The Internet of Things (IoT) stands to benefit a number of key public sector subverticals, particularly public safety, because it will be leveraged to enhance real-time situational awareness, improve
response times and safety, function as a force multiplier, help minimize operational expenditures, and facilitate evidence-based operations and real-time safety decisions.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
Between May 1 and May 6, 2015, MuleSoft surveyed 300 IT decision makers (ITDMs) to assess how organizations of all sizes are implementing and planning for APIs, the Internet of Things (IoT), microservices and other connected technologies. Learn how top IT executives are planning for the increased need for agility, prioritizing their investments, and creating new revenue streams through APIs.
The survey’s overall margin of error is +/-4.17 percentage points at a 90 percent confidence interval.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
New technologies are rapidly emerging in the retail industry. How is your business going to keep up? This whitepaper will reveal how to use MuleSoft's approach to enterprise integration, API-led connectivity to scale a retail business globally, prepare for innovations such as the Internet of Things, and create a mobile retail strategy.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting our world in ways that were unimaginable 10 years ago—collecting data on everything we do and using it to streamline our daily activities. In doing so, IoT is changing the way that consumers think about service. Service organizations must be prepared to support these new customer expectations to ensure continued satisfaction to strengthen and foster loyalty.
Additionally, IoT is making its way into the enterprise, especially among organizations in industries like utilities, oil and gas, medical devices, manufacturing and telecommunications. Connected devices enable more efficient processes for maintenance and repair by constantly providing information on machines’ performance, environmental conditions, and possible failures. For example, a connected washing machine in a customer’s home could automatically send out an error report to the manufacturer when it experiences a failure. This is where field service management comes in.
This series explores the role of modern digital technology in the evolution of manufacturing production, defined here as the value chain of internal and external contributors to the manufacture and delivery of products. Each chapter is designed to help operators visualize how they can build-out production of the future, and how to leverage help from the value chain to make faster progress.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Kevin Ashton founded the Auto-ID Center at
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and
has done pioneering work in radio-frequency
identification and sensor technology.
Ashton is known for coining the term “the
Internet of Things” to describe a system where
the Internet is connected to the physical world
via ubiquitous sensors. In 2015, he spoke at a
European customer service conference and
noted that field service management is the
first industry being transformed by IoT.
Some people in the industry have noted that
the entire IoT concept came from trying to
solve field service problems in 1999. IoT’s
origin story lies in field service management.
Clearly, field service management and IoT are
deeply intertwined. But how are the changes
being implemented? And how can you
benefit from them?
From cars to factories to cities, many governments are already collecting information from citizens and connected devices that send and receive data over the internet of things (IoT). While analysts expect the IoT to soar to tens of billions of devices by 2020, no one knows how many or what new types of intelligent devices will emerge. But we do know that traditional approaches to data management and analytics may not be sufficient for sustaining value in this new, connected world
"The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is flooding today’s industrial sector with data. Information is streaming in from many sources — equipment on production lines, sensors at customer facilities, sales data, and much more. Harvesting insights means filtering out the noise to arrive at actionable intelligence. This report shows how to craft a strategy to gain a competitive edge. It explains how to evaluate IIoT solutions, including what to look for in end-to-end analytics solutions. Finally, it shows how SAS has combined its analytics expertise with Intel’s leadership in IIoT information architecture to create solutions that turn raw data into valuable insights.
"The connected customer is an individual who is intimately connected to the data, outcomes, decisions and staff associated with any relationship to an organization. To create personalized experiences, companies across all industries must pursue a more connected relationship with their customers through technology and processes focused on delivering relevant personalized experiences whenever possible. In this report, Blue Hill explores the key traits associated with supporting the connected customer through the internet of things, and provides guidance on why the internet of things will be essential across the general business landscape.
"As more products and machines become connected, and analytical capabilities grow, new applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) will emerge. So too will manufacturers change how they make business decisions. This IndustryWeek Special Research Report gauges the current and planned usage of IoT technology and analytics by US manufacturers. It also explores how manufacturers can develop a specific IoT strategy and apply analytics more widely across their organizations to drive revenue, cut costs and innovate.
Quality 4.0 isn't really a story about technology. It's about how that technology improves culture, collaboration, competency and leadership.
The last decade has seen rapid advances in connectivity, mobility, analytics, scalability and data, creating what some call the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0. With the help of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), manufacturers have digitized operations, transforming efficiency, supply-chain performance and innovation. This revolution has even created entirely new business models.
This e-book gives manufacturers the tools to lead the Quality 4.0 transformation – a transformation that raises traditional manufacturing to the next level. It teaches readers to use advanced technology, analytics and IIoT to strengthen the manufacturing process and bring it forward into a powerful digital age.
With the support of SAS, the Internet of Things Institute developed the 2017 Internet of Things ROI Research Study to gather real-world insights, lessons learned and future guidance from current users of IoT technology and advanced analytics. This selective sample of IoT users offers valuable insights to both IoT innovators and organizations still waiting to see how the technology evolves before investing.
Multiple business layers and functions have input into IoT decision making. Discover which layer was most critical to success for those organizations that have achieved the highest percentage of their targeted ROI. Learn about the main drivers of success for IoT users achieving higher returns. Lastly, the results highlight six primary factors that can undermine an IoT initiative and how they can be prevented.
