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This show is for managers who want to develop a profitable IoT initiative - for the buyers and sellers of IoT tech. Although the focus is on value creation and how to make money with IoT - it's pretty techy. Listen to IoT’s leading authorities discuss the business and technology of the Internet of Things. Bruce Sinclair’s interviews are entertaining and educational, complementing information found in his McGraw-Hill published book: IoT Inc, his media site: www.iot-inc.com, and his Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training program: www.iot-inc.com/training.

This show is for managers who want to develop a profitable IoT initiative - for the buyers and sellers of IoT tech. Although the focus is on value creation and how to make money with IoT - it's pretty techy. Listen to IoT’s leading authorities discuss the business and technology of the Internet of Things. Bruce Sinclair’s interviews are entertaining and educational, complementing information found in his McGraw-Hill published book: IoT Inc, his media site: www.iot-inc.com, and his Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training program: www.iot-inc.com/training.
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This show is for managers who want to develop a profitable IoT initiative - for the buyers and sellers of IoT tech. Although the focus is on value creation and how to make money with IoT - it's pretty techy. Listen to IoT’s leading authorities discuss the business and technology of the Internet of Things. Bruce Sinclair’s interviews are entertaining and educational, complementing information found in his McGraw-Hill published book: IoT Inc, his media site: www.iot-inc.com, and his Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training program: www.iot-inc.com/training.

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Episodes

Applying the Opensource Ethos to Data

5/31/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Opensource software is mainstream. But opensource data? Yeah, and it can be found in a datamart near you. The thinking is, if you make your data freely available for all to use; all will improve it. It will be made more consumable, you will get feedback on how to use it and perhaps counterintuitively, you will learn how to value...

Duration:01:08:45

Dirty Data – Preventing the Pollution of Your IoT Data Lake

5/17/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training We’ve all heard it before: garbage in – garbage out. This is especially problematic with IoT data where dirty data, data that is well-formed but wrong, can cause a butterfly effect chain reaction, polluting the data lake, resulting in bad decisions and bad business. In this episode of the IoT Business Show, I speak with James...

Duration:01:03:58

Business lessons for the IoT Professional

5/3/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Business is all about creating value and then monetizing it, and it’s no different in IoT. For companies to succeed in IoT, both value creation and value monetization must be mastered. In this episode of the IoT Business Show, I share with you three lessons from the ICIP Business course. The first, an overview of the value...

Duration:00:11:21

On Using Agile Development for IoT

5/1/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Every IoT product, system or environment I’ve worked on has pivoted. And I don’t mean slight pivots, I’m talking 180 degrees or more. Why? Because the Internet of Things is new. New to the product builder and new to their customers. Because of this newness and the planning fallacy, it’s important to take a highly iterative...

Duration:01:02:28

Open Source IoT Platforms – Ready for Primetime?

4/19/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training If you’ve been listening to my show for a while you know I’m a lover of IoT platforms. It just doesn’t make sense to create your own plumbing from scratch – especially since there are so many beauties to choose from that sport business models that are so agreeable early on. But what about open source platforms – are they ready...

Duration:01:05:11

IoT Platform Security, Sensors and Analytics

3/22/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training After going through each of the major consortia, we are heading back to tech, but not as deep a dive as usual. Having left the edge behind, we are now moving on to the network fabric that holds everything together. In this episode of the IoT Business Show, we talk about some of the most important issues surrounding IoT Platforms...

Duration:00:31:50

Raising the IQ of San Francisco with Pervasive Smart City Networks

3/1/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training What’s the IQ of your city? There are a few ways to raise it to become a smart city. The bottom-up approach starts with a few IoT pilots to see what sticks and what the operational implications are. The top-down approach looks at the city as a platform providing interconnectivity. In this episode of the IoT Business Show I speak...

Duration:00:49:51

Technology lessons for the IoT Professional

2/22/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training The technology of the software-defined product, containing the digital twin, is the most important technology in IoT – the most important because it’s directly related to creating value. Sometimes it can get a bit confusing so in this episode of the IoT Business Show, I share with you three lessons from the ICIP Technology...

