consumers the online shopping experience they know and love. Ossia's Hatem Zeine outlines how IoT can help bridge the gap.
While experts agree that autonomous cars are the future of transportation, self-driving vehicles face a number of obstacles to ubiquitous use. Mobiliya's Ankush Tiwari explains.
As the AI market heats up, almost every company has its eye on new products and services. However, as Aricent's Ben Pietrabella outlines, speed to market without direction won't get you far.
Consumers aren't buying products anymore, says Tata Consultancy Services' Seeta Hariharan, they're buying connected experiences. Enter the connected economy.
NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains the design software needed to assist IoT PCB designers through various design phases, as well as to assure IoT PCBs are accurately produced.
With high-octane, real-time data collection, IoT devices are helping change the definition of data-driven marketing. Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick explains.
Connecting machines is just the first stage of getting insight, says OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto. The real value comes when you combine IoT and AI.
Machine as a service, explains Coresystems Manuel Grenacher, is the key to encompassing a factory machine's contributions to business goals through IIoT connectivity.
Happiest Minds Technologies' Datta Kulkarni explains what IoT platforms are and why your organization needs one, as well as three approaches to building an IoT platform that suits your enterprise's ...
It will not be long before we meet new billionaires sprouting from the AI and IoT communities as the technology advances and generates mountains of useful data, says Dogtown Media's Marc Fischer.
Consumer IoT presents an incredible opportunity for enterprises to engage experiences and create new sources of digital revenue. CSG International's Chad Dunavant discusses.
Raspberry Pi isn't a passing fad; it's finding a home in real companies making legitimate products. Geisel Software's Brian Geisel outlines how the low-cost microcomputers can transform traditional ...
There are numerous benefits of adopting IoT, but doing so without a sound plan often ends in disaster. Software AG's Bernd Gross offers three steps to successfully implement enterprise IoT.
Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni offers three things any business or product maker can do starting today to improve their chance of mission-critical IoT success.
In order to ensure success when undergoing an IIoT project, Stratus Technologies' Jason Andersen advises businesses ask themselves these four critical questions first.
The progression to a smart, IoT-enabled machine economy can and should be great, says Don DeLoach, but it won't be unless we have trust in the ecosystem.
Current cloud offerings are not adequate to address the IoT and edge market. MapR's Anoop Dawar explains the cloud battle and offers principles to help organizations reinvent their IoT edge systems.
The internet of things and digital ecosystems are set to become an integral part of the modern trade era. IoT Tribe's Tanya Suarez explains how.
Exadel's Jonathan Fries explains how the Amazon IoT Button offers always-on, 'press a button and things happen' functionality, allowing developers to create simple, easy-to-use IoT applications.
Hitachi Consulting's Rajesh Devnani explains why isolated IoT proofs of concept are a bad idea and offers key takeaways to avoid the same.
Selling IoT isn't easy, but the time to do it is now. OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto offers tips to IoT sales success.
What if you could pair a conversational chatbot with the plethora of sensor data from IIoT to help manage a response or activity based on a predictive outcome? Progress' Mark Troester discusses.
Because the IoT market could mean any number of things, it will remain fragmented for a very long time, says Particle's Zach Supalla.
Large, complex IoT systems can be like the board game Mousetrap, says Red Hat's James Kirkland. The moment something is off, a chain reaction can lead to system failures.
Mobiliya's Krish Kupathil offers six prominent verticals that have already integrated augmented reality into their daily workflow processes which enterprises considering AR should learn from.
Augmented, virtual and mixed reality are making their way into the enterprise -- that is, if they don't fall prey to 'innovation cannibalism' first. Kaleido Insights' Jaimy Szymanski discusses.
While the benefits of IoT are becoming clear for many organizations, considering cost, reliability and security prior to deployment are critical. Veeam's Rick Vanover discusses.
Industry leaders and policymakers must ensure the well-being of the consumer in a smart, connected world. Wipro's Jayraj Nair explains why ethics, values and common standards are critical.
Industrial IoT is experiencing growing pains, says Augury's Saar Yoskovitz, and that's why focusing on building the central nervous system for IIoT is the next critical step forward.
To achieve the full benefits of an IoT deployment, says Karina Popova, using a programming language for embedded development and a programming language for web server development is critical.
Is IoT an evolution or revolution? OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto explains why it's critical to look at the Age we are living in to take part in the debate.
AI coverage is everywhere, but there are many misunderstandings about it. Aricent's Ben Pietrabella looks at four enduring myths and explains why businesses need to reboot their thinking.
While IoT has revolutionized healthcare, says Netscout's Eileen Haggerty, expanding threats and increasingly innovative tech make the need for complete visibility and service assurance critical.
Security cameras are visual sensors by nature, so why not add analytics and benefit further? Cisco Meraki's George Bentinck offers advice on adopting IP-enabled security cameras.
The TV industry needs to move toward personalized, targeted real-time advertising and abandon the traditional way of gathering viewer analytics. EyeSight's Ran Baror explains how.
What are the success factors that will further drive the growth and lead to faster adoption of IoT? One key factor is collaborative innovation, says Huawei's Medhat Mahmoud.
Microservices play a critical role in IoT, explains LeanIX's André Christ, providing the flexibility needed to capture, process and manage massive volumes of IoT data.
