Fredric Paul

Fredric Paul is Editor in Chief for New Relic, Inc., and has held senior editorial positions at ReadWrite, InformationWeek, CNET, PCWorld and other publications. His opinions are his own.

17 predictions about 5G networks and devices

IoT security vs. privacy: Which is a bigger issue?

IoT security vs. privacy: Which is a bigger issue?

When it comes to the internet of things (IoT), security has long been a key concern. But privacy issues could be an even bigger threat.

6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

Rob Mesirow, a principal at PwC’s Connected Solutions unit, offers tips for successfully implementing internet of things (IoT) projects without breaking the bank.

It’s time for the IoT to 'optimize for trust'

It’s time for the IoT to 'optimize for trust'

If we can't trust the internet of things (IoT) to gather accurate data and use it appropriately, IoT adoption and innovation are likely to suffer.

The Traffic Jam Whopper project may be the coolest/dumbest IoT idea ever

The Traffic Jam Whopper project may be the coolest/dumbest IoT idea ever

With its Traffic Jam Whopper program, Burger King uses real-time internet of things (IoT) data to deliver burgers to drivers stuck in traffic—and it seems to be working.

Enterprise IoT: Companies want solutions in these 4 areas

Enterprise IoT: Companies want solutions in these 4 areas

Based on customer pain points, PwC identified four areas companies are seeking enterprise solutions for, including energy use and sustainability.

When IoT systems fail: The risk of having bad IoT data

When IoT systems fail: The risk of having bad IoT data

As the use of internet of things (IoT) devices grows, the data generated can lead to savings for consumers and new opportunities for businesses. But what happens when errors crop up?

Yet another killer cloud quarter puts pressure on data centers

Yet another killer cloud quarter puts pressure on data centers

Continued strong growth from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform signals even more enterprises are moving to cloud computing.

No, drone delivery still isn’t ready for prime time

No, drone delivery still isn’t ready for prime time

Despite incremental progress and limited regulatory approval in the U.S. and Australia, drone delivery still isn’t a viable option in the vast majority of use cases.

Want to the know future of IoT? Ask the developers!

Want to the know future of IoT? Ask the developers!

A new survey of internet of things (IoT) developers reveals that connectivity, performance, and standards are growing areas of concern as IoT projects hit production.

The Microsoft/BMW IoT Open Manufacturing Platform might not be so open

The Microsoft/BMW IoT Open Manufacturing Platform might not be so open

The new industrial IoT Open Manufacturing Platform from Microsoft and BMW runs only on Microsoft Azure. That could be an issue.

Elizabeth Warren's right-to-repair plan fails to consider data from IoT equipment

Elizabeth Warren's right-to-repair plan fails to consider data from IoT equipment

Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's suggested legislation for farm equipment is just a first step. The data collected by the internet-connected equipment must also be considered.

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