Consumers Charged with Innovation When Healthcare Industry Lags in IoT Adoption

This post originally appeared on WearableFOMO.com.  With healthcare IT spending under a microscope, all investments must have a proven business case. Unfortunately, this can leave little room on the table for innovation. Leaders are tasked with responding to the most immediate hospital and clinic needs around regulation and infrastructure, rather than examining new opportunities for … Continue reading Consumers Charged with Innovation When Healthcare Industry Lags in IoT Adoption

Barcelona Among Smart Cities Paving the Way for Consumer IoT Adoption

This post originally appeared on WearableFOMO.com. Residents of Barcelona, Spain, may be introduced to the connective power of the IoT by their municipal government faster than their own personal adoption of smart devices. Barcelona is among a slew of global cities that are successfully using connected products, services, and other sensor applications to control and … Continue reading Barcelona Among Smart Cities Paving the Way for Consumer IoT Adoption

Five IoT Innovation Tips Inspired by Smart Campuses

This post originally appeared on WearableFOMO.com.  Companies looking to innovate on the IoT often look to industry peers and competitors for inspiration. However, there may be another source for new ideas and implementation: higher education institutions. With Google recently announcing its plans to turn Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University into a testing ground for IoT solutions, … Continue reading Five IoT Innovation Tips Inspired by Smart Campuses

When Connected Devices Make Decisions, the “80/20 Rule” Risks Losing Significance

This post originally appeared on MobileFOMO.com.  The Pareto Principle, more commonly known as the “80/20” rule, is commonly referenced in both business and economic applications. Essentially, the Pareto Principle states that 80% of the output is achieved by 20% of the input. Dating back to the twentieth century, this rule of thumb has been used … Continue reading When Connected Devices Make Decisions, the “80/20 Rule” Risks Losing Significance