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Data Digest: Cloud Spending, Open Source IoT, and Open Standards

How cloud computing is being adopted by enterprises of all sizes, why manufacturers should turn over the keys of abandoned IoT devices to the open source community, and open standards and open source software development.

Spending on Cloud Projects to Grow

Last year, enterprise spending on moving to the cloud went down, but this year that trend has reversed sharply. This article describes how cloud computing is changing from something a few enterprises did on a small scale to a move all enterprises of all sizes are embracing.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal

Make Your Abandoned IoT Projects Open Source

Products connected to the Internet of Things must be able to communicate with other IoT devices. Because of the constant connectivity demanded by IoT, if the company that produced the device shuts down, devices can become useless. This article makes a case for why manufacturers should turn over the keys of abandoned IoT devices to the open source community.

Read more at Techrepublic

The End of "Open Standards"

When was the last time you heard the phrase 'open standards'? This article explains why open standards development is now largely thought of as merely a part of open source software development.

Read more at Linux

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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