Top 115 Machine to machine Questions to Grow

What is involved in Machine to machine

Find out what the related areas are that Machine to machine connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Machine to machine thinking-frame.

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Machine to machine related domains to cover and 115 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Machine to machine, Industrial robot, Smart TV, Smart meter, Fleet management, Hughes Electronics Corporation, Connected car, Fault detection, International Telecommunication Union, Axeda Corporation, Verizon Wireless, Platform as a service, Digi International, Panel call indicator, Wireless sensor network, Vehicle telematics, Communications channel, RACO Wireless, Data transmission, Web of Things, Deutsche Telekom, Ubiquitous computing, 4G LTE, Point of sale, Rogers Communications, Subscriber Identity Module, KORE Telematics, Protocol converter, IPSO Alliance, Radio-frequency identification, Cinterion Wireless Modules, Service layer, General Motors, Internet of Things, Object hyperlinking, Smart grid, Smart, connected products, Quake Global, Machine-to-Machine Intelligence, Network agnostic:

Machine to machine Critical Criteria:

Prioritize Machine to machine tasks and get going.

– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Machine to machine process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Machine to machine process available?

– How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these Machine to machine processes?

– Does the Machine to machine task fit the clients priorities?

Industrial robot Critical Criteria:

Be responsible for Industrial robot visions and develop and take control of the Industrial robot initiative.

– How do we maintain Machine to machines Integrity?

Smart TV Critical Criteria:

Adapt Smart TV governance and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Smart TV results.

– How can you negotiate Machine to machine successfully with a stubborn boss, an irate client, or a deceitful coworker?

– Which Machine to machine goals are the most important?

Smart meter Critical Criteria:

Set goals for Smart meter adoptions and test out new things.

– How do we ensure that implementations of Machine to machine products are done in a way that ensures safety?

– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Machine to machine agendas for the next 3 years?

Fleet management Critical Criteria:

Reorganize Fleet management failures and correct Fleet management management by competencies.

– Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once Machine to machine is underway?

– Does Machine to machine appropriately measure and monitor risk?

– What are internal and external Machine to machine relations?

Hughes Electronics Corporation Critical Criteria:

Conceptualize Hughes Electronics Corporation leadership and change contexts.

– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Machine to machine ?

– What are the business goals Machine to machine is aiming to achieve?

– Who needs to know about Machine to machine ?

Connected car Critical Criteria:

Administer Connected car quality and gather practices for scaling Connected car.

– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding Machine to machine?

– Among the Machine to machine product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

– Are there recognized Machine to machine problems?

Fault detection Critical Criteria:

Meet over Fault detection leadership and report on setting up Fault detection without losing ground.

– How do your measurements capture actionable Machine to machine information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

– To what extent does management recognize Machine to machine as a tool to increase the results?

International Telecommunication Union Critical Criteria:

Discourse International Telecommunication Union results and raise human resource and employment practices for International Telecommunication Union.

– Who will provide the final approval of Machine to machine deliverables?

– What are our Machine to machine Processes?

Axeda Corporation Critical Criteria:

Distinguish Axeda Corporation tactics and balance specific methods for improving Axeda Corporation results.

– What are our needs in relation to Machine to machine skills, labor, equipment, and markets?

– Is maximizing Machine to machine protection the same as minimizing Machine to machine loss?

– What is Effective Machine to machine?

Verizon Wireless Critical Criteria:

Chart Verizon Wireless planning and balance specific methods for improving Verizon Wireless results.

– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Machine to machine project?

– What are the usability implications of Machine to machine actions?

– How will you measure your Machine to machine effectiveness?

Platform as a service Critical Criteria:

Discuss Platform as a service engagements and suggest using storytelling to create more compelling Platform as a service projects.

– How do we Identify specific Machine to machine investment and emerging trends?

– Have all basic functions of Machine to machine been defined?

– Who sets the Machine to machine standards?

Digi International Critical Criteria:

Set goals for Digi International engagements and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– In what ways are Machine to machine vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?

– What is the source of the strategies for Machine to machine strengthening and reform?

Panel call indicator Critical Criteria:

Confer over Panel call indicator quality and find answers.

