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.

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

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.

An inside look at an IIoT-powered smart factory

An inside look at an IIoT-powered smart factory

Despite housing some 50 robots and 50 people, Tempo Automation’s gleaming connected factory relies on industrial IoT and looks more like a high-tech startup office than a manufacturing plant.

3 companies developing wearable tech for the enterprise

3 companies developing wearable tech for the enterprise

Theatro, Hipaax, and Notable are helping to lead the charge to wearable technology in the enterprise.

Wearable tech in the enterprise grows, but few workplace uses exist

Wearable tech in the enterprise grows, but few workplace uses exist

Even as smartwatch shipments continue to grow, significant industrial and business use cases for these internet-connected devices have yet to appear.

Why the industrial IoT is more important than consumer devices — and 7 more surprising IoT trends

Why the industrial IoT is more important than consumer devices — and 7 more surprising IoT trends

Operational intelligence vendor OSIsoft shares eight things it says will define the Internet of Things (IoT) this year, including how industrial IoT will drive the market.

The big picture: Is IoT in the enterprise about making money or saving money?

The big picture: Is IoT in the enterprise about making money or saving money?

According to CompTIA, the business community is still conflicted about whether Internet of Things (IoT) implementations should save businesses money or help them make money.

Why predictive maintenance hasn’t taken off as expected

Why predictive maintenance hasn’t taken off as expected

A recent Bain & Company report suggests predictive maintenance is just one area of industrial IoT that hasn’t met expectations.

Why are IoT platforms so darn confusing?

Why are IoT platforms so darn confusing?

Everyone talks about Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, but they don’t always agree on what they are. This analysis helps make sense of it.

What programming languages rule the Internet of Things?

What programming languages rule the Internet of Things?

Does the IoT run on the same programming languages that drive the rest of the technology world? Yes, mostly.

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