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Bitcoin Aside, Can Blockchain Boost Enterprise IoT Adoption And Speed Up ROI?

There is certainly much excitement these days surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT), which has become one the most hyped expressions in technology across industries as well as government. Projected to have 25 billion end-points connected to the global network come 2021, its growth is driven by …

Microtransactions

Internet Of Things Helps Noble Plastics Keep People Off The Graveyard Shift

Productivity gains made possible through industrial automation and the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution have given small manufacturers such as Noble Plastics an opportunity to compete on a massive scale.<p>The Louisiana-based contract manufacturer of injection molding products has long been …

Oracle

5 goals for your next factory network refresh

Create a fully connected factory<p>The benefits of digital manufacturing and a fully connected factory begin with a network refresh. Want to get ready for a flood of data or improve factory operations with more visibility, automation, and control? What about faster product development, faster …

Internet of Things, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence in the Modern Supply Chain and Transportation

<i>In this News Insight, the Defense Transportation Journal gives a rundown on how the IoT and AI are transforming supply chain management and</i> …

Machine Learning

Pairing circular economy principles with information generated by billions of connected, intelligent devices, allows for innovation and sustainable use, extending product lifespan and helping create a secondary use for them. The Internet of Things is the core of today’s digitization, and its components provide the infrastructure to connect everything. The flow of information, materials, energy, […]

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Internet of Things

10 Industries IIoT Is Revolutionizing | Articles | Internet of Things

After Smart Home and Smart City concepts, the advent of IIoT (Industrial IoT) has completely changed the global IoT scenario. On one hand, IIoT …

Internet of Things

Smart Farming Solutions – How IoT transforms Agriculture Sector

Connected cars, smarter homes, and cities– the IoT (Internet of Things) has transformed our lives in many ways. The concept has enhanced our comforts through automation. Though various industry sectors have started leveraging the benefits of IoT, the agriculture sector is yet to avail its full …

Farming

The Biggest Capital Asset: IoT Augmented Reality

While machines represent large capital investments and demand support resources, a company's greatest asset could be the advanced technology that …

Leaders Emerge As The Industrial Internet Of Things Ecosystem Takes Shape

As Leo Tolstoy wrote, “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” In my 2018 predictions article, I made some bold claims about what I thought would happen in the IoT and autonomous vehicle marketplace (Tim Cooks Retires, Apple buys Tesla, and Musk takes the reigns). Since then, I have had the …

Internet of Things

Industrial Internet of Things - Reports - World Economic Forum

Our survey research shows that the broad adoption of the Industrial Internet in many industries will lead to a structural shift in employment (see …

2017 China VR Market Survey (Infographics)

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How.

Use these 2 techniques to set the right course.<p>Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so …

Small Ways to Embrace Disruptive Innovation

Most companies recognize the threats that "disruption" poses to their business. But few see the opportunities in disruptive innovation, much less set …

LinkedIn VP explains why 'boomerang employees' are becoming the new normal

Michael Jordan even tried baseball before coming back to carry the Bulls to three more championships. These are all examples of a growing career trend called "boomeranging."<p>A boomerang employee is someone who leaves a company, works somewhere else for a while, and then comes back. It might seem …

Employment

Enflux, a smart body-tracking workout outfit, launches on Kickstarter

There’s a new body-tracking workout outfit that looks to compete with the likes of Athos and other workout-tracking sensors that’s launching on Kickstarter today.<p>Enflux, a Y Combinator-backed company, is starting a Kickstarter today for its sensor-laden workout outfit (that can even go in a washing …

4 Great Drones That Won’t Crash Immediately (And One That Will)

Soon even Santa will start delivering presents by drone so it pays to learn how the big man is going to get it done. Here are four good flyers (and one not so good one) that will be great way to get some air after the holidays.<p>We’ve tested all of these and are comfortable in recommending even the …

Drones

FairFleet Connects Drone Pilots With Construction Firms And Marketers

The commercial drone market is starting to gain traction. There are some obvious markets for drone usage, including real estate marketing, media and inspections. FairFleet, a Munich, Germany-based startup that’s launching out of private beta at Disrupt London today, brings together drone pilots and …

Making The Case For Drones In Commercial Markets

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015, the CEOs of Sky Futures, Verifly and Airware took the stage with TechCrunch writer Frederic Lardinois in an attempt to explain how drones can be used other than for taking selfies. But, before that can happen, common sense regulation is needed, the panel …

Get Ready To Register Your Drone With The FAA On December 21

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration today launched its long-expected drone registration program.<p>Starting December 21, owners in the U.S. will have to register their drones with the government for a $5 fee (though the FAA is making registration free for the first 30 days).<p>Those who already own …

Drones

Kickstarter Hires Journalist To Probe Collapse Of Zano Drone Project

Here’s an intriguing move: crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has commissioned a freelance journalist to investigate — and ultimately (it hopes) explain — the collapse of a high profile drone project which was also the most funded European project to date.<p>The immediate audience for the article is …

Fruit Power Strip – give your device some Vitamin Charge

One thing about loving technology and gadgets is you always need an outlet. There is something that you use that will need you to power it. Most of …

Give the Gift of Awesome Gadgets and Stuff We Like

Not every cool gift idea fits into a neat little category. In fact, some of the best stuff doesn’t. That’s why we have a special guide just for the …

Uber, Airbnb And The Conflict Between Policy’s Ratchet Effect And Tech’s Accelerating Speed

One day before New York’s city council was about to vote on capping Uber’s growth, the company and Mayor Bill de Blasio reached a last-minute agreement for a four-month study on the company’s impact on city congestion. Likewise, here in San Francisco, Airbnb and a group of property owners and …

Social Selling Tips of the Week: Build Your Reputation | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

<i>“You can’t buy a good reputation; you must earn it.” –</i>Harvey Mackay<p>Harvey Mackay is a best-selling author and businessman, and also a prototypical …

Five Commitments For CMOs Who Want To Rock Social Media

The CMO’s personal use of social media is a hot topic in the marketing community. It is fraught with some intimidation, plenty of procrastination and occasional arrogance—on both sides of the argument—about adopting social platforms as professional tools. No matter which side you’re on, it is …

3 Ways to Generate Leads With LinkedIn Groups

Does your business need more leads?<p>Are you participating in LinkedIn groups?<p>LinkedIn groups are the easiest way to generate leads.<p>In this article, …

Marketing

GoSquared Adds E-Commerce Analytics To Help Smaller Online Stores Take The Data-Driven Fight To Amazon

GoSquared, the feisty UK startup that competes with Chartbeat, Google Analytics and other companies in the real-time analytics space, is rolling out a new e-commerce offering today. Aiming to help small and medium-sized online stores level the playing field slightly against e-commerce giants such …

Why a Personal Media Brand Beats “Marketing” Every Time - Copyblogger

Fame. Celebrity. Stardom.<p>There are many words to describe this thing that so many are after … and many reasons they are after it. But is there any …