Benson Chan

Benson Chan is an innovation catalyst at Strategy of Things, an innovation management consultancy helping businesses innovate and thrive in a hyper-connected world. He has over 20 years of success in bringing leading edge business and technology innovations to market for corporate and start-up companies. His areas of expertise are in networking, cloud, enterprise IT, IoT and innovation management.

Building the Smart City: 8 Things To Get Right

What is a smart city? In a previous article, we described it as a city that uses technology extensively to achieve key outcomes for...

The Smart City Ecosystem Framework – A Model for Planning Smart Cities

What is a smart city? The answer depends on who you ask. Solutions providers will tell you it’s smart parking, smart lighting or anything...

When Developing Smart Solutions, Should You Build, Buy, or Partner?

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables vendors to create an entirely new line of “smart” solutions for its existing and new markets. While the...

IoT vs. Industrial IoT: 10 Differences That Matter

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables disruptive transformation across multiple market segments, from consumer, enterprise, agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, and utilities to government and cities....

6 Things IT Executives Must Do To Accelerate IoT Adoption

Are you ready for the Internet of Things (IoT)? Despite its transformational potential, most organizations are not. In an era of rapid disruption and digital...

5 “Dot Com” Lessons for IoT

Twenty years ago, the Internet created a gold rush of ideas, opportunities, and new businesses. The news was filled with stories of a new...