The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Review: Issue 21

Internet of Things Insights from Rob Tiffany


NEWS HEADLINES

 

Rockwell to take $1 billion stake in software maker PTC  Link

Factory automation equipment maker Rockwell Automation said it would buy an 8.4 percent stake in PTC for $1 billion as it looks to build on its software capabilities to make smarter manufacturing processes for customers.

Siemens acquires smart buildings firm Enlightened  Link

Enlightened’s IoT platform of data-driven sensors claims the technology helps reduce buildings’ energy use and improve space utilization.

Teal Communications raises $1M to provide broadband connectivity for IoT devices  Link

A Seattle-area startup has raised cash to fuel expansion of its mobile broadband service used by Internet of Things machine operators.

The importance of the edge layer in an IoT ecosystem  Link

Distributed deployment models are often better for addressing connectivity and latency challenges, bandwidth constraints and greater processing power and storage embedded at the edge of the network.

Resin.io and Soracom Announce Strategic IoT Partnership  Link

Beyond the $5 million in financing, future collaboration will include work to integrate Soracom’s connectivity solutions with resin.io’s software management platform, as well as joint hardware solutions that will enable seamless cellular connectivity for IoT devices.

The Four C’s Of Winning With IoT  Link

In the era of IoT, business leaders across industries will be judged by their ability to strategically manage the “Four C’s” of data—curation, control, connectivity and capital.

How Mature Is Your IoT Strategy? A New Model For Understanding And Plotting Your Progress  Link

After interviewing more than 20 companies leading the way with IoT, five stages to IoT maturity have been identified.

Peeling Back the Layers of an IoT Architecture  Link

The more we understand about Internet of Things, the better our solutions will be.

Dell Technologies Capital and Innovate UK Funds IOTech for R&D in IOT  Link

One of the members of the Linux EdgeX Foundry community announced they secured $2.5M in seed funding to expand existing R&D activities, while also enhancing support for its partner ecosystem and local presence.

IoT For Economic And Social Good: How The Internet Of Things Makes Our World Better  Link

Although much attention has been paid to consumer and business IoT applications, many people remain unaware of the ways the IoT is delivering positive economic and social impacts, transforming our societies, the environment and our food supply chains for the better.

IoT Is Building Higher Levels Of Customer Engagement  Link

Enter the Internet of Things (IoT), which through interconnected devices and strong data analytics makes an entirely new level of customer surprise, delight and convenience possible.


PODCASTS

 

IoT Podcast: What is IoT?  Link

In this introductory podcast, Rob Tiffany walks you through basic IoT concepts in order to give you a baseline level of knowledge to build upon.

IoT Podcast: Why IoT?  Link

It’s always important to ask “Why” in everything you do whether it’s in business or your personal life. The Internet of Things is no different. In this podcast, Rob Tiffany explains why embarking on the IoT journey is valuable.


INSIGHTS

 

IoT Trends and Predictions for 2018  Link 

With software and adjacent technologies continuing to eat the world, I see the pace of digital transformation accelerating in 2018 as organizations strive to enhance their customer and operational intelligence.


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