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Data Is the Hub: How the IoT and Circular Economy Build Profits

Fasten your seatbelts! I think I’ve finally zeroed in on the Internet of Things’ (IoT’s) most important potential economic benefit and how it could simultaneously help us escape the growing global environmental crisis:

make real-time IoT data* the hub of a circular economy and management mentality. It’s both good for the bottom line and the planet.
I started writing about circular […]

Claro’s IoT Strategy Creation Guide: important in own right & symbolically

Some IoT advances are as important symbolically (especially as key steps in the IoT’s maturation) as in their own right.
I consider Claro Partners‘s new “A Guide to Succeeding in the Internet of Things” in that vein, both showing that it’s not just enough to create a whizbang IoT device or app — you need a […]

Live Blogging from IoT Global Summit

I’ll be live-blogging for the next two days from the 2nd Internet of Things Global Summit.

Edith Ramirez, FTC chair:

potential for astounding benefits to society, transforming every activity
risks: very technology that allows this can also gather info for companies and your next employer
possible consumer loss of confidence in connected devices if they don’t think privacy w
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Smart water grid — as important as smart energy grid

Environmental efficiency is one of my passions, and there’s compelling evidence that shortages of clean water are almost as much a threat to life on Earth as global warming is.
That’s why I was so excited to learn that Spain — already an exemplar of “smarter cities” thinking (due in large part to Libelium using it […]