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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 industrial IoT to...
How to Differentiate Your IoT Product: Provide Insights Not Data

How to Differentiate Your IoT Product: Provide Insights Not Data

IoT products are known for producing large amounts of data. Some people even argue that the reason to deploy IoT products is to produce and collect all this data, that the data in itself...
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 bought little fish”....
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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 buying IoT?Today’s buyers...
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 cases with evolving...
The IoT Subscription Model - Here to Stay or Going Away?

The IoT Subscription Model – Here to Stay or Going Away?

The Future Involves a Monthly Bill Microsoft has Office 365, the cloud service with the monthly or yearly fee. Adobe has completely phased out their buy-once use-forever model, favoring a $50-a-month service. Same-same with Quickbooks, TurboTax, Amazon...
Why the Slow Adoption of IoT? It's Because IoT is Hard

Why the Slow Adoption of IoT? It’s Because IoT is Hard

By now, you know that IoT sits at the intersection of the digital and the physical, dramatically extending the reach of information technology. As the natural evolution of automation, the adoption of IoT presents...
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The Internet of Things isn’t about “Things”

Let’s face it, IoT devices are a mess. When developing new connected products, the current trend seems to be, “let’s make an internet-connected device.” The results have been mixed. While there have been successes...
People-Don’t-Buy-IoT-They-Buy-a-Solution-to-a-Problem

People Don’t Buy IoT, They Buy a Solution to a Problem

Too many product teams and entrepreneurs think, “If I connect it, they will come.” The problem is that people don’t buy IoT, they buy a solution to a problem. In this post, I talk...
Id(iot)-Products

Id(iot) Products

Would you pay $1,400 for a smart iron? The Swiss company Laurastar thinks so, which is why they recently debuted their Laurastar Smart iron at the IFA tradeshow in Berlin.“The iron connects to an app...

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