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.

Why predictive maintenance hasn’t taken off as expected

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.

The IoT brings targeted advertising into retail stores

The IoT brings targeted advertising into retail stores

An IoT-powered Walgreens “smart cooler” knows if you’re a man or a woman, plus how old you are, to target ads at you. Is that a good thing?

IoT for retailers: opportunities and challenges

IoT for retailers: opportunities and challenges

The disruptive power of the Internet of Things is transforming retail, but there's much more to come. An ecommerce expert shares insights on what to expect in the IoT/retail world.

Top 10 IoT vulnerabilities

Top 10 IoT vulnerabilities

Everyone knows security is a big issue for the Internet of Things, but what specifically should we be most afraid of? OWASP identifies the top 10 vulnerabilities.

10 things the perfect IoT battery should do

10 things the perfect IoT battery should do

Battery and power issues could slow the spread of the Internet of Things. Here’s a list of the capabilities IoT batteries need to make sure that doesn’t happen.

Six IoT predictions for 2019

Six IoT predictions for 2019

From security issues to skills shortages, these are the most important Internet of Things things to look for in 2019.

Does IoT come with that burger?

Does IoT come with that burger?

How the Internet of Things is changing the restaurant business.

6 ways IoT is transforming retail

6 ways IoT is transforming retail

These six trends cover everything from what you buy to how it’s sold and even how stores work — and those are only the ones we can see right now.

Gartner’s top 10 IoT trends for 2019 and beyond

Gartner’s top 10 IoT trends for 2019 and beyond

Gartner shares its key trends and technologies for the Internet of Things. Social issues and user experience are the most intriguing among them.

The perils of using voice commands with IoT machines

The perils of using voice commands with IoT machines

Combine the IoT, voice commands and machines, and you’re creating a potentially disastrous recipe of unintended consequences.

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