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What Happens When the Internet of Things Goes Wrong

By Brian Geary on Jul 12, 2022 10:24:55 PM

Interest in the Internet of Things is booming, in the home, the office and the supply chain. It doesn’t feature any technologies that are revolutionary in themselves — sensors, motors, cameras, servers, internet connectivity, Bluetooth and mobile applications are all standard fare. But assembling them into giant networks that can monitor everything from doorways to energy usage to global supply chains is new. And sometimes it goes wrong. How does that happen, what are the consequences, and what can organizations do to prevent it?

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Proof of Concept vs Minimum Viable Product: What Are They, and Which Should You Be Focusing On?

By Brian Geary on Jul 7, 2022 1:20:22 PM

Are MVP and POC the same? Do businesses need to do both, or should one come before the other? What are these processes and what are they intended to achieve? In this post, we’ll clarify what the three most-used testbeds for building new products and businesses actually are, and look at when businesses should use them. By the end, you’ll know which approach makes more sense for your business. First, what exactly are POC and MVP?

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Is It Time to Migrate to Microservices? Perhaps — But Read This First

By Brian Geary on Jun 30, 2022 12:20:34 AM

Microservice architecture offers organizations a way to manage huge volumes of traffic while reducing costs and development time, and making it easier to grow and scale. That definitely sounds like it’s worth a closer look.

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These 9 Connected Device Success Stories Show What Happens When You Do Iot Right

By Brian Geary on Jun 21, 2022 9:46:09 PM

IoT is not so much growing as exploding: some estimates say there are over 25 connected devices for every human being on the planet. The industrial IoT (IIoT) sector is forecast to grow by a compound annual growth rate of 6.7%, topping $1 billion in under five years.

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The Six Ways That the Internet of Things (IoT) is Changing the Retail World Forever

By Brian Geary on Jun 6, 2022 8:41:19 PM

In 1988 “great” automotive marketing minds launched a campaign declaring that a new fleet of cars “was not your Father’s Oldsmobile.” The ad campaign was a huge failure for the cars, but it created an idiom that a modern version was going to be very different than what had come before.

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The Real Costs of Iot Software Development — And How to Keep Them Down

By Brian Geary on May 27, 2022 6:11:38 PM

For companies getting into the IoT space, the cost of software development can be both an obstacle and an unknown. Conventional application development isn’t a great guide, and the variety of IoT implementations means it can be difficult to estimate from limited experience.

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