18 janvier 2017

Big Data, secret agent (or not) of the insurances

In the area of insurance, where data have always been the raw material to forecast and anticipate the risks, the advantage of Big Data is undisputable. Objective: know the customer as precisely as possible to price him the right insurance product the most adapted to his needs. But, among the internal data of the customer portofolio, the semipublic data, the partners’s data and the personnal information collected (by sensors, smart box, internet surfing and home automation, etc...), the insurer can quickly find himself flooded in a... [Lire la suite]

12 décembre 2016

Four Business Models for the Digital Age

Digitization, which is of course happening all around us, is opening up a whole new spectrum of opportunities to create value. But how do you navigate this new horizontal world? Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner offer some useful insights on these challenges in their 2015 Sloan Management Review article, “Thriving in an Increasingly Digital Ecosystem.” In exploring these insights, and some of their implications, leaders can gain a fuller understanding of the landscape they face. Opportunities for companies in every industry are... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2016

The 5 Biggest Industries for the Internet of Things

Everything is connected. Even things you don’t usually think of as particularly high-tech are connected nowadays. And more importantly, everyone wants data on everything. The ever-growing need for high-speed, high-efficiency work has made the Internet of Things (IoT) into the absolute behemoth it is today. By far, the biggest market for connected devices is, without question, consumer electronics, which includes the connected device you probably have on you right now: a smartphone. But these are just the beginning, and... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2016

IoT Stocks: What to Watch in 2017

Security issues, new chipsets, unified communication standards, and growing ecosystems will be the key areas of the IoT market to watch next year. Leo Sun (TMFSunLion) Nov 23, 2016 at 5:00PM Many tech companies are now developing products for the Internet of Things (IoT), which connects various gadgets to each other and the cloud. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) claims that the number of connected devices could surge from 15 billion in 2015 to 200 billion by 2020 -- tethering an average of 26 smart objects to every... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2016

A Quick Guide to Sensors Used in IoT Devices And Their Applications

In many cases, IoT devices are dependent on sensors to sense what is going on in the world and then the data is processed to continue the work. These sensors are most important part of devices and hence used extensively in IoT setup. In this article, we will discuss some of the commonly used types of sensors and what they are used for. Temperature Sensors These sensors allow an IoT device to know the temperature of objects and function according to it. Once installed, these sensors use different methods to determine the heat or... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2016

How Will Digitalization Impact Personnel on the Manufacturing Shop Floor?

Mark Humphlett, Director of Industry and Solution Strategy, Infor When the shop floor is operating poorly, the entire enterprise suffers. This is why teams who are setting priorities for digital initiatives should place a high priority on improving shop floor processes first and foremost. Manufacturers are gearing up for change. Personnel throughout the enterprise are bound to be impacted by the digital technologies which are changing processes and re-inventing manufacturing, from the ground up. Nowhere is the impact of... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2016

Place the store in the heart of the customer experience

In recent years, retailers have primarily tied to invest in their eCommerce by adopting innovative web and mobile technologies to make it more relevant and personal to the online customer experience. But with the evolution of consumption and the emergence of a demand for unified experience, so omnicanale, retailers are turning again today to their physical stores trying to evaluate the best way to harness the wealth and potential ... potential pure players have not and they suffer.Indeed, a study presented by userADgents in September... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2016

If you're not planning for IoT, you're already behind

Think your industry or your business won't be impacted by the internet of things? Consider this your wakeup call. Roughly half of the audience informally polled at last month’s CIO 100 event said they had attended an IoT event in the last 12 months. "So what were the other half [of you] doing on the most hyped word on the internet today?" asked Vernon Turner, senior vice president of enterprise systems & fellow for the internet of things at IDC. "Be careful of the internet of things because it may not seem like it, but believe... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2016

Internet of Things- it's all about data

IDC just released the results of its 3rd annual survey of IoT enterprise decision-makers. -- 55% say IoT is strategic to their business -- Industries leading adoption IoT include financial svcs., insurance, retail & manufacturing. -- Lagging sectors include government, healthcare, and utilities. IBM and Microsoft have taken a leading role in almost all IoT segments. By Roger Attick on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6191584881751908352
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22 septembre 2016

What Industry Leaders are Saying About the IIoT

One eye on today, the other on the future  Far more manufacturing executives than not think that the Industrial Internet of Things will provide the path to future success. Far fewer have a good idea of how to get there. Those are just two of the numerous findings from “Transforming Industrial Businesses with the Internet of Things”, a new research study from the Genpact Research Institute and IndustryWeek, in conjunction with GE Digital and the Industrial Internet Consortium. Stick around for the next 11 slides and glean... [Lire la suite]