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  • SoftBank's semiconductor subsidiary ARM will deliver about a trillion chips designed for the so-called Internet of things (IoT) over the next 20 years, the chairman and CEO of the Japanese company said on Monday.
    Speaking at the Mobile World Congress, the industry's largest annual trade show, SoftBank's Masayoshi Son said the number of brain cells" in chips would surpass the number of human brain neurons in 2018, opening up a huge opportunity for smart and connected objects."

  • Companies recognize that the internet of things (IoT) offers significant potential business value — but getting there requires significant changes to business operations. The promise of IoT technologies is great enough that many businesses are beginning the journey, according to a recent global IoT survey, but mature IoT capacity doesn’t come overnight, warns Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies.

  • In a previous blog, we looked at the reasons businesses—especially those with physical assets—need to start planning for and anticipating the impact of the Internet of Things. But how should they approach these strategy sessions?
    A recent Forbes Insights report, “Harnessing the Internet of Things: How to Derive Big Business Benefits From the Connected World,” sponsored by Pitney Bowes, offers some recommendations.

  • New business models like 'power by the hour,' predictive maintenance, interacting directly with customers, and optimizing efficiency—the benefits of the Industrial Internet are great. But for the companies willing to take the plunge and launch Industrial Internet projects, mistakes are all too common. Here are five of the most common stumbling blocks.

  • here are many ways to describe an organization—as a machine, an organism, a community, a distributed intelligence, or even a battlefield. More than just a metaphor, the lens by which you view your own organization is very powerful and can affect your ability to lead organizational change.

  • The potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) is bound only by the limits of our creativity. But its realization will forever be tied to security.
    We’ve seen this trend play out among early Industrial IoT adopters in the oil and gas industry, where there is tremendous motivation to adopt networked technologies and smart sensors. Many oil and gas facilities, especially offshore platforms, are located in environments we call “4D” – dirty, distant, dull and dangerous. In these harsh areas, automation and remote management can increase efficiency, improve performance, and enhance profitability. But most importantly, they keep people out of harm’s way.

  • The Internet of Things' industrial applications promise even more value than the consumer applications like smart homes, connected cars, or wearable devices that garner more public attention.
    The industrial internet of things (IIoT) is poised to transform everything from the factory floor to the logistics of shipping, receiving, and maintaining products at the customer site. Isn’t it about time you got serious about taking the IIoT to work with you?

  • Okay, marketers and technology enthusiasts have been talking about the coming of the Internet of Things (IoT) for years. But with products like Google Home and Amazon Echo emerging and gaining popularity, it’s reasonable to suspect that 2017 is the year that IoT finally starts taking off.

  • As a significant component of modern economy, transportation accounts for 6-12% of the gross domestic product (GDP) in many developed countries. Although transportation has greatly improved our lives, quite a few costly problems remain unsolved, including traffic accident, congestion and vehicle emission. Smart transportation has recently become a hot topic in the Internet of Things (IoT) area, and is considered as the solution to the problems mentioned above. In this report, we examined smart transportation from an innovative perspective and divide the topic into a few sub-topics.

  • There are many ways for organizations to monetize data, including selling “data products” directly to consumers. A seven-step model shows the way real-life companies are developing those products and services.