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Managed IoT Services Will Accelerate IoT Adoption

by Eric Goodness  |  September 13, 2016

The number of inquiries for managed IoT services is increasing at Gartner. In fact, I've received a few inquiries where user organizations want 3rd party service providers to Plan-Build-Operate and...

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The issue U.S. presidential candidates are afraid to talk about...

by Jack Santos  |  August 5, 2015

We don't normally venture into politics in this venue - tech issues only.  But technology - and its social implications - is at a crossroads. It comes to a head...

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Is it fair to ask: can you outsource innovation?

by Andrew White  |  February 18, 2015

There was an interesting story on the front page of the U.S. Print edition of today's Wall Street journal, the Business & Tech section.  The article is called, Why GM...

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The Internet of Bling: PTC Acquires Axeda

by Eric Goodness  |  July 28, 2014

Last Wednesday, PTC announced that the company signed a definitive agreement to acquire Axeda Corporation. Axeda is a small software and services company with outsized visibility in the market to...

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When and When Not to Offshore Master Data Management? Wrong question!

by Andrew White  |  April 16, 2014

I had a great call with an end user yesterday: they wanted to talk about how to be successful with an offshore/shared service for MDM.  Apparently the client has experienced...

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The Importance of Being Work Flow

by Jack Santos  |  March 20, 2014

In this era of Big Data we often forget that data without process is like a day without...well you get it.  It being tax season in the US, I came across...

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Machine-to-Machine and The Internet of Things in 2012: Big on Hype, Addressable Market Potential and Pain

by Eric Goodness  |  January 11, 2012

There is no doubt that the machine-to-machine market, as a component of The Internet of Things, holds a lot of promise for many OEMs, ISVs and ICT service providers.  I'm...

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Telecom Expense Management in 2012

by Eric Goodness  |  January 9, 2012

A few thoughts about the Telecom Expense Management market in 2012: Managed Mobility Services Becomes a Viable Market Adjacency Continued headwinds in the global economy and a user base hell-bent...

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IT as Whipping Boy

by Jack Santos  |  April 28, 2011

The Journal (and for those of you that don’t know what I am referring to, go read someone else’s blog) had a recent section on IT that was interesting, and...

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Quantum Supply Chains: IT Externalization, clouds, and outsourcing

by Jack Santos  |  March 15, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with Japan, and the ongoing humanitarian and nuclear crisis.  Living within 10 miles of a nuclear plant on the seacoast of the northeast US, I...

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