Digital Insurance: 5 digital trends shaping the insurance industry

At this point in history, the digital revolution has turned nearly every industry upside-down in one way or another. The disruptions are clearly visible in industries like retail, where the rise of eCommerce has changed everything, and in media, where nearly every outlet has been challenged and disrupted by digitisation, says Mark Broadly, a Journalism

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COVID-19: What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave

Healthcare organisations, like hospitals and medical research institutions, have been hit hard by the COVID pandemic and cyber criminals have, unfortunately, taken advantage of the situation. Cynerio CEO, Leon Lerman reports that attacks have risen by 300% since the pandemic started.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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National energy company HEP-Plin digitises gas meters in Croatia

HEP-Plin, part of the HEP Group, the national energy company in Croatia, is deploying Byte Lab retrofit smart devices powered by the Sigfox 0G network to digitise their gas meters. The deployment will be finalised by end of the year and marks one of the deployments of smart utilities solutions to date in Croatia.

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Nintex expands cloud options for organisations in Asia Pacific

Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, announced that in response to customer demand for cloud-based workflows its flagship process automation platform Nintex Workflow Cloud is available to organisations in Australia and New Zealand through a Microsoft Azure data centre in Victoria.

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CKH IOD to deploy CSG’s cloud-native, microservices-based online IoT charging

CSG reports that a new engagement with CKH Innovations Opportunities Development (CKH IOD), a unit of CK Hutchison’s telecom division. The deal will provide a cloud-native, microservices-based online charging solution for CKH IOD’s wholesale and Internet of Things (IoT) customers.

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PTC to advance IIoT across the enterprise with ThingWorx 9.0

PTC, has announced the upcoming release of the latest version of its ThingWorx Industrial IoT platform. Designed to accelerate Industrial IoT deployments across the enterprise value chain, ThingWorx 9.0 will deliver new and expanded features to help industrial companies create, implement, customise, and scale their solutions.

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IoT platform architecture updated by MachNation

MachNation has published an update to its Internet of Things (IoT) platform functional architecture.

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Software AG and Tech Mahindra partner on IoT and analytics innovation for telcos

Software AG announced a partnership with Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions.

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5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT

One of the expectations we have of digital transformation is the hope that it will bring fresh impetus, particularly for the industrial sectors. Internet of Things (IoT) or Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the pillar on which these hopes are built, says Andreas Golze, senior vice president at Cognizant.

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IoT and education: Bridging the digital divide

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, schools worldwide had to shut down quickly. While many schools already operated with some online component, most were not equipped to become 100% digital in a matter of days. Our own online portal for digital learning saw a 200% increase in activity after the outbreak put schools on a

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Global IoT interoperability progress as support grows for oneM2M

International standards initiative oneM2M has welcomed a range of new members as organisations around the world seek to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) market through greater interoperability.

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Services firm ISS partners with Haltian to build smart facilities

Facility services company ISS requires an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that is secure, reliable, and easily scaled and modified to customers’ needs. Finnish IoT and product development company Haltian has already been the main provider of IoT solutions for ISS Finland, and now the co-operation is to be extended globally.

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Why are some smart home businesses ‘bricking’ customers’ devices?

Wink recently gave its customers a two-day deadline to pay a subscription for its services or have them ‘bricked’, digitally blocked. Mark Samuel (MS), CEO of Ezlo Innovation, believes that not only is the “buy a subscription or we brick your device” model the wrong way to treat customers, it is also the wrong revenue

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Senet CTO Kjendal joins LoRa Alliance Board as LoRaWAN adoption accelerates

Senet, Inc.’s CTO, Dave Kjendal has been named to the board of directors of the LoRa Alliance. Senet provides cloud-based software and services platforms designed to enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Severe data breach could cost tech companies US$174mn per day

Tech companies could lose an average of US$174 million (€160 million) per day – or $37.30 billion (€34.46 billion) per month as a result of compromised records per data breach, new research shows. 

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