What It Takes To Sell The IoT Revolution To Businesses

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been near the top of the technology-hype lists for years. In 2018, Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies ranked IoT platforms as cresting the “peak of inflated expectations” stage and ready to tumble into the dreaded “trough of disillusionment,” like a barrel careening over Niagara Falls. It’s not that IoT has [...]

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Six ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

There’s little question that the internet of things (IoT) holds enormous potential for the enterprise, in everything from asset tracking to compliance. But enterprise uses of IoT technology are still evolving, and it’s not yet entirely clear which use cases and practices currently make economic and business sense. So, I was thrilled to trade emails [...]

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7 Challenges of IoT (Internet of Things) Software Development

The statement that the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming industries, business processes and software development (choose whatever you like the most here) has bored everyone to tears. Connected devices are capturing the market in all estimates, investments yielding good returns generally, consumers are happy and businesses are growing faster than your waistline during the [...]

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Smart IoT Investments In Little Things Lead To Big Payoffs

IoT - The idea of automating homes and businesses to make them smarter isn’t new. For decades, pundits and vendors have touted everything from automated light switches to connected thermostats and smart refrigerators. At this year’s CES, a wide range of smart objects made their debut, including a smart dispenser that gives treats to dogs [...]

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Congress re-introduces bill to enhance IoT cybersecurity

IoT - Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives unveiled legislation March 11 to set baseline cybersecurity standards for connected devices the federal government uses. 1. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would add security regulation recommendations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the federal government to follow. 2. There [...]

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Intelligently Monitoring IoT (Internet of Things)

I was recently talking with a company that manages environmental and AV systems for large buildings.  They use the most advanced technology, which in this case is IoT (Internet of Things).  They setup control systems to control light, HVAC, window shades, door locks, AV displays, speakers and more. In a large building this can be [...]

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What networks and the Internet of Things are doing for healthcare

With budgets and resources becoming ever tighter, the healthcare industry, in common with many others, is undergoing a significant digital transformation. Advances in digital technology are proving to be a great benefit, enabling health care providers to do more with less. The ability to securely access a patient’s Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and their diagnostic [...]

The most disruptive enterprise technology trends of 2017

Information Age rounds up enterprise technology trends that will drive disruption, transform businesses and define innovation in 2017 Digital transformation In a number of companies, digital management and strategy is now more important than information management, with some CIOs even reporting to the CDO. The new concerns of digital transformation, such as a brand focus [...]