Tag Archives: internet of things

The IoT: Redefining industry, again.

Wednesday February 8th, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is much more than fitness tracking, AI toothbrushes and targeted discounts when you walk by a coffee shop. Put simply: the opportunities arising from ubiquitous connectivity and access to data will bring about the end of many of today’s industries as we know them. For some, this new IoT-enabled world… Read More »

The Rise of AI: Nothing artificial about this intelligence

Thursday January 12th, 2017

Artificial Intelligence has seeped into the lives of everyone with an internet connection. Binge-watching television shows and online shopping carts full of suggested add-ons are commonplace, even though most consumers aren’t aware of what’s powering the recommendations. Algorithms are constantly hard at work, learning in real-time while users are sitting on the couch watching their… Read More »

“Internet of Things”: The off road drive to connectivity in India

Wednesday November 30th, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now gaining traction, reshaping the way we engage with our world in our day to day lives. A recent report that came out from Gartner states that the number of connected units, relating to the IoT, will reach 26 billion by 2020-a 30-fold increase since 2009. Will India accept… Read More »

IoT will accelerate industry convergence and structural disruption

Tuesday October 25th, 2016

Convergence of T, IT, IT&T to IoT When I first started working in the Telecom industry over 30 years ago, the telecommunication (T) and information technologies (IT), functions, systems were completely distinct and different with their own individual disciplines. Over a period of time they changed progressively to become IT&T. Today, the telecom industry is… Read More »

Can we defeat DDoS using analytics?

Monday August 15th, 2016

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been in the news recently with one particular prominent incident garnering national attention in the past week. Whilst the jury is still out on the nature and cause of that alleged attack it should be remembered that DDoS attacks have been occurring for many years. In fact, you… Read More »

The Rising Importance of Data Ethics

Tuesday May 13th, 2014

We are starting to see the side effects of how organisation’s use of expanding data sources are testing the boundaries of privacy.  This brings new questions around legal and moral boundaries when leveraging this data in new ways.  Some headlines highlighting this include: “Verizon Wireless sells out customers with creepy new tactic” – LA Times… Read More »

Is this the Age of the Cyborg? Quantified Self Meets the Internet of Things

Thursday March 20th, 2014

Companies ceaselessly strive to get a better understand of their prospects and customers. They want to improve segmentation, targeted advertising and ROI on marketing spend. They continue to strive for the ever elusive “360 degree view” of customer. But life is not getting any easier in this respect because the granularity of that view is… Read More »