Tag: IoT

IoT Investment Is Not Just About The Money — It's About The Time

IoT Investment Is Not Just About The Money — It’s About The Time

In 2019, Vodafone’s annual Internet of Things (IoT) barometer (registration required) reported with optimism about the impact of the IoT as adoption surged during the year. After surveying close to 1,500 qualified executives involved in shaping their company’s IoT strategy, suppliers and requirements across a variety of industries and regions, Vodafone found some 34% were already using IoT solutions, and of those, some 76% described their IoT project as mission-critical.

Responsible IoT Innovation Is A Real Opportunity For Social Change

Responsible IoT Innovation Is A Real Opportunity For Social Change

IoT – Smart, connected devices have already had a huge affect on people, culture and the workplace. However, we haven’t even begun to see the disruptive potential of IoT innovation. According to a forecast by Gartner, Inc., 5.8 billion edge devices will be deployed in 2020. There’s no question that IoT innovation will change society permanently — and, ideally, for the better.

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

During the last few years, malicious IoT hacks have grown exponentially with no immediate signs of slowing, while hackers relentlessly pursue new and creative ways to attack and exploit organizations. According to the FBI, within the past six years, attackers have amassed $144 million in ransomware payments alone – and each new attack costs more than the last.

How Customer Data Platforms Play A Role In Securing Big Data

How Customer Data Platforms Play A Role In Securing Big Data

Big Data – A new market research report shows that by 2027, the overall big data security market will grow to $64.4 billion. It’s not surprising. Some reports estimate 90 percent of all global data ever created was created in just the past few years. That’s good news for marketers looking to gain insights into…
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How Machine Learning Is Powering A New Generation Of App Development

How Machine Learning Is Powering A New Generation Of App Development

Machine Learning – Ever since the introduction of computers, the primary objective of their evolution has been to take arduous calculations off our plates. It meant automating tasks that would otherwise take us a long time. Over the past few years, the computing capabilities of mobile devices have reached a point where it’s now easy…
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How The Past Is Coming Back To Haunt Your Digital Transformation Initiative

How The Past Is Coming Back To Haunt Your Digital Transformation Initiative

Digital Transformation – The past coming back to haunt us is a common theme in literature. Tales of fiction can explain a fundamental truth about business technology: What we did in the past has the power to determine our present and future. As is the case in gothic tales like Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” when we try to bury the past instead of going back to make it right, it resurfaces when it is least convenient.

How Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data Can Save The Bees

How Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data Can Save The Bees

IoT – Modern agriculture depends on bees. In fact, our entire ecosystem, including the food we eat and the air we breathe, counts on pollinators. But the pollinator population is declining according to Sabiha Rumani Malik, the founder and executive president of The World Bee Project. But, in an intriguing collaboration with Oracle and by…
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How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

The internet of things (IoT) is transforming how we live and work in the 21st century. Nearly everyone has a connected device in their home, such as smart thermostats, lightbulbs, speakers and the virtual assistants we talk to on our phones. Many manufacturers began investing in IoT many years ago, with the goal of becoming…
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Smart Home Versus Connected Home: The Later Is Happening Today And Artificial Intelligence Can Help Manage The Complexity

Smart Home Versus Connected Home: The Later Is Happening Today And Artificial Intelligence Can Help Manage The Complexity

Artificial Intelligence – A few years back, most people in the tech industry were talking about the “smart home.” Every device would not only be an internet of things (IoT) device, but they would also communicate to provide services. As with much new tech, that was oversold. However, there’s still the issue of the connected…
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5G and IoT security: Why cybersecurity experts are sounding an alarm

5G and IoT security: Why cybersecurity experts are sounding an alarm

Without regulation and strong proactive measures, 5G networks remain vulnerable to cyberattacks, and the responsibility falls on businesses and governments. IoT – Seemingly everywhere you turn these days there is some announcement about 5G and the benefits it will bring, like greater speeds, increased efficiencies, and support for up to one million device connections on…
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