Tag "Internet of Things"
Internet of Things (IoT) are devices and sensors that are embedded into machines that communicate with each other by transferring data over a network, which is often public. The idea of sensors and devices that communicate with each other is not new. Cars built in the late nineties and later have more sensors and devices... more
These days I’m often asked to provide career advice when I speak at conferences. The questions usually run along the lines of, How can I do interesting things, and How can I make the most money? More often than not, my recommendation is to move to a career path that aligns with being a data... more
There is a lot of excitement in the big data community around the potential impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) so I was looking forward to attending the IoT Summit last week in San Francisco. I’d like to share with you some of the things I observed. There were several insightful sessions I attended... more
This post is by Ashish Verma, US Leader, Big Data and IoT Analytics, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Ashish is a Director with Deloitte Consulting LLP and has more than 18 years of management consulting experience helping Fortune 100 companies build solutions that focus on addressing complex business problems related to realizing the value of information assets within... more
Data generated from Internet of Things present new opportunities to differentiate by offering innovative products and improving process efficiency. Bigger opportunity for an organization is in connecting this data with rest of enterprise-wide data ecosystem. As such, such data needs to be properly managed as evidenced by some of the cooler IoT applications in the market today.
With CES and the NRF Big Show just over and many exhibitors talking about the “Internet of Things” below I take a quick look at what is happening for retailers with the “Internet of Things”. Consumer demand is driving the adoption of IoT as they embrace the new technology to improve health (Garmin Vívoactive), energy... more
This is the first year in a very long time that I wasn’t in Las Vegas during CES. Although it’s not quite as exciting as actually being there, I love that the Twitter-verse and industry news sites kept us all up to date about the latest and greatest announcements. Now that CES2015 is all wrapped... more
There is a new “Band Wagon” out there and it’s not Big Data. If you were at this year’s CES Show this past week, it would have been impossible even with a “Las Vegas-size” hangover not to have heard the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Things includes anything and everything... more
The industrial revolution began in mid-late eighteenth century, introducing machines to cut costs and speed up manufacturing processes. Steam engines forever changed efficiency in iron making, textiles, and chemicals production, among many others. Transportation improved significantly, and the standard of living for the masses went saw significant, sustained growth. In last 50-60 years, we have... more
Get connected. Be connected. Make connections. Find connections. The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about connecting people, processes, data and, as the name suggests, things. The recent social media frenzy surrounding the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has certainly reminded everyone of the power of social media, the Internet and a willingness to answer a... more