Felipe Fonseca is a brazilian media activist and researcher working on technological appropriation, low tech experimentation, free (livre) and open source multimedia software, open licensing, experimental laboratories and online collaboration. He...
Dion Hinchcliffe: Is the Internet of Things strategic to the enterprise?
Source: „Are we to add the Internet of Things to the pantheon of top strategic technology priorities for the decade? That's the question increasingly in front of IT decision makers these days as tech vendors add the buzzphrase to their marketing and practitioners evaluate the rapidly growing array of related tools and technologies.
That's not to say there's much doubt about the phenomenon itself. There's essentially no question that the Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming entrenched both in consumer and enterprise IT. It already seems like just about other new digital device that emerges these days comes with an app to monitor or control it, remote home automation devices are exploding, and everything electric and digital seems to be heading for 24/7 connection to the Internet.”