88% ROI: A Paradigm Shift in Industrial IoT

on-demand version What if there was a way to not only accelerate your Industrial IoT application’s time to revenue by 9 months, realize an ROI of 88% and achieve material cost savings in both developing and commercializing an Industrial IoT application? This is precisely the question Forrester explores in its recent Total Economic Impact (TEI)

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Semtech aims to simplify IoT applications with release of LoRa-based solution accelerators

Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the launch of a robust platform of new LoRa-based solutions: developer building blocks, Cloud services and manageable hardware.

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bCommerce delivering a 15-minute configure price quote

Leveraging CPQs (configure price quotes) are a derivative of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and Industry 4.0, which are driving innovations in e-commerce.

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Scale is critical to the economics of NB-IoT and LoRa

What drives the profit or loss for an Internet of Things (IoT) service? People seem to be very confused about which line item is most important here.

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Ubisense and Quuppa partner to extend reach of world-class industrial location-aware solutions into new sectors

Ubisense Group plc, a market provider in enterprise location intelligence solutions, announced a new partnership with Quuppa as part of Ubisense’s strategy to integrate location and

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Digital Twins can be the intelligent edge for IoT in the manufacturing sector – Part 2

The first half of this two-part series looked at the concept of digital twins and explored how it can help manufacturers with visualisation. Now, says Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies, let’s explore the second big advantage digital twins can bring,

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Telcos say the IoT is underperforming, but Heppelmann tells us ‘IoT is working fantastic here!’

Why is it that some solution vendors ‘get’ the Internet of Things (IoT) and others don’t? Is it an understanding of what customers want? Jeremy Cowan is hearing conflicting messages as network operators admit IoT is failing to meet their expectations, while solution vendors say it works well.

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How IoT Connectivity 2.0 enables companies to ensure ROI

We have seen the benefits of IoT and many companies moving from lab projects to commercial deployments. But some companies are still reluctant to adopt IoT. According to IDC the key barriers for pursuing IoT are: unclear ROI, Security and privacy issues. No one wants to invest in a project with risky financial return and

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Smart pumps and predictive analytics gain traction as upstream oil & gas companies embrace digitisation

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Pumps Market in the Oil and Gas Industry, Forecast to 2024, finds that there has been a concentrated focus on operational expenditure (OPEX) in the oil & gas industry following the oil price plunge in 2016.

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SD-WAN + LTE = More IoT manageability, reliability and flexibility

Many enterprises have IoT devices scattered across dozens, hundreds and thousands of sites—everything from stores to branch offices to remote oil wellheads. The more sites there are, the less likely it is that a single network technology or service provider can connect them all.

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Deciphering the real cost versus benefit of investing in IoT

IoT has the potential to transform companies from simply being product manufacturers, to becoming service providers but a sizeable investment in a new way of working needs to be cost effective and proven to deliver results. Relying on loose concepts won’t ensure success. Plus, every company will have different pain points and business needs for

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Early IoT success relies on turning pain points into proof points – and then looking for a bigger opportunity

Jeff Miller is vice president of PTC’s IoT Transformation Advisory Practice. He and his team help companies maximise the value of their investments in IoT technologies and solutions through transformation strategy, business insight, monetisation and programme consulting services. Here, he tells George Malim, the managing editor of IoT Now, how organisations can construct attractive business cases

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Annual big data survey reveals enterprise data priorities, use cases and opportunities for this year, says Syncsort

Syncsort, a global provider in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, announced the results from its fourth annual Big Data survey. Results revealed the top use cases and challenges faced by organisations as they progress their modern data architecture and data lake initiatives,

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Smart city question over US$5 trillion posed in new ABI Research survey: Cheaper or smarter?

Smart city technologies could save enterprises, governments and citizens globally over US$5 trillion (€4.21 trillion) annually by 2022 according to a new whitepaper by ABI Research. The new white paper analyses the scope for cost savings and efficiency as a driver for smart city deployments, smart technologies and the IoT.

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Bosch expands partnership with Avaya to support next generation workplace strategy

Bosch Group, a global supplier of technology and services, announced the expansion of its partnership with Avaya to help support Bosch’s digital transformation strategy across its global operations. Avaya Private Cloud Services (APCS) has signed a $60 million (€51 million) agreement with Bosch to provide a range of business communications solutions to 160,000 Bosch associates worldwide.

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Cylance global research report finds 64% of IT decision makers expect optimism for the value of AI

Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionised the antivirus industry with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, has announced the results of its inaugural report, Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise: The AI Race is On.

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