CIO checklist for fast tracking your IoT investments

IoT has significant impact on almost every vertical, including automobile, healthcare, manufacturing, supply chain, retail, construction, and oil and gas industries. The success of turning an IoT pilot into a fully integrated and scaled opportunity often relies on the choices made at the very start of the project. The secure management of increasingly diverse enterprise devices, such as sensor end points, sensor hubs, gateways and servers, will play a critical role in your IoT deployment. Finding the right partner and device management solution sets the scope of your investment. The devices layer is the most important component of an IoT solution. Devices are the starting point of the IoT and they’re often very constrained in terms of size or power supply; distributed across multiple locations. For most businesses, the installation costs for smart devices or retrofitted sensors on end devices can represent a significant level of investment. 86% of businesses who started on IoT projects in 2016 reported device management as their.

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The Internet of Things: Evaluating the Interplay of Interoperability, Industry Standards, and Related IP Licensing Approaches (Part 2)

whitePaper | July 18, 2016

We recently published a client alert on January 26, 2016 that addressed some of the more significant Internet of Things (“IoT”) -specific standards and initiatives and emphasized the importance of interoperability as central to the growth and success of the products and services that leverage the IoT.

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The CEO Perspective: Internet of Things for Mining and Metals

whitePaper | March 1, 2016

"The Internet of Things (IoT) supports tremendous change for the miningand metals industry segments. These highly complex industries mustnavigate remote and sometimes hazardous global operations, far-flungsupply chains, and the turmoil of price and demand volatility. Thrivingcompanies strive to continuously adapt and try new business and technologyapproaches to innovate and achieve efficiencies that support profitabilityas well as a commitment to sustainability and responsible mining. "

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Focuses on The Internet of Things and the Modern Supply Chain

whitePaper | March 1, 2016

It's frequently mentioned in the same breath as supply chain, with the common observation that it will significantly impact supply chain operations. Devices that are always connected open the possibility of knowing where they are at all times. This can lead to effective real-time shipment tracking and improved inventory visibility. The tracking ability dovetails into asset management and better fleet management. It means avoiding empty miles, calculating more efficient routes for trucks, and organizing precise schedules for pickups and deliveries

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Cisco IoT Networking

whitePaper | April 6, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects things with business and operational applications energy grids, manufacturing floors, healthcare devices, cars. In fact, 500 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2030. By linking smart things to each other and to people, places and data, we can work in ways that are simpler, more automated, and more intelligent. IoT accelerates digital business transformation through efficiency, new business and improved customer experience. Cisco® IoT connects things and IoT applications. allowing customers to deliver high value business outcomes across a wide range of production deployments. Cisco IoT addresses challenges across several industries, including manufacturing, energy, transportation, and public sector. Through Cisco IoT solutions, organizations can create and monetize new business models and services; innovate easily and get more things done, boosting productivity; and deliver insight for better user experience and engagement.

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Navigating and Informing the IoT Standards Landscape

whitePaper | February 14, 2019

This paper summarizes some of the main opportunities and challenges that IoT SMEs (small and medium size enterprises) and start-ups face when trying to develop connected products and associated IoT services in a responsible and transparent manner. The challenges highlight standardization priorities for these players.

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Revolutionizing Customer Service with the Internet of Things

whitePaper | March 1, 2016

The first 20 years of the internet was about connecting people. It was the internet of people. We’ve now entered the Internet of Things (IoT) – like your dish washer, refrigerator, car, dog collar – communicating with each other and with people. Your washing machine needs a repair? The technician is already on the way. Your car needs a repair? The dealer is about to call you to schedule your appointment.With IOT everything is possible.

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Thin Film Electronics

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Ticker: THIN.OL) is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed system products that will include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication—at a cost-per-functionality unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap of system products integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods. Specialties Printed Memories, Printed Electronics - Temperature Threshold Detection Smart Labels, Integrated Printed Systems, NFC enabled smart labels, Printed Sensor Devices, NFC OpenSense™, EAS Electronic Article Surveillance

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