Join this industry technology leader to hear how to make the step from being a disconnected product manufacturer, to software-centric innovation leader.
Gain invaluable lessons in making the case for change and deciding on your business plan: do you start with the product, customer or your business gains in mind? What are the considerations when deciding whether to build in-house or use third parties? Also, what about IoT platform choice?
Leave with an understanding of how to pull together new hardware and software development, data management and connectivity, andtraining/recruitment, to guarantee cost and customer advantages.
Learn how to integrate new business models, systems and software into a legacy organization, and leave with a vision for coordinating your product design and engineering, supply chain and go-to-market strategy.
As we enter what is called the 2nd wave of the 4th Industrial Revolution, we review how many real-life enterprise IoT use cases from the 1st wave can actually be seen in practice, and where we are with overcoming challenges such as standardization, fragmentation and vendor lock-in.
The leader from this technology led world sets the scene for IoTBuild 2019, before we dive deep into engineering for the 4th Industrial Revolution,and how we get the hardware, software, communications, platform and application‘builders’ collaborating, to see IoT products and services really take off.
Join market leaders as they analyze the IoT platform hype,labelled as ‘Platform Wars’ in industry news, and discuss the choice between proprietary, open source and third-party development.
Hear what your IoT platform choices are, compare features and decide what focus the platform you decide on needs to take.
We discuss the industry landscape - what has happened to the‘Wars’ and which providers are making progress within the competitive market of400+ IoT platforms that offer a unified solution to facilitate application development, and connect and manage a plethora of devices, and data?
The discussion peels back the layers of a fully functional IoTStack, answering audience submitted questions, addressing device and data management, user interfaces, networking and connectivity, cloud and edge analytics.
Automakers offer one of the leading examples of howto take a legacy product and add connectivity to revitalize business revenues and build new ones, presenting a new brand unseen in the past.
However, with innovation comes new competition, as car manufacturers develop a business based on services, rather than just a product. Hear how to adopt a ‘design thinking’ strategy and build from within, to counter competition.
Understand where digital investment is being placed, and learn more about the expectations of fresh autonomous, electric and mobility services.
Come away with a focused view of how to structure and realign a long-established organization to challenge new ‘disruptive’ competition.
Outlining and offering solutions for the problems many industrial players face when reengineering existing business and IT environments into modern competitive, integrated architectures.
Unpick the challenges around IT-OT convergence, and ensuring the secure introduction of new enterprise applications onto your networks.
Does every start-up business have the same criteria for selecting an IoT
platform to develop applications and services from? Which platforms offer the best compatibility with developers’ preferred languages?
Should all startups choose the cloud? Why are serverless architectures appealing? Can the right IoT platform really ease interoperability going forward?
What are the security concerns start-ups should be aware of, and if you cannot avoid the inevitable, what strategies do you put in place to recover quickly?
Join this informal chat with start-ups who have successfully engineered and delivered IoT products and services; take the opportunity to ask questions that will aid your daily job.
Why are IoT systems so complex for an organization? And how do you evolve to achieve scale?
There is a lot of discussion and buzz around IT-OT convergence, but what does it actually look like in practice? How do you get IT and OT teams working together in practice, and what lessons have been learnt along the way?
Hear the technical and cultural details of an enterprise IoT adopter’s journey.
How do Virtualization, PaaS, AI and Machine Learning, etc translate into business decisions?
How is containerization improving business operations and IT deployment? And, what about cloud and edge?
Understand how technology leaders are introducing a new language to business functions, to drive changing from the boardroom.
Are you still at the thinking stage? How do you start your IoT journey? Join this panel of leading adopters to hear how they developed IoT devices, software and digital services, and unpick the business models they adopted.
We will be asking you to send in your questions pre-event, and some that will be answered include:
• How to justify ROI in digital investment and gain boardroom buy-in
• Can ‘legacy’ enterprises really become software centric, and what does that truly mean?
• How do you make sure your most important assets, namely your people, are onboard and supporting your digital journey; what’s your implementation strategy from a workforce point of view?
• Getting IT and lines of business speaking the same language
Everyone aims to build products that improve the End User experience. And from the initial insight to the finishing pixel, UX research helps product teams stay connected to the pulse of the user.
This session communicates how to stay focused on the needs, behaviors and concerns of the people for, whilst integrating new technologies.
How can you combine AI with Human Intelligence to build the ideal IoT product?
Determine how to power digital strategies and transformation through AI and machine learning.
Hear how the expected growth in enterprise AI applications is set to fuel the proliferation of enterprise IoT.
With the guidance of industry leaders, breakout into small groups to work through common problems. Reconvene and discuss findings as one class.
Answer questions such as the below together:
- How should we determine the data that is really important to a business; what is really needed?
- Once the right data has been selected and collected, which digital models are needed to drive insight?
With a lot of hype, around a lot of solutions, this session takes you back to basics,conveying how to build the right digital models to get the most out of your data.
Data is fantastic, but what do you do with it? What you do with the data that collects on your IoT platform is central to staying relevant as a business.
How do you build an IT infrastructure that allows for real-time analytics,securely?
Join this industrial leader to discern what edge means for enterprises.
Understand edge computing and how it fits in with your data and resource management.
'EdgeCloud, Dynamic Cloud, 5G combined with compute power, the ability to have adata center near to where you need it….’
You’re aware of the advancements being discussed in the enterprisetech market but what is the meaning and feasibility for your business?
Assess what shifts mean for the infrastructure, hardware and software costs of analytics?
How do cyber security precautions fit into IoT and OT technology stacks?
