Internet of Things (IoT) Community3 Reasons Companies Stay Silent About Their IoT<div><p><strong>The Internet of Things (IoT) is riding high on a wave of hype.</strong> And examples pop up in the tech and business media all the time. Precision agriculture solutions from industry stalwarts like John Deere in the U.S. have blanketed fields with monitors to collect data and automate crop care. Smart Cities such as Barcelona are leveraging IoT to optimize…</p></div>Mark YatesWed, 26 Jul 2017 15:41:54 -0400 Requires New Mix of AIM Investments<div><p>The spending mix for IoT-centric analytics and information management (AIM) will increasingly tilt toward in-motion, flexible, and low latency systems to predict conditions that will require increasingly fast responses. The adoption of newer AIM technologies will be required, along with the requisite training to acquire the needed skills.</p> <p>Building…</p></div>Maureen FlemingWed, 11 Jan 2017 14:57:23 -0500 The Public Sector teaching the Private Sector IoT lessons?<div><p>When it comes to technology innovation, how often do you think of the public sector as leading the private or commercial sector? I know that I might overlook the pace of change in health care, government, education for the frenetic changes in retail, transportation and to a lesser degree manufacturing. However, kudos to the leaders of several key…</p></div>Vernon TurnerMon, 02 May 2016 10:58:28 -0400 there a connection between IoT and Paint Ball?<div><p>Over the past few months, I have been watching carefully the way that companies are approaching the Internet of Things. There is so much hype in the press, marketing by IT companies, and requests from lines of businesses that the pressure for CIOs and the IT managers to deploy an IoT application is intense. So much so that I compare many IoT…</p></div>Vernon TurnerWed, 09 Mar 2016 15:59:33 -0500 Solair's IoT Play - IDC Key Takeaways<div><p>Last week, the <a href="">IDC European Internet of Things Practice</a> were introduced to a young Italian company that is making its name in the Internet of Things (IoT) scenario: <a href="">Solair</a>. Founded in 2011 and based in the North Italian area of Bologna (more precisely Casalecchio di Reno), Solair, thanks to its platform solutions, is showcasing interesting…</p></div>Andrea SivieroMon, 15 Feb 2016 10:08:18 -0500 Views From The IoT World Forum, Dubai, UAE<div><p>At last week’s annual Internet of Things World Forum, hosted by Dubai, UAE, it was great to see the progression that the industry has made over the past three years. I have had the fortune of attending all three events (Barcelona, Chicago and now Dubai), and it is clear just about everyone is aware of the IoT. Three years ago, the conference made…</p></div>Vernon TurnerWed, 16 Dec 2015 10:18:58 -0500 CIOs and IoT: For good reasons, they are still in charge.<div><p>The Internet Of Things momentum is very much in favor of those businesses who see the opportunity of enabling their products (and services) to be connected across their whole supply chain. Business models will change and profit pools will shift across a company’s supply and value chain. In addition, IoT implementations that have gone from a proof…</p></div>Vernon TurnerTue, 03 Nov 2015 16:24:50 -0500 Security Service Providers Cautiously Rejoice<div><p>Initially IDC believes there will be an explosion of security consulting services offered to help the user with IOT and that the IT buyer should look to providers with a broad set of the below capabilities. Specifically IT security buyers will need to engage services firms to:</p> <ul> <li>Assess assets (data, applications, devices, systems, vendors),…</li></ul></div>Christina RichmondMon, 13 Jul 2015 16:49:54 -0400 IoT and Information Analytics Creates Competitive Advantage<div><p>Synonymous with the Internet of Things (IoT) is Big Data and Analytics. After all, with billions of sensors connected to the Internet, they are capable and willing to create and transmit a lot of data – much of that data will however be dumped, discarded and never processed because it was deemed to fall under the ‘normal business process’ rules.…</p></div>Vernon TurnerSun, 17 May 2015 11:38:20 -0400 Veracity is a Must in the IoT World<div><p>The IoT world is expanding exponentially, connecting a cornucopia of devices to a ubiquitous network. To date, most of these devices connect in ‘siloed’ ways, having little interaction with other IoT devices in any significant way. This eliminates some of the complexity and potential sources of conflicts that can be present in an environment where…</p></div>David ReinselTue, 28 Apr 2015 10:22:13 -0400