COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation by 5.3 years, says study

A global survey measuring the impact and outlook of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses’ digital engagement strategies says the pandemic has significantly accelerated transformations. This is according to a study by cloud communications platform, Twilio.

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Digital transformation and UN sustainability goals linked in new whitepaper by IIC and IoT Alliance Australia

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA), have jointly published the How Digital Transformation and IoT Can Contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals White Paper.

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Three questions network operators should ask about IoT security

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic put the reliability and security of communications networks under the spotlight as millions of people reverted to work, care, and learn from home, says Steve Buck, SVP product and operations, security business unit at Mobileum. Many have commented that out of necessity, the digital transformation of many industries

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IoT is transforming the enterprise: Find out how your peers are doing it

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a key element of digital transformation for enterprises around the world. But companies across industries and time zones face challenges that keep them from achieving their goals and realising IoT’s maximum value, says Bill Hurley, chief marketing officer of Syniverse.

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Podcast 1: Digital Transformation: It’s critical, but not all serious

We take a look at the Internet of Things business and Digital Transformation. George Malim examines what’s behind the news that NTT DoCoMo has binned all further work using Narrowband-IoT. Matt Hatton busts some Internet of Things myths. And Jeremy Cowan asks them both to describe how everyone’s business landscape will change after COVID-19. Plus

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Is this the first IoT winter?

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) going through its ‘First IoT Winter’ between 2015 and 2020? Based on his recent book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’ and work by Transforma Insights looking at IoT deployments, says Matt Hatton, founding partner, Transforma Insights.

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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Digital transformation ‘fatigue’: Where the channel goes from here

The technology industry has come to a precarious position. Although businesses today understand the importance of technology for achieving their objectives, they are also experiencing ‘digital transformation’ fatigue, says Abel Smit, sales director, data solutions & IoT at Tech Data.

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Safeguarding Industrial IoT: A rising security challenge – Part 1

The Fourth industrial revolution has unleashed a myriad of opportunities for organisations eager to leverage a new generation of connected Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and reap the rewards of enhanced data sharing, operational efficiencies, and productivity, says Trevor Daughney, vice president of product marketing at Exabeam

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New Cyble 5 Module advances drive-by and IoT data collection for gas and electricity utilities

Itron Inc aims to innovate the way utilities and cities manage energy and water and has announced the launch of its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Flexible charging critical to build profits with complex customer services, says Neural Tech

Increasing demands for more personalised customer services is creating a complex ecosystem of customer charging processes. “To maximise the opportunities of potential revenue streams, network operators must consider effective digital transformation solutions to effectively bill and charge customers,” says Kent Lopez at Neural Technologies ahead of the CCA Mobile Carriers Show (March 30th – April

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How transportation companies can and must evolve to thrive in a borderless business world

On-demand version Digital transformation and the IoT revolution are having a profound impact on logistics businesses and transportation companies. IoT solution providers have been able to provide solutions to many of the common IoT challenges. However, still today the most demanding issues remain unsolved. During this webinar, you will learn how transportation companies and logistics

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Nordic enterprises seek Digital Transformation from data centre and cloud vendors

Enterprises in the Nordic countries are investing in digital transformation and looking for vendors to help them with their move to the cloud and adoption of artificial intelligence for operations, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group, a global technology research and advisory firm.

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Why a data network will drive the energy industry forward in 2019

Digital transformation continues to be the keynote of the coming year for operators across the oil and gas sectors. Digitalisation is nothing new to the sector, of course, says Ron Beck, Energy Industry marketing director at AspenTech. Refineries have, for example, been pursuing it for more than thirty years, with technologies like advanced process control (APC) well-established

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Promising future for IoT in industrial markets

According to the latest IoT research from Strategy Analytics, The Role of the IoT in the Global Industrial and Manufacturing Market will allow a more analytical approach to the management of the manufacturing function.

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Why you can’t outsource transformation and need ultra-transformation

Starting my technology career in the late 1980s I have been fortunate to experience and be part of several waves of digital transformation and the impact this has had on organisations, countries, employees and consumers, writes Chris Minas, the founder and CTO of Nimbletank.

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