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Where Are The Use Cases For IoT In Your Operations?

Where Are The Use Cases For IoT In Your Operations?

I previously discussed some of the business benefits that have been identified by business executives in a recently conducted survey. Here I will focus on some of the uses cases…
Technology Trends 2015: Back To The Future?

Technology Trends 2015: Back To The Future?

Over the holidays I watched Back to the Future II (or Back to the Future Eleven as my son thought) with my children. I forgot  the 1989 film sends Marty McFly and Doc Brown back (or is it
Is Your Business Ready For The Internet Of Things?

Is Your Business Ready For The Internet Of Things?

Today, there are more mobile devices than there are people on the planet. By 2020 it is estimated that there will be 2.5 billion connected people on social networks and they will be using or have access to…
Is Halloween A Trick Or Treat For Your Business?

Is Halloween A Trick Or Treat For Your Business?

As I walked around the local mall this weekend, I was shocked at all the different Halloween stores that have “popped up” over the past few weeks. They will also disappear…
The Network Effect

The Network Effect

By now most of you are LinkedIn with business contacts,” facebooking” with friends, and twittering to anybody who will listen to you (follow me @howellsrichard). I recently…
3D Coming To A Space Station Near You

3D Coming To A Space Station Near You

Over the past few years, space has been brought to us via 3D movies such as Gravity, Star Trek and the Star Wars series. Now, this trend is reversed with 3D technology coming to the International Space Station. Printing the Space…
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How Will The 4th Industrial Revolution Affect Your Business?

Manufacturing companies are being driven by a number of impactful market trends affecting their business: Expectations of global markets are causing companies to build production processes with greater agility and adaptability to respond to highly variable market demand Massive amounts of…
Are You Ready For The Internet Of Everything?

Are You Ready For The Internet Of Everything?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to describe an environment in which billions of objects, such as mechanical devices, refrigerators, washers, air conditioners and even industrial production…
Wimbledon 2014: How Slazenger Tennis Balls Ace The Tournament

Wimbledon 2014: How Slazenger Tennis Balls Ace The Tournament

Wimbledon, the oldest organized tennis tournament in the world, started this week. And with it comes many time honored traditions such as the rule that every player must wear white, it always rains, the much loved (and often overpriced) strawberries and cream, and,…
Global About-Face: United States As The New China?

Global About-Face: United States As The New China?

We’re all familiar with the reasons why the U.S. outsources large parts of its manufacturing resources overseas. But the surprising results from two recent reports suggest the global supply chain game is about to get turned upside down. Will…