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Hari Harikrishnan

Hari Harikrishnan
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Hari is a Silicon Valley-based technology executive with extensive product and GTM experience spanning enterprise software, communications, and computing. Hari is passionate about analytics-enabled automation and the impact of technology and data on business and society.
There-is-No-Universal-IoT-Platform

There is No Universal IoT Platform

Your business needs should dictate what your IoT platform is. Not vendor definitions. They come in all shapes and sizes. Hoards of them. They are called IoT Platforms. They are hard to...
IoT-and-Healthcare-Redesigning-Care-Pathway

IoT and Healthcare: Redesigning Care Pathways

Joining IoT and healthcare and leveraging connectivity to deliver care is not as easy as it seems. The usual refrain on IoT goes like this:You connect a device to the cloud. Data...
A-Cyber-Physical-Systems-Approach-to-IoT-Standards

A Cyber-Physical Systems Approach to IoT Standards

IT + OT standards = IoT standards. I am often asked what the standards for IoT are. Is it MQTT or AMQP? What about ZigBee or Z-Wave? Is it 6LoWPAN or LoRa...
How IoT Transforms Business Models

How IoT Transforms Business Models

For years predictive maintenance has been touted as the killer app of IoT; that IoT and predictive analytics is the cure for inefficient machine maintenance and unplanned downtime; that we need...
M&A and Venture Strategy: IoT = IT + OT

M&A and Venture Strategy: IoT = IT + OT

The convergence of IT and OT dramatically alters investing activities in corporate development.We wake up routinely to the news of one acquisition or another. Most stories repeat the refrain, “Big fish...
What is Proximity Computing? - Explanation and the 3 Types

What is Proximity Computing? – Explanation and the 3 Types

Edge computing is a means of processing data physically close to where the data is being produced, i.e. where the things and humans are - in the field area, homes, and...
Go-to-Market (GTM) Strategy: IoT = IT + OT

Go-to-Market (GTM) Strategy: IoT = IT + OT

We can build the best camel there is.But can we transport the camel to the right buyer? Do you have the right pallet for it? The right go-to-market (GTM) strategy is...
Product Strategy: IoT = IT + OT

Product Strategy: IoT = IT + OT

Many years ago, I used the phrase IoT = IT + OT as shorthand for how information and communication technologies (ICT) need to be integrated with operational technologies (OT), and how...