Internet of Things and beyond: cyber-physical systems

The new industrial revolution is a cyber-physical systems revolution. The Internet of Things (IoT) forms a foundation for this cyber-physical systems revolution and it is driving the biggest shift in business and technology since World War II. Introduction “Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are physical and engineered systems whose operations are monitored, coordinated, controlled and integrated by a computing and communication core. Just as the internet transformed how humans interact … Continue reading Internet of Things and beyond: cyber-physical systems

Turf wars on the frontiers of the sharing economy

The sharing economy is turning into big business now, with companies perceiving a potential advantage: Looking to save money, big business dives into the sharing economy. And, as this new economy grows, there will be turf wars between the old and the new world. A recent headline on Mashable read “New York Goes to War Against Airbnb for Disrupting Hotel Business“. I’ve been expecting to see headlines like this … Continue reading Turf wars on the frontiers of the sharing economy