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User experience (UX) testing for IoT platforms

MachNation has been asked by IoT platform vendors to help improve the user experience (UX) of their platforms by completing UX testing. MachNation’s hands-on testing of IoT platforms in our test lab allows us to provide unique insights into best-in-class platform UX. Vendors’ platforms with best-in-class UX will find more commercial success than vendors with poor UX. Research article (publicly available): In order to improve a platform’s UX, we have to understand the types of […]

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4 Great Experiences from DevNet Create 2018

DevNet Create, the 2-day developer-centric event in Mountain View, exceeded my expectations with featured speakers, tech talks , workshops and a developer build-a-thon called Camp Create. I’m an industry analyst, but I’m also a user and tester of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms both for work and at home. I spend a lot of time learning about and using IoT technology microservices like edge processing tools, device management platforms, analytics platforms and more. There was […]

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MachNation demos IoT hybrid cloud/edge solution at Cisco DevNet Create 2018

On 10-11 April 2018, Cisco sponsored its second annual DevNet Create developers conference in Mountain View, California.  This conference seeks to bring together hundreds of developers to collaborate, network, learn and build. MachNation’s Samuel Hale was asked to give a presentation on the top 5 tips for successfully developing on a hybrid, edge/cloud, IoT application enablement platform (AEP). Samuel is MachNation’s head of MIT-E, MachNation’s hands-on IoT test and benchmarking lab. Based on Samuel’s experiences in working […]

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4 things I’m going to do at DevNet Create ’18

DevNet Create is starting on April 10, 2018, and I’ve been spending time looking at all the speakers, sessions, tech talks and workshops. I’m an industry analyst, but I’m also a user and tester of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms both for work and at home. I spend a lot of time learning about and using IoT technology microservices like edge processing tools, device management platforms, analytics platforms and more. And DevNet Create is a […]

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