The manufacturing data platform

Manufacturers understand the importance of leveraging technologies to stay ahead in the market. Whether referred to as Industry 4.0 (I4.0), smart manufacturing, or the 4th industrial revolution, data is the biggest asset, says Francisco Almada Lobo, chief executive officer and co-founder at Critical Manufacturing.

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Book unites ‘trailblazing’ women board leaders to foster gender diversity worldwide

Amid the known inequity of women holding corporate board seats and, further, those chairing boards, the newly-released book ‘Dear Chairwoman’ features highly personal stories of challenges, perseverance and success from some of the world’s most esteemed C-suite women executives and board members/chairs.

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6G to consider society’s needs: A voice from NGMN MNOs across the world

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) alliance published its first 6G White Paper “6G Drivers and Vision”. While various views have already been shared by many organisations in industry and academia, says Quan Zhao, one of the three NGMN 6G project co-leads, and a senior member of technical staff in the Future Mobile Technology Lab, China Mobile.

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Building management system: Your ticket to a smart city

The complexity of new state-of-the-art buildings is skyrocketing; Aquariums, wedding chapels, rollercoasters, and even artificial canals are becoming the norm for office centres and shopping malls.

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Why direct connection is the next phase of industrial IoT

The factory floor has certainly come a long way. Rather than traditional production lines that operate in silos, industry today leverages cloud-connected devices to enable data collection and business insight on a massive scale.

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Making Memphis ‘smart’: Visibility, control and security for IoT devices

Across the globe, smart technologies are introducing new efficiencies for the way cities operate and improving the quality of life for city dwellers.

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5 ways to increase the productivity of your software development team

The software development industry is one industry that has consistently boomed with the introduction of every new technology in the past two decades, therefore it has always been challenging to stay on top of these trends and stay productive for IT professionals. Every year, new products and services are introduced in the market to gain

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How can we feed the world? Intelligent farming for the future

The requirement to feed an ever-increasing population combined with the devastation created by frequent extreme weather events, challenges every farmer globally.

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Providing a secure future for billions of IoT devices through cyber resilience

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly increasing in popularity, with predictions that there will be 27.1 billion devices this year, according to Cisco, making it imperative that cyber resilience becomes a priority to ensure a safe future for all, says Rob Spiger, vice president of Trusted Computing Group

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IoT integration takes centre stage in the smart homes market

As the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) picks up pace, the adoption of smart home devices is steadily increasing. By 2023, the average UK smart home will have 50 connected devices, according to Marc Allera, the CEO of BT‘s consumer division.

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Does the world need another IoT standard?

Webcomic #927 on the xkcd.com site typifies the dilemma around standardisation. It makes a joke about two people wanting to create a new standard when fourteen already exist, says Ken Figueredo of oneM2M.

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Building a deep-tech company with a laser focus

Gartner expects that by 2022 more than 50% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside the traditional data centre or cloud.

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Improving accessibility for people living with a disability

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has offered many societal benefits, and has undoubtedly improved our overall quality of life. Statistics show that by the end of 2018, there were an estimated 22 billion IoT-connected devices in use worldwide, and this number has only grown since, says Jocelyn Brown.

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How to make sense of big data: RTUs and process control applications

Deploying remote telemetry units (RTUs) on industrial assets is an important element of capturing, interpreting and using big data from an industrial process.

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Mitigating risk: Basic measures to prevent DDoS attacks in 2021

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are getting more and more vicious each day, hurting business targets both financially and reputationally. These attacks work by overloading a web server with requests and causing hours, even days, of downtime and inevitable frustration.

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Buildings can be key to a sustainable future – but first, business models need to change

The World Economic Forum was right to say in a post this month that buildings could be the key to building a sustainable society post-pandemic.

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