Mobile Payment as a Chance for new Business Models

Digitalization is and has been a very hot topic for the last years. Current IT trends like Internet of Things, Mobile and Cloud drive innovation and, therefore, push new business models as well as IT support for business processes. Today, a technical foundation exists that supports businesses in a way that, technically, was not possible . . . → Read More: Mobile Payment as a Chance for new Business Models

Understanding the Past to Predict the Future

Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Business Intelligence (BI) are very hot topics at the moment everybody is talking about. All of these trends are interesting for themselves as they promise deeper insides into a business and therefore lead to better business decisions.

Internet of Things enables businesses to gather data and to control . . . → Read More: Understanding the Past to Predict the Future

3 Articles in the upcoming Business Technology Magazine

At the moment digitalization and IoT are taking off and belong to the hottest trends in information technology. Because of the experience OC has in Business Intelligence, Integration and Software Development we were able to publish 3 articles in the upcoming Business Technology, which is completely issued for the Internet of Things.

The . . . → Read More: 3 Articles in the upcoming Business Technology Magazine

iot-toolkit.net just went live

We have just gone live with our IoT focused website: http://iot-toolkit.net/

The purpose of the website is to collect articles, talks and other information with a strong IoT background and to give interested persons a focused overview over the topics.

Enjoy reading:-)

Jax 2015 slides are available: Bedeutung von Integrationsarchitekturen im Zeitalter von Mobile, IoT und Cloud

The slides of the talk Sven Bernhardt and I gave at Jax 2015 in Mainz, Germany, are now available on slideshare.

Bedeutung von Integrationsarchitekturen im Zeitalter von Mobile, IoT und Cloud from OPITZ CONSULTING . . . → Read More: Jax 2015 slides are available: Bedeutung von Integrationsarchitekturen im Zeitalter von Mobile, IoT und Cloud

First results on the IoT front – IoT is taking off

Besides the work at customer site I have not been losing my focus on IoT Instead, IoT is becoming more and more interesting for my employer. The work in this field of expertise finally resulted in 3 different talks I was allowed to give. If you are interested have a look:

IT2Industry 2014 – . . . → Read More: First results on the IoT front – IoT is taking off

Part 2: Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems

I got the chance to write another article about IoT, mobile and business processes which was published this month by the German DOAG News. The Article „Schneller reagieren – Neue IT-Unterstützung von Unternehmensprozessen“ is a sequel to [2], has a focus on Oracle technology and on its application to IoT scenarios.

[1] Dominik Bial: . . . → Read More: Part 2: Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems

Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems

The IT trends mentioned in the title can be found in many forums, articles and blogs introducing future scenarios and informing about the next industrial revolution. But what is it all about?

More or less, it is all about situational awareness. With the help of the technologies which these IT trends promote, devices can be . . . → Read More: Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems

Prototyping with Mobile Phones – Running Restlet on Android

For prototyping purposes I had to develop a communication mechanism between a mobile phone and computer. I did not want to rely on push services like Google Cloud Messaging [1] as I simply had to push information to a single Android device and I wanted to have full control over the data and communication. Therefore, . . . → Read More: Prototyping with Mobile Phones – Running Restlet on Android

Commercial of the shelf (COTS) and the Internet of Services (IoS) – Recurring principles in Software Engineering

Surely, there are parallels between different visions or concepts in the field of computer science and much research in this field is about identifying these parallels to generate some learning outcome. However, today I had a discussion about the Internet of Services and the possibility to combine the different services to create mashup applications. In . . . → Read More: Commercial of the shelf (COTS) and the Internet of Services (IoS) – Recurring principles in Software Engineering