Don't be so quick to think Intel is abandoning the Internet of Things

Don't be so quick to think Intel is abandoning the Internet of Things

Intel has relatively quietly cancelled several of its Internet of Things (IoT) offerings. But that's not the whole story.

08/03/17

A tale of two Microsofts

A tale of two Microsofts

It was the best of times, it was the “not so great” of times...

07/25/17

Can Intel win in 5G?

Can Intel win in 5G?

The battle for the modems that power mobile devices is intense and shows no sign of letting up as we move towards 5G. But success for Intel may not take the traditional path.

07/13/17

Can Dell change endpoint security?

Can Dell change endpoint security?

Traditional PC security is failing most companies, and a new approach is required if enterprises are to be protected. Can PC vendors like Dell dramatically improve endpoint security?

06/12/17

Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

ChromeBooks have been very popular devices within certain markets like education. Can Microsoft grab a share of this market with its own WinBook?

04/28/17

What Sears' recent troubles could tell us about Amazon's future

What Sears' recent troubles could tell us about Amazon's future

Sears was once THE powerhouse in retailing. Can its recent fall from grace provide any insights for current e-retailers?

04/18/17

While Microsoft stacks the cloud, Google readies its next play

While Microsoft stacks the cloud, Google readies its next play

The battle for cloud-based enterprise productivity and back office apps is heating up. While the majority of companies will spend many years (if ever) before they are fully divested of on-premises solutions, that's not stopping an...

03/28/17

Wirelessly enabling IoT/EoT: And the winner is … ?

Wirelessly enabling IoT/EoT: And the winner is … ?

There is a battle going on to create and deploy wireless connectivity for IoT/EoT, with multiple competing technologies and company alignments. So who wins the race to conquer IoT/EoT wide-area networking?

02/22/17

How Samsung’s Note 7 mess may be good for us all

How Samsung’s Note 7 mess may be good for us all

High-tech lithium-ion batteries, powering most of our gadgets, can be dangerous things. Has Samsung's Note 7 problem shown the industry how to make things safer?

02/06/17

Are carriers going 'soft'?

Are carriers going 'soft'?

Carriers in mature markets like the U.S. and Europe are adapting to cope with the prospects of saturating mobile phone adoption and slower revenue growth.

12/14/16

Racing to make IoT 'smart'

Racing to make IoT 'smart'

There are an increasing number of companies competing to become the key internal “brains” driving the Internet of Things. With so many chip vendors vying for share, is there likely to be a dominant player(s) anytime soon? Which will...

12/02/16

Gaining an “edge” in IoT

Gaining an “edge” in IoT

Creating IoT devices requires more than simply thinking about dumb sensors and minimal processing resources. What's needed to make IoT effective is processing "at the edge" that transforms things from data gatherers to...

10/18/16

Sigfox and LoRa are the WiMax of IoT

Sigfox and LoRa are the WiMax of IoT

Internet of Things/Enterprise of Things devices will need connectivity to be most useful, but their particular needs are not easily met by current broadband networks. Despite proposals to do so, deploying proprietary networks is not...

09/12/16

Blockchain: It's not just for finance anymore

Blockchain: It's not just for finance anymore

Blockchain powers virtual cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. But despite its reputation as a financial technology platform it may prove to be highly valuable outside of finance, and particularly in the emerging world of mission-critical...

08/25/16

The Enterprise of Things: It's the back end that counts

The Enterprise of Things: It's the back end that counts

The real challenge companies face going forward is enabling the infrastructure to take advantage of the potential business improvements that EoT can bring. That's where 90% of the effort will be, and you need to get ready for it.

08/01/16

7 requirements for the Enterprise of Things

7 requirements for the Enterprise of Things

The Enterprise of Things will dramatically impact the way many companies do business in the next 2-3 years. However, few enterprises currently have a strategy for dealing with the coming deluge of EoT. It's time to formulate a...

07/07/16

Traditional security is dead -- why cognitive-based security will matter

Traditional security is dead -- why cognitive-based security will matter

To protect against a changing threat landscape, we need to look at security in a new way, especially if we are to protect corporate data from loss.

05/11/16

You'll soon be using GPU as a Service

You'll soon be using GPU as a Service

The role and deployment of the GPU is about to change dramatically, going from an embedded component to a cloud-based service. And it will usher in some major new market opportunities.

04/29/16

Should Microsoft be a PC hardware company?

Should Microsoft be a PC hardware company?

What does Microsoft know about PCs that the rest of the industry seems to have forgotten? And is this segment of the market ripe for a comeback? If so, what can Microsoft do about it?

03/25/16

The great mobile app challenge

The great mobile app challenge

The demand for enterprise mobile apps has far outstripped most companies' ability to deploy even the most needed apps to the workforce. This situation has to change, as keeping business users productive is at risk. Fortunately there...

03/10/16

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