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Retail innovation and transformation – what winning retailers do better

Smart retail innovation requires asking intelligent questions, focusing on the right projects and steering away from thinking in terms of technologies and means to...

Gartner: by 2029 the circular economy will be the only economy

Chief supply chain officers are and will continue to be instrumental in the shift from a linear to a circular economy. By 2029, circular...

Substation automation: meeting the growing need for energy control and monitoring systems

Substation automation systems are used by companies where energy availability is critical, and energy control and monitoring is a necessity. The demand for substation...

OT and ICS cybersecurity – the human dimension and organizational challenges

The increasing digitization of industrial networks comes with ample benefits. But at the same time, the attack surface of OT (operational technology) with Industrial...

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance: a more secure industrial ecosystem

If companies want to realize the potential of Industry 4.0, cybersecurity can't be an afterthought. With industrial cybersecurity still being years behind general IT...
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Industrial cybersecurity is years behind; IoT security has a standards issue

Industry 4.0 and industrial transformation overall require a heightened attention for cybersecurity. Yet, industrial cybersecurity is years behind general IT security and standards pose...
Digital transformation concept

Digital transformation maturity: from internal operations to external limitations

Digital transformation is still seen too much as a matter of siloed and ad hoc projects with digital transformation maturity remaining quite low. The...

Cloud data management on the rise – road to intelligent data management

Organizations invest in digital initiatives with technologies such as cloud, Big Data, AI and IoT. Data management practices urgently need improvement the 2019 Veeam...

Big Data as a Service (BDaaS): benefits, evolutions and market trends 2025

Several big data management and analytics functions are available through ‘as-a-Service models in the cloud since the early days of big data. Initially referring...

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Data lake concept

Data lakes and big data analytics: the what, why and how of data lakes

What are data lakes and how are they used for big data analytics? A definition and description of data lakes, how they work and...

IoT endpoints: the industries and use cases driving growth in 2020

According to Gartner the number of enterprise and automotive IoT endpoints in use will increase by 21 percent in 2020, compared with this year....
Data age - the global datasphere - trends and data-readiness from edge to core growing to 175 zettabytes in 2025

Data Age 2025: the datasphere and data-readiness from edge to core

A look at Data Age 2025, a collaboration between Seagate and IDC - on the growth of the global datasphere, the increasing role of...
LPWAN

LPWAN: delayed deployment of NB-IoT and LTE-M benefits LoRa and Sigfox

Technical issues and questions of enterprises and OEMs delay the deployment of cellular LPWA network standards NB-IoT and LTE-M. Non-cellular standards, mainly LoRa and...

NB-IoT device shipments to triple in 2019 as the US and Europe catch up

NB-IoT device shipments will likely triple in 2019, reaching a total of around 142 million units (on a yearly basis). There is a somewhat...

IoT 2019: spending, trends and hindrances across industries

IoT spending forecasts from IDC for 2019 with a look at leading industries, use cases, regions & technology areas – including takeaways from the...

LTE-M roaming for North America and several European markets

KPN, Orange, Swisscom and AT&T have activated LTE-M roaming. An overview of the first markets this covers and why LTE-M roaming is important with...

Interviews

mHealth: from research to real-life applications – interview Valerie Storms (Mobile Health Unit)

In our interview series on digital health we talked with mHealth (mobile health) expert Valerie Storms. Valerie has been closely involved in mHealth research...

Tom Casaer on the IoT market, makers, LPWAN & iterating in IoT

Part two of an interview with Tom Casaer, the CEO of IoT company AllThingsTalk, with a focus on the market, the makers and the...

Retail facilities in flux: inside the new EcoXpert integrated retail specialization training

Retail is one of the fastest changing industries and often at the forefront of technological innovation. A growing pressure for profitability, low margins and...

Evolving from scanning and document services to BPO services

Interview with Orla Cafferty of Dublin-based Datascan Document Services on the strategic journey from document management services and document capture services to high-value BPO...

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