Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership
Alain Louchez
The Internet of Things: Understanding the Issues and Challenges of a More Connected World
June 16, 2017

CDAIT Co-Founder and Managing Director Alain Louchez was invited as a keynote speaker at the Digital Economy Show that took place in Guadalajara, Mexico on June 14-16, 2017. His talk on The Internet of Things: Understanding the Issues and Challenges of a More Connected World highlighted what the Internet of Things is about, its importance for businesses, the economy and society as a whole, and reflected on some of the challenges that remain to be overcome both in technological and non-technological domains.

Rahul C. Basole
Visualization to Understand Ecosystems (the Internet of Things as an Illustration)
June 2, 2017

Dr. Rahul C. Basole, Associate Professor, School of Interactive Computing, and Director, Tennenbaum Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology recently co-authored with Dr. Bala R. Iyer, Professor and Chair TOIM Division, Babson College, MA, an article in the prestigious Communications of the ACM, Vol. 59 No. 11, Pages 27-30 (the flagship periodical of the Association for Computing Machinery) in which the authors introduce a novel graph theoretic visualization method to help companies map relationships between ecosystem stakeholders and use the Internet of Things as a case in point.

Andrew Dugenske
What is the Industrial Internet of Things?
March 23, 2017

Andrew Dugenske, Director of the Georgia Tech Factory Information Systems Center was recently interviewed by Ian Lamont for insights.hpe.com about the Industrial Internet of Things. From the article: Dugenske believes that company culture has a big influence on whether or not a team will implement IoT. "Companies that appreciate the benefits of IoT and are willing to invest in new technology will realize a timely payback and competitive advantage," he says. "Companies that delay their implementation will be at a disadvantage that will be difficult to overcome."

Margaret Loper
The Importance of Education for the Internet of Things
January 13, 2017

Dr. Margaret Loper, CDAIT's Chief Technologist and Chair of its IoT Education Working Group, was interviewed for an article published in Ed Tech Magazine - Focus on Higher Education [*] (January 4, 2017) by Ms. Wendy McMahon on "4 Ways Higher Ed Can Prepare for a Fully Connected Future IT leaders should take action now to ready their institutions for expected growth in the Internet of Things." Dr. Loper's highlights the need to distribute IoT-specific security expectations to students, faculty and staff. [*] EdTech: Focus on Higher Education explores...

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