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The Real Value of IoT is Customer Focused.

The Real Value of IoT is Customer Focused.

| December 8, 2017

The real value of loT to organizations is based on their interaction with customers, and that requires switching from a capital expenditure (CAPEX) to a primarily operating expense (OPEX) business model. Monetization based on OPEX starts by rethinking the fundamental corporate business model, regardless of industry. In the traditional way of doing business of selling […]

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Gartner: Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2018

Gartner: Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2018

| November 9, 2017

By Christina Cardoza: With 2017 drawing to a close, Gartner is looking to the future. The organization announced its annual top strategic technology trends at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo this week. The basis of Gartner’s trends depends on whether or not they have the potential to disrupt the industry, and break out into something more impactful. […]

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Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

| September 29, 2017

Culligan Connect for HE water softeners lets dealers and homeowners remotely monitor and control their water softener systems Culligan has built its first smart home product on the Ayla IoT platform. Using the new Culligan Connect™ for HE, homeowners can monitor and control their Culligan High-Efficiency (HE) water softeners remotely, from anywhere in the world—and […]

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Could Blockchain Unlock the Potential of IoT?

Could Blockchain Unlock the Potential of IoT?

| September 19, 2017

Posted byKathryn Cave— Blockchain is most famous for being the virtual ledger that records bitcoin payments, but outside of this specific cryptocurrency, its strength comes from its ability to keep data transactions accountable. “Blockchain computer technology has the potential to create an open and shared platform that billions of devices can use to interact,” explains Shaan […]

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Machine Learning Everywhere: Preparing for the Future

Machine Learning Everywhere: Preparing for the Future

| August 20, 2017

by Dinesh Nirmal The influence and impact of machine learning can be seen in everything from our morning coffee orders to the online banking apps we use. The technology is infusing a deeper intelligence and understanding into the applications that touch our lives, to dramatically improve our experiences. In addition, it’s helping to spawn entirely […]

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Striking a Balance: Big Data Debt and Big Data Value

Striking a Balance: Big Data Debt and Big Data Value

| July 15, 2017

By Tomer Shiran–In technology, the concept of “technical debt” is used to describe the obligation side of a trade-off, usually when something is built “fast” rather than being built “right.” Just as with personal or corporate debt, a certain amount of technical debt can be very useful. For example, it might be smart to introduce […]

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The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

| June 19, 2017

by Ion Stoica Over the past decade, big data analysis and applications have revolutionized practices in business and science. They enabled new businesses (e.g., Facebook, Netflix), to disrupt existing industries (e.g., Airbnb, Uber), and accelerated scientific discovery (genomics, astronomy, biology). Today, we are seeing glimpses of the next revolution in data and computation, driven by […]

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Internet of Things: Ayla Networks

Internet of Things: Ayla Networks

| June 5, 2017

Ayla Networks empowers leading manufacturers by simplifying the inherent complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling them to turn their products into smart connected systems and transform their businesses to compete in the game-changing world of connectivity. Delivered as a cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla’s IoT platform provides the flexibility and modularity to enable rapid […]

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Innovation: Convetit

Innovation: Convetit

| June 3, 2017

  The pace of innovation is accelerating faster than most people realize. Leadership is realizing that horizons have shrunk from 5-10 years to 18mo to 3 years. In order to stay relevant, customers are wanting to explore new technologies and new markets in a more agile way, that makes them a part of the process. […]

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Social Media: Placesign

Social Media: Placesign

| May 2, 2017

There is a wealth of real-time information provided by IoT devices that can provide marketing intelligence to businesses to help them increase their revenue based on knowledge of customer behavior.   Real-time information is shaping the way customers make purchasing decisions. Wait times, dynamic pricing, employees onsite, and open/close status influence our daily decisions. Companies […]

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