Upsurge of Developers Working in the Internet of Things in 2015

The term "Internet of Things" (IoT) was first coined in 1999 and the various technologies and computing concepts that make it up -- machine-to-machine communications/M2M, embedded devices, smart/intelligent systems, etc. -- have existed in some form or another for even longer, but it wasn’t until more recently that IoT really started to gain mainstream momentum (just look at the Google Trends report below). 2014 marked a watershed year for the now firmly established technology megatrend and perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than in the world (and business) of software development. Last year saw the inaugural Internet of Things [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:50:46+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Insights and Analytics|

Developers and the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not a new concept. It's a bit surreal for all of us living through it today to see connected devices continue to move into the mainstream. But how does this affect the developer market? The core of the IoT is that things -- all kinds of inanimate objects -- "talk" to each other and to devices tuned to "listen." Put less casually, these things have the ability to monitor their status or what their sensors report, and then report that data via some communications capability to databases, services and servers, most likely in the [...]

By | 2017-12-04T22:12:19+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Insights and Analytics|

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