Five Reasons Traditional IAM Can’t Handle the Internet of Things

It may sound futuristic to some, but the Internet of Things (IoT), that nebulous net of connected everything, is here at last, and it’s only getting bigger— the global IoT market is expected to grow to $7.1 trillion by 2020, compared to $1.9 trillion in 2013, and companies all over the globe are scrambling to meet the opportunity.

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By Jeff Edwards. The Identity of Things requires a new class of IAM system. The best practice for managing identity in the Internet of Things is to employ a next-generation IoT IAM platform. But what exactly does next-gen IoT IAM entail? And how does it succeed where traditional, workforce IAM fails?

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The European Cloud Initiative: A silver lining for data sharing?

The European Commission launched the Digital Single Market Strategy (the DSMS) last year with the aim of opening up digital opportunities for businesses across the EU. The DSMS is a response to the significant increase in the amount and variety of data being produced.

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The European Data Infrastructure (EDI) will provide a high-performance computing (HPC) framework with the capability to support the EOSC.

These supercomputers will connect to mid-range EU national computing centres and to software infrastructure to offer what is basically supercomputing-as-a-service across the EU. The framework will be developed from 2016 to 2020.

The EDI would also be accompanied by a large-scale initiative to develop supercomputing through quantum technology, to begin by the end of 2017.

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How blockchains could change the world | McKinsey & Company

Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have the potential to revolutionize the world economy.

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Interview with Don Tapscott: “I’ve been at this 35 years, writing about the digital age. I’ve never seen a technology that I thought had greater potential for humanity.”

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Will blockchain drive the fourth Industrial Revolution?

The first Industrial Revolution brought steam power and factories. The second produced railroads and electricity. The third gave us the Internet, digital computers, and the conveniences of the modern world.

Each of these revolutions began and finished with the creation of better, more efficient machines. But the fourth revolution, predicated upon the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), is nearly here, and it won’t follow so closely in the tracks of its older brothers.

The fourth revolution won’t center on machinery that’s simply stronger and faster: It’ll revolve around machines that process, share, and act upon information without us, fundamentally modifying our relationships to our tools, our world, and one another.

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By Daniel Riedel. Blockchain is the missing link to the revolution because the commerce it spurs will define trust among machines and stakeholders.

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Rethinking security for the Internet of Things

Many people scoffed in January 2014 when Cisco CEO John Chambers pegged the “Internet of Everything” as a potential $17 trillion market, five to 10 times..

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By Mike Gault. By focusing only on communication, there’s no chain of custody or way to audit the lifetime of data hosted in different environments administered by different organizations. One compromise anywhere in the chain, and the reliability of the collected data and any conclusions derived from it will be suspect.

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An operating model for company-wide agile development | McKinsey & Company

Organizations are succeeding with agile software and product development in discrete projects and teams. To do so in multiple business units and product groups, they must rethink foundational processes, structures, and relationships.

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By Santiago Comella Dorda, Swati Lohiya and Gerard Speksnijder. From my current assignment I recognize almost all that’s mentioned in the article and see the company I’m assigned to struggke with ttransformation from a conventional to an agile structure.

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Know more about Blockchain: Overview, Technology, Application Areas and Use Cases

Everyone is talking about blockchain, the new technology in the FinTech Industry. The concept of blockchain has energized the financial services industry globally. The concept has already brought a disruption in the financial industry. LTP brings to you the overview, technology, application areas and use cases of blockchain.

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Very extensive article that explains the variaty of uses for blockhain technology.

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Data storage media fighting capacity battle … for now

The femtosecond laser encodes information in five dimensions. The first three dimensions of X, Y and Z denote the nano-grating’s location within the coin, while the 4th and 5th dimension exist on the birefringence patterns of the nano-gratings.

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By Rich Castagna. No idea what he’s talking about, but 320 TB on a disk the size of a quarter is not bad😉

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