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Nokia: Stitching Together IoT for Transformative Value

An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of those simple sounding buzzwords that has a mountain of complexity beneath it. As organizations take their first tentative steps into deploying IoT solutions, they quickly come face-to-face with all of this complexity, including connectivity challenges, security demands, and the ability to use the data that these smart edge devices create.

While Nokia may not immediately come to mind when you think IoT, the company’s long history in connectivity forms the foundation for its IoT go-to-market strategy — but it goes far beyond that starting point. The company has put together an integrated offering that includes connectivity (LTE and, in the future, 5G), private LTE for local connectivity, device management and security using its existing platform that presently manages over 1.5 billion mobile devices), and a new analytics and visualization platform as a result of their recent acquisition of SpaceTime Insight (which we covered last July).

The company’s vision is that IoT only becomes transformative when you can stitch all the connectivity, security, management, and usage pieces together. Together with its burgeoning ecosystem of partners, the company believes it can help enterprises put the pieces together to take IoT from a position of incremental to transformative value.

Copyright © Intellyx LLC. Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, none of the organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. To be considered for a Brain Candy article, email us at [email protected].

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Jason Bloomberg is a leading IT industry analyst, Forbes contributor, keynote speaker, and globally recognized expert on multiple disruptive trends in enterprise technology and digital transformation. He is ranked #5 on Onalytica’s list of top Digital Transformation influencers for 2018 and #15 on Jax’s list of top DevOps influencers for 2017, the only person to appear on both lists.

As founder and president of Agile Digital Transformation analyst firm Intellyx, he advises, writes, and speaks on a diverse set of topics, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, devops, big data/analytics, cybersecurity, blockchain/bitcoin/cryptocurrency, no-code/low-code platforms and tools, organizational transformation, internet of things, enterprise architecture, SD-WAN/SDX, mainframes, hybrid IT, and legacy transformation, among other topics.

Mr. Bloomberg’s articles in Forbes are often viewed by more than 100,000 readers. During his career, he has published over 1,200 articles (over 200 for Forbes alone), spoken at over 400 conferences and webinars, and he has been quoted in the press and blogosphere over 2,000 times.

Mr. Bloomberg is the author or coauthor of four books: The Agile Architecture Revolution (Wiley, 2013), Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (Wiley, 2006), XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996). His next book, Agile Digital Transformation, is due within the next year.

At SOA-focused industry analyst firm ZapThink from 2001 to 2013, Mr. Bloomberg created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011.

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting), and several software and web development positions.