Posts Categorized: IIoT

Where is the Breach and What do “They” Want?

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While I hear a lot of concern about the security of the Internet of Things, I am convinced the Internet of things is not the honey pot.  Personal information is the primary goal. The recent hacking and extortion of Uber is a case in point. They were not looking to steal rides, but to steal […]

Puerto Rico: Self EmPOWERed with Micro Grids

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It’s embarrassing how much need there is in the world and particularly when the need seems to be overwhelming. I received a call from Bradley Hook, VP of the Startup Societies Foundation about a Conference they are running on behalf of the Foundation for Puerto Rico on January 19th and 20th at Georgetown. Puerto Rico’s […]

Blackbox Delivering the Intelligence on the Edge

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To most of us, Primary Research is better than secondary research and getting information right from the source is the preferred choice. When it comes IoT, the drive to cloud seems to ignore this principle. Blackbox has done some primary research about how enterprises are viewing digital transformation and they have revealed that 60% of […]

Mergers Cannot Be Automatic: Emerson Seeks Rockwell

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  When it comes to the Industrial Internet the critical path to success is often is at the PLC or industrial Controls. Emerson has taken Digital Transformation to heart and per the website Has boldly transformed itself to create value for our customers and shareholders. With our newly energized focus on our two core business […]

GE: Third Place is No Place to be in IoT

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John Flannery the new CEO of GE has a bit of a mess on his hands.  Jeff Immelt departure came at a time when many of the companies ventures were not performing up to the standards of GE’s history. Under Jack Welch the rule was they would sell off whatever asset was not keeping them […]

At Intel It’s Not How Many Humans does it take to change a light bulb?

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It’s How many Lightbulbs Do You Want to Change at Once. I had the privilege to speak with Dipti Vachani, Vice President and General Manager of the IoT Group at Intel, about lightbulbs. Well actually about orchestration and the need to make IoT scalable. To illustrate the point though she used the issue of enabling […]

The High Priorities of Low Power Systems

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Let’s face facts, Using Cellular technology can get expensive fast. The old adage if it “ain’t broke don’t fix it” applies to those systems which are deployed throughout business.  if you are a company that plans to use IoT for critical pieces of alarming and monitoring systems that are idle a lot of the time, […]

IoT Project Management: Timing is everything with Liquid Planner

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I had a chance to talk to Liz Pearce the CEO of Liquid Planner last week under embargo for today’s news that they have partnered with P3 to do systems integration support and to “deliver project management software and accelerate deployments for manufacturing customers worldwide.” The conversation was about the need for dynamic tools that […]

Reality Check DIY with IoT Equals Instant Legacy

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Tomorrow we are holding a webinar with our friends at Telit about the issues facing companies implementing IoT. Thursday, August 24, 2017 2:00 PM EST/ 11:00 AM PST REGISTER! Let me start by saying that Telit has been one of the more enthusiastic proponents of enabling standards to be integrated into Service Providers with their […]