Start your IoT journey by choosing the right paths

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As with any emerging technology, fully leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) requires a strategy that reflects the enterprise’s business goals and a realistic plan of action. Otherwise, you’re just buying stuff, as if that alone is a solution. Alas, it is not. Done right, IoT can be transformational for an enterprise. Or as Benson Chan, […]

So many IoT vendors, so little time

Alarm Clock

One of the biggest challenges facing enterprise IT decision makers when it comes to adopting new technologies is making sense of the market as well as their organization’s needs. In the early days of mobile, enterprises had to figure out whether to support iPhones, Androids, or both. They also had to decide between BYOD and […]

The Internet of Thing’s biggest vulnerability isn’t security

There will be 20.4 billion connected devices —  or “things” — in use around the globe by 2020, more than double the 8.4 billion connected things this year, research firm Gartner, Inc. predicted in February. Impressive numbers, no doubt, though somewhat misleading — if you assume that all the devices that need to be able to […]

Why your IoT initiative is failing

A constant part of any IT professional’s job is implementing new technologies as they become enterprise-ready. But integrating new technology into the enterprise IT infrastructure isn’t as simple as plugging in hardware, installing software and turning on a switch. Most of the crucial work involved in a tech implementation comes during the planning and testing stages. Not surprisingly, […]