Duration:00:20:36

Discover the Secrets of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Networks

2/15/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training I’m sold. In fact, I’ve been sold since early 2014 when I first started digging into the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) market. I’m sold not because it’s cool tech – I’m sold because it's affordable. The price makes business sense for a wide range of IoT use cases – some we’re familiar with and others we haven’t even...

Duration:01:03:37

IoT Standards – What do you Mean?

2/8/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Listen to this analysis episode with Bruce Sinclair where he analyses the latest IoT news or practices or unanswered IoT questions from a business perspective. In this episode, Bruce discusses what it actually means when discussing standards in IoT and how they are related to protocols and why we can’t standardize everything in...

Duration:00:27:57

A Symbiotic Partnership between Standards Bodies and Consortia

2/1/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training There’s a symbiotic partnership between standards organizations, like the IETF and IEEE, and the non-profit alliances, groups, and IoT consortia. The IoT industry needs standards but sometimes the standards organizations, when left to their own devices, can be guilty of satisfying only the vendors’ needs who are on the committees...

Duration:00:35:52

Top 5 Application Protocols in IoT Today

1/25/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training OK, I admit it, this is going to be a bit of a geekfest but application protocols are an important topic to understand if you want to understand how IoT works. Protocols are the lifeblood of an IoT system and as we are about to find out, there are a few different types to choose from – each with their own characteristics and...

Duration:00:37:03

Network Protocols like Lego

1/18/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Meet IoT’s three layers of protocols… the media layer, otherwise known as the physical layer or radio, the network layer and the application layer. Important because they make up the network stack that transports data from the sensor to the cloud. Important because they are standardized. In this episode of the IoT Business show,...

Duration:01:09:51

Would you Like a Network with those Street Lights?

1/11/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Wondering how IoT is being rolled out in cities? Look up… into the light. Streetlights are the perfect stepping stone to produce smart cities. Changing their bulbs to LEDs pay for themselves in 3-5 years but also present the opportunity to build out wireless mesh networks. These elevated networks allow more lighting...

Duration:00:38:36

IP & IoT – It Just Makes Business Sense

1/4/2019
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training IP rules the Internet, at least the Internet that connects people. Will it dominate the Internet of Things too? There are two endings to this story. In this episode of the IoT Business Show we discuss one such ending with Internet of Things expert, Joachim Lindborg and how his Swedish rationality takes him there. This is encore...

Duration:00:41:34

iRobot & IoT – Taking the Roomba to the Next Level

12/28/2018
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training There’s no denying it, robots are cool, even more cool when you call them cyber-physical systems, which is what they are, but they’re also IoT systems. And applying the thinking of IoT to robots makes them even cooler and more valuable because instead of being discrete systems, they can be integrated as a component of an IoT...

Duration:00:55:23

IoT Inc. Book – Introduction Chapter Read by Author

12/21/2018
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training Bruce Sinclair narrates the introduction chapter of his book, IoT Inc: How Your Company Can Use the Internet of Things to Win in the Outcome Economy. The book has 16 chapters plus a preface, the introduction chapter I read here and a conclusion chapter. If you want an overview of the 16 chapters, listen to the bonus episode two...

Duration:00:19:39

From Embedded Operating Systems to Software Ecosystems

12/14/2018
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training In broad strokes, the software required for an IoT deployment can be grouped into four classes: embedded software for sensors and gateways, networking or the IoT platform (communication, rules and sometimes interpretation) data management & analytics and of course the IoT application. In this episode of the IoT Inc Business Show,...

Duration:00:56:39

Part 2 - Sensors from the Inside Out and the Outside In

12/7/2018
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training In part 1 we discussed the sensor selection process and the costs involved. If you haven’t listened to the last episode, you should but it’s not a prerequisite. In part 2 of my interview with Scott Nelson, we finish talking sensor costs and move into sensor security, the untold risks when incorporating sensors and the expected...

Duration:00:45:11

Part 1 - Sensors from the Inside Out and the Outside In

11/30/2018
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The IoT Business Show is brought to you by the Iot-Inc Certified IoT Professional (ICIP) online training & certification program: http://www.iot-inc.com/training No matter how we define sensor, we are a long way from a plug and play world. Except for the most rudimentary forms of sensing, you must be prepared to go custom-built. And if that’s the case you must have an understanding of the connected sensor and the build-buy decision. These two paths are different business journeys with...

Duration:01:00:09