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Hannover Messe 2018: integrated industry – connect and collaborate analyzed

The next stage of Industry 4.0 is here according to the organizers of Hannover Messe 2018. After many editions of the annual trade fair under the 'Integrated Industry' flag, in 2018 it's all about...
Digital twin asset maintenance concept

IoT digital twin initiatives on the rise in 2018: Gartner digital twin findings and...

Although the concept of digital twins isn't new and exists since before the term digital twin was coined at the start of this Millennium, it took until this decade before digital twin technology, the...
IoT device management concept

IoT device management: challenges, solutions, platforms, choices, market and future

With ever more IoT devices and changing architectures and data management approaches to turn ever more data from this growing number of IoT devices into actionable intelligence, the importance of IoT device management can...
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Selecting the best IoT platform – IoT platform selection criteria on the edge

Selection and decision criteria to get the best IoT platform or IoT-enabled business/industry platform for your current and future needs as edge capabilities become more important across industries and IoT use cases. Edge computing brings...

GDPR information management strategy: from EIM and ECM to records, retention and classification

What does the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) require you to do on an EIM (Enterprise Information Management) GDPR strategy level? What do you need to take into account from a records management perspective? Capture and...
GDPR and personal data protection concept

Personal data protection: data subject, personal data and identifiers explained

Personal data is any form of data which can be used to identify an individual, natural person. In data protection and privacy law, including the GDPR, it is defined beyond the popular usage in...

The GDPR in SMBs a month before the GDPR deadline – facts and advice

With little over a month to go until the so-called GDPR deadline (yes, it is still May 25, 2018 but compliance is an ongoing thing) we look one last time at the state of...
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IoT security spending 2018-2021: regulatory compliance becomes key

Cybersecurity spending is significantly driven by regulatory compliance and new personal data protection and privacy laws. The most often mentioned example is the impact of the EU's GDPR, which is to be followed by...

Smart city IoT platform evolutions: winning strategies for evolving city needs

With an increasing number of IoT platforms competing for the market in what has been dubbed the IoT platform wars there is an increasing evolution towards vertical specialization. Ultimately, no single platform will be able...

How the new Power over Ethernet (PoE) standard integrates cabling, IoT and smart building...

What the new Power over Ethernet standard, IEEE P802.3bt, means from an integrated smart buildings systems, power, cabling, BMS and Internet of Things perspective. After IP, the Internet of Things (IoT) became the next  gamechanger...

When personal data of natural persons and of legal persons overlap

The GDPR protects natural persons in the scope of the processing of their personal data and the free movement of such data within the EU. That seems simple enough. Natural persons are living and...