It wasn’t too long ago that upon checking in for a flight, you would typically be asked, “have your belongings been in your control at all times and has anyone asked you to carry something for you?” Usually, most of us answer “Yes” to the first part and “No” to the second part of these questions. In the world of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is not always that simple. To be in control…

The appeal of the internet of things (IoT) remains strong for businesses. And while a great business idea is an essential initial component of your IoT strategy, an equally creative pricing and monetization strategy that customers understand is critical for success. Frequently, we see a cool business model “die” when it comes to pricing and monetizing the service. Why? Because the pricing strategy can’t work the way the business model was designed to work. This…

To err is human. That’s never going to change. And that’s also why we need software testing. Your team will occasionally make mistakes, overlook conflicts, or have biases that perpetuate flaws. Software testing reveals errors that occurred during development and is vital to prevent subpar products from getting into customers’ hands. Along those lines, software testing also contributes to the reputation you are building in your market. Furthermore, software testing is vital to the efficiency…

There are two words that that data industry loves to use today: complexity and simplification. The latter is obviously intended to counter the former… and the ultimate objective is the Holy Grail of Data Nirvana (HGDN) i.e. a so-called ‘single source’ of data where firms can look at every aspect of their business on one software platform. This is the rationale that SAP is currently keeping at front of mind as it develops what it…