April 9 was IoT Day – dedicating and showcasing how The Internet of Things
is revolutionizing how we live, work and monetize. But jumping in can be a
daunting proposition. So many moving parts. How can you pull it off? With
help. Probably a lot of it. In this post, we provide a brief overview of some
of the main IoT enablement services available to help make your IoT
monetization vision a reality in the marketplace.
Just to be clear, no enterprise, no matter how large, has all the
capabilities in house to bring a complex IoT product or service to market
without some outside help along the way. Take Nexia, an IoT service for
running your connected home. Creating this offering required a number of
specialized disciplines in areas such as device design, electronics, digital
systems, application integration and ergonomics, to name just a few.
But just bec... (more)
Internet of Things – Monetization Opportunities for B2Bs
By Sean Kirk
When it comes to monetizing the Internet of Things, it can appear that
consumer scenarios are where all the action is. Connected cars, homes,
kitchen appliances, connected clothing — connected wrists. If you’re a
B2B company, you may be feeling left out of the party. Fear not. Your RSVP is
waiting. In fact, the market potential for IoT may be as large for B2B
companies as for B2C, if not larger.
Here’s a look at just a few of the burgeoning IoT opportunities in store
for companies that serve business-to-busin... (more)
US Enterprise Cloud Adoption and the IoT - Today and in the Future
While the exact time and place of the creation of cloud computing are open
for debate, the latest data shows that the United States has surpassed Europe
in cloud adoption and embracing the Internet of Things (IoT). According to
both the global analysis and advisory firm IDC and the research firm Gartner,
the seesawing numbers now place the US rate of IoT adoption higher than
Europe, primarily due to uncertainty of the Euro overseas.
While the rate of adoption may fluctuate, the IoT continues to impact
millions of ... (more)
Three days into Mobile World Congress, with just one more to go, and it’s
safe to say that Aria Systems has rocked the show (and social media) with
evening beach parties and a “selfie” competition that has everyone
talking. But amongst the madness, business has maintained its serious
note. Deals have been discussed, hands shaken, and cards exchanged. The Aria
word about the importance of maximizing growth through recurring revenue has
been vastly spread.
MWC, which has traditionally been a mobile communications show, has evolved
tremendously. Today it showcases some of the wor... (more)
Recurring Revenue - An Unparalleled Opportunity
How do you surge ahead of the competitors and completely shake up the game?
What determines who becomes the next Netflix, Apple, or Salesforce of your
industry? It all comes down to identifying the opportunity to grow revenue
and gain the competitive advantage. You don’t need to reinvent the wheel
– just reinvent how you package and sell your products and services.
Consider the brands above – each company is not the sole provider, or even
the inventor, of the products and services they sell. A convergence of cloud
computing technolo... (more)