Greetings IoT Weekly News Readers! Thank you for checking out Issue #44. Last week we dedicated the entire issue Healthcare. I would be curious to know what people thought about us doing issues on specific vertical markets. Please send us your thoughts on Twitter.
This week however we go back to the usual smattering of information around the IoT. We've got some great news coverage of analytics from IBM's Watson along with articles on Security, Business, Bid Data and Industrial. We also end it off with a very cool Kickstarter project!
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Spending Time at IBM Watson
Watson is an attempt to leapfrog the current generation of big data services to ingests vast amounts of information and images from disparate sources, learns from that data, responds to natural language questions, and provides real insights. We have already been hearing about Healthcare as one place it's making an impact.
5 Internet Of Things Questions That Still Need Answers
For all the promise that the Internet of Things is expected to deliver -- from energy efficiency to intelligent manufacturing to the consumerization of health-care technology -- there are significant questions that still have to be answered before the technology can go mainstream, experts say.
Create value faster with IBM Internet of Things solutions. Nine billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices today, and the number is growing. Organizations must consider how to manage the complexities of connecting to a seemingly unlimited number of devices and how to effectively integrate IoT data with data from other sources, such as internal data stores.
Internet of Things Needs to Be Encrypted to Offer Proper Security
Good statistics cited in this article around the lack of care for security when companies are designing these systems for the Internet of Things. Security is a hot topic these days, so I'd recommend checking this article out for all the latest numbers.
Are You Ready for the Internet of Things?
This is a direct link to a publication by Chief Executive Magazine that I found online that gives a great CEO's take on what they need to know to compete in the next great wave of value creation using the Internet of Things. I highly suggest checking this one out.
20 Real World Problems Solved by IoT
This article is cool in that they spoke with 20 executives and tried to learn about what problems the Internet of Things is addressing.
Internet of Things Analytics: What Are You Waiting For?
This is an area that is a personal passion of mine that I'm working in more and more this days - IoT Analytics. This article keeps it high level and gives a few of the reasons why IoT Analytics is different from other analytics problems.
The Top 5 New Jobs Created by the Industrial IoT
The often cited "war for talent" will be related to the jobs profiles described in this article. It also submits that we will most likely see a shortage of qualified people, leading to very high wages in these areas.
An IoT Platforms Match : Microsoft Azure IoT vs Amazon AWS IoT
Considering building your IoT solution in the cloud? This is a great in-depth article describing the two leading platforms by Microsoft and Amazon.
VOYO - Driving. Perfected.
VOYO transforms terabytes of data created by your car into apps that increase driving safety, convenience, and fuel efficiency.