25. April 2016 · Comments Off on Pitching your IoT project · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Many developers are chomping at the bit to become experts at current breakthrough technologies in sensors, embedded systems, mesh networking protocols, big data analytics—all the elements of what’s popularly known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Many CxO-level executives are also interested in the IoT and how they can broaden their grasp of its potential. But if you’re a developer trying to get corporate buy-in for an IoT project, you need to understand that the pitch is somewhat different from one for a

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09. January 2016 · Comments Off on PTC Expands Their Industrial Automation via the Internet of Things · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

PTC has experienced a busy year with the Internet of Things (IoT). Only seven months ago they invested at least half a billion dollars into integrating third-party software and big data analytics for IoT.Now, that investment has grown to about $750 million dollars thanks to their ongoing acquisition efforts. The latest IoT companies added to the PTC family appear to be the augmented reality software company Qualcomm and industrial automation software company Kepware.

Source: PTC Expands Their Industrial Automation via the Internet of Things > ENGINEERING.com

01. December 2015 · Comments Off on The Internet Of Things Dominates Recent Mergers & Acquisitions · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

The lines between between industries as well as non-tech and tech companies continue to get blurrier and blurrier. With the ubiquity of cloud and big data, with the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming a hot commodity interwoven through it all, M&A activity has been buzzing nonstop. Companies with digital disruption stories — particularly IoT, big data analytics and cloud or Software as a Service — were the stars of the most recent quarter.In the process, non-tech companies continued to get involved in tech in a deeper way. At the same time, tech providers were shifting away from products to end-to-end services. That’s the finding of EY’s latest review of global M&A activity. Overall, the consultancy tracked a total of 1,069 deals in the third quarter of 2015 (July-September). The amount of deals set the second-highest all-time record for any quarter since 2000. The data is based on EY’s analysis of The 451 Group M&A KnowledgeBase data for 2014 and 2015.

Source: The Internet Of Things Dominates Recent Mergers & Acquisitions – Forbes

05. November 2015 · Comments Off on IoT technologies make inroads into manufacturing · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The Internet of Things offers access to data for better decision making. That’s why an increasing number of manufacturers are adopting IoT technologies to remain competitive.

The Internet of Things is one of the most buzzed-about areas in technology, and, increasingly, the industrial sector is joining the ranks of those turning to IoT technologies and data analytics to streamline processes and become more competitive.


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30. October 2015 · Comments Off on Silver Spring Expands Its Data Analytics for Utility Operators  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Over the past few years, we’ve seen grid and IT technology vendors change their approach to the utility data analytics market. Broad terms like “big data” have dropped out of vogue — perhaps because utilities aren’t really dealing with data on the global internet scale encompassed by that term.Data analytics that can cut unnecessary costs and discover untapped revenue opportunities for the people who actually do the work and make the decisions at utilities, on the other hand, can be a valuable commodity. The software that does this tends to go by names like “operational insight” or “situational intelligence” — or, in the case of Silver Spring Networks’ new platform announced Wednesday, “Operations Optimization.”

Source: Silver Spring Expands Its Data Analytics for Utility Operators | Greentech Media