Internet of Things
Should we be afraid of IoT (Internet of Things)? Would humans be eliminated from the chain of decision making regarding their lives? What about commercial IoT? Should we expect that factories would communicate with each other and lodge orders, collect supplies, etc. Since IoT is essentially an IT platform who would emerge the winner: Google, Amazon, Apple, etc.?
If you are interested in these topics you may give a glance at “The Internet of Things: Industrie 4.0 Unleashed” by Ulrich Sendler (ed.) or at “Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics Toward Next-Generation Intelligence” by Nilanjan Dey, Aboul Ella Hassanien, Chintan Bhatt, Amira S. Ashour, and Suresh Chandra Satapathy (eds.).
You may also want to read Filiberto Amati provocative post here: Internet Of Things: Emerging Business Models and Battlegrounds. (Filiberto is Growth Adviser, Innovation Catalyst, Branding Architect, International Expansion Consultant and also Lecturer at our Institute).