Featured Internet of Things Articles
Investing in cybersecurity capabilities for IoT products is essential, but it requires resources.
AI and IoT offer significant benefits — as yet untapped — for facilities maintenance.
IoT-enabled devices are the new weakest link in data security — and companies need to address this now.
The 2016 Internet of Things Report
September 8, 2016 | Stephanie Jernigan, Sam Ransbotham, and David Kiron
We found that obtaining business value using the connections the IoT creates between an organization and its customers, suppliers, and competitors depends on companies’ willingness to share data with other organizations
Watch Now: On-Demand Webinars
Thomas H. Davenport et al.
In this webinar, Thomas H. Davenport and Stephan Kudyba discuss the process of developing a new generation of data products.
Marshall Van Alstyne and Steven Paul
In this webinar, Professor Marshall Van Alstyne discusses how platform strategy and IoT combine to produce value for all players in the ecosystem.
John Buccola et al.
In this webinar, authors and participants of MIT SMR‘s new research report on the IoT discuss how companies are deriving value from the Internet of Things.
What You Need to Know About IoT
Stephanie Jernigan and Sam Ransbotham
Many organizations are finding success with IoT projects by starting small, considering the short- and long-term value of initiatives, and looking at alternative ways to investigate issues for the information they need.
Suketu Gandhi and Eric Gervet
Products connected to the Internet of Things are providing unprecedented levels of information that can be used to improve both products and customer experience. For instance, a company does not have to wait until a customer calls with a complaint to know that a product connected to the Internet of Things is not working correctly. Instead, the product could already communicate the information, giving the company the ability to provide proactive service. Result: more loyal customers.
Managing the (Massive) IoT Data Set
January 27, 2015 | Randy Bean
Although workers and consumers generate two-thirds of all new data, that’s about to change. Sensors and smart devices — from traffic lights and grocery store scanners to hospital equipment and industrial sensors — are beginning to generate an enormous wave of data that will increase the digital universe ten-fold by 2020. Guest blogger Randy Bean, CEO of NewVantage Partners, explains what this means for executives trying to adapt to a rapidly changing, data-centered business environment.
Interviews: Voices from the Forefront
William Ruh (General Electric), interviewed by Michael Fitzgerald
GE global software chief William Ruh discusses the combined power of analytics and sensors.
Vince Campisi (General Electric), interviewed by Michael Fitzgerald
When it comes to big data, GE avoids warehousing and instead turns to the data lake approach.
Benn Konsynski (Emory University), interviewed by Gerald C. Kane
Companies and individuals will need to embrace impermanence and continual reconfiguring in “the remix era.”
Ben Waber (Humanyze), interviewed by Gerald C. Kane
Humanyze helps interpret social data so that businesses can identify the best collaborative practices of the most effective people.