cloud computing

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How to Architect for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) resurfaces classic hardware engineering challenges and adds many new software and data ones–all at tremendous scale. My podcast with Forbes-contributor Mike Kavis discusses these and some of techniques I am currently using to overcome them.

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Launching “The Connected World” Blog

We have started this blog to help add some clarity to the discussion on thinks like IoT, M2M, the Industrial Internet, AllSeen Alliance, AllJoyn, the rise of sensors on your smartphone and even the use of social media as a societal sensor.

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Ten Tech Trends for Your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions List

This year ten trends will move from “new concept” to “mainstream trend.” Exploring all should be on your 2012 “to-do” list.

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Evolution At Work: Why Traditional Enterprise Tech Will Get Killed By Consumer-oriented Products

Today’s Post-PC, Web 2.0 Era is causing the consumer and enterprise tech worlds to collide. In this battle, the DNA of consumer tech positions it to displace “dinosaur” Enterprise mindsets.

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Insurance is NOT the answer for the cloud

Two weeks ago Dr. Alexander Pasik, CIO of IEEE, posited that businesses would be more inclined to use cloud services if service providers carried insurance against data breaches. We could not disagree more.

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Cloud Computing: Its not just about access from anywhere

Too many extolling the virtues of cloud computing are ignoring many of its most transformational benefits