– What tools do you use once you have decided on a Machine to machine strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

– What are the Essentials of Internal Machine to machine Management?

Wireless sensor network Critical Criteria:

Facilitate Wireless sensor network adoptions and transcribe Wireless sensor network as tomorrows backbone for success.

– How can the value of Machine to machine be defined?

– Does our wireless sensor network scale?

Vehicle telematics Critical Criteria:

Consult on Vehicle telematics governance and achieve a single Vehicle telematics view and bringing data together.

– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Machine to machine project manager?

Communications channel Critical Criteria:

Detail Communications channel results and describe the risks of Communications channel sustainability.

– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Machine to machine delivery for example is new software needed?

RACO Wireless Critical Criteria:

Discuss RACO Wireless tasks and document what potential RACO Wireless megatrends could make our business model obsolete.

– What are the short and long-term Machine to machine goals?

– What are the long-term Machine to machine goals?

Data transmission Critical Criteria:

Gauge Data transmission management and describe which business rules are needed as Data transmission interface.

– How do you determine the key elements that affect Machine to machine workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?

– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Machine to machine process?

– What are your most important goals for the strategic Machine to machine objectives?

Web of Things Critical Criteria:

Be responsible for Web of Things visions and probe the present value of growth of Web of Things.

– Do we prepare for the future where the internet will move significantly beyond relying on handheld devices and computer terminals towards a more massively integrated web of things?

– Think of your Machine to machine project. what are the main functions?

– What are the Key enablers to make this Machine to machine move?

Deutsche Telekom Critical Criteria:

Scrutinze Deutsche Telekom projects and overcome Deutsche Telekom skills and management ineffectiveness.

– Do we aggressively reward and promote the people who have the biggest impact on creating excellent Machine to machine services/products?

Ubiquitous computing Critical Criteria:

Tête-à-tête about Ubiquitous computing visions and forecast involvement of future Ubiquitous computing projects in development.

– How much does Machine to machine help?

4G LTE Critical Criteria:

Boost 4G LTE outcomes and get the big picture.

– Will Machine to machine have an impact on current business continuity, disaster recovery processes and/or infrastructure?

– How do we know that any Machine to machine analysis is complete and comprehensive?

– What will drive Machine to machine change?

Point of sale Critical Criteria:

Transcribe Point of sale strategies and assess what counts with Point of sale that we are not counting.

– Have you identified your Machine to machine key performance indicators?

Rogers Communications Critical Criteria:

Understand Rogers Communications issues and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Rogers Communications results.

– Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of Machine to machine?

– Do Machine to machine rules make a reasonable demand on a users capabilities?

– How do we Improve Machine to machine service perception, and satisfaction?

Subscriber Identity Module Critical Criteria:

Think about Subscriber Identity Module tasks and ask what if.

– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Machine to machine project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

– Who will be responsible for deciding whether Machine to machine goes ahead or not after the initial investigations?

KORE Telematics Critical Criteria:

Concentrate on KORE Telematics tactics and prioritize challenges of KORE Telematics.

Protocol converter Critical Criteria:

Tête-à-tête about Protocol converter goals and question.

– Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Machine to machine activities?

– What vendors make products that address the Machine to machine needs?

IPSO Alliance Critical Criteria:

Discuss IPSO Alliance decisions and raise human resource and employment practices for IPSO Alliance.

– Does Machine to machine include applications and information with regulatory compliance significance (or other contractual conditions that must be formally complied with) in a new or unique manner for which no approved security requirements, templates or design models exist?

– Is Supporting Machine to machine documentation required?

Radio-frequency identification Critical Criteria:

Check Radio-frequency identification results and don’t overlook the obvious.

– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your Machine to machine strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?

– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Machine to machine that make it risky?

– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Machine to machine leaders?

Cinterion Wireless Modules Critical Criteria:

Inquire about Cinterion Wireless Modules projects and intervene in Cinterion Wireless Modules processes and leadership.

– What are our best practices for minimizing Machine to machine project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Machine to machine project lifecycle?

– How important is Machine to machine to the user organizations mission?

