Industrial Internet of Things Summit, November 12–13, 2015 | Berlin , Germany

Key Practical Points of the Summit:

• The impact of IoT on business models
• Latest thinking of Industrial Internet of Things
• Potential of IoT for business and organizational structure
• How the Industrial Internet is changing?
• How is IoT determining the value of data?
• Technologies and innovations in the IoT generation
• Cyber Security in the Internet of Things
• Industrial Internet- Opportunities and Challenges

WRAL TechWire: First NC hackathon focused on the Internet of Things set for October

RALEIGH, N.C. — Riot will hold the first North Carolina Hackathon focused on the Internet of Things at NC State's Centennial Campus, Oct. 2-4.

Anyone can attend, the organizers say, adivsing, "Pitcyh your ide4a to the audience...form teams and go build.\

Hackers compete not only for fame and glory, but also for a spot at a weekend Groundwork Labs accelerator, especially designed for Internet of Things companies.

IBM and ARM Holdings Team Up for the Internet of Things

Spending on Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services, which connect everyday objects to each other and the cloud, could soar from $656 billion in 2014 to $1.7 trillion by 2020, according to research firm IDC. To tap into that growth, IBM (NYSE:IBM) and chip designer ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH) recently announced a partnership to strengthen each other's IoT businesses.

Sharon Gaudin: Get ready to live in a trillion-device world

In just 10 years, we may live in a world where there are sensors in the walls of our houses, in our clothes and even in our brains.

Forget thinking about the Internet of Things where your coffee maker and refrigerator are connected. By 2025, we could very well live in a trillion-device world.

That's the prediction from Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California at Berkeley.

Michael Hummel: The Future of the Internet of Things in Renewable Energy

Renewable energy companies have experienced strong global growth over the last several years, but they face pressure to improve profitability and productivity as the industry continues to scale globally. That said, the energy business can no longer be differentiated by simply applying more improvements via mechanical engineering and physics.

The next wave of innovation will be driven by sensors and data – in other words, the Internet of Things (IoT).

Brad Egeland: What will the Internet of Things mean for project management?

The Internet of Things is estimated to grow to 50 billion devices by 2020. How soon - and how - will IoT affect the tech projects we manage?

Ok, the Internet of Things (IoT) may not mean anything to your next project, but it’s coming. IoT will eventually affect you, your next project, the technology you are delivering, and your IT organization as a whole.

McKinsey Global Institute: The Internet of Things: Five critical questions: How do industry experts view the development of the Internet of Things, and what would they change?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is evolving rapidly. In these short videos, McKinsey’s Michael Chui poses five critical questions about its development to experts ranging from MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito to Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group deputy director Dan Kaufman to Cloudera cofounder and chief strategy officer Mike Olson to O’Reilly Media founder and chief executive officer Tim O’Reilly. An extended and edited transcript of their comments follows.


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