“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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Amyx+ Contributes to WhichPLM Report 6th Edition: IoT Issue

Amyx+ Contributes to WhichPLM Report 6th Edition: IoT Issue

Amyx+ Contributes to WhichPLM Report 6th Edition: IoT Issue For five years, WhichPLM has provided the industry with the ‘PLM bible.’ And this year is no exception — the WhichPLM Report: 6th Edition. While the 2015 publication blended the traditional PLM market analysis and editorial with a special focus on 3D working, this year’s report marries the […]

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. […]

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 […]

San Francisco Chronicle: iBeat Startup Has a Real Heart

San Francisco Chronicle: iBeat Startup Has a Real Heart

For Ryan Howard, the sudden death of his friend from an undetected heart condition late last year led to the idea for a new product he wished could have saved the 40-year-old’s life. Howard, 41, had recently left Practice Fusion, the San Francisco electronic medical records company he founded a decade earlier, and wasn’t planning […]

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 […]

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 […]

UI/UX Design for Future Consumers

UI/UX Design for Future Consumers

The rise in user-driven thinking has made ‘user interface’ and ‘user experience’ buzzwords. We look at the new normal of placing the user at the heart of the design process, and outline some emerging principles and future trajectories for UI and UX design. Refer to the full article on Stylus. Published on May 18, 2016. Author […]

How to Become Great in IoT Strategy and Execution

How to Become Great in IoT Strategy and Execution

In a PwC/ Booz & Company survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, respondents rated the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? The results are shown in the chart below. These responses are sobering: Only 16% of top leaders were […]

Scott Amyx’s Presentation at IoT World: Navigating IoT Product Strategy

Scott Amyx’s Presentation at IoT World: Navigating IoT Product Strategy

Scott Amyx’s Presentation from IoT World 2016 Navigating IoT Product Strategy: https://goo.gl/uqEVp0 About Amyx+ Winner of the Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative Vendor Amyx+ , an award-winning Internet of Things strategy & innovation lab, is working with international and multi-national enterprises to help 1) understand the impact of IoT disruptions, 2) formulate […]

Turn Disruption Into Innovation

Turn Disruption Into Innovation

In PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, 62% expressed concern about the impact of disruption in their industry. Disruption is coming from all direction — from the Internet of Things, blockchain cryptography, AI/ machine learning, data analytics, decentralized computing to changes in consumer behavior. The shift in paradigms are reshaping financial services, CPG, advertising, retail, luxury, […]

Scott Amyx Speaking on Redefining the Marketing Paradigm with IoT

Scott Amyx Speaking on Redefining the Marketing Paradigm with IoT

  Scott Amyx Speaking on Redefining the Marketing Paradigm with IoT Affectio Human Data Analytics Platform http://affect.io/ Affectio is a human data analytics platform that uses artificial intelligence, mobile, wearables and the Internet of Things to reveal deep insights about people — how they feel, think, behave and engage brands. Problem Statement: – Understanding people […]

The Future of IoT

The Future of IoT

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” – Niels Bohr While it may be difficult to envision the exact details of our world in the next decade, current trends and developments in technology can inform our vision of the future of IoT. Sans a technological bouleversement, how companies engage with IoT‐driven solutions […]

Unlock the Power of the Internet of Things for Your Business

Unlock the Power of the Internet of Things for Your Business

According to IDC, $1.7 trillion will be spent on IoT in 2020. Last year, the smart home industry alone generated $79.4 billion in revenue. How will you realize your next billion dollar product line? Amyx+, a leading Internet of Things strategy & implementation agency, is working with some of the largest enterprises to bring IoT […]

Amyx+ Publishes Internet of Things Case Studies

Amyx+ Publishes Internet of Things Case Studies

Amyx+ helps Fortune 500 enterprises and game-changing startups with wearables & IoT strategy, innovation, data analytics and product development. Amyx+ has worked with leading blue chip companies and growth-stage startups across wearables, healthcare, consumer electronics, retail, apparel, footwear, luxury, fitness, advertising and major industries to help sharpen their wearables & IoT strategies. Visit our website to review […]