CTOvision Assessment On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

Internet-of-EverythingThere are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.

In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things.

Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. Largely enabled by embedded computing devices and ubiquitous communications, the Internet of Things reaches to vehicles, homes, towns and cities, commerce, manufacturing and every aspect of industry.

A snapshot of the trend right now indicates:

  • Largely enabled by embedded computing devices and ubiquitous communications
  • Use cases are expected to include enhancements to education, training, safety, security, healthcare, transportation and optimized manufacturing.
  • Connected to the Cloud Computing megatrend since many IoT capabilities are controlled from cloud capabilities.
  • Connected to Artificial Intelligence megatrend since increasingly IoT devices are having smarts put right in their devices.
  • Connected to Big Data megatrend since IoT devices are generating incredible amounts of data.
  • Huge driver of CyberSecurity research.

Open questions decision-makers should track include:

  • Do you believe this will be any more secure than our current systems?
  • How can we optimize distributed processors when they are idle?
  • What transmission protocols will rule?
  • What will normal be? What is role of behavioral analytics?

Books we appreciated for insights into the megatrend of the Internet of Things include:

Follow this link to track the highest ranked, enterprise ready Internet of Things Companies.

For deeper considerations of the impact of the Internet of Things it is important to track all seven MegaTrends and consider them together. Dive deeper into all the trends and examine their impact on your organization via a CTOvision Pro membership, available for enterprises and individuals.

You can launch your examination of the MegaTrends through the categories menu at CTOvision, or directly via these links:  Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.

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Bob Gourley

Partner at Cognitio Corp
Bob Gourley is a Co-founder and Partner at Cognitio and the publisher of CTOvision.com andThreatBrief.com. Bob's background is as an all source intelligence analyst and an enterprise CTO. Find him on Twitter at @BobGourley
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About Bob Gourley

Bob Gourley is a Co-founder and Partner at Cognitio and the publisher of CTOvision.com and ThreatBrief.com. Bob's background is as an all source intelligence analyst and an enterprise CTO. Find him on Twitter at @BobGourley

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