“Strive”​ by Scott Amyx. Vote for Your Favorite Book Cover Design

“Strive”​ by Scott Amyx. Vote for Your Favorite Book Cover Design

Strive by Scott Amyx How doing the things most uncomfortable leads to success Design A: Fish Design B: Butterfly Design C: Chart   About the Book: Strive How doing the things most uncomfortable leads to success. Pioneering thought leader Scott Amyx shows anyone striving to succeed, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or […]

The Mind Bending Future

The Mind Bending Future

Mind control. Responses to it run the gamut, from visions of dystopian Matrix-like mental straightjackets to the superhuman psychic abilities of Marvel Girl, Jean Grey. Using the power of the mind to manipulate reality has a definite edge to it. Researchers have now pushed farther into the field, much farther than ever thought possible. The […]

Wearable Tech Trends for 2017

Wearable Tech Trends for 2017

In the next few years, expect smart clothing and accessories to become more fashionable and integrate more seamlessly into our daily lives. The wearable tech market is still relatively young and in flux. Fitbit, the company that arguably led the first wave of interest in wearables, didn’t start making a wrist-based fitness tracker until 2013. […]

Disruption is Opportunity

Disruption is Opportunity

Disruption: it’s the death knell for enterprises averse to change but the sweet capriccio of opportunity for visionary, built-to-last companies. This is largely because the technology-driven disruption that has created the current market conditions thrives on agility and a willingness to change. Generally, large companies are averse to change, and instead focus on stability and […]

How Much Does Your IoT Refrigerator Know About You?

How Much Does Your IoT Refrigerator Know About You?

Scott Amyx (@amyxiot) is the founder and CEO of IoT business transformation consultancy Amyx+. He is a global expert in developing platforms that help IoT innovators make use of the glut of data at their fingertips. The views expressed are the author’s own, and do not necessarily represent the views of Qualcomm. (Originally published on Qualcomm.) […]

Scott Amyx Speaking at IBM World of Watson

Scott Amyx Speaking at IBM World of Watson

Scott Amyx Speaking at IBM World of Watson IBM World of Watson Las Vegas, Nevada The transition from cloud to edge computing will take time and there will be many technical challenges to overcome but the future of edge computing alongside cloud computing isn’t that far off. The mix of cloud & edge computing will […]

Internet of Things and Data Analytics Handbook Published

Internet of Things and Data Analytics Handbook Published

Scott Amyx Contributes to the Internet of Things and Data Analytics Handbook by Wiley This book examines the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) from a technical, economical and application point of view Examines cloud computing, data analytics, and sustainability and how they relate to IoT/CPS Covers the scope of both consumer IoT and enterprise/government CPS applications […]

Can Large Companies Successfully Innovate?

Can Large Companies Successfully Innovate?

Who wouldn’t want to capture some of the estimated $6 trillion in play with the Internet of Things (IoT)? Companies embrace IoT solutions for a number of reasons, such as lowering operating costs, increasing productivity, expanding into new markets, and developing new products/services. However, it may seem as if only small, agile companies are reaping […]

VoxxedDays Belgrade Conference

VoxxedDays Belgrade Conference

Preko 800 pasioniranih programera, startapera, IT biznismena i onih koji tehnologiju doživljavaju kao istinski zanimljivu, od 28. do 30. septembra posetilo je VoxxedDays Belgrade konferenciju, najveći i najinspirativniji IT događaj u regionu. Na oduševljenje okupljenih, preko 90 priznatih IT stručnjaka iz renomiranih svetskih kompanija poput Amazona, Google-a, Pixara, JetBrains­a, Atlassian­a, RedHat­a, Pivotal­a, Yammer­a i IBM­a […]

University of Connecticut’s Center of Excellence for Security Innovation to Host CyberSEED 2016

University of Connecticut’s Center of Excellence for Security Innovation to Host CyberSEED 2016

Third Annual Conference Brings Together Leading Experts Across Academia, Industry, and Government to Collaborate on Emerging Cybersecurity Trends Scott Amyx Speech and Q&A: https://youtu.be/imie36P4OQM https://youtu.be/Ru8_rHgTESI The University of Connecticut’s Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) today announced CyberSEED 2016, the third annual cybersecurity event, taking place at UConn October 10-11, 2016. The hackathon […]

Amyx+ Contributes to Accenture & G20 Report: Five Ways to Win with Digital Platforms

Amyx+ Contributes to Accenture & G20 Report: Five Ways to Win with Digital Platforms

  Amyx+ Contributes to Accenture & G20 Report: Five Ways to Win with Digital Platforms Digital platform companies are transforming the way we do business by creating vast markets, compelling customer experiences and new ways to innovate. But how will small and traditional companies find success in a platform landscape dominated by digital born companies? […]

Is Your Business Capturing Value from IoT?

