By Patrick Burns on May 23, 2017

Why Pokémon Go will make you rethink IoT and AR

Pokémon Go already looks like a pretty major technology shift. It’s one of the most successful mobile games of all time, people are literally crashing into each other while playing, and the controversial headlines practically write themselves. But the technology industry impact of Pokémon Go goes beyond just gameplay. At its core, Pokémon does a good job of integrating […]

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By Devavrat Kulkarni on May 23, 2017

Parking in the smart city

Parking lots have largely been ignored when it comes to technological innovations and ideas. However, with the increasing number of cars on the street, along with the time taken to park them, the problem must now be effectively addressed. Devavrat Kulkarni, Senior Business Analyst at Maven Systems Pvt. Ltd., shares his insight on it as part of various […]

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By Justin Gesso on May 23, 2017

Healthcare business trends

We are seeing some very exciting business trends in IoT for healthcare. Let’s dive into the financial projections, the 3 main drivers for IoT adoption in health care, and some exciting ideas that are right around the corner. Everyone is hungry for improvements in the efficiency, cost, and results from healthcare. Is IoT here to save […]

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By Dan Bigos on May 23, 2017

Predictive and cognitive combine to reduce maintenance time

Predictive maintenance analytic models and algorithms, enabled though instrumentation and connectivity of critical equipment, are allowing asset intensive organizations to identify impending equipment degradation or failure well in advance of the actual event and thereby proactively remedy the problem, often without impact to production schedules. Some of the more sophisticated multivariate analysis capabilities help pinpoint […]

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By Vikul Banta on May 22, 2017

Four ways to optimize your maintenance and service scheduling

Today, even advanced businesses are using the wrong tools for the job when it comes to scheduling their maintenance and service workers. Planning and scheduling often still takes place on post-it notes, and complex projects are often managed in Excel spreadsheets — with work divided up by supervisors based on gut feel. Critical factors like […]

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By Ashish Mahendra on May 22, 2017

Agricultural Internet of Things technology applications

Technological development follows no physical or invisible boundaries and expands its roots in all directions. Likewise, the Internet of Things has its applications in fields of home security, Industry (as Industrial Internet of Things) and smart cities. But technological development within the Internet of Things has even sown its seeds in the agricultural sector, leading to the Agricultural Internet of […]

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By Sarah Dudley on May 19, 2017

Increase office space efficiency with IoT

Did you know that it costs between $4,000 – $14,000 per year for a workspace for one employee? For a small company of only 100 workers, you’re looking at over a million dollars. For companies with employees in the thousands or hundreds of thousands, that number quickly turns into hundreds of millions, if not billions. […]

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By Jayant Hardikar on May 19, 2017

Four ways to avoid IoT data fatigue

IoT technologies are already well under way to revolutionize every industry ranging from transportation and buildings to manufacturing and environment. With the explosion of sensors, sensor data, innovative ideas of how to harness all the data and vendors who are implementing solutions, there is a real danger of causing data fatigue for the organizations using […]

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By Matthew Mikell on May 17, 2017

Digital Twin: why business needs an operations revolution

The traditional toolbox for manufacturing is about empty; there were few items designed for digital disruption and transforming operations. Considering Gartner estimates of 8.4 Billion connected ‘Things’ by 2017, traditional tools and processes won’t withstand (or understand) the volume and velocity of digital data from IoT devices. The time is right for a new set […]

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By Scott Stukel on May 17, 2017

How to self-assess your asset management progress

Self-assess progress and develop an effective road map I work with many organizations with great maintenance programs who feel they are ready to expand into the “World Class” Asset Management realm, but struggle with defining where exactly they are, where they want to go, and how to get there. Some have developed solid high level […]

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By Karen Lewis on May 15, 2017

Energy & Utilities: Transforming in an era of disruption

Energy and utility providers face fundamental disruptions to their business models, revenue streams and regulatory relationships which are unparalleled in their history. They demand uncharacteristic agility on the part of the utilities to survive and thrive through the current transition period. Industry trends influencing operational and investment planning decisions As a result of improving technologies […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 15, 2017

IBM’s Harriet Green named as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business 2017

This year sees Fast Company name IBM’s Harriet Green as one of its 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2017. From senators to creative directors, this award gives recognition to leaders who are shaping the future of business in the most creative ways. Today’s quick shifting business landscape requires experts of business, art, technology, […]

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