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Five IoT Battlegrounds: Where Does Your Company Fit?

Robots eliminate a lot of human error, but as with all technologies, they’re not perfect. Just ask General Motors, which uses thousands of robots to make cars. There was a time when the automaker learned of a downed robot only after the problem had halted an assembly line and created costly …

Internet of Things

How the Internet of Things Will Affect All Creators

Get ready for a hyperconnected world.<p>Only a few short years ago (2013), futurists predicted the importance of all things mobile. Today, it is hard to imagine how a business could sustain any level of growth without some level of a mobile strategy.<p>So what is the game changer of today? Welcome to the …

Internet of Things

Senate votes to allow ISPs to collect and sell personal data without permission

In a party-line split, the U.S. Senate today voted to allow internet service providers to retain personal data without permission and sell it to …

Net Neutrality

PTC and OSIsoft team up for the industrial IoT

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>PTC Technologies will work to integrate its ThingWorx IoT platform with OSIsoft’s data management application infrastructure, according to IoT Business News.<p>The new collaboration …

Internet of Things

Senate Votes to Let Internet Providers Sell Your Web History

Today, the US Senate voted 50-48 to overturn broadband privacy rules that would have required internet service providers get consumer consent before …

Net Neutrality

Targeting small business at CeBIT

CeBIT 2017 is the world’s biggest IT event, and many of the companies are here to target that crucial growth sector – SMEs – among them Japan’s Konica Minolta.<p>The firm is one of many embracing the trend towards connected, multifunction devices, including the office workhorse, the printer:<p>“All the …

Internet of Things

Internet of Things: A Primer for Product Managers

This post is by Daniel Elizalde, Founder of TechProductManagement<p><i>The Internet of Things will require a new breed of Product Manager—one who can</i> …

Internet of Things

Thinfilm’s tiny printed NFC labels enable brands to connect with consumers via smart packaging

EXCLUSIVE:<p>Norwegian tech firm Thinfilm figured out a way to print tiny electronics chips on plastic surfaces, creating tiny smart labels to put on the Internet of Things, or smart and connected everyday objects. While others are making extremely powerful chips, Thinfilm is instead going wide: It is …

Internet of Things

Best Independent Data Integration Tools

In my previous blogs on Big Data, we have talked a lot about Big Data from what it is, what is the architecture of Big Data, to what tools are out …

Data Management

Can Curated Data Fix The $18.3 Billion Analytics Market?

The global analytics market will be worth $18.3 billion by the end of the year according to a recent Gartner. Despite this, many organizations are still failing to see return on investment following significant analytics infrastructure spending.<p>It is a problem I often come across. The explosion in …

Analytics

Senate Republicans voted today to kill federal privacy rules

The vote paves the way for a big win for the country’s telecom giants.<p>Republicans in Congress took the first step Thursday toward rolling back federal privacy rules imposed last year on internet providers like AT&T, Charter, Comcast and Verizon.<p>In a major win for the telecom industry, the Senate …

Net Neutrality

What Good Data Means for B2B Marketing Strategies

It’s been a long day at the office for our heroic marketing manager.<p>She’s found herself sandwiched between pressure from corporate leadership to meet …

Data Management

Senate Votes To Roll Back Privacy Protections For Internet Users

The FCC’s efforts to put restrictions on what internet service providers can do with the information they have about their users is all but dead, …

Net Neutrality

How to Prepare for Mobile Advertising’s Fast-Approaching New Frontier

Only a few years back, mobile was a “maybe” in the marketing world. In short order, smartphones and tablets proliferated. Consumer consumption on …

Internet of Things

Apple Acquires DeskConnect For Workflow Application

Apple has acquired DeskConnect, the team and technology behind the Workflow app.<p>Workflow makes it easy for users to automate multi-step tasks between …

Internet of Things

The Cybersecurity Industry Has Failed Consumers: Time to Get Smart About 'Dumb' Homes

The industry is finally raising its game.

Internet of Things

UK teen outsmarts Nasa geniuses by spotting data errors undetected for months

Seventeen-year-old Miles Solomon informed Nasa scientists that "negative energy" doesn't exist.<p>A British teenager has helped Nasa by pointing out …

Data Management

The IEEE Internet of Things Journal Started With a Conversation About Bread - IEEE - The Institute

Five IEEE members, including myself, met for lunch one day in 2011. Four of us were born outside the United States, but all lived in central New …

Internet of Things

Helping Government Leaders Convert Civic Data into Sound Policy

Three heavy hitters in the Pacific Northwest have formed an alliance they say will bring data front and center as a driver of social change.<p>The …

Data Management

Five Key Components to Monetize Your Data

Feature: Page (1) of 1 - 03/22/17<p>By Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang<p>According to Buckminster Fuller's "Knowledge Doubling Curve" human knowledge doubled …

Data Management

Huawei announces collaboration with Honeywell to develop smart building offerings

At CeBIT 2017, the world's largest ICT exhibition, Huawei announced that it is collaborating with Honeywell to bring to market smart building …

Internet of Things

Gauteng ready to invest in ICT innovation

Gauteng finance MEC Barbara Creecy says the province is ramping up access to smart solutions to address poor service delivery.<p>The Gauteng province is …

Innovation

Natural Language Generation Is Enabling Data Democratization | Articles | Big Data

Natural Language Generation (NLG) has long lived in the shadow of Natural Language Processing (NLP), which has received far more investment and …

Data Management

PTC Looking To IoT To Drive The Next Leg

PTC has built a strong position in two key areas of industrial software (CAD and PLM), and the adoption of IoT may be the next great growth …

Internet of Things

The Lost City of Z, Life, Another Mother's Son Movie Reviews - Mouth Off Ep. 8

Data Management

How Optical Wireless Could Build the 'Internet of Skills'

LOS ANGELES -- What comes after the Internet of Things? How about the Internet of Skills?<p>In an OFC keynote Tuesday morning, Mischa Dohler, a …

Internet of Things

Data Brokering: Another Landmine Lurking Around In Digital Space?

With the government's push towards a Digital India, the data privacy regime in the country or rather the lack of it has come under immense scrutiny. …

Data Management

How Big Data Is Driving Airline Loyalty Programs

It's often thought that loyalty programs are designed to reward customers with special offers, treats, and discounts in the hope of retaining their …

Data Management

Internet of Things' tough double: fast evolution and evolving security

There are more than 12 billion devices already connected, and in the next few years, spending on IoT technology is projected to grow at a staggering …

Internet of Things

How Channel 4 is preparing its 15m registered viewers for new European data laws

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulations don’t go into effect until next May, but already they’re having an impact on how …

Data Management