Blogs

The role of IoT in smart city initiatives

Just over 200 years ago, the global population was estimated to be around 1 billion. Current estimates now put that number at around 8 billion, with an additional 200 million expected to be added to that total by 2026. Increasingly, more and more of these people are choosing to live in urban areas, says Chris Bishop, sales director APAC & marketing director Ipsotek, an Atos company. (more…)

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September 2, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

The third generation of low code

The benefits of low code have long been recognised. In Industry 4.0 era where digitalisation is key to gathering data insights and optimising processes, businesses need to evolve at pace. Concerns have been raised over low code’s scalability, with some developers suggesting it has limited utility in complex technology landscapes. Martin Thunman, co-founder and CEO of edge analytics expert Crosser, explains how the next generation of low code can overcome these concerns. (more…)

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August 18, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

The case for the contact centre being a part of sales and marketing

Recent Gallup analysis shows fully engaged customers will give a 23% greater share of their wallet providing a significant revenue opportunity for businesses to compete on quality of CX. Anne-Meine Gramsma, chief commercial officer of ContactCenter4ALL, argues that tight integration of digital contact centre and CRM platforms is vital to unlock their true business value and ensure agents can deliver excellent, highly engaging customer experiences and a seamless journey across all channels. (more…)

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August 17, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

Twice as nice? Who needs a digital twin?

The internet is always abuzz with new technology trends, and anyone who follows them will be familiar with the terms “digital twin” or “digital twin of an organisation”. Although digital twins have been around for several decades, says Matthew Margetts, director of sales and marketing at Smarter Technologies, the rapid rise of Internet of Things (IoT) technology has made the concept more widely considered a tool of the future. (more…)

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August 12, 2022

Posted by: Janmesh Chintankar

Increasing funding in research and a network launch to drive the 5G technology market

The ongoing research in industrial fields and advances in radio technologies have fuelled expansion of the 5G technology market. Additionally, the recent growth of the 5G technology market has been fuelled by factors such as an increase in internet users, a large amount of data generation and transmission in the industrial and IT sectors, and workplaces that are becoming more digitally advanced, says Pradip Shitole, team lead in digital marketing at Market Research Future. (more…)

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August 1, 2022

Posted by: Janmesh Chintankar

Smart sensors keep the pressure off

Real-time sensor data is enabling smart factories to better understand their own processes, allowing more efficient operations. One of the most diverse and widely deployed type of sensor in the industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the pressure sensor. (more…)

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July 11, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

IoT home devices are getting a new standard, here’s why it “matters”

The IoT is getting a new standard which could put digital trust and interoperability into smart home devices. It’s called Matter, says Mike Nelson, VP of IoT security, DigiCert.

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July 4, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

Embrace the edge to avoid unscheduled downtime

According to Arimo, manufacturers can deal with up to 800 hours of downtime per year. As unscheduled downtime is far more costly than planned downtime, it’s important that manufacturers have real-time information about their equipment and processes to avoid unexpected faults and failures. Here Johan Jonzon, CMO and co-founder of edge analytics platform developer, Crosser, explains how edge analytics provides instantaneous data to prevent unscheduled downtime. (more…)

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June 28, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

5 ways web scraping maximises your cybersecurity strategy

Massive volumes of data are being created as more businesses, government agencies, and individuals come online. Since data fuels the digital economy, cybercriminals continuously look for ways to compromise networks, conduct email fraud, and profit from illegal content, says Andrius Palionis, VP of enterprise sales at Oxylabs. (more…)

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June 23, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban

Evaluating the security of an enterprise IoT deployment at Domino’s Pizza

Recently, I had a great opportunity to work with Domino’s Pizza to evaluate an internally conceived Internet of Things (IoT)-based business solution they had designed and deployed throughout their US store locations. (more…)

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June 14, 2022

Posted by: Shriya Raban