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Archive for December, 2014

Enterprise IoT

This afternoon, I was invited by Econocom to talk about enterprise Internet of Things during one of the CRIP sessions. The CRIP (Club des Responsables d’Infrastructures et de Plate-formes) is a French IT infrastructure executive club. If you’re interested, I embedded my slides below (in French) but the key message I wanted to share is the following:

1/ Whether it’s connected glasses enhancing technician’s work or simply Jawbone Up’s given away by the company, wearables are slowly but surely entering the workplace

2/ While wearables open amazing opportunities for corporations, they also uncover brand new challenges for IT decisions makers, namely: device management complexity, issues with data privacy, weak authentication and Wi-Fi dimensioning problems

3/ Wearables’ security in the workplace is IT executives’ responsibility

As you can see in the slides, I haven’t mentioned any startups working on helping corporations deal with wearables. Even though, Salesforce and other B2B giants recently announced initiatives to support wearables integration in the workplace, I haven’t seen any startups working on this. At least in France.


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