The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
December 7, 2016
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Gemalto
 
 
 

Manufacturing software becomes add-on for industrial automation vendors in 2017

Yana Persky

Yana Persky
Strategic Analysis Manager
Gemalto

Gemalto predicts that 2017 will see the acceleration of convergence in the industrial automation space. This article discusses how and why this complex space might evolve in the coming year and looks at its three main levels of automation. It also discusses why traditional automation companies will expand into more software / technology-rich automation product offerings, what type of companies will focus more on software and what solutions will be included.

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Automated banking cybersecurity challenges

Robert Capps

Robert Capps
Vice President of Business Development
NuData Security

Automated banking will disrupt the banking sector, transforming traditional interactions and making the in-branch banking experience much like the online experience, but authentication will be a big challenge. This article discusses advanced authentication models and other proactive steps against cyber threats.

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Mobile CRM platforms: 3 must-have features

Martin Schneider

Martin Schneider
VP Corporate Communications
SugarCRM

Customer relationship management (CRM) software is undergoing an evolution. An expected increase in the global mobile workforce will lead to greater expectations for mobile CRM platforms in 2017 and beyond. This article makes some predictions and discusses three main features for a complete experience.

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2017 shift to bare metal delivery of cloud

Danial Faizullabhoy

Danial Faizullabhoy
CEO
Cypherpath

Cypherpath predicts that “bare metal” is the new black. This article predicts what will happen with cloud and bare metal in 2017 and what bare metal architecture is uniquely designed to provide.

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Enterprise disaster recovery in 2017

David LeClair

David LeClair
Vice President of Product Marketing
Unitrends

Many new vendors are entering the Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) market. Unfortunately, businesses continue to fall into the same DR traps as their predecessors. Here’s how DRaaS will evolve in 2017 to ensure that your business continuity remains intact in the event of a disaster or malware attack.

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What IoT, AR and VR can learn from sports

Alex Hertel

Alex Hertel
CEO and Co-Founder
Xperiel

Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented reality technology have recently taken shape in the form of Nest thermostats, Vivint doorbell cameras and Pokémon Go. This article discusses how we will begin to connect more consistently between devices and the world around us in 2017 and gives a real-world sports example.

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Why Facebook Workplace is not next-gen social

Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson
Chief Marketing Officer
POPin

Facebook recently launched “Workplace,” a tool the company says brings the most popular attributes of its consumer network to the workplace. This article discusses why Workplace and other enterprise social platforms will fall short in reaching their full potential and gives four predictions for 2017.

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Executive Briefings

 
 

The D.I.Y. Mentality

"If you want something done right, do it yourself." We've all used that phrase when frustrated by the inability to get things done just the way we want. It's similar to the dilemma faced by software vendors and intelligent device vendors when trying to figure out whether to build a licensing solution or buy it. Many debate the merits of building an in-house licensing solution versus purchasing a commercial licensing and entitlement management system.

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Vehicle to Vehicle Communication for Crash Avoidance Systems

This eInfochips white paper discusses the testing of a prototype implementation of a complete vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication system. The purpose of the prototype is to prove feasibility of V2V to improve safety of transportation systems. The paper discusses how road safety can be enhanced by the deployment of wireless communication technologies for vehicular networks, which activates new services such as collision prediction, traffic management and further communication facilities between nearby moving vehicles.

Click here to read the white paper.

 
 

This Week's Sponsor: Gemalto

 
 

GemaltoAbout Gemalto Sentinel Software Monetization

Gemalto, through its acquisition of SafeNet, is the market-leading provider of software licensing and entitlement management solutions for on-premises, embedded and cloud-based software vendors. Gemalto Sentinel is the most trusted brand in the software industry for secure, flexible and future-proof software monetization solutions.

 






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