Predictions for the IOT in 2017

Predictions for the IOT in 2017
by Bill McCabe on 12-21-2016 at 2:00 pm

Image RemovedAlthough we are a far cry from Nostradamus, there are some fairly reliable predictions that can be made about 2017 and beyond.

The first bold prediction is that 2017 will see a bump in security, and a demand for skilled workers. Since there will be a growing demand for AI and the containers that are utilized to transmit… Read More


Top IOT News for 2016

Top IOT News for 2016
by Bill McCabe on 12-18-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image Removed2016 will go down as being part of the golden era for the Internet of things. This last year has experienced incredible advancements like cars that drive themselves, and cities that actually smarter. It has also been a learning experience where major security breaches threatened us, but we worked past them, and ultimately… Read More


Expanding your IOT Horizon

Expanding your IOT Horizon
by Bill McCabe on 12-11-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedThere are some in the IoT industry who see certain technologies as prohibitive, especially for the average user. There are a number of areas that are currently unserved by IoT technologies, sometimes due to a lack of innovation, and at other times due to there being a lack of network support in a particular geographic… Read More


IOT – Think Big – Start Small – Scale Quickly

IOT – Think Big – Start Small – Scale Quickly
by Bill McCabe on 11-30-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedThere’s an old philosophy that business coaches often use. It’s the saying that you think big, start small, and then scale quickly. If you follow it closely, you have the potential to make a lasting impression in an industry and achieve actual results in the process.

Let’s look at this in terms of the internet of things… Read More


The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0

The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0
by Bill McCabe on 11-13-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedIn the last couple of years, Industry 4.0 has significantly affected manufacturing on a global scale. With a heavy focus on the Internet of Things, the use of smart machines and other devices has become a critical part of Industry 4.0. With new networks of intelligence on the horizon, there is no doubt that Industry … Read More


Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Processes

Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Processes
by Bill McCabe on 11-09-2016 at 12:00 pm

Industry 4.0 or, as it is also known the fourth industrial revolution is the trend that is currently coming into play of automating the manufacturing processes and the use of IoT and other technologies to make industrial processes more readily accomplished. It is working hand in hand with things like the internet of things, cloud… Read More


Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
by Bill McCabe on 10-31-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedIn 2016, many companies are using Industry 4.0 as a buzzword. This doesn’t mean that the old industry has been revolutionized into a new version. On the contrary, this is an extension of what has currently existed, with the dawn of the modern variation arriving about 2010 in Germany.

While the first reference to Industry… Read More


Smarter Cities and The Internet of Things

Smarter Cities and The Internet of Things
by Bill McCabe on 10-06-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedParking meters, information signs, CCTV, traffic signals – almost everywhere that you look in a modern city, there’s a microchip embedded device, connecting to what has now become known as the all-encompassing Internet of Things. Although we often overlook the fact, cities are, in essence, huge and complex businesses.… Read More


IOT and Assisted Living

IOT and Assisted Living
by Bill McCabe on 09-18-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedIt is most likely the you have heard the term “internet of things”or IOT in regards to everyday things such as our televisions and phones. That is not however where this new innovation is going to end. There has been a lot of talk about the IOT stepping into the healthcare industry with things like connected healthcare.… Read More


Developing Countries – Unlikely Champions of IOT

Developing Countries – Unlikely Champions of IOT
by Bill McCabe on 09-16-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedWhen considering any new or emerging technology, it can be easy to immediately think of the potential implementation in developed markets. After all, these are the markets where consumers have high purchasing power, and businesses and governments have strong credit lines and funding options. Well, wouldn’t it… Read More