Get up to date on how enterprise end users currently view IoT security, and the precautions they are putting in place to manage the rise in devices on their networks.
Discover how to determine on older systems what precisely is on your network, and manage security when you may have unknown devices connected?
What part can edge architecture and gateways play in alleviating security concerns?
What is the last mile problem and how can it be solved?
Does every business face the same challenges when trying to close the last-mile gap?
Learn the ways to counter human, software and system obstacles.
The diversity of vendors and use cases in the developing edge ecosystem makes industry collaboration vital.
Join hardware and software influencers to learn what steps they are taking to ensure edge computing evolves successfully, and the standards needed to secure interoperability and accelerate commercial deployment.
Your focus has been on building connected devices and software, the strategies andworkforce to support them, and now you need to utilize the wealth of data produced.
Building a business based on data-driven decisions is no easy feat, and this inspirational leader reflects on how they overcame pain points, shares lessons learnt and the benefits brought through correct data management.
Have your questions prepared, after hearing details in:
- Establishing collaboration between business and IT, and gaining business leadership overdata management
- Translating the different languages of business and IT, and accomplishing collaboration
- Building a data science team
- Choosing the right service provider and getting them to really understand your businessand respond to your needs
AI is taking the mundane and simplifying it, and first you need to decide which problems you want to solve.
Hear how to start with the bigger picture in mind, and walk backwards, breaking down the project into smaller applications.
Then gain insight into how data processing will take place, and where: at the edge or in the cloud? And which is the right platform for you?
Stream processing, the Big Data technology:what is it and where is it being used?
How is data management maturing, and what are the advances being made in real-time analytics?
How to achieve an ethical framework for IoT is a question now at the forefront of industry discussion.
Gartner’s prediction that by 2021, 40% of new enterprise applications implemented by service providers will include AI technologies, is set to aid the growth of IoTdevices; hence the need to protect consumers’ privacy, security and ownership becomes more and more important.
- How to do you program IoT algorithms without prejudice?
- Steps needed to ensure IoT devices are built on core data privacy, security and ownership values
- How far have we come to building a common reference architecture for IoT technology?
A new architecture to provide the platform for scalable IoT deployment, supporting the unstructured data collection required by business,is required. However, confusion over how to design the architecture still exists.Plus, interoperability and security challenges are just two that slow down wider IoT adoption.
Meet with this panel of industry hardware and software builders to break down hurdles still posed by:
- Complex architectures
- Security & Privacy
- Flexibility & Compatibility of Design
- Data Collection & Privacy
When mixing old and new hardware and software, is an IoT project ever greenfield and what role can the DevOps team play in succeeding with IoT delivery?
- How to manage changes at the network and firmware level
- Deploying OTA updates and multi-protocol gateways
- Necessary security updates
- Managing data-level interoperability
- Multi-cloud environments
Exploring the features of an Open IoT Stack and motivations behind Open Source for IoT.
Map out and question the Open Source architecture and community and weigh up platform choice.
Peel back the layers of Sensors,Actuators & Data Sources;
IoT Gateways; Integration Hub;the
Data Management & Analytics Platform to Application Development, Deployment & Integration.
Discuss current enterprise use cases.
How is the industry responding to the technical requirements of Edge? Do we need another Edge platform?
This session allows you to checkout the platforms reacting to the drive for low latency, high-performance applications.
Surveynew services such as configuration and fault management, and high availability,QoS, performance, low latency capabilities.
This leader sheds light on the connected architectures that allow buildings to add layers to IoT capabilities,suitable for brownfield systems.
- Judge what it takes from an architecture and connectivity perspective
- Dissect the analytics layer on top; how do you create an analytics library?
- Get to grips with integration
Meet with engineering experts to comprehend what is necessary and what is superfluous when building a commercially viable IoT device.
- How to engineer to bring down the cost per unit?
- Security ideas for IoT device and platform choice
- Views on the use of containers and blockchain?
Connectivity is obviously critical to any IoT project, and with around 30 IoT connectivity options on the market today, the Connectivity & Communications track presents the lessons needed to succeed when building IoT hardware and software.
To kick-start, we bring the different connectivity players together to explore the evolution of LPWAN, 5G, Bluetooth and WiFi choices.
Analyze what 5G roll-out means for different vertical enterprise sectors, and how its spectrum will be different from those in the past.
Docurrent use cases justify the investment cost?
Which applications will 5G empower and do enterprises have the infrastructure to maximize the opportunity 5G brings?
As connected devices become more and more important to businesses’ bottom line,connectivity choices also move up the decision-making chain.
Do you choose a global connectivity contract? How do you manage devices remotely?
Learn how this enterprise leader selected the right connectivity partner, and secured pricing models, security and infrastructure needs.
Telecom operators have been expanding their offerings in the enterprise and consumer IoT market for a number of years, but as 5G deployment looms, this session reflects on the telco’s place in the enterprise IoT ecosystem.
Aslegacy enterprises connect their businesses, the lines of data ownership with the operator become more blurred, and SLAs begin to shift.
Hear how the enterprise-operator relationship is changing and take away advice on future partnerships.
What is lacking in IoT communications infrastructure and what actions is the connectivity market taking to solve network capacity and reliability constraints?
Assess how data silos are being broken down and visibility improved.
Conclude with updates and discussion around changing connectivity standards.
Submityour questions to the panel and ask:
- How are hardware makers evolving standards?
- How are software developers maintaining a balance between high bandwidth and low battery power consumption?
- What steps need to be taken by software developers and hardware manufacturers, to ensure interoperability?