Service layer Critical Criteria:

Concentrate on Service layer decisions and get out your magnifying glass.

– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Machine to machine values?

– Are assumptions made in Machine to machine stated explicitly?

General Motors Critical Criteria:

Pilot General Motors outcomes and balance specific methods for improving General Motors results.

– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Machine to machine?

– Is a Machine to machine Team Work effort in place?

Internet of Things Critical Criteria:

Debate over Internet of Things planning and intervene in Internet of Things processes and leadership.

– Fog Computing is internet computing where the devices responsible for the computing surround us. Instead of having a data center where all of the processing and storage occurs, fog computing would allow us to bring the devices closer to us and these devices would be responsible for their own processing and storage. So how does this concept help us deal with the problems created by the IoT, and what benefits would this provide us that upgrading the cloud infrastructure couldnt?

– Designing internet of things (IoT) solutions can unlock innovation, increase efficiencies and create new competitive advantages. but in an emerging marketplace of mostly unknown and untested solutions, where do we start?

– Even the most security-conscious sectors may be unprepared for the security impact that IoT connected devices can have. So what can we do to protect IoT solutions?

– Do we ensure to not add features when theyre not needed and contribute to the insecurity/fragility of the whole system?

– Will IT be a partner, driving business value, building an IoT architecture and collaborating on greenfield projects?

– What procedures are in place to determine which users may access the system and are they documented?

– How to effectively and fairly allocate resources among a collection of competing users?

– What are some good open source projects for the internet of things?

– Who is making significant investments in the Internet of Things?

– What are the expectations regarding the protection of the data?

– What are the best examples of the Internet of things?

– Will contractors install the necessary equipment?

– How will we use and protect this sensitive data?

– What middlewares are used in Internet of things?

– What information is to be collected?

– What is the identifier of a thing?

– What are the disruptive aspects of IoT?

– How would we network them?

– Which data to save?

Object hyperlinking Critical Criteria:

Transcribe Object hyperlinking failures and find out what it really means.

– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Machine to machine?

Smart grid Critical Criteria:

Consider Smart grid engagements and spearhead techniques for implementing Smart grid.

– Does your organization perform vulnerability assessment activities as part of the acquisition cycle for products in each of the following areas: Cybersecurity, SCADA, smart grid, internet connectivity, and website hosting?

– Does our organization need more Machine to machine education?

– Why should we adopt a Machine to machine framework?

Smart, connected products Critical Criteria:

Win new insights about Smart, connected products projects and work towards be a leading Smart, connected products expert.

– How can we improve Machine to machine?

Quake Global Critical Criteria:

Apply Quake Global adoptions and proactively manage Quake Global risks.

– In a project to restructure Machine to machine outcomes, which stakeholders would you involve?

– How can you measure Machine to machine in a systematic way?

Machine-to-Machine Intelligence Critical Criteria:

Brainstorm over Machine-to-Machine Intelligence issues and plan concise Machine-to-Machine Intelligence education.

– How can skill-level changes improve Machine to machine?

Network agnostic Critical Criteria:

Detail Network agnostic tactics and give examples utilizing a core of simple Network agnostic skills.

– What is the total cost related to deploying Machine to machine, including any consulting or professional services?


This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Machine to machine Self Assessment:

Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service |

Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Machine to machine External links:

Machine to machine refers to direct communication between devices using any communications channel, including wired and wireless.

Machine to Machine Wireless Signal Boosters | weBoost

Verizon Machine to Machine

Industrial robot External links:

[PDF]What is an Industrial Robot?

RobotWorx: Expert Industrial Robot Integrator

Industrial Robots – IFR International Federation of Robotics

Smart TV External links:

Home | Yahoo Smart TV

Peel Smart Remote App – Free smart TV remote

How to fix Netflix not loading on smart TV – YouTube

Smart meter External links:

Smart Meter Enabled Energy Analytics — Innowatts

Smart Meter – Duke Energy

Smart Meter – N.V. ELMAR Aruba

Fleet management External links:

Fleet Management Company | EMKAY Fleet Management

Enterprise Fleet Management & MRM Software | Telogis

Element Fleet – Global Fleet Management Services

Hughes Electronics Corporation External links:

