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Internet of Things (IoT): More Than Half of Spending is for Software and Services

By Dick Weisinger

New devices are increasingly being designed and built with the Internet of Things (IoT) in mind. Within two years time, Gartner predicts that IoT technology will be built into most electronics, including wearables and medical devices. The sensors and communication

Cognitive Manufacturing: Improving Efficiency and Productivity while Reducing Costs

By Dick Weisinger

New technologies are being applied to decades-old manufacturing processes to improve business metrics like productivity, quality, reliability, safety and yield. The combination of cognitive computing, Industrial IoT and analytics is being called ‘Cognitive Computing’. IBM, in particular, has adopted the

IoT Security: Trends Driving Stronger IoT Security in 2019

By Dick Weisinger

The security of pre-2019 IoT devices have been notoriously weak. This may be the year that begins to change. The headlines have begun to get attention and vendors are now tasked with securing their devices in order to retain their

Internet of Things: IoT and Standard IT Devices Have Similar Vulnerabilities but IoT Security Defenses are Weak or Nonexistent

By Dick Weisinger

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced new guidelines for how to address cybersecurity and privacy risks that could occur as a result of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.  There is concern that many current IoT devices

Obsolescence and Recalls: Painpoints of the Internet of Things (IoT)

By Dick Weisinger

Innovation and new technology can be cool, but the dark side of innovation is obsolescence. I recently found that my 5+ year old iPad is considered by Apple to be ‘vintage’.  And at the seven year mark, Apple products are