Value chains must become value stacks for successful IoT monetization

Value chains must become value stacks for successful IoT monetization

A new approach to pricing drives a win-win customer-supplier model.

5 vital IoT lessons from 2017

5 vital IoT lessons from 2017

5 big news stories and trends for companies to remember about the Internet of Things in 2017.

CEO Andy Jassy reveals AWS’ plans for the IoT

CEO Andy Jassy reveals AWS’ plans for the IoT

If we can really “rain down” machine learning combined with modular computing, connectivity, and closed-loop controls in a secure framework at the edge – we won’t be “waiting” for IoT success anymore.

Looking for nails to hit with my blockchain hammer

Looking for nails to hit with my blockchain hammer

A Q&A with Adventium blockchain expert T.D. Smith

3 keys to financial success in the Industrial Internet of Things

3 keys to financial success in the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things is moving to a higher gear with smaller steps as demonstrated by several recent deployments. One company is providing a working tutorial of three steps to a cost effective deployment of IIoT.

Payers of chronic care: why not spend a little to save a lot?

Payers of chronic care: why not spend a little to save a lot?

Insurers and payers drive chronically ill, self-treated patients like diabetics away from better health and lower costs by continuing to increase the costs of treatment to the patient. An analysis of diabetes from a therapy and costs...

Inevitability of IoT creates new challenges for manufacturers

Inevitability of IoT creates new challenges for manufacturers

The big story coming out of CES 2017 is that the IoT is coming to our lives whether we want it or not. The promise of data from the use of all products is motivating manufacturers to include the connectivity even if users do not need...

10 giant steps for the Internet of Things in 2016

10 giant steps for the Internet of Things in 2016

Looking back events and developments in the Internet of Things in 2016 we find 10 "giant steps" forward in the development of the ecosystem and business experience using the IoT to create value. We have new insights from the mistakes...

Explaining the IoT buyer’s dilemma of propellers and propellerheads

Explaining the IoT buyer’s dilemma of propellers and propellerheads

Traditional industrial equipment manufacturing companies as well as Internet of Things (IoT) hardware companies are struggling with transformation through acquisition because of the huge valuation chasm between the earnings based...

What door locks teach us about IoT cybersecurity

What door locks teach us about IoT cybersecurity

With the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) mechanical and cyber security have converged for the general public in the form of passwords and fingerprints on smartphones integrated with keyed door locks as so called “smart...

Simplify to get clarity in the shifting spectrum of IoT value propositions

Value in the IoT has been validated recently by big acquisitions but is also shifting as early players move their focus in the technology stack. Finding a value proposition in the IoT stack can be confusing and complicated but there...

Asking 'Why?' will define the Internet of Things 2.0

The Internet of Things 2.0 is emerging and it will bring an end to the technology push that has characterized efforts to create value with the IoT up to now. The IoT 2.0 will be defined by the "why" of new offerings and lead by those...

How hardware builds two-sided markets in the Internet of Things

"Software is eating the world" but hardware is the key to building two-sided markets, also called platform business models, in the Internet of Things. Application software facilitates monetization, but consumers and producers are...

Searching for a path to IoT security

A discussion with a security expert and IoT security skeptic leads to a consensus on how to find an appropriate balance of risk to value in IoT applications.

It’s 2:00 a.m. – do you know where your data streams are?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere – it’s ubiquitous. If we have 50 billion connected devices and trillions of sensors we will be awash in both things and streams of data. Although the cloud is geographically undefined, even...

Chief IoT Officer will be another cost saving for the CEO

Chief IoT Officer will be another cost saving for the CEO

Many have recently surmised that the need for IoT strategy justifies a new C-level role -- the Chief Internet of Things Officer (CIoT). While the logic behind the need for leaders with new IoT skills and capabilities is strong and...

3 reasons why healthcare CIOs love wearables

Healthcare CIOs have been given a great gift for their efforts to deal with the transformation from pay-for-service to pay-for-value -- wearable devices. Strategically minded CIOs will aggressively take action to help their...

You’re going to be an IoT CIO. Welcome to revenue accountability

The Internet of Things is changing both the expectations of and opportunities for CIOs. The IoT CIO can no longer operate behind the scenes supporting operations; they must step up and take accountability for revenue and business...

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