GM Hughes Electronics Corporation – Delaware 1989

Hughes Electronics Corporation –

Hughes Electronics Corporation – SourceWatch

Connected car External links:

Honda Connected Car from AT&T

Connected Car Solution and Safety System –

IMS | Connected Car & Insurance Telematics Technology

Fault detection External links:

Ground Fault Detection – The Underground Detective

Fault Detection & Diagnostics | Albireo Energy

International Telecommunication Union External links:

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) | UN …

About International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Axeda Corporation External links:

Axeda Corporation 25 Forbes Blvd Foxboro, MA …

Axeda Corporation – immixGroup

Verizon Wireless External links:

Mobile Hotspots – 4G LTE Internet Devices | Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless – Official Site

Verizon Wireless: Rebate Center – Search For Your Rebate …

Platform as a service External links:

VPaaS – Video Platform as a Service | Kaltura

Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) – Appian

Cloud Migration Platform as a Service|SaaS Platform

Digi International External links:

Digi International Engineering Experts To Lead IoT …

Locations – Digi International

Digi International – Epicor HCM

Panel call indicator External links:

PCI – Panel Call Indicator | AcronymFinder

PCI abbreviation stands for Panel Call Indicator

Panel call indicator – Revolvy call indicator

Wireless sensor network External links:

Traffic Wireless Sensor Network – Econolite …

Wireless Sensor Network Standards for Real-Time …

The Senlink Wireless Sensor Network – UgMO

Vehicle telematics External links:

Vehicle Telematics – Complete Tenders

Communications channel External links:

Communications Channel | Arwingpedia | FANDOM …

Data transmission External links:

Home – Data Transmission Radio

Data transmission (Book, 1965) []

Data transmission (Book, 1989) []

Web of Things External links:

The Social Web of Things – YouTube

Deutsche Telekom External links:

Deutsche Telekom AG: ETR:DTE quotes & news – Google …


Deutsche Telekom AG (ADR): OTCMKTS:DTEGY quotes …

Ubiquitous computing External links:

Home | Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing

Human-Centered and Ubiquitous Computing Lab – …

Projects | Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing

4G LTE External links:

Mobile Hotspots – 4G LTE Internet Devices | Verizon Wireless

airtel Smartbytes | Broadband, 3G and 4G LTE Top-Up Options

OnStar Wi-Fi with 4G LTE – Plans & Pricing – AT&T

Point of sale External links:

iPad POS by Instore, the point of sale for small business

Vin65: Winery Ecommerce and POS (Point of Sale) Solutions

Retail Systems Inc. Point of Sale Systems

Rogers Communications External links:

ShoreTel | Support – Rogers Communications SIP …

Rogers Communications Inc. (USA): NYSE:RCI quotes & …

Subscriber Identity Module External links:

Subscriber Identity Module – Home | Facebook

KORE Telematics External links:

AT&T 2G Sunset and the Path to LTE | KORE Telematics


IoT and M2M Services and Management | KORE Telematics

Protocol converter External links:

[PDF]Gateway Protocol Converter –


IPSO Alliance External links:

Defining Smart Objects | IPSO Alliance

Internet Protocol | About IPSO Alliance

Synapse CTO Named to IPSO Alliance Technical Advisory Board

Cinterion Wireless Modules External links:

Cinterion Wireless Modules Authorized Distributor – Avnet

Company: Cinterion Wireless Modules | ABI Research

Service layer External links:

Apex Enterprise Patterns: Service Layer | Salesforce …

General Motors External links:

General Motors

Contact General Motors by Email |

General Motors | Official Global Site |

Internet of Things External links:

Internet of Things World Forum – IoTWF Home

AT&T M2X: Build solutions for the Internet of Things

Stacey on IoT | Internet of Things news and analysis

Smart grid External links:

[PDF]Smart Grid Asset Descriptions

Honeywell Smart Grid

Smart Grid – AbeBooks

Smart, connected products External links:

Download – How Smart, Connected Products Are …

Quake Global External links:

Quake Global | ESL Play

Quake Global Jobs in San Diego, California |,-ca.aspx