Is Your Business Capturing Value from IoT?

Who wouldn’t want to capture some of the estimated $6 trillion in play with the Internet of Things (IoT)? Companies embrace IoT solutions for a number of reasons, such as lowering operating costs, increasing productivity, expanding into new markets, and developing new products/services. A recent study from Unisys showed that 72% of top executives see […]

Managing Security Issues and the Hidden Dangers of Wearable Technologies

Managing Security Issues and the Hidden Dangers of Wearable Technologies

Co-author to The Advances in Information Security, Privacy, & Ethics (AISPE) Book Series, an international academic publication by IGI Global, formerly Idea Group Inc. Managing Security Issues and the Hidden Dangers of Wearable Technologies Chapter 6: Privacy Dangers of Wearables and the Internet of Things Scott Amyx Amyx McKinsey, USA ABSTRACT This chapter identifies concerns […]

Ready for the Disruption from Edge Computing?

Ready for the Disruption from Edge Computing?

Technology evolves incredibly quickly—it seems that just a few years ago, companies were struggling with the idea of moving part of their operations to the cloud. Now, the cloud is seen as a primary driver of disruption in business, allowing even the smallest, leanest company to have access to incredible processing power and data insights. […]

A Strong Internet of Things Strategy Undergirds Success

A Strong Internet of Things Strategy Undergirds Success

At Amyx+, we have discovered that the most common challenge with Internet of Things (IoT) projects is not the implementation time, learning curve, or even the cost—although all of those issues can prevent a business from realizing its potential with the IoT. The most significant challenge is that many enterprise-level IoT projects lack a clear […]

Amyx+ Featured as a Top Internet of Things Company on Postscapes

Amyx+ Featured as a Top Internet of Things Company on Postscapes

Amyx+ Featured as a Top Internet of Things Company on Postscapes Internet of Things System Integrators http://www.postscapes.com/companies/   About Amyx+ Voted Top IoT Influencer by Inc. Voted Top Global IoT Expert by Postscapes Voted Top IoT Authority by the Internet of Things Institute Winner of the Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative Vendor Amyx+ […]

Here Are the Top IoT Influencers to Follow

Here Are the Top IoT Influencers to Follow

It’s been called the next Industrial Revolution and the “Third Wave” of the internet.Cisco predicts that it will be a $14.4 trillion dollar industry by 2020. Just like the first wave of the internet, the Internet of Things (IoT) movement will change and disrupt every facet of industry, commerce and our daily lives – providing […]

Will the Internet of Things Make Us Superhuman?

Will the Internet of Things Make Us Superhuman?

We often highlight our frailties when we fail — we are, after all, only human. However, technology is quickly redefining what it means to be human. There is no denying that we are considerably different from the people who came before us, not only in that we successfully wield technology to overcome a range of […]

How Big Companies Can Innovate in the Internet of Things

How Big Companies Can Innovate in the Internet of Things

How Big Companies Can Innovate in the Internet of Things (IoT) According to an Accenture study of 1,000 large enterprises, big companies struggle with innovation. The biggest barrier is not a lack of vision but because, by definition, big companies are mature. Organizational structures and processes are in place to guide the company towards efficiency. […]

Designing a Holistic Smart City Initiative

Designing a Holistic Smart City Initiative

Investments in smart cities are expected to top $1.5 billion by 2020.  Pioneers like Singapore, London, San Francisco, and Oslo are admired not only for their commitment to smart city initiatives, but also for their application of intelligent technologies in improving the quality of life.  Smart city initiatives are the foundation to improving sustainability, increasing […]

