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Are Smart Products Getting Too Smart?

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by Angela Guess Tony Sarris, founder and principal of N2Semantics, recently wrote, “A recent report on smart products noted that manufacturers and retailers will soon be able to use smart sensors – part of the so-called Internet of Things (ioT) – to track their products throughout the product lifecycle from manufacturing and distribution, to the…

The Internet of Things App Market

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by Angela Guess Barclay Ballard recently wrote for IT Pro Portal, “Although the Internet of Things is often regarded as a technology that is yet to really burst into life, a recent study reveals that it is already proving hugely profitable. An industry survey conducted by Progress and Harbor Research has found that 65 per…

OnlyBoth Launches Commercial Benchmarking Engine Driven by Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “OnlyBoth today announced the commercial availability of the first benchmarking engine, empowering organizations to uncover new insights that drive critical business understanding and improvement. By automating the benchmarking process, OnlyBoth carries out comprehensive, unbiased comparisons that identify the unique peer groups that set a…

Flexibility Key to Industrial Internet of Things Integration

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by Angela Guess Luigi De Bernardini, CEO of Autoware, recently wrote in Automation World, “Industrial and economic analysts predict that over the next ten years the demand for mass-produced, highly personalized products will guide innovation of production processes and organization. This will require the convergence of mechanical, electronic, and information technologies. Innovation in fields such…

The Internet of Things: A Chance to Be More Human

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by Angela Guess Shelly Dutton recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “When people talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), the discussion typically leans towards technology. They debate how the physical world is quickly becoming an information system consisting embedded sensors and actuators linked through the Internet. But this is only the beginning. The real…

Stop Thinking Big Data, Start Thinking Smart Data

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by Angela Guess Kevin Coleman recently wrote for Extreme Tech, “It’s tough to pick up a publication today without seeing something about big data. Everyone is talking about it, and there are some very good reasons for that. In fact, the equation is pretty simple, and goes like this: Data when processed becomes information, information…