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IoT Agenda covers all aspects of Internet of Things (IoT) technology and strategy as it relates to enterprise IT, including the technologies that enhance and enable internal business processes and the resulting IoT products.

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  • smart city

    A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare.

  • Zigbee

    Zigbee is a standards-based wireless technology developed to enable low-cost, low-power wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) networks.

  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

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Business

Exploring the Internet of Things from an Enterprise perspective? Here we focus on security, network connectivity, data analytics and storage, product development and manufacturing, strategies, and IoT business models.

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  • IoT analytics (Internet of Things analytics)

    IoT analytics is the application of data analysis tools and procedures to realize value from the huge volumes of data generated by connected Internet of Things devices.

  • smart city

    A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare.

  • complex system

    A complex system is an arrangement of a great number of related but various elements with intricate interconnections. Complex systems typically have input from many sources and are highly changeable.

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Network

The IoT network infrastructure topic section offers comprehensive resources on building and managing a network architecture capable of handling the Internet of Things. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of different technologies and get guidance on various frameworks and protocols such as Bluetooth LTE, Wi-Fi and Zigbee.

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  • proximity marketing (hyperlocal marketing)

    Proximity marketing, sometimes referred to as hyperlocal marketing, is the wireless delivery of promotional material to mobile users in a specific location.

  • Zigbee

    Zigbee is a standards-based wireless technology developed to enable low-cost, low-power wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) networks.

  • beacon (proximity beacon)

    A beacon, in the context of location-based services, is a small hardware device that enables data transmission to mobile devices when the users are within a specific range of the device. Such beacons are sometimes called proximity beacons.

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Platform

The Internet of Things platform topic section outlines the systems on which IoT applications and programs run. Read through for comprehensive resources on available platforms and vendors, and compare various platforms that aim to be the platform of choice, including AllJoyn, Predix, Brillo, Arduino and Edison.

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  • beacon (proximity beacon)

    A beacon, in the context of location-based services, is a small hardware device that enables data transmission to mobile devices when the users are within a specific range of the device. Such beacons are sometimes called proximity beacons.

  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

  • ubiquitous networking

    Ubiquitous networking is the pervasion of communications infrastructure and wireless technologies throughout the environment such that they enable continuous connectivity.

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Security

The Internet of Things security topic section includes comprehensive resources about identity and access management for IoT, attack vectors and mitigations, intellectual property protection, preventing and defending against threats and more.

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  • IoT policy (Internet of Things policy)

    An Internet of Things policy is a document that provides a comprehensive guide designed to help an organization deal with the complex issues surrounding the IoT.

  • holistic security

    Holistic security is an approach that seeks to integrate all the elements designed to safeguard an organization, considering them as a complex and interconnected system.

  • behavior whitelisting

    Behavior whitelisting is a security method in which permissable actions within a given system are specified and all others are blocked.

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Industry and Verticals

The use cases for Internet of Things deployments are tremendous. Learn about various IoT implementations across verticals including healthcare, industrial and manufacturing.

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  • smart city

    A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare.

  • Zigbee

    Zigbee is a standards-based wireless technology developed to enable low-cost, low-power wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) networks.

  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

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  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • nearline storage

    Nearline storage is the on-site storage of data on removable media.

  • application-aware storage

    Application-aware storage is a storage system with built-in intelligence about relevant applications and their utilization ...

  • Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)

    Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) is a technology that allows computers in a network to exchange data in main memory without ...

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  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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