Welcome to the monthly recap of The Real-Time Enterprise – October’s top content on real-time business, event-driven applications, AI, IoT, edge computing and more!
Included are the top tweets, LinkedIn posts, and blogs discussing digital transformation, IoT, real-time enterprise applications, and much more from the month of October.
A bustling city’s transportation system can often seem chaotic, especially with more than half of the world’s population moving to urban areas and new mobility services jockeying for space. But as Ford CEO Jim Hackett outlined at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show, our vehicles and other forms of mobility don’t exist independently of each other. In fact, they have broad impact on our communities, cities and the world.
Despite the clear business benefits of IIoT, major industrial and automotive manufacturers are falling behind the IIoT innovation curve and thereby significantly harming their productivity and revenue levels.
5G technology is fast — I mean, really fast. I didn’t realize just how far ahead of 4G technology it was until I visited a vendor booth at a recent conference. The table was lined with smartphones connecting at different generations of cellular technology, and I was asked to spin a soccer ball. With 5G deployment, I watched the ball spin in near real time. 4G was a few seconds behind.
The next generation of urban infrastructure is on the horizon. As the technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) become increasingly prolific, we can soon expect to see local authorities relying on it to improve living, working and traveling conditions in myriad ways.
Hull has just added its name next to Las Vegas, Copenhagen and Jaipur on the list of smart cities around the world, as the Yorkshire port city begins using what it is calls its own operating system to centralize data management and manage resources more efficiently.
You know how business has changed, thanks to technology. And, you know it’s going to keep changing. But this seemingly endless flow of new opportunities via technology is a double-edged sword.
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