Podcast: Episode 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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Hand-to-hand combat among the surprises at Economist Innovation Summit, as delegates urged to augment not replace human skills

It was inevitable that the technology du jour, artificial intelligence (AI) dominated opening exchanges at today’s Economist Innovation Summit (#EconInnov). And for those – like me, admits Jeremy Cowan – who believed that AI is still mostly a series of chatbots and pilot projects there was an early wake-up call.

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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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Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand customers’ business

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Three leading European telcos admit at the 6th IoT Forum CE, that many customers are still not aware of the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). As one enterprise tells the C-Level operator panel, “You must show customers you understand their business, not just your own.”

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The Entries are in! Here are the shortlisted nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018

Thursday February 22nd, 2018: Finally, the news that many of you have been anxiously awaiting! The shortlist of Nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018 have been announced and these are being assessed by our global VIP panel of independent judges.

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What is this ‘GDPR’ I keep hearing about and how does it affect me?

A lot has been written and said lately about GDPR, not least of all by VanillaPlus. (See: GDPR compliance: We need to comply but where to begin? and More than half of companies in data protection survey will be affected by GDPR, but 5% don’t know what it is.

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IoT is making strides, but it’s still in short trousers

REVIEW: Events like last week’s Smart IoT London (March 15-16, ExCeL, Docklands) can be a salutary reminder of how far the Internet of Things (IoT) has come in a few short years. But they also show how much work remains to be done, says IoT Now‘s editorial director, Jeremy Cowan.

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GSMA announces nominees for the 2017 Glomo Awards to be revealed at MWC in Barcelona

The GSMA has announced the nominees for the Global Mobile Awards 2017. Winners of the awards will be presented throughout Mobile World Congress (MWC), which takes place 27 February – 2 March in Barcelona.

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Current Internet of Things security tools are ‘not fit for purpose’, Gheri tells IoT Now

Imagine if there was a scalable, affordable security technology that protected commercial devices in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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George Malim appointed as new Editor of IoT Now Magazine

The directors of WKM Ltd, publishers of IoT Now magazine, are pleased to announce that, following the sad passing of Alun Lewis, George Malim is to extend his role with the company and has been appointed as Editor of IoT Now print magazine.

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Alun Lewis, Editor of IoT Now magazine passes away

Kings Hill, Kent, UK. May 17, 2016 — It is with the greatest sadness and regret that we have to report that Alun Lewis, the editor of IoT Now print magazine has passed away.

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Alun Lewis appointed as the new Editor of M2M Now Magazine

West Malling, Kent, UK. December 3, 2014 —  WeKnow Media Ltd (WKML) has appointed Alun Lewis as the new Editor of the market-leading, M2M Now magazine, this website’s sister publication. He takes over from Jeremy Cowan with immediate effect.

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M2M Now adds two experienced business and communications journalists to its editorial team

Kings Hill, Kent, UK. May 20, 2013 — Two new appointments have been made to M2M Now’s editorial team. Georgina Elrington has been promoted to deputy editor at M2M Now magazine, and Sue Pakenham-Walsh has been appointed news editor. Both will be working alongside the publication’s editor, Jeremy Cowan. 

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Telco Exec launches new M2M careers service with a ‘human face’ backed by leading telecom titles

EXCLUSIVE: London & Kent, UK. March 20, 2013 – A new recruitment and careers advice service for telecommunication industry executives is being unveiled today, and will be formally launched in May at Management World in Nice, France.

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O2 UK's major network outage is put down to HLR systems failure – Were you affected?

UK. July 17, 2012 — A serious failure in the O2 UK mobile network last week is being ascribed to a failure of a Home Location Register (HLR) software system. As reported on our sister site, VanillaPlus.com, the wholly-owned Telefonica subsidiary, which trades in the UK under the O2 brand, lost service to a large

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