4 Common Industrial IoT Challenges and Tips for Avoiding Them

Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions are being adopted quickly. ABI Research predicts that the number of IIoT connections will grow to 5.3B in 2026 across..

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Preparing for the Largest, Global Mobility Event: Mobile World Congress Barcelona

Mobile World Congress Barcelona, the largest mobile event in the world, is bringing industry leaders together to share their latest innovations and..

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Low Power LTE for IoT

When you think about how LTE has furthered the capabilities of IoT applications, what features typically come to mind? Speed, advanced capabilities,..

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A View From The Top: A Point Of View On IoT

We recently discussed challenges preventing organizations from realizing the many benefits that IoT can offer. Many of these challenges stem from the..

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IoT Keeps Food Safe for Restaurants and Retailers

Refrigeration units play an important role in a wide array of retail businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, and department stores. Retail..

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LPWAN - Licensed vs. Unlicensed

Traditional M2M solutions have traditionally remained on 2G and 3G technologies, primarily due to the fact that high cost LTE options used to be the..

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LTE: More Than a Single Technology

One of the many common misconceptions around LTE is that it is just one, single technology. In reality – LTE is much more than that; it is comprised..

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Coming Soon: Smart Malls for Tech Savvy Customers

The era of declining brick-and-mortar shopping and decreasing mall traffic is apparent. Business Insider reported that an estimated 6,400 stores..

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Can Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Still Reach Connected Customers?

Smartphones have become an invaluable shopping asset for consumers. However, real-time access to competitive products, pricing, and special offers..

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Retail and IoT, Part II: Generating Warehouse Efficiencies

IoT is helping retailers to gain greater control and line of sight of their warehouses. From creating increased operational efficiencies to informing..

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Enter the Age of IoT Independence

Across the U.S., families and friends will gather for barbecues, firework displays, and fun summer activities to celebrate Independence Day. This is..

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For Many Industries, Cellular IoT Connectivity is the Only Viable Option

Think of it this way: cellular IoT connectivity is the reliable, old Jeep that always gets you where you need to go for a really long time. It can..

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4 Considerations for Bringing Your Fleet IoT Application to Life

The transportation industry is undergoing unprecedented transformation. Fleet management professionals are faced with new challenges, regulations,..

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Fleet Manager's Guide to IoT, Part II: Addressing the Challenges

In Part I of our series on Fleet Management and IoT, we examined trends and challenges the industry must address, including logistical issues related..

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Fleet Manager's Guide to IoT, Part I: Understanding the Challenges

Fleet management professionals are facing logistical, financial, and market challenges that were not present just a few years ago. Some of these..

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Field Service Management: How to Partner for Success

We have recently been exploring how IoT has become an essential part of today’s field service workflow and why it is critical to continue to look..

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Key Advancements in Field Service Device Options

As we recently discussed, field service organizations (FSO) have been early adopters in Internet of Things (IoT) technology. So it is no surprise..

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Managing the Field Service Ecosystem

The future of IoT for Field Service Organizations (FSO) is now. FSOs have been early adopters of IoT technologies to quickly troubleshoot onsite..

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Powering Field Service with IoT

Field services are a critical part of many industries – from healthcare and insurance to utilities and fleet.  These field service organizations..

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Insights from Farmers Edge: IoT Brings Exciting Times to Agriculture

Having spent over 12 years in the IoT and M2M space I am still amazed at how the many different industry verticals continue to leverage IoT in new..

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Promoting Sustainable Agriculture Through IoT

Sustainable development and agriculture go hand-in-hand. For any farming operation – regardless of size – preserving valuable resources is key to..

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IoT and Sustainable Development in the Mining Industry

In April, we are taking a closer look at the impact IoT has on sustainable development. Mining is one sector where marked improvements have been made..

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IoT and Sustainable Development Goals

In today’s business environment, implementing environmentally sustainable practices is no longer viewed as on option, but as a requirement. Besides..

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Using IoT Data to Proactively Reduce Risk

As we recently discussed, the amount of data created by the Internet of Things (IoT) is perhaps just as impressive as the capabilities it can create..

