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What Experts are Saying About the Internet of Things – January 2016

This is the latest post in a blog series here at bbotx that highlights what happened in the Internet of Things world during the past month.

  • The IoT is starting to develop core capabilities that will solve real problems, states this article from the Huffington Post. Manufacturing is one of the areas that will truly benefit from problem-solving, Industrial IoT applications.
  • The potential for the Internet of Things is enormous, but most projects fail in finding success. This article from IBM explains how the companies that fail are those that use narrow, point-focused solutions with very little enterprise IoT strategy in place.
  • The IoT stole the spotlight at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This Forbes article states that CES 2016 displayed how the Internet of Things is moving from merely “smart” to intelligent.
  • As IoT technology is more widely deployed, the need for streamlined standards is becoming more apparent. This article from Information Age discusses how the IoT will become context-aware and self-sufficient as it enters this next stage.

Bonus: bbotx CEO and Co-Founder Paul Hanson recently published a piece about what it’s like starting over as an entrepreneur over the age of 50.

What other articles about the IoT space caught your interest this month? Let us know on twitter at @bbotx or in the comment section below.


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Starting a new career is not a big thing with me. I have always felt that your “career” was what you saw in the rear view mirror. It amounts to making sense of what happened rather than a planned succession of incremental changes amounting to some form of advancement through life. Maybe that’s just me; I knew people in high school that I suspected had their summer job lined up by the end of September. Read more


bbotx in the News: Flarrio

Paul Hanson, CEO and co-founder of bbotx, was recently included in Flarrio, a platform for tech enthusiasts and thought leaders to share their technology insights. The piece, titled ‘Future of the IoT: 50 Global Voices,’ features responses from 50 industry experts about where the IoT is headed in 2016.

Check out all of the IoT predictions here.