China in 2020: Navigating the new policy landscape

China in 2020: Navigating the new policy landscape
by Gordon Orr on 01-12-2020 at 6:00 am

China in 2020 Navigating the new policy landscape

This is the fourth of a five part series

Many companies saw 2019 as a year when more and more regulations piled on to them. CEOs who were the legal representative for their company in China got increasingly nervous as legal teams updated them on their personal responsibility under new regulations. Unfortunately for them, 2020 will… Read More


Ten Trends of Blockchain in 2020

Ten Trends of Blockchain in 2020
by Ahmed Banafa on 12-31-2019 at 6:00 am

Ten Trends of Blockchain in 2020

It’s clear that blockchain will revolutionize operations and processes in many industries and governments agencies if adopted, but its adoption requires time and efforts, in addition blockchain technology will stimulate people to acquire new skills, and traditional business will have to completely reconsider their processes… Read More


Blockchain and AI A Perfect Match?

Blockchain and AI A Perfect Match?
by Ahmed Banafa on 05-06-2019 at 12:00 pm

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence are two of the hottest technology trends right now. Even though the two technologies have highly different developing parties and applications, researchers have been discussing and exploring their combination [6].

PwC predicts that by 2030 AI will add up to $15.7 trillion to the world… Read More


9 IoT Predictions for 2019

9 IoT Predictions for 2019
by Ahmed Banafa on 12-03-2018 at 7:00 am

By 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to generate an additional $344B in revenues, as well as to drive $177B in cost reductions. IoT and smart devices are already increasing performance metrics of major US-based factories. They are in the hands of employees, covering routine management issues and boosting their productivity… Read More


Looking Ahead: What is Next for IoT

Looking Ahead: What is Next for IoT
by Ahmed Banafa on 06-13-2018 at 12:00 pm

Over the past several years, the number of devices connected via Internet of Things (IoT) has grown exponentially, and it is expected that number will only continue to grow. By 2020, 50 billion connected devices are predicted to exist, thanks to the many new smart devices that have become standard tools for people and businesses… Read More


Second Line of Defense for Cybersecurity: Blockchain

Second Line of Defense for Cybersecurity: Blockchain
by Ahmed Banafa on 03-04-2018 at 7:00 am

In the first part we covered AI as the first line of defense for cybersecurity, the goal was to keep the cyber-criminals at bay, but in case they managed to get-in and infiltrate the network we need to initiate the second line of defense; #Blockchain. With the fact that cybercrime and cyber security attacks hardly seem to be out of the… Read More


IoT and Blockchain: Challenges and Risks

IoT and Blockchain: Challenges and Risks
by Ahmed Banafa on 11-15-2017 at 12:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ecosystem of ever-increasing complexity; it’s the next wave of innovation that will humanize every object in our life, and it is the next level of automation for every object we use. IoT is bringing more and more things into the digital fold every day, which will likely make IoT a multi-trillion dollarRead More


12 Myths about Blockchain Technology

12 Myths about Blockchain Technology
by Ahmed Banafa on 08-30-2017 at 12:00 pm

Blockchain, the “distributed ledger” technology, has emerged as an object of intense interest in the tech industry and beyond. Blockchain technology offers a way of recording transactions or any digital interaction in a way that is designed to be secure, transparent, highly resistant to outages, auditable, andRead More


IoT Value chains now and in the future!

IoT Value chains now and in the future!
by Diya Soubra on 08-08-2017 at 12:00 pm

Today, when a company decides to roll out an IoT solution to improve operational efficiency, the management hires a system integrator (SI) to develop and deploy the system. The SI will create and deliver a wholly owned end-to-end solution by externally sourcing all the components required to sense, analyse and decide. There isRead More


Calling on #IoTman to save humanity!

Calling on #IoTman to save humanity!
by Diya Soubra on 05-21-2017 at 7:00 am

We, in the hi-tech community, tend to gravitate towards the technology, the API, the device, the platform, the processes node and to forget the goal behind all of those items. We have all noticed the platform wars and cloud API struggle for #IoT market domination. Someone needs to bring back the discussion to the top level, to why Read More