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November 13, 2017

Book Review: Digitise or Die

This is a very big book. The review copy was a PDF file that ran to 251 pages. The title is somewhat dramatic but the author does make a convincing case for that statement, citing companies such as Kodak and Nokia. However that is a relatively easy task.

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October 19, 2017

Book review: Working with blockchain

“Working with Blockchain: all the basics” is a concise, clear explanation of Bitcoin and Distributed Ledger Technology (Blockchain) that is ushering in a groundbreaking way of conducting business.

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September 18, 2017

Book Review: Implementing the Internet of Things

Implementing the Internet of Things by Boban Vukicevic and Bob Emmerson is not a technical manual, although the title might suggest otherwise. It’s a business-focused and practical guide to “Strategy, Implementation and Considerations”,

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September 12, 2017

Two industrial IoT value chains

The IIoT is predicated on a simple concept:  acquire device data and leverage its value. That is the basic business model. Vendors package the various hardware, software and service components into bottom up solutions that go from networked devices through to enterprise environments.

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August 10, 2017

UK’s cyber security guidelines for connected vehicles is not boring, but much more information needed

This started as a review of a UK government publication titled, “The Key Principles of Cyber Security for Connected and Automated Vehicles,” words that came across as boring civil servant-speak.

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July 7, 2017

The ‘First Receiver’ concept. Part 2: The enabling architecture

The first receiver concept is predicated on the ability to leverage — to the hilt — the value of IoT data and it’s being enabled by an event-driven, publish and subscribe deployment architecture that takes what’s technologically possible and makes it practical.

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July 6, 2017

What is the ‘First Receiver’ concept? Is it the ultimate IoT deliverable? Part 1

IoT is progressing faster than many could have imagined so we shouldn’t be surprised when it throws up a new term. I came across the “first receiver” when reviewing a book titled “The Future of IoT” that outlined and then explained the concept in detail, but it took a while before the penny finally dropped.

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June 21, 2017

Contextual-aware driving behaviour: What is it?

The traditional way to assess driving behaviour is to combine quantifiable events such as acceleration, braking, swerving, cornering, etc. with data on the vehicle’s location. That’s the way usage-based insurance operates, says Bob Emmerson, a freelance writer and telecoms industry observer.

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June 15, 2017

Book review: The Future of IoT

This is a big book: 256 pages, 77,000 words. It’s sub-titled “Leveraging the shift to a data centric world” and it targets the executives and senior managers of both enterprise organisations and technology companies.

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June 8, 2017

An IoT epiphany

I’ve been reading and writing about Moore’s law for many years: it’s been driving the IoT evolution and it continues to progress exponentially, rather than the gradual or linear way of earlier technology developments.

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