Analysts at PwC have identified "the three digital technology trends in 2015 that have extraordinary potential to raise companies' Digital IQs this year."
CIOs in the United States lag behind their counterparts in other countries when it comes to understanding the relevance of advanced technologies such as sensors, augmented reality, robots and thinking machines.
Pratt & Whitney is using predictive analytics to expand its business model, specifically through new and enhanced services initiated through its many-sensored products. The move to predictive analytics "is really a paradigm shift in the way the business has to operate," CIO Larry Volz says in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.
To help enterprises harness the data generated by the Internet of Things, or IoT, enterprise software giant SAP has unveiled three new IoT products.
Intelligent systems are expected to disrupt traditional industries, such as manufacturing, energy and transportation, predicts market research firm IDC.
While some pundits had predicted that Apple Watch would be an independent wearable able to connect to wireless networks on its own, it turned out that it is wholly dependent on the lastest iPhone to communicate with the outside world. This will continue to be the case for wearables into the foreseeable future, says Juniper Research.
The top news stories for August 7, 2014.
Every Daimler Trucks North America truck sold over the last two years has been equipped with a sensor that sends information about the truck to the company's call center if it detects an abnormality, said Dieter Haban, chief information officer of Daimler Trucks North America, during a panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
On GigaOm, Derrick Harris frames the advance of data analytics in terms of Geoffrey Moore's business classic Crossing the Chasm. Harris identifies five technologies that will help big data move into the mainstream.
NTT DoCoMo unveiled at the Mobile World Congress a machine-to-machine, or perhaps mammal-to-machine, product that uses a thermal sensor attached to a pregnant cow to monitor whether the cow is about to give birth in order to reduce calf mortality.