We live in a world that is increasingly all about that data. How are our lives changing in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT), an era in which everyday objects have the ability to send and receive data? How does the IoT impact how we view data, how we approach education, and even how the NFL works? In this week’s ITSM news roundup, we’re exploring the Internet of Things.
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Big Data and IoT Combine to Provide Educational Benefits
How can the Internet of Things impact education? In this article from @ThingsExpo Journal, author Dana Gardner interviews Gerry McCartney, CIO at Purdue University. Gardner and McCartney discuss Purdue’s move towards IT as a service, the ability to predict the future, and much more. Read Big Data and IoT Combine to Provide Educational Benefits.
How Cognitive Computing Is Changing IoT
What is cognitive computing? According to K.R. Sanjiv, CTO of Wipro, “cognitive computing means giving computers the ability to work out complex problems for themselves.” While we’re not yet to the point where we have actual friendships with our computers (though some of us may feel otherwise), cognitive computing could revolutionize the IoT. How? From detecting banking fraud to learning more about the spending habits of consumers, cognitive computing is directly influencing the IoT. Check out How Cognitive Computing Is Changing IoT to learn more.
16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things
The phrase “Internet of Things” used to be a buzzword nobody really understood, of the same ilk as Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Now, however, most of us get what is meant by IoT and experts put a lot of stock into the future of the IoT. What can we expect from the Internet of Things in the future? This article from Tricia Morris via Business2Community, looks at the biggest statistics of IoT and predicts how these stats speak to the future. From wearable tech to how connected each of us are in our daily lives, the IoT is here to stay. Learn more by reading 16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things.
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The NFL Will Start Playing With Chip-Equipped Footballs This Summer
Finally, we have some fun with the concept of the IoT. The NFL preseason has begun and teams and fans alike are suiting up for kickoff. According to Gizmodo, NFL officials have introduced a new accessory: chip-equipped footballs. How might the new pigskin impact the future of the NFL? For one, it could lead to narrower goal posts. Check out The NFL Will Start Playing With Chip-Equipped Footballs This Summer to see if you want to throw a flag on this play.
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