What Makes An Internet Of Things (IoT) Platform Enterprise-Ready?

Answering the question of what makes an IoT platform scalable enough to excel in an enterprise needs to take into account application enablement, connectivity management, and data aggregation and storage. These and other insights are from a recent article by the Boston Consulting Group, Who Will Win The IoT Platform Wars? The report provides a useful framework for evaluating the enterprise readiness of the proliferating number ofIoT platforms available today.

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Hackers are forcing Hollywood to reevaluate its cybersecurity

While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed weaknesses throughout Hollywood’s food chain. Last week, as HBO investigated a cyberattack on its own systems, an unaired episode of its hit show “Game of Thrones” appeared online following an unrelated breach at a pay-TV partner in India. In April, when 10 episodes of Netflix Inc.’s “Orange Is the New Black” leaked, the incident was traced to a contractor.

What is ERP? A guide to enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software doesn’t live up to its acronym. Forget about planning — it doesn’t do much of that — and forget about resource, a throwaway term. But remember the enterprise part. This is ERP’s true ambition. It attempts to integrate all departments and functions across a company onto a single system that can serve all those different departments’ particular needs.