Blue Hill in the News: Tony Rizzo: An IoT Commentary: The Internet of Things: What Business am I Really In?

The Internet of Things Council“In its November 2014 issue, Harvard Business Review published an extensive article on the Internet of Things titled “How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Competition.” Authored by PTC board member and Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter and PTC CEO James E. Heppelmann, the article takes a deep look into IoT-driven business transformation. Here we provide commentary on the article as well as a related view into how PTC itself is now undergoing an IoT-driven, extensive and disruptive transformation of its own – and how, in the process, it is answering the very same provocative question we’ve posed in our own headline.”

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About Tony Rizzo

Tony Rizzo joined Blue Hill Research following a 20 month stint heading up TMC's enterprise mobility and wearable technology coverage. Prior to TMC Tony spent several years within the mobile vendor community. Before his journey into the vendor community Tony spent five years as the Director of Mobile Research for research analyst firm The 451 Group, covering all aspects of enterprise mobility. There he lived through both the early and later stages of both consumer and enterprise mobility and the first stages of the BYOD enterprise mobility consumerization phenomenon following the release of the original iPhone. Tony has served as the Editor in Chief of Mobile Enterprise, Internet World, as the Editorial Director of an Ernst & Young Financial Services Web Advisory project, as the Editor in Chief of NetGuide (the first Internet magazine), as a founding editor and Editor of Network Computing Magazine, and as the founding Technical Editor of Microsoft Systems Journal. Prior to moving into tech journalism, research and analysis, Tony served as the Assistant Director for Information Technology at New York University's School of Continuing and Business Education, delivering extensive computer technology training programs.
Posted on January 19, 2015 by Tony Rizzo