Unlocking the Potential of the Internet of Things.” The report estimates the potential value of the Internet of Things (IoT) and finds that the reality exceeds the hype: The estimated total economic impact over the next 10 years is between $3.9 trillion and $11.1 trillion, or 3% to 11% of the world economy. Interestingly, McKinsey estimates that 40% of this value will be created in developing countries.
TechPolicyDaily.com blog on the vast OPM cyber breach, additional facts have emerged, and top security officials in the Obama administration have finally weighed in – but the dilemmas and difficulties of fashioning a response to the attacks remain unresolved.
Library of Congress and the Copyright Office. The Register of Copyrights also addressed similar issues in a recent report on technology issues. All those reports make a simple point: the outdated and ineffective IT procurement processes at the Library of Congress have forced the US Copyright Office to try to run a 21st century copyright system with 19th and 20th century technologies.