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Humans, Machine Data Blurred: How the Internet of Things Will Change Work

05th Nov `13, 02:56 AM in Analytics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we work, live and play. In fact, IDC estimates…

BDMS
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we work, live and play. In fact, IDC estimates that in 2020 there will be 26 times more connected things than people. And earlier this year, Wikibon forecasted that $154 billion will be spent on the “Industrial Internet” in 2020. Today IoT is affecting our day-to-day interaction with “things” around us, and even opens the door of possibilities for a more sustainable work environment. In the future, we can expect IoT to generate entirely new job roles and titles and to completely change the way we commute, communicate and collaborate. Below is a list on how the IoT will impact the future of work, blurring the lines between humans and machines.

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