Internet of things IoT for business

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    The IoT is worth $3 billion to IBM. What's it worth to CIOs?

    IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    IoT security tips from an IoT startup

    The benefits of IoT are just as well known as the risks that come with it. And, as happens with most new tech trends, CIOs are wary of jumping in at first, Tom Pincince, CEO of Digital Lumens, an ...

  • February 20, 2015 20 Feb'15

    The Apple car: The perfect IoT learning tool for CIOs?

    There's buzz that an Apple car is in the works, and CIOs should use it to drive attention to IoT security. Also in Searchlight: The U.S. has been embedding spyware in foreign networks for years; Snapchat seeks $19 billion in funding.

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    FTC sounds the alarm on IoT privacy

    There are almost 5 billion IoT devices in use -- and counting. To reap their rewards, says the FTC, focus on consumer privacy, not just security. Also in Searchlight: Apple's quarter earnings make history; Amazon breaks into business email with ...

  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    IDC prediction for IoT 2015: It's a doozy

    Market research firm IDC presented its 2015 predictions for the IoT this week, and my first reaction was, "This one's a doozy!" To put it another way: CIOs and CISOs, prepare for a massive flood of ...

  • October 07, 2014 07 Oct'14

    HP's distributed mesh computing solution for the IoT

    No one disputes that the Internet of Things has the potential to generate large amounts of data. Gartner has predicted there will be close to 26 billion devices on the IoT by 2020. The question is ...

  • October 07, 2014 07 Oct'14

    IoT spurs interest in mesh networks

    The Internet of Things is spurring a new architecture for relaying data, referred to by some as mesh networking. But it may not be enterprise-ready yet.

  • August 22, 2014 22 Aug'14

    Three digital intelligence tactics for IoT; Heartbleed hack reemerges

    With the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the resultant growth in streaming data, CIOs are facing new duties and challenges. To fully take advantage of IoT, CIOs must build a ...

  • July 03, 2014 03 Jul'14

    Prepare for IoT security, and how to develop a SaaS risk strategy

    The Internet of Things provides consumers with many conveniences, but as ASIP CTO Andy Thurai and IBM VP of product management Michael Curry cautioned CIOs at MassTLC's recent IoT conference, its ...

  • May 23, 2014 23 May'14

    IoT: necessary for success but flawed

    With the Internet of Things (IoT) the sky is the limit for CIOs; just be smart and don't fly too close to the sun, warned a panel of experts at the 11th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. With all the ...

  • May 16, 2014 16 May'14

    The future is nigh: IoT, wearable tech, open APIs and other disruptors

    The future looms large this week on SearchCIO – starting with recent findings from a Pew Research survey indicating that IT and everyday life will be infiltrated by wearable tech and the Internet ...

  • March 10, 2014 10 Mar'14

    Is contextual computing the love child of big data, mobility and IoT?

    The more businesses combine mobility, big data and the Internet of Things, the closer they'll come to contextual computing: The Data Mill reports.