Author Archives: Hussein Sallam

Strengthen your Systems Engineering Function and Start Building Your IoT Future Today

As is the case with all transformative technologies, the stack of technologies that constitute the Internet of Things (IoT) will create many winners and losers not only among technology, product, and service providers but also buyers and investors. The leadership of all well managed organizations will soon recognize they need to complete a strategic assessment

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The Device Data Landscape and the Challenges IoT Device Manufacturers Face to Monetize It

Manufacturers of IoT devices will have to navigate a difficult and fast changing technology and business landscape in the next few years that will present them with tough challenges, as well as excellent opportunities for those with the right strategic technology, product, and business plans. These challenges include pressures to absorb the incremental cost of

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IoT Lives Better On the Edge

Any scan of the Internet of Things literature (IoT), and there is lots of it, exposes the reader to a mix of assertions and impressions that are hard to ignore if you are in the field. The most common theme starts with the usual forecast that the market will soon be awash with tens of

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IoT Open Sores Platforms

Over the past few months I have become increasingly concerned that many companies regularly underestimate the risk of using both proprietary and open-source technologies and solutions in IoT/M2M particularly at the foundational layers. This not only increases that chance that they will make the wrong business and technology decisions, but also that some will be

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The M2M/IoT 15 Year Journey to Public Awareness

Looking back at the ground-breaking M2M/IoT work we have done at Business Devices, Inc. almost 15 years ago it is somewhat surprising to see that, with the possible introduction of REST as the preferred protocol to its close sibling SOAP in some applications, the device access, integration, and communication technology landscape has not changed at

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