News Analysis

News Analysis 2017-03-15T13:43:52+00:00

Preventing Asset Downtime with IIoT

When it comes to making decisions, the data provided by IIoT (industrial Internet of Things) technologies and solutions can be invaluable. For many industrial companies, the ability to capture data from legacy equipment is key to achieving the benefits of the IIoT with relatively minimal costs.

By | 9/13/2017|

U.S. House Moves to Hasten AV Deployment

The IoT (Internet of Things) presents a lot of opportunity for a lot of people. For vertical markets such as manufacturing, utilities, healthcare, transportation, retail, and more, IoT technologies and solutions often offer ways to achieve greater productivity, lower costs, increase engagement with customers or other end users, and provide more workflow transparency. Unfortunately, as more industries bring their operations online, the IoT also offers opportunities for cybercriminals because attacks increase, as does the potential scale and impact of a cyber attack.

By | 9/7/2017|

Education and the IoT

The IoT (Internet of Things) presents a lot of opportunity for a lot of people. For vertical markets such as manufacturing, utilities, healthcare, transportation, retail, and more, IoT technologies and solutions often offer ways to achieve greater productivity, lower costs, increase engagement with customers or other end users, and provide more workflow transparency. Unfortunately, as more industries bring their operations online, the IoT also offers opportunities for cybercriminals because attacks increase, as does the potential scale and impact of a cyber attack.

By | 9/6/2017|

DeOS Is Deadly to Business

The IoT (Internet of Things) presents a lot of opportunity for a lot of people. For vertical markets such as manufacturing, utilities, healthcare, transportation, retail, and more, IoT technologies and solutions often offer ways to achieve greater productivity, lower costs, increase engagement with customers or other end users, and provide more workflow transparency. Unfortunately, as more industries bring their operations online, the IoT also offers opportunities for cybercriminals because attacks increase, as does the potential scale and impact of a cyber attack.

By | 8/30/2017|

The Light and Dark Sides of BYOD

Devices have changed the way people live life, and they have changed the way people work. For many businesses, IoT (Internet of Things)-connected devices have also changed the way they do business. The workplace presents an interesting reality in that IoT-connected enterprise devices are being used to monitor machines, mobile assets, inventory, or equipment, while consumer connected devices, including smartphones, tablets, and wearables, are being brought in by employees, and these employee-owned devices can often enhance productivity.

By | 8/23/2017|

Amazon: Knows No Bounds?

In contemplating the top companies in today’s connected society, especially in terms of technology and innovation, Amazon.com, www.amazon.com, is likely to make the list. In late July, the company announced its second quarter financial results, which proved promising for the remainder of 2017. For instance, Amazon’s operating cash flow at the end of Q2 2017 increased 37% to $17.9 billion, compared to $13 billion in Q2 2016. Net sales increased 25% to $38 billion in Q2 2017, compared with $30.4 billion last year.

By | 8/16/2017|

Singapore Government Addresses Cyber Crime

Today’s economy is based on the fluid exchange of monies between and among governments, businesses, and citizens. In much of the developed world, this exchange involves an electronic transfer of funds between two parties with a third party, usually a bank or other financial institution, acting as a middleman. Future money exchange models may not look like this. Decentralized, peer-to-peer electronic cash systems like Bitcoin, www.bitcoin.com, a type of cryptocurrency, cut out the middlemen, offering potential benefits like lower fees, fewer rules and limits, and international fluidity.

By | 8/9/2017|

Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the IoT

Today’s economy is based on the fluid exchange of monies between and among governments, businesses, and citizens. In much of the developed world, this exchange involves an electronic transfer of funds between two parties with a third party, usually a bank or other financial institution, acting as a middleman. Future money exchange models may not look like this. Decentralized, peer-to-peer electronic cash systems like Bitcoin, www.bitcoin.com, a type of cryptocurrency, cut out the middlemen, offering potential benefits like lower fees, fewer rules and limits, and international fluidity.

By | 8/2/2017|

Collaboration Encourages V2X Technology

You’ve heard it a thousand times; IoT (Internet of Things) technology is changing everything. It’s changing how we think about and quantify the world around us, thanks to the huge amounts of data being collected and analyzed every day. For humans in business and in everyday life, decisions are often more informed in today’s connected world.

By | 7/26/2017|

Tech and the Human Experience

Is technology enriching human lives or detracting from them? The benefits of adopting mobile and connected devices and IoT (Internet of Things)-enabled solutions include everything from patients with chronic illnesses being able to track health metrics to enterprises being able to generate new revenue opportunities by leveraging realtime data.

By | 7/19/2017|