Tag: IoT

Why The Internet Of Things Is Quickly Moving From Big Idea To Big Deal

The Internet of Things is moving — quickly — from big idea to real big deal, thanks to technology catching up to the vision. Things like inexpensive semiconductors, telecom operators with excess capacity, and a new generation of open source … Read more…

WIRED Conference 2014: How to Rethink Your Business

What do you get when you gather leading technology thinkers, give them a theme — “Rethink” — and ask them to share their thoughts? An insightful montage of ideas for succeeding in the digital economy, of course. Welcome to WIRED … Read more…

Top 5 Things To See At Interop Las Vegas

Interop Las Vegas, the annual technology expo and conference featuring informative panels, educational demonstrations, networking opportunities, and a host of speakers, starts today and goes all week.

What’s the latest in apps,infrastructure,mobility,cloud and virtualization, security, and SDN? You can learn that — and more — at the conference.

To help you ensure you get the most out of your time in Vegas, here’s a few experiences you won’t want to miss this year: Read more…

Top 10 SXSW IT Talks for Business Leaders

South by Southwest Interactive, the annual gathering in Austin, Texas, of thousands of business, technology, marketing, and creative professionals to learn, share, network, and, well, party, starts Friday.

This year, topics important to business and IT leaders, such as Big Data, mobility, the Internet of Things, and wearable technology, will all have a big role in the conference, with various sessions devoted to exploring the technologies behind them, as well as important use cases for enterprises.

To make your SXSW planning easier, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the most important sessions for enterprise technology leaders like you to attend. Read more…

4 Business Tech Trends to Watch in 2014

Your business planning for 2014 has probably been in full swing for a while now, and no doubt, technology initiatives are playing featured role. That’s the forecast from IDC in its “Worldwide Predictions 2014” report, which says global spending on IT is expected to reach $2.1 trillion next year, up 5 percent.

But do your plans include the specific tech trends that are expected to have the biggest impact? Let’s take a look at four to keep in mind as you continue mapping out your 2014 initiatives: Read more…

Internet of Things and Security: 5 Factors to Determine Risk vs. Reward

We’ve talked about how the Internet of Things — the rising connectivity and communication among objects, users, and the Internet — is becoming the next big thing for businesses across industries. In the healthcare sector, for instance, IoT is helping both providers and patients see benefits such as scaled expertise, ongoing monitoring, and hospital prevention. But, as with any technology seeing an upswing, it’s to be expected that there will be associated security questions and challenges. Read more…

Thriving With New Technology Starts With a Strong Network

In today’s business climate, the key to staying competitive — and thriving — is embracing and implementing new technology.

In fact, more than 40 percent of companies are upping their investments in technologies such as mobile, analytics, cloud, and social over the next two years, according to a recent IBM Tech Trends study. This growth shows why it’s so important for businesses to make sure their networks have the bandwidth speed needed for optimal performance.
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The Internet of Things and Healthcare

From devices that connect to our bodies to help us track and record exercise, sleep, and health information to “smart pills” that tell doctors whether we’re taking our medicine, and if so, how it’s working, the Internet of Things is poised to become the next big thing for the healthcare industry. Consider that global telehealth — the use of remote patient monitoring — saw a 22 percent increase from 2010 to 2011, according to IMS Research.
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