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How Smart Is Your Workplace?

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Smart buildings are rapidly becoming the norm. From resource management to tracking, technology is improving how buildings are run and maintained in a myriad of ways. Businesses are now taking the same technology principles used to power smart buildings and bringing them into the workplace. That’s exciting, because “smart offices” open a new realm of possibilities for companies of all …

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Five Things You Need to Know About Fog Computing

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I know, I know. Just when we’ve gotten on board with the concept of sending our data to a far-away land, aka the cloud, a completely new concept emerges: fog. If fog computing or edge computing has left you feeling a bit hazy, you’re not alone. Businesses worldwide have spent millions buying into the anything-as-a-service (XaaS) model the cloud and …

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Improving Cities One IoT Device at a Time

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OK—maybe one device at a time is a bit misleading. It’s been suggested that 16 billion devices will be interconnected by the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2021. Cities are expected to spend more than $40 trillion on IoT technology in the next two decades, and companies like Cisco, IBM, Intel, GE, and Siemens all have their hands in the …

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The Case for IoT Standardization

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Forget smart phones and smart TVs. The IoT promises to make virtually every thing on the planet a smart and interactive object, transmitting data and personal details at rates we’ve never even imagined.  But as much promise as the IoT holds in improving customer satisfaction and making our lives (and marketing research) easier, there is still one issue that could …

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IoT and AI: Improving Customer Satisfaction

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True—the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) hold huge promise in helping us better engage and satisfy our customers. But that promise still depends heavily on our ability to process and act on the data we’re gathering in a way that is meaningful and positive for our customer base. Research shows that within a few years, 89 percent …

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The Top Six Enterprise Network Predictions for 2017

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Move over big data, here comes artificial intelligence. And hello, Internet of Things; you’ve finally made it to the party. Those are just a couple of growth areas I see for enterprise networks in 2017. With all the activity that took place in enterprise network computing in 2016, the coming year stands to bear fruit with some truly big trends …

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Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) is Disrupting the Industry Thanks to IoT Growth. Here’s How to Capitalize.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is booming, and it’s already impacting everything from the public sector to employee engagement. The influx of connected devices is expected to be worth between $3.9 and $11.1 billion annually through 2025. There’s one market in particular being disrupted by the IoT explosion today: Content. Marketers have access to more channels and content than ever …

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To Have and to Hold: Married to the Internet of Things

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For several years we have been carefully observing the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT). For those not familiar with the term, it refers to the connectivity of virtually every modern “smart” device that is being manufactured for the home, office, automobile … you name it. If it has a “chip” and can access Internet, then it is at …