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  Think Big – Now Think Even Bigger
  Join Us at Internet of Things at Cloud Expo, November 11-13,
at the Javits Center!


The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.

All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend Internet of Things at Cloud Expo in New York City. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!

Delegates to Internet of Things at Cloud Expo will be able to attend eight separate, information-packed tracks:

  • Enterprise Cloud
  • Digital Transformation
  • The API Enterprise | Mobility & Security
  • DevOps | Containers & Microservices
  • Cognitive Computing | AI, ML, DL
  • Big Data | Analytics
  • IoT | IIoT | Smart Cities
  • Hot Topics | FinTech | WebRTC

There are 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.


We'll see you in New York!



Day 3 Keynote at @ThingsExpo | Chris Matthieu, CTO of Octoblu
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu's platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
  Themes & Topics to Be Discussed

Consumer IoT
• Wearables
• Smart Appliances
• Smart Cars
• Smartphones 2.0
• Automation
• Smart Travel
• Personal Fitness
• Health Care
• Personalized Marketing
• Customized Shopping
• Personal Finance
• The Digital Divide
• Mobile Cash & Markets
• Games & The IoT
• The Future of Education
• Virtual Reality

Enterprise IoT
• The Business Case for
x IoT
• Smart Grids
• Smart Cities
• Smart Transportation
• The Smart Home
• M2M
• Authentication/Security
• Wiring the IoT
• The Internet of
x Everything
• Digital Transformation
x of Enterprise IT
• Agriculture
• Transportation
• Manufacturing
• Local & State
x Government
• Federal Government

IoT Developers | WebRTC Summit
• Eclipse Foundation
• Cloud Foundry
• Linux Containers
• Node-Red
• Open Source Hardware
• Ajax and the IoT
• Leveraging SOA
• Multi-Cloud IoT
• Evolving Standards
• WebSockets
• Security & Privacy
x Protocols
• GPS & Proximity
x Services
• Bluetooth/RFID/etc
• XMPP
• Nest Labs



The Top Keynotes, the Best Sessions, a Rock Star Faculty and the Most Qualified Delegates of ANY Internet of Things Event!


The future of computing lies in these things. As computing takes a much more active role in our lives it will at the same time become much more invisible. Internet of Things Expo will address the challenges in getting from where we are today to this future.
 
The high-energy event is a must-attend for senior technologists from CEOs on down – including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.




@ThingsExpo Power Panel | The World's Many IoTs: Which Are the Most Important?
The Internet of Things is clearly many things: data collection and analytics, wearables, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet, and more. Cool platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel's Galileo and Edison, and a diverse world of sensors are making the IoT a great toy box for developers in all these areas. In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, panelists discussed what things are the most important, which will have the most profound effect on the world, and what should we expect to see over the next couple of years.
Benefits of Attending the Three-Day Technical Program
  LEARNexactly why Internet of Things is relevant today from an economic, business and technology standpoint.
  HEAR first-hand from industry experts the common issues and requirements for creating a platform for the Internet of Things.
  SEE what new tools and approaches the Internet of Things requires.
  DISCOVER how to drive a distributed approach to the Internet of Things, where applications move to the data.
  FIND OUThow the vast volumes of new data produced by the Internet of Things provides a valuable new source of business insight through advanced analytical techniques.
  MASTER how the ongoing development of smart cities, cars, and houses will enhance connectivity infrastructure.
Lunch Power Panel | Microservices & IoT- Moderated by Jason Bloomberg
In this Power Panel at @DevOpsSummit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx, panelists Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at Akana; Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks; and Troy Topnik, ActiveState's Technical Product Manager; and Otis Gospodnetic, founder of Sematext; peeled away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud environment, and we must architect and code accordingly. At the very least, you'll have no problem filling in your buzzword bingo cards.


The State of Web Services, A.D. 2003
The State of Web Services, A.D. 2003

What do you get if you cross an early 21st-century visionary CTO with a late 19th-century employee of the Edison Electric Light Company? Answer: a fantastic keynote address at Web Services Edge 2003 West, held in Santa Clara last month.

The visionary in question was Allan Vermeulen, coauthor of the codehead's classic The Elements of Java Style, and now CTO of the world's largest online retailer, Amazon. com. The Edison employee was Sam Unsell, whose contribution to the development of technology - Vermeulen explained - was to develop an economic model for electricity use in Chicago.

As with electricity then, so with Web services now. This, in Vermeulen's view, is the next shoe that needs to drop.

"Somebody has to be the Sam Unsell of Web services," he proclaimed, meaning that someone in the Web services space has to come up with a good idea for what kind of economic model is best suited to underpinning the technology.

Commercially available electricity, he explained, was only able to catch on and become pervasive because, with Unsell's help, the Edison Electric Light Company invented not just the first commercially practical incandescent lamp but a complete electrical distribution system for light and power - including generators, motors, light sockets with the Edison base, junction boxes, safety fuses, underground conductors, and other devices.

The comparison held the packed audience at the Santa Clara Convention Center, quite literally, spellbound. It was deemed by all who attended to be one of the most memorable and - pun intended - illuminating keynotes in the history of the Web Services Edge series of Conferences and Expos, which is saying something since in previous years keynotes have been given by folks like the "Father of Java," Sun's James Gosling; and the "Father of Markup," Charles F. Goldfarb.

