Internet of Things (IoT) in the Federal Government

June 8, 2021

The Internet of Things is one of the most impactful IT innovations of our time. As consumers, we already encounter the IoT in our daily lives with smart items such as TVs, watches, and phones. As we journey further in time, IoT will become a ubiquitous aspect of life at home and in the workplace.

Gartner defines the IoT as the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment.” More simply, IoT devices are computers (typically very small), that are embedded into an object to perform a function (e.g., collect data, run software) and connect to a network (e.g., the internet). For example, an IoT device could be an assembly line sensor capable of detecting minute deficiencies and determining when equipment needs repair.

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The function of our IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues

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IoT Signals- Edition 3 (Microsoft)

whitePaper | October 5, 2021

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly changing the world around us, transforming a huge range of physical objects through digital intelligence. Beyond our ubiquitous smart personal devices, IoT is revolutionizing the way companies do business – helping them become faster, smarter, safer, and more efficient.

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Empowering DSOs to secure the Smart Grid

whitePaper | February 6, 2020

As the world’s growing need for energy meets the power of the Internet of Things, the traditional energy marketplace is rapidly transforming. Millions of meters and energy assets are connected and digitized each year, providing enormous benefits to the entire ecosystem: real time tracking of energy production and consumption data, optimized load balancing systems, streamlined operations and billing systems to name a few. As connectivity expands and the landscape is digitalizing, new distributed energy resources (DERs) and stakeholders are able to integrate into and expand the grid. DERs offer non-carbon resources that improve the energy sector’s overall carbon footprint, a key benefit for everyone.

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Accelerating the Impact of Industrial IoT in Small and Medium‑Sized Enterprises

whitePaper | February 12, 2020

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector are being left behind in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This worrying trend is exacerbating economic inequality, stifling opportunities for social mobility and dragging down global industrial productivity. To benefit from the technological advancements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, SMEs will need to overcome a range of challenges including a dearth of skilled employees, lack of access to capital and unclear returns on investment, a need to revamp their firm’s infrastructure and processes, a need to update information technology and operational technology, and navigate a nascent technology landscape that is currently poised to serve larger companies.

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HOW TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS WITH THE IOT?

whitePaper | December 7, 2021

Achieving success with the Internet of Things (IoT)requires a lot more than just selecting the right technology. This helpful guide tackles the aspects of IoT implementation that companies wrestle with the most, such as creating a strong business case, managing security requirements, and identifying the top requirements of a successful system. We also take a deep dive into the most common challenges that early IoT adopters have encountered—from budget constraints to cultural resistance to change—with advice on how to overcome these challenges to obtain real and tangible benefits.

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Tailoring IoT platforms to the requirements of specific use cases

whitePaper | April 13, 2021

The Internet of Things has evolved in the last 10-15 years from a long-term visionary idea to our current reality, present in more and more domains of our everyday lives. Many IoT architectures and platforms are being proposed today by various academic and industrial consortia, in domains as diverse as smart manufacturing, smart homes, smart cities or smart transport, to name just a few. These different IoT platforms have many things in common, as they all rely on connecting some smart sensor and actuator devices to each other and to the Internet, providing value-added services and applications to us, human users, either directly, or in an indirect manner. However, by closely analyzing their structure and operational focus, we can observe that these IoT architectures and platforms have also special features tailored to the requirements of different use cases.

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Connected Cars – Architecture,Challenges and Way Forward

whitePaper | January 2, 2020

The global automotive industry has been witnessing a transformation over the last decade with digital communication technologies making rapid inroads in vehicles. The world is moving towards the concept of connected transportation that focuses on providing enhanced connectivity like vehicles communicating with each other to know their presence, real-time communication facility to the occupants of the vehicle. This functionality is enabled by variety of technologies like vehicle to vehicle.

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Internet of Things Community

The function of our IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues

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