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EPM Elevates Healthcare

As healthcare becomes increasingly connected, Oracle, www.oracle.com, is looking to manage all the incoming data.

Occupational Fraud Does Damage

As many companies are improving security for external threats, they may be losing focus on the ones that may exist within their own walls.

In Focus

Episode 535 10.31.17

Samir Saini, CIO, City of Atlanta, says using the IoT (Internet of Things), big data, and analytics allows cities to forecast what will happen and to take action. He explains that while it is impossible to solve every problem within a city, offering the data to other organizations within communities allows for more improved collaboration and efficiency.

Leveraging Data to Manage Winter Roads

Winter is fast approaching in many areas of the world, and that means icy road conditions.

City of Ridgeland Pilots Smart Solutions

Across the United States and around the globe, the next several decades will bring unprecedented investment in smart-city technologies that leverage the IoT (Internet of Things).

Episode 533 10.17.17

Hans Thalbauer, senior vice president of IoT and Digital Supply Chain, SAP Leonardo, discusses the importance of leveraging the IoT (Internet of Things) to improve business intelligence, asset management, and maintenance in manufacturing and throughout the enterprise.

Think Tank

Get Smart: Plugging in to the Connected Workplace

Workplace tropes frequently peg the office watercooler as the unofficial meeting place where people congregate to gossip or commiserate while staying hydrated in the corporate world’s climate-controlled environs. But imagine a future where that watercooler does more than just dispense liquid—what if it could connect to a network and become “smart?”

The Future for Dealerships in the Era of Connected Vehicles

I’m old enough to remember a time when the decision to travel to some distant place was, pretty much without exception, followed immediately by deciding which travel agent to call.  Try mentioning that to a millennial and see what reaction you get. Crickets.

Focus on Collaboration Intensifies. Here’s Why.

The way we work together in teams is changing. Collaboration has always been a part of work, but today it’s both harder and more important than ever. More and more teams today include workers who are geographically dispersed or work remotely, and more and more projects involve freelancers or contract workers who set their own schedules and rarely come into the office.

Now they’re talkin

Feature

Pioneers 2018

Trailblazers. Innovators. Pioneers. These are the people others look to for inspiration, direction, and motivation. When it comes to the ways IoT (Internet of Things) technology can revolutionize life and business, pioneers look not only at the here and now but also to the future. These individuals, groups, companies, and organizations think outside of the box, they don’t take “no” for an answer, they look for novel ways to solve age-old dilemmas, and they anticipate what’s coming next. In this way, they stay a step (or two, or 10) ahead of the rest.

Q&A

Taking the IIoT Journey with Caterpillar

There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t hear about how technology is changing the way all of us interact with new devices that are connected to cars, thermostats, smart meters, and much more.

Blog

Autonomous Retail Grabs Retailers by the Horn

Autonomous retail is coming—and the IoT (Internet of Things) is going to impact connected retail in the future. All of this is coming from some research I saw recently that caught my eye and details how the IoT is impacting this dynamic space.

China Sparks New Life In EVs

Time to look at ahead to 2018 and the future of our transportation system, but more specifically, this column will focus on the EV (electric vehicle) sector. A lot is happening internationally regarding EVs that could alter what is happening right around the corner.

Press Releases

Next Generation of Aura Uses WiFi Motion and Mesh Technology to Monitor Your Home Without Cameras

Cognitive Systems Corp., creators of WiFi Motion, today announced the availability of the next generation of the Aura home monitoring system.

CANDI Helps San Diego County Non-Profit Implement Smart Building to Optimize Energy Use and Save Money

A widely held perception is that smart buildings are cost-effective only for large commercial properties of over 100,000 square feet. But through a recent project the Metropolitan Area Advisory Committee (MAAC), a San Diego County non-profit that supplies life-changing services to individuals and families, has found a quick and easy way to save energy and money at its San Marcos Head Start Center.

Contributed

Rage Against the Machine: State of User Experiences with the IoT in 2017

Fair warning, readers, this is going to be an angry column based on my recent experiences, as well as family and friends, with mobile apps and other business-to-consumer interfaces. This is anger based on frustration brought about by a need to constantly correct issues and follow up on just about every significant transaction made through a B2C (business-to-consumer) Website or mobile app. The cast of characters include Amazon, Wal-Mart, Apple, banks, insurance companies including MetLife, Cablevision, and local merchants. In short, just about everyone I need to use in my daily life.

ATM Skimmers…State of the Art of the Hack

Ever since ATM machines first appeared back in 1969, thieves have been eagerly lining up to hack them and their users. Today’s ATMs include integrated video cameras, thick steel walls, and silent alarms for security but some also contain the latest in state-of-the-art hacking technology, adding up to more than $2 billion in ATM skimming fraud every year.