In this paper, Zebra shows how to accelerate the path to IoT through the Visible Value Chain (VVC). It enables organizations to gain real-time visibility into their operations allowing them to be more nimble, agile, and make better-informed business decisions. Once organizations have seamlessly enabled device connection to the data center, they can see events occurring throughout their value chain in real time—and act upon them. Doing so creates new value and intelligence from both legacy and new devices, while mining the vast riches of Big Data.
Changing workloads are pushing organizations to consider new infrastructure options.
The latest designs address growing interest and the unique demands of the Internet of Things and Big Data. When cloud service provider Virdata needed to develop a highly scalable platform to collect information from millions of devices and offer Big Data analytics to its customers, it chose a converged infrastructure. Download this white paper to learn more!
Tools for extracting actionable insights from growing mounds of data are becoming smarter and easier to use.
Organizations are awash in data generated by customers, supply chain partners and numerous other humanand machine-based sources. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) starting to churn out even more data, many enterprises are considering how to transform their growing stores of raw information into actionable insights.
Business intelligence (BI) and data analytics were once mostly limited to large enterprises, but 85 percent of small and midsize businesses have expressed interest in these solutions, according Gartner subsidiary Software Advice. Further, Accuray Research reports that the global business intelligence and analytics software market is poised to grow swiftly in the coming years to approximately $24 billion by 2020.
In this white paper, we recap notable trends and events in information security from 2014 and look forward to what information security professionals should expect in 2015. The past year was a landmark one in the information security field, with massive data breaches capturing the public’s attention, powerful bugs causing headaches for IT teams and end users, DDoS attacks breaking records, and phishing remaining a general annoyance – or worse – for all Internet users. In this whitepaper, we discuss these trends as well as key areas of concern for 2015, including:
- The impact of the Internet of Things
- The growing importance of threat intelligence
- The increasing influence of BRICS nations
- The evolution of encryption standards
- The changing role of the CISO
Develop customer relationships and reduce costs
Effective field service management teams improve technician productivity and customer satisfaction rates.
Greater automation, faster inventory management, and reduced inspection costs are possible with data support from the cloud.
Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) can help keep your service agile so you stay ahead of customer demands and product complexity.
Distributed systems enable different areas of a business to build specific applications to support their needs and drive insight and innovation. While great for the business, this new normal can result in development inefficiencies when the same systems are reimplemented multiple times. This free e-book provides repeatable, generic patterns, and reusable components to make developing reliable systems easier and more efficient—so you can free your time to focus on core development of your app.
In this 160–page e-book, you’ll find:
An introduction to distributed system concepts.
Reusable patterns and practices for building distributed systems.
Exploration of a platform for integrating applications, data sources, business partners, clients, mobile apps, social networks, and Internet of Things devices.
Event-driven architectures for processing and reacting to events in real time.
Additional resources for learning more about containers and container orchestration systems.
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is composed of sensor-embedded devices and machines
that exchange data with each other and the cloud through a secure network.
Often referred to as “things” or “edge devices”, these intelligent machines
connect to the internet either directly or through an IoT gateway,
enabling them to send data to the cloud. Analyzing this data can reveal
valuable insights about these objects and the business processes
they’re part of, helping enterprises optimize their operations.
Devices in IoT deployments can span nearly any industry or use case.
Each one is equipped with sensors, processing power, connectivity,
and software, enabling asset control and other remote interactions
over the internet. Unlike traditional IT assets, these edge devices are
resource-constrained (either by bandwidth, storage, or processing
power) and are typically found outside of a data center, creating unique
security and management considerations.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Nov 08, 2017
This BPM.com whitepaper examines the role of business process management (BPM) software in enabling physical things to be connected to digital processes in the context of the Internet of Things (IoT)—exploring both the required capabilities for the next generation of BPM platforms as well as the benefits offered by BPM and IoT.
The “consumerization” of healthcare and sweeping policy changes will require that healthcare providers become more competitive or risk being left behind. Gaining the competitive edge means finding scalable efficiencies, leveraging the wealth of available patient data for improved care, and figuring out how to meet (or sometimes treat) patients where they already are—whether that happens to be at work, at the mall, or on the street.
While Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) technologies promise to create massive efficiencies and a transformed patient experience, traditional wired connectivity solutions are often costly, difficult to deploy, and don’t offer the flexibility required for effective M2M and IoHT deployments.
This white paper explores considerations for choosing network solutions that ensure secure, reliable, and cost-effective connectivity for enabling mobile healthcare — anywhere. it also discusses the advantages of 4G LTE over traditional wired lines.
Few travelers today will arrive at a hospitality venue without a mobile device. In fact, some 86% of us will carry two or more. Our expectations are changing. Wi-Fi is now the essential amenity we look for at a hotel. It’s a deal-breaker: no Wi-Fi, no return stay. In fact, both leisure and business travelers say that it’s more important to have Wi-Fi at a hotel, along with air-conditioning, than breakfast.
Many healthcare organizations are looking at mobility as a means to improve treatment paths and patient outcomes. To achieve these goals, you need a Wi-Fi solution with the strength and intelligence to support the demands of digitization and the Internet of Things.