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Jessica Twentyman

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Jessica Twentyman is a journalist with a 20-year track record as both a writer and editor on national newspapers and IT trade titles. Her work focuses on how smart companies use technology to achieve real business results. She is a contributor to the Financial Times, The Economist and Computer Weekly, and Consulting Editor on Diginomica.com and I-CIO.com.

Analysis: Machine learning has much to teach utilities companies

Machine learning techniques look set to transform the way that utilities companies predict customer usage and production capacity in the years ahead.  Utilities take note:...

Utilities tell their networks: “Smart grid, heal thyself”

As smart grids get smarter, utilities are increasingly looking for ways to enable them to diagnose and heal their own problems.  In early January, the...

Interview: Frank Piller on people, smart factories and Industry 4.0

Professor Frank Piller talks Internet of Business through the workshop he’s preparing for our Internet of Manufacturing event in Munich in February.  At many manufacturing...

GE to provide Enel with software for monitoring power plant assets

Predix deal between GE and Enel will initially focus on asset performance management in 14 power plants in Europe and Latin America. Last week, General...

Top ten mobile operators account for 76 percent of cellular IoT...

New research from Berg Insight ranks global mobile operators by number of cellular IoT connections and reveals robust growth among Chinese providers. Which global mobile...

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launch Alliance Ventures, announce first investment

New venture capital fund Alliance Ventures will aim to support and develop technologies for vehicle electrification, autonomous driving, connectivity and artificial intelligence. Automotive alliance...

Analysis: A manufacturer’s guide to IoT monetization

What does IoT monetization mean for the business models of companies that manufacture machines and devices? Cutting costs, boosting productivity and achieving new efficiencies: these...

AT&T launches structure monitoring product for smart city bridges

Sensors embedded in critical infrastructure such as bridges could help to monitor for cracks, tilts, shifts and other potentially dangerous problems, say AT&T executives....

Smart speaker sales set to race past 50 million in 2018

As the smart speaker market matures, Amazon and Google will face more competition and homegrown players will seek to ignite demand in China.  "Alexa, tell...

Analysis: Four smart factory trends to watch in 2018

Internet of Business presents four key technology trends that will help the smart factory deliver on its efficiency and responsiveness goals in 2018.  At the...

Gemalto launches first biometric card for contactless payments

New EMV card reads the fingerprint of the person holding it and compares it with biometric details already held on the card.  Digital security company...

Analysis: Energy harvesting holds out promise of ‘self-powered’ IoT

As we look forwards to 2018, energy harvesting technologies look set to solve one of IoT’s greatest challenges: power supply. The millions of tiny...
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