• How AI Can Unlock the Intelligent Internet of Things

    The algorithmic organisation is an organisation built around smart algorithms. Algorithms that define company processes, that deliver customer services, that take action when necessary and as such define the way the world works. Thanks to machine learning and deep learning, these algorithms will be able to understand user and/or device behaviour, learn from users and/or devices and perform the right action accordingly. Algorithms will optimise your supply-chain, they will drive your cars, they will monitor your robots, they will determine the right marketing message, and they will even become [...]

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    3 Ways Blockchain Will Transform the Internet of Things

    There is no denying the power of the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT devices are already in 60 percent of U.S. homes using a broadband connection, and an estimated 200 million vehicles will be connected to the internet by 2020, standing to transform entire industries for a good reason. By the end of 2017, approximately 8.4 billion devices are projected to be connected to the IoT -- that is more than the human population. It is only going to expand as time moves on, as more data is created by these smart devices and as technology continues to advance. These numbers are expected to increase [...]

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    How Security Analytics Will Define the Success of the Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things is expected to grow to 8.4 billion devices in 2017, with predictions of more than 20 billion devices by 2020. While this market is growing rapidly, it faces a major barrier on the way to its success. Connected devices are vulnerable, as seen in the DDoS attack on October 21st, 2016, which took down the DNS provider Dyn. Large websites such as Etsy, Twitter, PayPal, Verizon, Comcast and Reddit were among the many that were virtually unusable during this attack. The hackers turned to unsecured IoT devices to create an extensive botnet so they could push enough traffic to [...]

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    How Big Will the Internet of Things Be?

    The Internet of Things is rapidly becoming a reality. Increasingly, everyday items are connected to the Internet ranging from smart thermostats to smart toothbrushes. In the coming years, the number of smart devices in our household could grow drastically as Gartner predicts that a typical home could contain more than 500 smart devices by 2022. The falling costs of sensors and the upcoming domotica platforms such as Apple’s Homekit will contribute to this growth. However, this is just the beginning. IDC expects the market for the Internet of Things to grow to $ 3 trillion by 2020, with [...]

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    How Sensor Data Can Save You a Lot of Money

    The Internet of Things, Industrial Internet, Internet of Everything, no matter how you name it, the future connected world will change everything and create massive amounts of sensor data. According to Cisco, it is going to be a $ 19 trillion market within the coming decade. This includes a projected $ 2.9 trillion for the Industrial Internet. For manufacturers, the Internet of Things (IoT) will mean using sensor data to optimize manufacturing processes and improving products. According to Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Big Data Startup Datameer, manufacturers need to “investigate and [...]

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    How the Internet of Things Will Change Marketing

    An industry that is expected to add $ 19 trillion to the Global GDP will definitely have an impact on all aspects of an organization. As such the Internet of Things will revolutionize marketing. Within a few years, thanks to the Internet of Things, a marketer’s job will look totally different than today. When products are connected to the Internet, it means that we can start communicating with those products and that opens a whole new world of exciting possibilities for marketers: Talk to Your Products Think of the possibilities that are created when brands will track your engagement [...]

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    How The Internet of Things Is About to Explode

    The Internet of Things is heading our way, and it is heading here fast! In the past years, we have seen that the Internet of Things (IoT) is really taking off and we can safely say that we are about to reach a tipping point. Any industry is currently working on connected devices. Ranging from connected cutlery (HAPIfork), smart locks for your door (August) or your bike (SkyLock), connected toothbrush (Oral-B) to connected jewels (Wistiki). The supply of connected devices is tremendous and the ones just mentioned are only those for consumers. Also, the industries such as the mining industry [...]

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    5 Cyber Risks Affecting the Internet of Things and How to Manage These Risks

    The Internet of Things will offer organizations tremendous value and will provide consumers with fantastic benefits. However, the Internet of Things also comes with a wide variety of cyber risks that could harm organizations and consumers who work with the IoT. To protect your organization from these cyber risks, you should have the right data governance procedures in place to protect the data that is generated by IoT devices. However, which data governance measures you should take depends on the different cyber risks that could affect your IoT business. Moreover, there are quite a few [...]

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    How Engineering Company Siemens Creates Value for Their Customers Using Big Data Analytics

    Siemens is a 168-years old engineering company that has prepared itself for the future. While most consumers might know Siemens from washing machines and electronic equipment, that image is largely outdated. Today, Siemens manufactures trains, power plant equipment, healthcare equipment and offers a wide range of smart software solutions. In the past decade, they have moved forward and combined their engineering capability with great new analytical capabilities to help their customers perform better. Let's look at three examples of how they are changing the game for the energy industry, [...]

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    7 Best Practices How Big Data Can Help the Air Force

    In 1952, when the NSA was founded, they quickly employed thousands of cryptologists to deal with the massive amounts of data that was flowing into the organization. Since then, governments from around the world have been analyzing large streams of data. Therefore, it does not come as a surprise, that the armed forces have also been using data, and more lately big data, to gather intelligence and optimize the organization. There are a lot of opportunities for the armed forces when they start using Big Data analytics. These advantages can be found within organizational efficiencies, regarding[...]

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