Tokyo, Bristol, February 9, 2016 – NEC Corporation today announced it has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Bristol Is Open, an ambitious smart city initiative in the UK. Bristol Is Open is a joint venture between Bristol City Council …

NEC and Bristol Is Open commit to long-term partnership to develop the open programmable city – collaboration seeks to create open solutions to urban challenges Read more »

Another big part of the food supply comes from ranches and farms that raise and slaughter various livestock. While ranching is sometimes bundled with agriculture, I discussed farming in Big Data in Agriculture, so we’ll focus on ranching this time …

Big data in ranching and animal husbandry Read more »

Many IT pundits predict 2016 will be a major tipping point in data and related technologies. Here are just a few predictions: 1) The Internet of Things—The number of devices that can connect to the Internet increases, especially in consumer …

The Data Briefing: 2016 Trends That Could Affect Federal Government Data Read more »

Monday February 1st, 6.30 – 8.30pm The Manchester Escalator 231 Deansgate Manchester M3 4EN Sign up here If you believe some of the tech press 2016 is the year that the Internet of Things will take over – billions of …

Open Infrastructure Night – Open Data and Open IoT Read more »

How can data, technology and smart infrastructure be used to future-proof our cities? What’s the role of citizens in shaping their design and development? Find out about all this and more by registering for our Free Online Course!   It’s …

What is a smart city? Read more »

At an Internet Of Things conference this year I gave a speech on why traditional business models will be disrupted by IOT and Open Data. One such example I used was the car insurance industry, and how I believed that …

Every Industry Will Be Disrupted By Open Data Within 10 Years Read more »

Last week, The Things Network — 010 was launched. This is an open LoRa network for the Internet of Things (IoT) in Rotterdam. It took only six weeks to get commitment from the parties involved for the purchase and placement …

Rotterdam launches open LoRa network for Internet of Things Read more »

Today sees the Oxford Flood Network map going public. We’ve been working on this community-based project for over a year now and thought it was a good time to explain the technology that is behind it. Nominet’s IoT Tools When …

Nominet’s IoT Tools: breaking down the silos Read more »

The beautiful world of big data is getting bigger (and brighter) by the day. We take a look at some of the more colourful developments and discussions from the last week. Big Bang Data Big data is so big it’s now …

Big is beautiful – This week’s data dump Read more »

Scottish city embraces IoT and open data