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It is hardly necessary to explain or justify that security is a concern when we think of applying Internet of Things (IoT) technology to industrial applications, but it is useful to consider how it differs in this context from the consumer domain.
Business process change and cognitive computing do not necessarily overlap, but in business environments, they often do. Put simply, we will increasingly use cognitive computing techniques to improve business processes.
Roboethics owes its existence as a new discipline to robots and algorithms, but these are not themselves the real ethical threat. Rather, the threat comes from robotic and algorithmic approaches to situations where the human edge is critical to ensuring results that are fair and beneficial to individuals and society at large. Computers may or may not be involved; it’s the approach that matters. Addressing the threats needs to happen at multiple levels.
Connected consumer devices and Industrial Internet applications can generate incredible amounts of data from sensors and other operations — data that can be difficult to process using traditional data management and BI tools due to the diversity and size of the data sets involved. Achieving business value from this massive data stream requires the use of big data storage and analysis technologies that can scale to meet the constantly increasing demands placed on organizations.
Digital transformation occurs in economies, sectors, and industries. Businesses can choose to embark on a journey that makes them more than just mere observers of the transformative changes. So what happens on this journey? And how can the businesses transform?