How do you make IoT technology development manageable? Mendix's Johan den Haan says the answer lies in adopting a platform approach with an additional model-driven platform layer.
Nearly 99% of all IoT data collected is wasted – but why? HarperDB's Stephen Goldberg explains why the data management industry must transform to solve the problem.
Smart cities, says ClearBlade's Aaron Allsbrook, can enable ecosystems, entice technology pioneers and provide gravitational pull for diverse arts and ethnic communities.
The secret to choosing IoT connectivity technology, says Deloitte Consulting's Helena Lisachuk, is about focusing on your business not on the technology.
IoT printed circuit boards are evolving to meet the size, performance, reliability and cost demands of IoT deployments. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains the different IoT PCB options available.
As we have seen with a number of use cases, IoT and digitization makes way to endless opportunities -- so why not apply our learnings to infrastructure? Infor's Guy Courtin discusses.
Organizations today need data scientists to analyze the business intelligence provided by IoT data. However, as TIBCO's Mark Palmer explains, more people need to become stats-savvy to benefit.
AI is making inroads in the workplace. Broadsoft's Scott Hoffpauir offers a clear-eyed look at what AI is and how it can be put to work today.
Creating value from IoT while ensuring a safe and satisfactory user experience is not an easy task. oneM2M's Dr. Omar Elloumi explains why interoperability between verticals and vendors is critical.
The interconnected nature of IoT devices, mobile apps, web apps and back-end services makes it a natural fit for APM technologies, says AppDynamics' Jonah Kowall.
Over the past few years, a number of IoT platforms have been acquired by larger companies, essentially becoming white knights to startups. OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto discusses.
Looking back at 2017 is just as important as looking forward to 2018. Vodafone's Ludovico Fassati offers key IoT developments of the last year that point to the future of the dynamic technology.
Voyager Labs' Jay Klein offers pointers to systematically assess and evaluate AI-based products and technologies to ensure their authenticity and therefore effectiveness in specific use cases.
Though blockchain was first envisaged for cryptocurrencies, it's finding its place in many other areas – including the supply chain, says Shan M. of Happiest Minds Technologies.
Deploying successful IoT software is much like building a house; it requires coordination and prioritization. IPS's Danny Aponte offers four steps to creating successful IoT software.
Intelligent gateways are a valuable addition to the IoT ecosystem, but how to deploy them -- and when not to -- is not yet widely understood. Aricent's Ben Pietrabella discusses.
While launching an enterprise IoT project in a market of little standardization may seem daunting, Deloitte Consulting's Robert Schmid warns not to wait for a leader to emerge.
A bottoms-up approach to industrial IoT is popping up at many plants, with IT pros and engineers launching IIoT initiatives in a DIY fashion. Kepware's Jeff Bates discusses.
Companies are anxiously looking for the killer IoT app. But, according to OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto, the true killer IoT app doesn't exist.
The internet of things is changing how machines run and are serviced – but what does it mean for the field service technicians doing the fixing? ServiceMax's Athani Krishna discusses.
The rise of IoT and M2M ecosystems require a programming language that is easy to use across devices and platforms. TatvaSoft's Ritesh Mehta explains why Java is the perfect choice.
If you're looking to start or restart an IoT project, you'll need a clear, fact-based understanding of IoT. To help, Cisco's Maciej Kranz dispels five major enterprise IoT myths.
To accommodate the estimated 35 billion connected devices coming on the scene by 2020, says ADRF's Greg Najjar, mobile network density and availability will both need to increase at incredible rates.
Using IoT technologies, logistics providers and supply chains can reap numerous rewards, enhancing efficiency, improving safety and saving costs. Ingram Micro's Ben Xiang explains.
Upskill's Brian Ballard outlines the top five augmented reality trends for 2018, from improved AR accessibility for enterprises to the broad adoption of AR in service and logistics.
When it comes to generating recurring revenue with IoT, designing products is half the battle. Zipit's Frank Greer provides tips for building successful subscription IoT businesses.
IoT will drive employee productivity and improve customer interaction. Mindtree's Srinivas Bhagavatula discusses the benefits and challenges of using location sensing in the enterprise.
The voice-driven world is coming. But to succeed, says TestPlant's Antony Edwards, the challenges facing the human-machine interface must be solved.
Learn how midmarket manufacturers can prosper from IoT and get tips on starting industrial IoT projects that lay the groundwork for IoT to use enterprise systems and transform business processes.
What is the ultimate holy grail of IoT-driven business value, and can IoT platforms deliver on this value? Hitachi Consulting's Rajesh Devnani discusses.
Roambee's Sanjay Sharma explains why taking a connected things approach to fleet management -- versus a connected fleet approach -- helps better track the health of shipments.
Red Hat's James Kirkland looks back on IoT in 2017 and forward to IoT in the coming year, offering insights into why the future of IoT should be open source.
With appropriate management of security risks, explains Portnox's Ofer Amitai, IT professionals have a lot to benefit from embracing IoT.
Bsquare's Dave McCarthy offers five key factors to consider when building IoT reports and visualizations to make it easier to understand what you and your peers want to learn from your connected ...
For every hit IoT product, there are dozens of failures. Proper prototyping, while costly, can help developers judge viability and validate the product's market fit. Yeti's Tony Scherba discusses.