IoT Agenda:

information technology


September 10, 2018  12:48 PM

When worlds collide: Understanding emerging IT/OT convergence

Erick Dean Profile: Erick Dean
Big Data, IIoT, Industrial IoT, information technology, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IT, IT convergence, Machine learning, Operational technology

Industrial IoT continues to fundamentally change the manufacturing industry, and smart companies across the globe are discovering the benefits of combining data from information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) entities. This is known within the industry as

August 30, 2018  11:16 AM

How to make data IoT’s new oil

Gordon Haff Profile: Gordon Haff
Data, Data Analytics, Data Management, information technology, Integration, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT platform, IT, Operational technology, platform

If IoT is deeply concerned with data and "data is the new oil" (as UK mathematician Clive Humby asserted in 2006), does that make IoT the new oil? The answer, perhaps unsurprisingly, is that it's complicated. To see why, let's return to the part of Humby's original statement that's


August 27, 2018  11:30 AM

Pi and the sky: The AOL Stage of IoT

Jason Shepherd Profile: Jason Shepherd
AOL, Digital transformation, Governance, information technology, Internet of Things, iot, IoT hardware, iot security, IT, Operational technology, poc, proof of concept, Scalability, Stakeholders

This is the second of a five-part blog series. Read part one here. Ok, so


February 14, 2018  11:15 AM

IoT and IT can be friends

Ofer Amitai Profile: Ofer Amitai
Data Management, information technology, Internet of Things, iot, IoT data, IoT devices, iot security, IT, Machine learning

While the common belief is that the internet of things is inherently insecure, with the right security measures in place, the technology can be used to enhance network security. Indeed, with IoT visibility technology, safe authentication mechanisms and firmware updates in place, IoT is well-suited...


September 13, 2017  11:10 AM

IoT knife fight: OT or IT? Part one

James Cabe James Cabe Profile: James Cabe
information technology, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, IT, Operational technology, SCADA, security in IOT

A looming management problem

Boy Scouts was a fun time for me. Yes, I looked like a dork in my shorts and high socks. The proverbial cute girls in a convertible even singled me out one time while I was selling Scout show tickets door-to-door. While they were making fun of me, whistling...


July 31, 2017  3:58 PM

Hybrid OT: A new role emerging within industrial IoT companies

Jason Andersen Jason Andersen Profile: Jason Andersen
IIoT, Industrial IoT, information technology, Internet of Things, iot, IT convergence, IT professional, IT workforce, Operational technology

In my conversations with industrial companies looking to start or accelerate their journey toward the industrial internet of things, I've begun to see a phenomenon among the ranks of industrial technologists that's not all that different from Darwin's theory of evolution. Adaptation is the key to...


July 25, 2017  11:07 AM

How OT managers can improve their batting average

James Kirkland Profile: James Kirkland
Data Analytics, Data Management, information technology, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IT, IT convergence, Operational technology

It's summer. Time for cookouts, kicking back and enjoying that all-American sport, baseball. I love baseball, in part due to its seemingly eternal rhythm. You root for your team. You listen to the same recognizable announcer's voice calling the shots and grab tickets for your favorite seats. The...


February 21, 2017  11:13 AM

What will IT/OT convergence mean for enterprises? Orchestration of things

Prabhu Ramachandran Prabhu Ramachandran Profile: Prabhu Ramachandran
Enterprise IoT, information technology, Internet of Things, IoT applications, IT convergence, Operational technology

By now, we are aware that most businesses are in the middle of a "data reawakening." Every asset, product, system and person now generates data, either through sensors, smartphones or computers. But sadly,


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