The value of analogue measurement

Analogue measurement can define your upside. when you look at what you can achieve in a plant, you may be able to accomplish a lot with just simple digital sensors. You can tell when something switches state ( goes on and off), you know if things are running or not running, you can tell if

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IoT and cybersecurity

Cyber security is an area every business should be concerned about. Unfortunately, the number of companies with a plan to address this threat are woefully inadequate. Do companies not recognise the seriousness? Are companies taking the approach that it won’t happen to them? It’s a bit of all of these.

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SQL technology; benchmark for a reason

In case you’ve entered the programming and analytics, structured query language or SQL has been an analytics staple for years and it provides the backbone to many systems that then connect to pull data since the system already exists, says Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply.

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Security and device on-boarding woes fail to stop enterprises raising IoT spend

We all know about the predictions for multiple billions of “things” being connected over the next few years, but are Internet of Things (IoT) networks delivering what they promised? Here, business technology journalist Antony Savvas considers some new research.

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IoT and your understanding of data

As cloud-based sensing and actuation along with compiling of data expands, we need to realise the lack of commonality in our understanding. Sometimes it’s just the words we use, sometimes it’s semantics, and still other times it’s our confusion of expected outcomes.

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Leverage private networks to accelerate business development

The concept of private networks has been there for quite some time. Private networks are usually preferred by businesses and various types of private organisations to protect the data and information that they store and handle.

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How data preparation automation accelerates time to insights?

The amount of data generated and consumed are just massive. The advancement of technology makes sure that the amount of data that we deal with will only keep increasing in the upcoming years, says Yash Mehta, an IoT and Big Data Science specialist.

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Smart waste management could help USA reach government targets for recycling

According to the USA’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), only 30% of waste in America is recycled, despite the fact that 75% of it is actually recyclable. The rest of the waste is either incinerated or put into landfill, says freelance technology writer, Jocelyn Brown, which is having a devastating effect on the environment.

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Upgrading Industry 4.0 with edge analytics

Research from market insight provider IoT Analytics has revealed that making edge computing systems ‘smart’ by integrating intelligent tools is a key driver of the technology’s continued growth.

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Water scarcity: The critical role of nanosatellite technology in water management

When the worst drought in California’s history ended in 2017, it revealed critical flaws in state water management processes that cost the US as a whole $3.8 billion (€3.20 billion).

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Don’t focus only on 5G when it comes to launching IoT offerings

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been maturing for 20 years with some companies driving long-established strategies with high volumes of connections and demonstrably successful business cases.

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Managing third-party risk in a connected world

Recent world events have accelerated digital transformation programmes in organisations of all sizes and sectors. As businesses create more connected products, integrate new technologies or enter new partnerships, they need to ensure they are not exposing their data and systems or their clients’ data to cyber risks, says Paul Kenealy, co-founder & managing director at

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Overcoming the barriers to global IoT connectivity: How regional operators can reap rewards from IoT

It is exhilarating to be involved in an innovative and fast-paced technology sector with the potential to transform lives and disrupt business models, acting as a real global gamechanger.

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International Women in Engineering Day 2021: How has the pandemic impacted gender diversity?

Every June, the tech industry comes together to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. Ada Lovelace springs back onto social feeds, talented women around the globe are championed, and talk inevitably turns to what can be done to encourage more women into the sector.

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Reimagine your business in 2021: Why you don’t have to be a unicorn to offer innovative digital services

The telecoms industry has been targeting digital services for many years, looking to serve new and existing customers with additional digital offerings. However, until recently the digital service provider has been a unicorn. Now, though, the situation has changed, and VMware Telco Cloud explains here how it is turning myth into reality.

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Strong connections: The key to unlocking the full potential of IoT

The amount of IoT expertise that has been amassed globally is astounding and the potential it offers could truly change the way we live. The problem is, all too often expertise sits in silos meaning it doesn’t link to deliver the multiplier effect. Sutha Siva, CEO of OV, explores the importance of connecting industry expertise and creating

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