Reflections

Where we’re at with IoT

Couple of days ago I was talking to a person who works for a company providing technical advice and services to enterprise and large businesses. He commented that his clients seem to be moving from an “understanding” to “proof of concept”...
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Proprietary data sets as gold mines

If data is the new gold, then for some IoT startups building proprietary data sets could be the gold mine. I’m a big proponent of open data but that’s for non-personal data held by government. Tax payers or rate payers fund the collection,...
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Step change: IT majors bet the company on IoT

The latest earnings reports from many major IT companies had one common thread- they are all under-performing in their core business. And, all of them, are betting their future on the Internet of Things (IoT). Microsoft, IBM, Intel et al fall into this...
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Hardware Trends 2015

Stepping back from the news cycle and reflecting on just how rapidly hardware is evolving shows some clear, interesting trends. A new normal is being defined, even amongst continuing change, such as sentient and connected objects.
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“IoT” is best term amongst worse options

IoT or Internet of Things is a really poor term but will continue to be used given all the other options are even worse. This is an unfortunate reality.
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