Commentary / Opinion

How the IoT is impacting insurance

Written by Brian Massey | June 27, 2016 | Commentary / Opinion, Health and medicine, Infographic

Some say change and disruption is coming in insurance, but in reality it is already here. In his blog post ‘IoT for Insurance: Delivering proactive protection for the connected consumer‘ Brian Massey, IBM Watson IoT Offering manager, explains the prospect with Internet of Things for insurers to change how it’s done. Beyond the 360 degree view ...read more


How one of the greenest buildings in the world is using IoT technology

Written by Jacqi Levy | June 22, 2016 | Commentary / Opinion, Environment

The Internet of Things is one of the biggest enablers of the green buildings movement. The ability to capture and analyze previously “dark” data from buildings is giving us deeper insight into energy and resource use, and the ability to control the use of those resources through an intelligent building management system is taking buildings ...read more


Systems engineering and IoT

Written by Barclay Brown | June 17, 2016 | Buildings, Commentary / Opinion, Continuous Engineering...

Always fast, always first may not be always sensible for engineering Internet of Things (IoT). While exciting new IoT platform tools may allow the quick integration of new devices into a company’s business process, quick and informal may not be the wisest approach for many IoT applications given its complexities and associated risks. IoT devices ...read more


Get your teeth into IoT with Grush

Written by Liza Cooper | June 3, 2016 | Article, Commentary / Opinion

Watch the video Meet Grush, a toothbrush dedicated to making oral hygiene fun and engaging for kids. Grush combines tooth brushing with video games in order to motivate children to brush their teeth more frequently and effectively. The video games that accompany the brush are designed to encourage proper brushing techniques. Grush uses sensors and ...read more


Why now is the right time to make the IoT investment

Written by Chris O'Connor | May 16, 2016 | Blog, Commentary / Opinion

Watch the video Like any other business decision, if you are looking at or working with IoT technologies, you’re focused on how to leverage the technology to most quickly improve business results. Almost every enterprise focusing on IoT implementations looks at a starting point of operational value. If you can get the data and bring ...read more


Revolutionary or Evolutionary: Are you set to realise the potential of IoT?

Written by Scott Stockwell | May 4, 2016 | Article, Blog, Business...

A recent report from the Economist Intelligence Unit on the part that the Internet of Things (IoT) plays in ‘The Hyperconnected Economy’, got me thinking about large scale opportunity and what’s needed to realise it. A few years ago I worked in a company preparing to IPO. To help us prepare, the company ran a ...read more