All, two very interesting articles about the internet of things, from a corporate standpoint:
-Harvard Business Review
"GE’s industrial internet is based on the newfound ubiquity of digital connectivity. Most information work is already digitized through the use of connected laptops and mobile devices. Now, with the growth of the “internet of things,” the pervasive deployment of digital sensors is extending digitization and connectivity to previously analog tasks, processes, and machine and service operations"
-Industrial Internet Insights Report - GE & Accenture
"How big is the economic power of the Industrial Internet? Consider one analysis that places a conservative estimate of worldwide spending at $500 billion by 2020, and which then points to more optimistic forecasts ranging as high as $15 trillion of global GDP by 2030."