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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.

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. Industrial IoT (IIoT), a subset of the...

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 transformation, IT executives and managers must lead...

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 world to be built. Everybody had a...
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Smart Parking Solutions – It’s Not About The Parking

Parking and traffic congestion are constant sources of frustration for drivers, merchants, employers and public officials in most cities around the world. It is no surprise that smart parking services are...
IoT Innovation, IoT Enabled Innovation

IoT Is Not Innovation

Industry analysts predict a huge market opportunity for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The only thing larger than the opportunity is the hype over IoT. Suddenly, everyone has an “innovative” IoT...

IoT Subscription Models – 6 Key Considerations

The emergence of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have disrupted solution vendors across multiple industries, from financial services to technology to agricultural equipment. Solutions vendors are shifting from traditional products to...

Smart Home 2.0 – How to Develop Smart Home Solutions that Resonate with Buyers

The Internet of Things (IoT) has found traction and interest in the smart home market. Smart doorbells, door locks, lighting and thermostats are some of the most popular IoT products found...

8 Things to Stop Doing If You Want to Succeed in IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) brings the potential of disruptive transformation and game changing benefits. Analysts predict billions and billions of IoT devices by 2020. So how come no one is...
How to Future-Proof Your IoT Infrastructure Investment

How to Future-Proof Your IoT Infrastructure Investment

For all the value and disruptive potential that Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provide, corporate buyers face a dilemma. Today’s IoT technologies are still immature point solutions that address emerging use...
How to Beat the Odds and Make Your First IoT Project a Success

How to Beat the Odds and Make Your First IoT Project a Success

A recent survey of 1,845 business and IT decision-makers in mid-market and enterprise companies, conducted by Cisco, found that nearly three-quarters of Internet of Things (IoT) projects aren't successful. The top...