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IoT and the Service Monetization Opportunity

At the height of the industrial economy, productivity was something you could see, touch, or feel – think: crops, cars, and other goods. The shift to..

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See You at HIMSS

The annual Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference is March 5-9 in Las Vegas. It is one of the largest and most..

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Navigating the Healthcare IoT Journey, Part I

We recently explored the five stops along the IoT journey and how they apply to the Healthcare industry: 

  1. Multi-Carrier Connectivity
  2. Platform..
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Developing your IoT Framework

Many companies, across all industries, face challenges with the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, driving them to continue to deploy..

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2G/3G to LTE: The (Eventual) Switch

We are just about a year removed from the retirement of AT&T’s 2G network, which serves as a beacon of things to come, as it is expected that the..

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IoT and Retail, Part II: Enhancing the Customer Experience

In Part I of our IoT and Retail Series, we explored the many ways IoT is helping retailers to meet the increased demand they experience during the..

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IoT and Retail, Part I: Optimizing Inventory and Supply Chain

For retailers, there is no busier time than the holidays, and meeting the demand of consumers requires efforts beyond low prices and helpful..

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5 Best Practices to Reduce IoT Security Risk

In a recent blog, we explored five must-haves to reduce security risks associated with IoT endpoints. These include: data encryption, access control,..

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IoT Security Reaches Congress

IoT security now has some influential eyes on it. Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Steve Daines, Cory Gardner, Mark Warner and Ron Wyden introduced..

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Streamlining Home Security Connectivity

For all the convenience and ‘cool’ factors IoT can bring, one of the more important uses of the technology is safety and security. With the advent of..

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IoT Security: More Connections, More Risks

According to a recent Ponemon study, only 30 percent of respondents said their organization dedicates an appropriate segment of its budget to secure..

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IoT for the Greater Good

We recently explored some of the interesting lines of discussion at this year’s Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco. While we talked..

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3 Reasons to Consider a Smart-Content Strategy

Content and media have long been the primary forces behind advertising, marketing, and brand reputation; but with the evolution of mobility and the..

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to blur the daily lines between our physical and digital worlds. This move forward is commonly..

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Integrated Solution Partners Simplify ELD Implementation

In 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued the electronic logging device (ELD) rule — also known as the ELD mandate. The..

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The ELD Mandate Checklist

The ELD mandate, which will require those with a commercial driver’s license to keep a Record of Duty Status (RODS) using an electronic logging..

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IoT Has Room to Grow

In a recent blog, we explored some of the hot topics at last month’s Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco. Related to IoT, we had many..

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4 Ways IoT Further Revolutionizes Fleet Management

It could be asserted that fleet management is a perfect illustration of how IoT can create efficiencies and reduce overhead. Vehicle scheduling,..

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Choosing the Right ELD Solution Provider

We recently took a closer look at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) electronic logging device (ELD) rule – also known as the..

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4 Questions to Determine Your IoT Readiness

Many companies are excited to utilize IoT capabilities for business advantages and new product opportunities. However, since IoT development is a..

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IoT Security: Why Encryption is No Longer Enough

Earlier this month, a bipartisan group in the U.S. Senate announced plans to introduce legislation that addresses security vulnerabilities in IoT..

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Is Your Fleet Ready for the ELD Mandate?

In 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued the electronic logging device (ELD) rule — also known as the ELD mandate. It..

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Connectivity: The Most Important Part of Your Business

Many organizations don’t consider how secure, managed connectivity plays such a key role in today’s business environment. When I speak with..

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IoT - The Internet of (Summer) Things

Even though we’re right in the middle of summer fun, we’re always thinking about the Internet of Things. IoT is everywhere, so it’s probably no..

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IoT: Driving the Fleet of the Future, Part I

The Fleet Management industry has been an early adopter of IoT, and for good reason. Geolocation tools have been useful in helping any number of..

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IoT from Point A to Point B: Enter External IoT Service Providers

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a buzzword, though in reality, it’s still very much in its infancy. According to Gartner, IoT applications..

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