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Linkfluence acquires scoop.it

Linkfluence raises 18 million euros and acquires Scoop.it

French social data intelligence company Linkfluence has raised 18 million euros and is expanding its operations with the acquisition of content curation pioneer Scoop.it. While Scoop.it probably rings a bell among content marketing experts across the globe, Linkfluence might not...
Quote Inrupt Tim Berners-Lee

Meet Inrupt: for a decentralized web and new data ownership model

In 2017 MIT launched a new project, led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Solid. On September 28, 2018, Berners-Lee wrote a post announcing the launch of Inrupt, a start-up that will take the Solid open source platform and “Solid movement”...
Evolving from scanning and document services to BPO services and higher customer value interview Datascan Ireland Orla Cafferty

Evolving from scanning and document services to BPO services: the journey of Datascan

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 and compliance services. Without digitization there is no digital transformation. Yet, in reality there is still...
OpenFog IEEE 1934 standard

The OpenFog Reference Architecture and the IEEE 1934 standard

What you need to know about OpenFog’s Reference Architecture and the IEEE 1934 standard, launched in June 2018 by the OpenFog Consortium and the IEEE Standards Association: what, why, when - and where you find more information. Fog computing, which...
Digital catapult and the things network join forces - impact and context LoRaWAN in the UK

LoRaWAN in the UK: inside the Digital Catapult and The Things Network collaboration

Low power wide area wireless IoT network standard LoRaWAN is about to get a boost in the UK. The collaboration between Digital Catapult and The Things Network (TTN), announced on June 18, 2018, has everything to do with it....
MRO Inventory Optimization - IBM Oniqua acquisition combining AI and IoT capabilities to proactively maintain vital assets

Inside the IBM acquisition of Oniqua: asset optimization with MRO

Acquisition of Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) specialist Oniqua enables IBM to expand asset optimization offering in an end-to-end way. Overview. Gathering asset intelligence to enable proactive and predictive maintenance by leveraging IoT and AI is a key priority in...
LPWAN connections 2018 - 2023

Smart meters and asset trackers boost LPWAN connections: forecasts and comments

The number of LPWAN connections is expected to grow at a 53% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) globally, resulting in over 1 Billion LPWAN connections by 2023. By 2023, non-cellular LPWA will cede its market share dominance to NB-IoT and...
Manufacturing concept

Customer-oriented transformation and innovation in manufacturing

Pretty much everyone in manufacturing by now at least has heard about Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT. While many are in the first stages of industrial transformation, the more mature goals of open data ecosystems of value/collaboration and customer-oriented...