Thursday, May 7, 2015
Traditional machine-to-machine (M2M) uses the internet to replace what was previously achieved through a wire. The challenges for IT are not much different to any other implementation of a prescribed business model.
But how are we going to leverage the connectedness of devices in the consumer Internet of Things (IoT) in a world in which every individual may show a different degree of technology adoption? Not everyone has the connected Crock Pot! The challenges are manifold, and while in 2015 we are still arguing about technical standards that hinder communication of things across platforms, the looming challenges of data integration are even more significant.