IoT Agenda:

Sustainability


January 31, 2019  2:20 PM

How IoT could be sustainability’s secret ingredient

Chris Wellise Profile: Chris Wellise
ICT sustainability, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT hardware, IoT management, participating in environmental sustainable practice, product design, Sustainability, Sustainability tools, Sustainable IT

A new report by the World Economic Forum found that the value of keeping things "within" our economy, rather than letting items pass "through" our economy...

December 13, 2018  10:31 AM

Four trends proving device as a service is not a passing fad

Stephanie Dismore Profile: Stephanie Dismore
business models, DaaS, device as a service, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, IoT services, service models, subscription services, Sustainability, workforce

The "Uberization" effect is driving a seismic shift in the role services play in our increasingly on-demand economy. Enabled by technology, new service models allow customers to get exactly what they want when, where and how they want it. In notable ways, the service economy has already impacted...


May 8, 2018  1:50 PM

IoT-enabled transportation infrastructure: A step toward a smarter future

Matt Caywood Matt Caywood Profile: Matt Caywood
Commuting, Consumer IoT, Internet of Things, iot, Mobility, smart city, Smart transit, Sustainability, transportation

In recent years, the "smart city" buzz phrase has become more prominent than ever. What that means is up to interpretation, but the first place we have to start is with how we get around. Public transportation and, increasingly, private mobility companies are the lifeblood of a city -- without...


April 23, 2018  10:58 AM

Ethics, values and common standards are essential for shaping an IoT-smart society

Jayraj Nair Profile: Jayraj Nair
Blockchain, Consumer IoT, Data ownership, Data privacy, Data-security, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT data, iot security, Reference Architecture, standards, Sustainability

Security and privacy are at the root of serious fears about personal information, especially in the IoT space, where remote system hacks become cyberinvasions that impact the physical world. Just look at what happened with Jeep and the Krebs on Security blog. These fears spell trouble for IoT if...


February 6, 2018  3:56 PM

IoT is the key to sustainability, so what’s holding it back?

Jayraj Nair Profile: Jayraj Nair
Collaboration, Energy Consumption, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, Sustainability

The year has only just begun, and the U.S. has already been hit by a bomb cyclone, mudslides and multiple wildfires. Most experts agree that these incidents of extreme weather are directly linked to climate change -- and the buzz around building a more sustainable world has never been...


February 6, 2018  1:16 PM

Lessons from IoT Evolution Expo

Rick Harlow Profile: Rick Harlow
Agriculture, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, Service providers, Sustainability, Water

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to be involved in a panel discussion at the IoT Evolution Expo in Orlando, Fla. The focus of the panel discussion was around how IoT is driving sustainability. It was interesting to see and discuss the two different talk tracts around this topic. On one...


January 10, 2018  1:34 PM

How businesses can use the internet of things to save the environment

Ritesh Mehta Ritesh Mehta Profile: Ritesh Mehta
Collaboration, environment, Internet of Things, iot, IoT data, Sustainability

Though the internet of things is in its early years, it has already started to transform how people live. For instance, cars have GPS to determine the fastest route. There are also communication systems built inside homes to keep track of children. However, these are not all that IoT can do, not by...


September 19, 2017  12:06 PM

Millennials and the internet of things: A match made in cyber heaven

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
Internet of Things, iot, Millennials, Supply chain, Supply Chain analysis, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, visibility

Millennials might be one of the most overanalyzed generations of all time. So, naturally, let's talk about them some more. But this time with our eyes toward how the millennial generation -- and their proclivity for screen time, participation trophies and avocado toast -- will force change across...


August 16, 2017  2:42 PM

Using technology to save nature: IoT edition

Safi Oranski Profile: Safi Oranski
Earth, environment, environmental, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT hardware, Smart cities, smart city, Sustainability

For centuries, humankind regarded the wild as something to be tamed and conquered. Not so much these days. In recent decades, society has changed course and turned its attention to protecting the environment rather than trying to beat it into submission and bend it to better suit our narrow...


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