IoT

By Steve Shoaf on March 22, 2018

The cost of failing to plan – why IoT requirements management matters

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. Some 200 years later and that’s never been more true. The Internet of Things (IoT) connects humans and ‘things’, creating better user experiences and greater customer delight. It also brings along the need to manage the requirements that define […]

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By Ross Haffenden on March 21, 2018

5 ways energy data can help your business

Customers rarely think about their energy use, where it comes from, how much it costs. A company sends a bill each month and the customer pays it. However, there is a revolution taking place in the energy world; energy is finally becoming digitised. And we, the customer, will have access to our real-time energy data […]

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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz on March 16, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 4: The importance of culture

If you’ve been keeping up with the earlier parts of this series, you’ll know that Reinventors are agile and future-focused. Reinventors build emerging technologies into their business strategy to help achieve future strategic goals. They prepare for a future of increased intelligence and automation. They understand intrinsically that platforms are the key to better data […]

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By Jen Clark and Rob High on March 14, 2018

Cheat sheet: What is Edge Computing?

Welcome, cheat sheet fans, to the latest chapter in our IoT-elucidating journey. Today, we tackle Edge Computing – the data-processing wonder that lives between application and cloud. Vital statistics Name: Edge Computing Also known as: Fog Computing IBM product: IBM Edge Solution Super power: Exploits available compute facilities on edge devices to distribute Cloud-based services – both reducing network […]

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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and on March 13, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 1: Realizing the potential of IoT with Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to ‘What Reinventors Know’ – a four-part blog series dedicated to reinventing enterprises with the help of IoT technologies. We’ll share insights from the movers and shakers who are using Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things to uncover new opportunities, create new revenue streams, and leave the competition far behind. In this installment, we explore […]

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By Dibbe Edwards on February 1, 2018

Connecting hardware and software lifecycles to build the Internet of Things

Traditional software development practices and tools can’t scale up to support the accelerated delivery cycles and iterations of products designed for the Internet of Things. You need modern tools and practices designed for the IoT to succeed. In the past, traditional development methodologies were waterfall and led in one direction: from design to deployment, with […]

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By Steve Shoaf on January 30, 2018

Connected product engineering: what’s really needed for IoT product development?

We are bombarded by news about the IoT and how it will change our lives—and, how product makers will need to change to keep up. But what does that really mean for product design and engineering processes? More connectivity means more complexity in the form of increased dependencies (or interdependencies) in product designs, which leads […]

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By Laura Langendorf on January 8, 2018

5 smart reasons to find us at CES

What better way to start of 2018 than with this year’s CES. For the past 50 years, it’s been a proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies. This year, major expectations center around smart cars and (our favorite) the Internet of Things. Of note is the keynote by Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who will share Ford’s […]

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By Matthew Mikell and Jen Clark on January 4, 2018

Cheat sheet: What is Digital Twin?

Ready to start the New Year off with one of the most interesting IoT trends for 2018? Then welcome to the cheat sheet series: your no-jargon guide to all things IoT. In this installment, subject matter expert Matthew Mikell gives us the low down on digital twin. Digital twin: the background When we design machines […]

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By Jen Clark on January 3, 2018

Keeping it green: IoT for sustainable retail

Stuck for a New Year’s resolution? Shopping more sustainably might be a good one. Especially if you’re suffering pangs of guilt following a Christmas plastic binge (think Christmas cracker toys and disposable cutlery, for instance.) Sustainable retail means many things, from opting for responsibly farmed produce, to keeping an eye on your carbon footprint. And retailers […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on January 2, 2018

Part 1 Developing IoT-enabled autos: a tsunami of change

Welcome to 2018! This year will see a continuation of the far-reaching transition that’s underway in the world of complex product engineering. To get you up to “speed” on IoT-enabled autos, I’ve written a four-part series. I’ll highlight the ways that automotive product engineering must adapt to new methodologies if they want to stay competitive […]

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By Jen Clark on December 14, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 14th December

Welcome to this week’s IoT round-up. Today, the FCC will vote whether to scrap net neutrality, a move that would have far-reaching consequences. On the lighter side, there’s a new robot-written Harry Potter chapter, courtesy of Botnik Studios, and researchers from the University of California are trying to give machines an imagination. Read on for […]

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