Amyx+ Voted Top IoT Authority by the Internet of Things Institute

Amyx+ Voted Top IoT Authority by the Internet of Things Institute

50 of the Top IoT Authorities The Internet of Things Institute rounded up IoT rock stars and influential IoT organizations. Amyx+ ranks 6 out of the top 50 IoT authorities in the world. @AmyxIoT The CEO at Amyx+, an award-winning IoT strategy and innovation lab, Amyx was the winner of Cloud & DevOps World Innovation […]

Decentralized IoT To Drive Disruption and Business Transformation

Decentralized IoT To Drive Disruption and Business Transformation

Technology evolves incredibly quickly—it seems that just a few years ago, companies were struggling with the idea of moving part of their operations to the cloud. Now, the cloud is seen as a primary driver of disruption in business, allowing even the smallest, leanest company to have access to incredible processing power and data insights. […]

Amyx+ Voted Top Global 2016 IoT Influencer and Expert by Postscapes

Amyx+ Voted Top Global 2016 IoT Influencer and Expert by Postscapes

Global IoT Influencers Postscapes compiled a list of 100 most influential IoT experts in the world. Scott Amyx, CEO of Amyx+, ranks in the top 10 most knowledgeable and influential public figures in the Internet of Things. To learn how Amyx+ can help you in your enterprise IoT journey, read our Thought Leadership and Case Studies. […]

IoT Ideas That Will Soon Revolutionize Our World in 8 Ways

IoT Ideas That Will Soon Revolutionize Our World in 8 Ways

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a very hot topic these days. Even people who are not technologically savvy can’t wait to get their hands on the next smart door lock, thermostat, sensor, security system, etc… Or, better said, get a hold of new products designed to replace the ‘boring’ physical objects around us with […]

Amyx+ Affectio Wins Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative

Amyx+ Affectio Wins Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative

Amyx+’s Affectio data analytics platform recognized for groundbreaking approach to understanding consumers. SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Amyx+ is proud to announce that its innovation lab, Affectio Inc., has won the Cloud and DevOps World Award for the Most Innovative Startup of 2016. The Cloud and DevOps World Awards are specifically targeted at identifying the most forward-thinking developments […]

Amyx+, An Award-Winning IoT Strategy & Innovation Lab, Featured on Postscapes

Amyx+, An Award-Winning IoT Strategy & Innovation Lab, Featured on Postscapes

Amyx+, An Award-Winning IoT Strategy & Innovation Lab, Featured on Postscapes http://postscapes.com/companies/internet-of-things-consulting-research-companies/   About Amyx+ Voted Top IoT Influencer by Inc. Voted Top Global IoT Expert by Postscapes Voted Top IoT Authority by the Internet of Things Institute Winner of the Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative Vendor Amyx+ , an award-winning Internet […]

Practical Guide to Designing a Smart City

Practical Guide to Designing a Smart City

Scott Amyx Speaking on Practical Guide to Designing a Smart City Initiative Smart IoT London 2016 Investments in smart cities are expected to top $1.5 billion by 2020. Pioneers like Singapore, London, San Francisco, and Oslo are admired not only for their commitment to smart city initiatives, but also for their application of intelligent technologies […]

Digital Natives in Smart Cities: Conquering the Future Now

Digital Natives in Smart Cities: Conquering the Future Now

Stepping from your driverless car (which hummed off to find a parking spot), you glance at your wrist and notice that your virtual assistant plotted your path through the crowds of pedestrian traffic to your favorite coffee shop. You slip past the line and give a bright smile to the barista. He leans across the […]

Superhumans: Technology Moving Us Towards Transhumanism

Superhumans: Technology Moving Us Towards Transhumanism

Scott Amyx Speaking on Superhumans: Wearables Moving Us Towards Transhumanism Wearables TechCon & IoT TechCon 2016, San Jose, CA Grand Keynote Transhumanism is the theory and intellectual movement that the human race can evolve beyond its current physical and mental limitations, especially by means of science and technology. In this presentation, Scott Amyx explores the beginning […]

Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Follow

Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Follow

It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is founder and CEO of Amyx+ and managing partner at Venture1st. As a futurist and thought leader in the Wearables and Internet of Things space, he has spoken all over the globe, evangelizing about […]