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May 4, 2016
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Gemalto

Managing Wearables in the Workplace

Mitch Black

Mitch Black

How is more participation in the IoT impacting the way the use of wearables in the workplace is developing? MOBI’s president discusses this as well as trends in developing corporate policies for managing wearables in the workplace, if they transmit sensitive information, and other wearables management trends.

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Challenges of Becoming a Software Company

Jeff Kaplan

Jeff Kaplan
Managing Director

Businesses seeking to recast themselves as software providers must be prepared to do more than just create an attractive environment for software developers, including converting internal software skills into external software monetization machines. Here are a few issues to consider to make this leap.

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Startup Advice: Spending with VC Funding

Bret Waters

Bret Waters

Startup CEOs make different decisions when using venture capital funding. Here is advice on efficient spending with VC funding, including how to test your understanding of what your customers want before you start building a product and achieving product/market fit inexpensively.

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Encryption: Trends, Uses, Benefits & Tradeoffs

Sekhar Sarukkai

Sekhar Sarukkai
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Skyhigh Networks

The battle between Apple and the FBI has ended, but the battle over encryption is far from over. This article discusses how encryption works, benefits and use cases, the tradeoff between privacy and national security and how impenetrable encryption is.

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Join us at these CloudBlazers Meetups:

May 10 - Enabling Enterprise IT Manage Containers On-Premises & Public Clouds

6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
621 Folsom Street
San Francisco, Calif.

This meetup is planned to discuss the tools and services that better help enterprises manage containers in production environments. The panel includes speakers from Google, ElasticBox, Rackspace and Perspica.
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May 17 - IoT Soars with SD-WAN, Cloud Secure Network and Real-time Analytics

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
2000 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, Calif.

Find out from panelists from GE-Predix, Deutsche Telecom, VeloCloud and Iotium about how these companies are advancing the Industrial IoT Network with real-time analytics, SD-WAN and Secure Scalable Network Infrastructure.
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This Week's Sponsor: Gemalto



Monetize IoT- Show Me the Money!

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next wave of computing. Although many IoT technologies have been around for years, they are being recombined with entirely new business models and revenue opportunities. Your company can’t afford to miss out during this disruptive period. IDC predicts 30 billion “things” will be connected to the IoT by 2020. It’s an incredible opportunity, especially for device and software manufacturers. New service, subscription and recurring revenue models will extend and replace product sales to increase profitability. The IoT will demand connectivity, platforms, applications, secure hardware and supporting services.

View this recorded webinar with speakers Chris Kocher, founder and managing director of Grey Heron, and Todd Steel, director, product management at Gemalto. You’ll learn:

  • What are the 10 areas driving IoT innovation?
  • How can you use vertical integration, value creation, value migration and value delivery systems to identify new revenue streams?
  • 8 key things to consider as you develop your IoT strategy
  • Why will big data provide new monetization opportunities?

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