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Conquering the Skills Gap: The Industry Talent Consortium

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 11.24.2014 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Employers are facing particular challenges finding people with the necessary skills for new industry jobs such as data scientists, cyber-security specialists, industrial network engineers, mobile app developers and network programmers.

Deploying Technology in the Fight Against Ebola

John Bates | Posted 11.13.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Use of the Internet of Things and smart disease control monitoring technology offers great potential to limit the spread of disease. Using this technology, clinics can begin to automate rules to determine breaches in protocol or suspicious patterns.

How a Simple Messaging App Toppled the Great 'Firewall' of China

Tom Grasty | Posted 10.30.2014 | Technology
Tom Grasty

While recent events may have brought both parties back to the bargaining table, it wasn't the renewed friction between the members of the "umbrella revolution" and police that ultimately doused the government's efforts to contain the demonstrators. It was a smartphone app.

The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In early September at the Supermobility/CTIA conferences, I moderated a discussion about the future for the Internet of Things (IoT). The women in t...

The Game Changing Innovation In The Fight Against Disease And Deadly Outbreaks

Eduardo Jezierski | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact
Eduardo Jezierski

The impact of the diagnostic platform that is connected to the internet is powerful for the individual wanting to know their health status in a timely manner, but that impact can be just the tip of the iceberg.

Watching the iWatch and the Battle for the Smart Home

Beverly Macy | Posted 11.10.2014 | Technology
Beverly Macy

Big news yesterday as Apple shows the world how it's done. The results? A (free) U2 album on iTunes; a larger screen; paving the way for mobile payments; and, of course, the long-awaited iWatch.

Machines With Feelings

John Bates | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
John Bates

In Douglas Adam's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy a computer called Deep Thought was asked to provide the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything...

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Code for the Internet of Things

Samuel Bucholtz | Posted 09.22.2014 | Home
Samuel Bucholtz

Companies like Intel, Google, Samsung, Microsoft, General Electric, Cisco, AT&T and IBM, which are already taking an active role in Internet of Things development, will soon be placing a greater emphasis on risk-mitigation with these products - and developers who can deliver on security, in addition to performance and UX, are likely to be a step ahead of the competition.

The Tao of Things

John Bates | Posted 08.17.2014 | Technology
John Bates

The Internet of Things, a massive ecosystem of interconnected sensors and devices, holds such great potential to change our lives that it is being referred to as technology's next generation.

Business at the Dawn of the Internet of Things

James Moore | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
James Moore

As the IoT era dawns, we can expect integrated and networked devices to recognize our personal profiles and context for our present situations, tailor information to provide products we actually need, and even anticipate our desires, which, collectively, forever changes our lives and the world in which we live.

The Search for Intelligent (Business) Life on Earth

John Bates | Posted 06.01.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Firms are working to integrate proprietary and historical data with exponentially expanding masses of valuable new and real-time data, known as big data, in order to improve the way in which they respond to outside challenges.

School Days 2.0: Connected, Borderless, and Highly Inclusive

Joseph Bradley | Posted 04.19.2014 | Impact
Joseph Bradley

The same educational mode has persisted since the 1800s -- if not since Aristotle. Students and their classmates sit within the same walls and absorb rote knowledge from one teacher at a time. And woe to those who fail to show up for the morning bell or to follow the lesson plan!

There's No Place Like (a Connected) Home

Joseph Bradley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Joseph Bradley

It doesn't take long to realize it's going to be one of those mornings. But thanks to the Internet of Everything (IoE) -- the explosion in connectivity that is transforming the world as we know it -- you'll find ease and efficiency in the most time-consuming tasks.

The Internet of Everything: Where Technology and Innovation Meet To Make the World a Better Place

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

What will the future be like? As depicted in today's popular movies and books, the future is either one of bright promise or it's a dystopian world where today's problems have only gotten worse. It's my job to think about what the world will look like in a few years, and how our actions today will impact that future.

How We Shop: Internet of Things, Big Data, Social and Mobile Changes Everything

Beverly Macy | Posted 11.05.2013 | Technology
Beverly Macy

As retailers continue to understand that shoppers incorporate social media commentary and photos into their purchasing decisions and expect to see more sophisticated screens in stores and the portability of retail experience from store to online through smartphones and tablets.

Cars: Major Changes Coming Due to Internet of Things

W. David Stephenson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Technology
W. David Stephenson

Given the major role that cars play in environmental problems, we may be on the verge of a major environmental breakthrough -- courtesy of the IoT!

Homeland Security and the IoT: Why Didn't I See the Links?

W. David Stephenson | Posted 03.27.2013 | Technology
W. David Stephenson

Because all sorts of things are linked via the Internet with the Internet of Things in redundant networks of networks, the IoT can be a critical tool toward building resilience, whether in a natural disaster or a terrorist attack.

If the Internet of Things Will Be So Big, Why Is It Still a Mystery?

W. David Stephenson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology
W. David Stephenson

If the "IoT" has such short-term promise (not to mention its long-term transformational impact on every aspect of our society and economy), why does the very term, let alone the examples that are already making it a reality, remain such a mystery in the U.S?

Two Controversies Underscore Need for Win-Win Regulation 3.0

W. David Stephenson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
W. David Stephenson

The Internet of Things takes "dumb" things such as conventional pipeline valves and makes them "smart" by giving each of them an Internet Protocol address combined with wireless transmitting.