Understanding mobile app psychology is paramount in moving IoT projects beyond the proof-of-concept

Understanding the psychology behind mobile application usage will prove critical in allowing a greater number of Internet-of-Things (IoT) projects to move beyond the proof-of-concept stage. This is according to Jamie Woolnough, Head of User Experience at DOGFI.SH Mobile, who states that creating engaging apps is key to IoT success and, in turn, greater returns for its investors.



Tieto and Espoo testing artificial intelligence

Tieto and the City of Espoo have initiated a unique artificial intelligence experiment. The experiment involves combining a huge amount of social and health data concerning every Espoo resident, and customer data relating to early childhood education from 2002 to 2016. The aim of analysing this mass of data is to identify new proactive means of targeting services to citizens, for example to prevent social exclusion.







VMware unveils IoT management solution

VMware has unveiled VMware Pulse IoT Center, a secure, enterprise grade Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure management solution that will enable information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams to have complete control of their IoT infrastructure and things. The first solution in a new family of VMware IoT offerings, VMware Pulse™ IoT Center™ will help customers to more efficiently manage, operate, scale and protect their IoT projects from the edge to the cloud.




Atos and Dell EMC join forces

Atos and Dell EMC are joining forces to address the growing Internet of Things (IoT) and business analytics markets. This collaboration is based on best-in-class hardware and software from Dell EMC combined with the Atos Codex, a complete set of solutions and capabilities to design, build, run and secure smart data business services, data platforms and Internet of Things. The offering will initially focus on North America and Europe.









Algorithm marketplace to make its mark

Industrie 4.0* has been underway for more than five years, and while many businesses have begun some promising Industrie 4.0 projects, key challenges remain that are making algorithms the heartbeat of these projects, according to Gartner, Inc. By 2020, Gartner predicts that at least 30 per cent of Industrie 4.0 projects will source their algorithms from leading algorithm marketplaces — a significant rise from less than 5 per cent in 2016.









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