IoT billing: When legacy isn’t the answer

Any conversation about enterprise software and its target functions (in this case billing) always comes in one of two flavours, theory, and practice. With revenues from traditional telco services eroding rapidly (for example look at the disruption of SMS revenue streams by WhatsApp), communications service providers (CSPs) are increasingly reliant on being able to move

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How to find genuine proposals for IoT product development

There is no doubt that poor requirement gathering leads to bad quality of products. If this holds true for a normal software project, imagine the importance of a critical space like the Internet of Things (IoT) that is a combination of multiple disciplines.

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IoT and blockchain – A paradigm shift

Data is the new source of developmental power today, in which good quality data represents big value. On the flipside, bad data is costing businesses 30% or more of their revenue. In fact, Gartner has found the average cost of poor data quality on businesses amounts to anywhere between $9.7 million (€8.22 million) and $14.2 million

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Smart thinking in smart energy meters: Why is there still mistrust?

Since the UK government pledged four years ago that all homes would possess a smart energy meter, the national rollout scheme, troubled with issues since the very beginning, has roundly failed. Consumer mistrust is still having a considerable impact on the rate of smart energy meter installations.

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What is an intelligent network and how could it help your business?

The communications sector is constantly evolving. There always seems to be something new for businesses to consider. So, it can be difficult to know what is right for your business, and what is just a passing fad. Intelligent networks offer advanced technical services for the simplification and enhancement of communication and connectivity. That’s why they are being

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Data visualisation, a graphical version of what your IoT and AI communicates

As Human beings, we are visual creatures. We tend to prefer visual information over words. Traffic signs have a visual element so you can quickly identify the sign shape and color to recognise the information before you can even read the words.

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G.hn is opening the door to new industrial opportunities

There is no denying that we are living in an increasingly digital world, where we heavily rely on technology to stay connected in all aspects of our lives. According to DataProt, there are more than 10 billion active Internet of Things (IoT) devices in use in 2021, with this number expected to surpass 25 billion

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Improving air pollution monitoring with IoT sensors

Nine out of ten people around the world breathe polluted air, the World Health Organization reveals. Moreover, seven million people worldwide and between 90,000 to 360,000 in the US die every year due to conditions linked to air pollution.

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IoT and AI forge ahead in technology

Many of you have heard how Artificial Intelligence is going to change our lives. If you wonder what to think about this; expect this to be an understatement. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will touch every part of our lives. Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), are connecting devices across our vehicles,

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What private blockchain means to telcos

While the telecoms sector is yet to fully embrace blockchain technology, Jonas Lundqvist, CEO at Haidrun, says that the arrival of private blockchain may change that and unlock a massive potential for telecom service providers to create new businesses and revenue streams.

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Eliminate IT bottlenecks with simplicity: Low code platforms hold the key

Albert Einstein famously said, “Genius is making complex ideas simple”. The digital transformation of industrial processes can be challenged by a cloud of data complexity, but a simplified IT platform can reduce the workload.

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Tableau, the data behind the information

Where SQL shines in analytics, queries, and calculations, Tableau is a visual tool for representing data points in a way that is meaningful but more importantly accessible to the less tech-savvy users.

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IoT, bad baselines- are you starting 2021 on the wrong foot?

2021 can be your best year or your worst year, it all depends on your perspective. If you see 2021 as trending upwards or that 2020 was a market correction, then your optimism may serve you well. If you had dreams of doubling your sales and you fell short, you may view the past year

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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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