February 3, 2016

As part of our 2016 Predictions eBook, we mentioned that Internet of Things (IoT) devices will still lag behind traditional activations. However, most evidence indicates that while IoT has not become as important as cloud, it will still be an indispensable business tool in the near future. Today, most know of IoT because of consumer […]


August 18, 2015

Not too long ago, the world was predictable; at least for technology. For consumers and IT practitioners, Windows gave way to Windows NT, and then ’95, ’98, 2000, ME, Vista, 2003, and other versions. You knew what you were getting. Disruption? PC Standards made sure your cheese never moved too far from your mouse. At […]


August 18, 2015

Data analytics, policies, and security measures must evolve to preserve and protect the mutual trust of protecting data between enterprises and their audiences. In recent years, many organizations have experienced the daunting task of launching machine-to-machine (M2M) implementations, often as part of an enterprise mobility initiative. Thankfully, this has led to enterprises and IT leaders […]


June 9, 2015

The constant wave of technological advancements sometimes brings greater hype than tangible benefits.  At the moment IoT has everyone talking but while some seem so quick to embrace it, other entities seem poised to walk away and examine another technology.  Accordingly, CIOs may find it difficult to see reality through the smoke screen of market […]


April 6, 2015

In his latest EBook, Duke Golden focuses on six main challenges proposed by the myriad of IoT applications on the horizon. Some of these challenges include: Because most IoT applications affect the enterprise core business they are managed via direct spend while traditional fixed and mobile services fall under indirect spend and follow completely different […]


March 23, 2015

Enterprises and IT leaders understand the value of connectivity. Accordingly, many of these organizations have experienced the daunting task of M2M implementations. Following an M2M deployment, enterprises initially focus on maintenance of the infrastructure, but soon shift their eye towards other projects and activities. Meanwhile, however, M2M is evolving into a greater concept: the Internet […]


December 22, 2014

I recently wrote about the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) – an umbrella term for connected devices – and how enterprises can manage the costs associated with this major trend. Analyst firms are predicting that the interest in IoT will continue to grow in the coming year, driven by consumers’ demands for wearables and smart […]


December 15, 2014

Even back in 2002, we had a workable definition for “Internet of Things” (IoT). It was defined as “the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer. Interestingly, a recent Forbes article contends that the concept dates all the way back to 1932. So we can establish that the model has been around […]


July 23, 2014

Who Really Pays for the Internet of Things? Not long ago, the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) seemed like science fiction. But it’s clear today that consumers and enterprises alike have embraced IoT. Gartner recently reported that IoT is forecast to reach 26 billion installed units by 2020, up from 0.9 billion just five years […]