The open-source, Internet of Things (IoT) platform FI-WARE wants to become the core infrastructure that will empower our connected future. FI-WARE promises to support smart city infrastructure, enable intelligent factories and precision agriculture, and help entrepreneurs to carve out viable market share in a connected, IoT-enabled world. ProgrammableWeb spoke with the Chief Architect of FI-WARE, Juanjo Jose Hierro, about the progress of the open-source platform and how it will create a space at the table for innovators and businesses of all sizes.
The ability to clearly communicate goals, expectations, and ideas can make or break any business. Most companies have an internal messaging system of some sort that allows employees to communicate with one another and discuss day to day tasks in order to be as efficient as possible. Assuming that an employee chooses correctly who to message this system would be very effective. Tibbr, a developer of social networking platforms that are designed specifically for the workplace, has created a better way to communicate, share content, and manage projects. The Tibbr API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of tibbr with other applications.
Hard on the heels of a recent move to make its Watson supercomputer a service that developers can invoke via RESTful APIs, IBM is now making $100 million available to help developers build cognitive computing applications that can run on top of Watson.