An interesting opinion piece by John Thornhill (behind the FT paywall...sorry)! 

It seems that all of the component parts are coming together for IoT to enter the mainstream and the massive benefits - including, crucially, environmental benefits, are beginning to be understood. One of our clients: Iotic Labs sits firmly in this space. It's a super exciting company that helps companies connect with IoT data sources. 

When Satya Nadella (who, increasingly, is looking like a Sage of our times) predicts this is a sector that is set to take off in the near-term we should all take notice.