Vermeulen's ebullient opening keynote characterized well a conference that for three days brimmed with good content and animated discussions.

The Complexity Crisis
Keynote discussion panels featured the likes of John Schmidt, CTO of the No. 1 specialty retailer in the U.S., Best Buy, who brought to bear his enormous real-world experience of Web services: Best Buy moves about 100 gigabytes of data a day - inventory data, foundation data (pricing, etc.) - and top management throughout industry, Schmidt reported, is starting to recognize the issues of complexity in IT.

"We need," he observed, "to help take layers of complexity out of our IT environment." Whereas Web services, in Schmidt's view, may take us in the opposite direction.

Coming from a seasoned expert like Schmidt, who also chairs the Methodology Committee of the EAI Consortium, this was a compelling message - especially once he had set the stage with a reference to what he called "the dark side of systems integration - the complexity crisis."

Best Buy alone has over 600 technologies to support 165 technology capabilities, Schmidt reported. "A couple of years ago it took about 20-30 days to build a complete interface," he said. "Nowadays it takes about 4-5 days. Best Buy now adds over 550 interfaces every month (over the past 3 months)."

In other words, and this was Schmidt's point, "As complex as our environment is at the moment, Web services is going to make it even more complicated."

A Web service can be built almost at the push of a button, Schmidt concluded. "Accordingly, they will proliferate on a massive scale."

Keynote Panel: Web Services Paradigm Has Evolved
It was at another keynote discussion panel - to discuss the question "Interoperability: Is Web Services Delivering?" - that XML took center stage.

When panel moderator Derek Ferguson, editor-in-chief of .NET Developer's Journal, asked the panel members to set the parameters of the discussion by first defining Web services, it became clear that the invited experts on the keynote stage were agreed that, while defined by the interop protocol known as SOAP 1.1, no longer do Web services necessarily have to be XML, or even over HTTP. The paradigm has evolved.

David Chappell, VP and chief technology evangelist, Sonic Software, stressed that in his view, while Web services interactions do not have to be across HTTP, "XML is key to defining what a Web services interaction should be. It's best suited for the role of serving as the language for describing the data that needs to be exchanged between applications."

Gary Brunell, VP of professional services for Parasoft, pointed out that "If we're going to use the term 'Web services,' it does suggest the Web, and so HTTP and HTTPS. XML is very important too," he added.

Meantime, David White of Microsoft said he disagreed with the "Web" part of the term 'Web services.' "I'm a big believer in transport agnosticism," White said. "I'm really more concerned about the data representation and the invocation, rather than the transport. The key is to get something back and forth without great expense."

Chappell agreed: "To me the 'services' word is the more important, the service-oriented architecture part. 'Web services' is now a more generic term, for 'the next thing that's going to solve the problems we're trying to solve.'"

Next the panel moved on to pinpoint whether Web services has yet become common beyond the firewall, or is still mostly being used for intra-company use.

Chappell noted that in his experience there is about an 80:20 divide in terms of adoption. "80% is within the corporation's control, and 20% involves the public Internet (the Web) - dealing with other business partners, for example." Brunell agreed that mission-critical apps were still "few and far between," adding, "That's why we are all coming to these conferences."

Microsoft's White noted that on the contrary he had seen mission-critical things happen inside Web services. "We've only just gotten there," he said, "but I have absolutely seen mission-critical Web services in our customer mass." Not out in the B2B space, he conceded.

JBoss Group's CTO, Scott Stark, pinpointed one crucial piece of the jigsaw that's still missing: "Single Sign-On is a joke, I have about 35 accounts; no one has an agreement yet on a one-stop solution, and no enterprise technology can surmount that. J2EE is still basically a middleware technology," Stark continued, "it's not out there bridging enterprises."

The bridging role, then, remains perfect for Web services. But these things take time, Stark added. "Developers are going to have to get comfortable with Web services first: J2EE has taken 7 years to become a reasonably accepted technology." He pointed out that XML wasn't without its shortcomings. "XML is a double-edged sword. My head starts spinning after I've read the 10 different XML Schemas. So the usual technology curve also impedes the adoption of Web services. But that's just the nature of the beast."

Asked if XML might be replaced, White explained that one of the problems is that good tools are often the last thing to appear after a "technology burst" such as the one we are seeing around Web services. "I'm not a seer," White said, but the key to widespread adoption of any new technology is completion of the specs (we're there), demos (we're getting there), and then the tools (they're coming)."

JBoss's Stark agreed. "XML isn't going anywhere. Before there was IIOP and it went nowhere. Clearly XML is the only technology, however complex it might be, that's tried to address the problem. Besides, IIOP was even more complicated, and writing, say, a TCP/IP stack, is not a productive endeavor."

Stark then minted the phrase of the conference. "People have more comfort now with distributed programming; it's a tool for the times."

Overheard in Santa Clara
"Do you think of the 'W' in Web service as a way to ask 'Why not?' when presented with the difficulties or challenges of opening up a system or sharing information across departmental systems?"
-Velan Thillairajah
EAI Technologies, Founding Member of the EAI Industry Consortium

About Jeremy Geelan
Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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