Authors Posts by Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson


Asset Tracking & the Supply Chain: Implementing IOT Applications and Adapting...

Click here to Access Podcast now! Asset tracking and the supply chain have been among the earliest applications to gain significant traction - first in the machine-to-machine (M2M) market over the last two decades and, in more recent years, in the Internet of Things (IoT). With applications becoming more ubiquitous, pervasive and sophisticated, smart logistics solutions offer unprecedented visibility and accuracy throughout the modern supply chain and factory now more than ever.

5G’s Role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Click here to Access Podcast now! With 5G helping to usher in a Fourth Industrial Revolution, the benefits of a next-generation network are anticipated to register strongly on the factory floor. Just as the refinement of mechanical processes led eventually to the assembly line, the combination of 5G and manufacturing has the potential to bring about another radical breakthrough.

The Immune System Approach: Cyber AI for Industrial Control Systems

Click here to download now! The practice of cyber security has changed dramatically in the past few years, presenting a significant challenge to management teams across all industries and business domains. As IT security teams become accountable for securing Operational Technology (OT) and OT-specialist teams similarly inherit responsibility for traditional IT security, this technical convergence requires the synergy of both specialist skills and working practices.

Future Vision for Supply Chains in a Disruptive World

Click here to Access Podcast now! At the start of 2020, when experts were busy providing their “20/20 vision,” no one predicted a global pandemic that would bring the global economy to a virtual standstill within weeks. Demand for goods and services became highly variable. The supply of critical materials was uncertain. Labor and resource capacity in manufacturing and logistics turned severely constrained.

The Future of Operations

Click here to Access Podcast now! To respond to the increasing demand for more custom products and experiences, organizations must pivot from an operational mindset around throughput and efficiency to a market-driven mindset. As IT and Operations Technology (OT) converge, companies will focus on using digital capabilities to build a resilient organization through instrumentation, infrastructure, integration, and insight.

Human + Machine: Augmented Intelligence Amplifies ROI in the Workplace

Click here to Access Podcast now! This podcast gives you insight into how you can integrate data from your assets and input from your people to lead successful digital transformation initiatives and how to achieve upwards of 5x ROI.

How the “Work from Home” Environment Is Making Technology More Important...

Click here to Access Podcast now! The impact of Covid-19 is very much affecting jobs of all varieties globally, and therefore Internet of Business very much welcomed the opportunity to speak to Jon Weiss, to hear his perspective on how the “work from home” environment is making technology more important than ever.

Triton 2.0 & the Future of OT Cyber-Attacks

Click here to download now! Over the last few years, cyber-attacks on Operational Technology have increased rapidly in frequency and scale. As geopolitical tensions are reflected in cyberspace and attacker technologies become more advanced, the cyber-threat to critical infrastructure and other key operational systems is now front and center of national security concerns. There is a new frontline in cyber defense where protecting against increasingly sophisticated attacks and anticipating future developments in attacker tradecraft is crucial.

Why LoRaWAN® Is the Logical Choice For Asset-Tracking Connectivity

Click here to download now! Asset tracking has been among the earliest applications to gain significant traction first in the machine-to-machine (M2M) market over the last two decades and, in more recent years, in the Internet of Things (IoT). In early iterations, the connectivity used for asset tracking was either cellular or satellite. The objective was purely to have remote visibility of the location of the asset. However, with the evolution toward IoT and the increasing availability of new technologies—such as low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs)—asset-tracking applications are becoming more ubiquitous, pervasive and sophisticated. We are now able to communicate not only the position of the asset but also key information, such as the status of the object and data, such as temperature, speed and asset-specific information. This paper explores the importance of asset tracking within the evolution of logistics.

Agile Development in IoT Project Delivery

Click here to Access Podcast now! With IoT projects still rarely sticking to time plans, and in fact, 75% of IoT projects taking twice as long as planned - causing financial and planning problems along the way - it is important to understand not only why this happens but also of course, how it can be prevented. Listen to hear Ben Wald, Founder and Head of Client Strategy at Very, an IoT development agency that delivers end to end IoT solutions for its customers, explore the benefits agile development brings to IoT project delivery. Gain insights into the key stages of agile development for IoT, and look at the approach’s positive outcomes.