Research reveals more UK telecom and IT professionals trapped in a rut at work than any other business sector

New research from executive mentors Rutbusters reveals the scale of the problem across Britain’s businesses from managers and professionals who say they are stuck in demanding roles they hate.

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Network operators with 5G technology to be ‘vital players’ in sports and esports ecosystems, says new research

According to research conducted by Ovum for Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies,

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AI-Powered chatbots to drive dramatic cost savings in healthcare, saving $3.6 billion by 2022

A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual cost savings derived from the adoption of chatbots in healthcare will reach $3.6 billion (€3.04 billion) globally by 2022, up from an estimated $2.8 million (€2.36 million) in 2017. This growth will average 320% per annum, as AI (artificial intelligence) powered chatbots will drive improved customer experiences

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New white paper shows SMEs nine routes to meeting their innovation needs in the Internet of Things

A new report from industry analysts IoT Analytics GmbH sets out to show small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) how to find a suitable model for digitalisation. With so many options for innovation in the IoT age, says Jeremy Cowan, the authors aim to help SMEs navigate their way through the complexities of the Internet of

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RFID market to reach US$11.2bn in 2017, says IDTechEx report

Based on the new report “RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2017-2027”, IDTechEx Research finds that in 2017, the total RFID market will be worth $11.2 billion(€9.50 billion), up from $10.52 billion (€8.92 billion) in 2016 and $9.95 billion(€8.44 billion) in 2015.

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Wireless VR will strain data networks, creating an extra 21,000Pb of traffic by 2021, says Juniper

A new report from Juniper Research on Virtual Reality (VR) forecasts that wireless VR headsets (smartphone-based and standalone) data consumption will grow by over 650% over the next 4 years, from nearly 2,800PB (Petabytes) in 2017 to over 21,000PB in 2021.

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Two motorcycles, 10,000 km along Silk Road 4.0, the Internet of Things … and you?

You probably remember the Ancient Silk Road from geography and history lessons at school. And you may be wondering what this has to do with the Internet of Things. Well, grab a coffee says Jeremy Cowan, and settle back for a few minutes while I tell you about two delightfully wacky modern adventurers and their

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There’s a battle in the enterprise for ownership of ‘chaotic’ IoT, says Gartner

At the recent M2M Summit 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Gartner‘s Research VP, Eric F. Goodness was blunt about the challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT). These, he said, included a battle for IoT ‘ownership’, a bottleneck of problems facing anyone trying to prove the value of their IoT initiative, and a market characterised by

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Machina Research acquired by Gartner for its IoT skills

Machina Research has been acquired by Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company. The deal takes effect from November 9, 2016.

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Embedded SIMs provide catalyst for M2M market, reaching over 50% of cellular connections

A new study from Juniper Research has found that embedded SIM cards will increasingly dominate the M2M (Machine to Machine) space, accounting for more than 50% of connections by the end of the decade.

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IoT industry needs to focus on demand rather than need, concludes FWIC

The Internet of Things industry is confusing need with demand said Mischa Dohler, Professor King’s College London and co-founder of Worldsensing, in an opening session at this week’s CW 8th Future of Wireless International Conference at the IET: Savoy Place in London.

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SEAT, UPC and VW Group Research select Barcelona to create mobility of the future with CARNET

SEAT, the Universitat Politècnica de Cataluña (UPC) and Volkswagen Group Research are kicking off CARNET –Cooperative Automotive Research Network–, the first major research and innovation hub to focus on the automotive field and urban mobility of the future of Barcelona.

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TAQNIA Space, Skyware Technologies and Crescent sign a JV with KACST Saudi Arabia

TAQNIA Space, Skyware Technologies and Crescent have signed a joint venture agreement in Saudi Arabia with KACST as the technology partner.

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M2M Alliance strengthens its Board

Europe’s biggest association for the M2M and IoT industry has a new leadership team. Dr. Andreas Fink, the new chairman of the M2M Alliance, aims to bring a lively exchange between businesses and research.

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Exosite launches Business Transformation Services to accelerate industrial IoT adoption

Exosite, LLC, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) enablement technology and services, has launched Exosite Business Transformation Services to help industrial companies IoT-enable new or legacy products and bring them to market.

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Machina Research study finds LPWA connections trebled in 2015 to reach 23.2m globally

Machina Research, a provider of strategic market intelligence on the Internet of Things, launched a new market tracker to follow the developments in Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks.

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