Decision-Making by the Internet of Things

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Decision-Making by the Internet of Things
Internet has become the compulsory thing in human life for a long time. Human cannot live without internet nowadays. Since the release of the smartphones and other technology, it seems that human has been controlling by them. In 1999, Kevin Ashton, a technologist, said that all information would be available on the internet and computers and would have its own ability to generate and acquire data via themselves, without human to manage them. This is the beginning of the Internet of Things as Ashton said. The Internet of Things (IoT) is an integrated part of Future Internet. It is also a lively global network foundation with the ability to make its own decision. This IoT has been developed since that time and now it is mature enough and has the impact in human life as Ashton imagined. Information, from IoT, goes along familiar directions in most organizations. Information also originates externally and collected from public sources. Nowadays, most people and organizations use the IoT in decision making because they think it is reliable. There are three points which are the advantages with examples, disadvantages with examples, and my personal opinion. First of all, the use of the IoT in decision making is similar to a coin because it has 2 sides which are advantages and disadvantages. On average, people and organizations generally make their own decisions. However, some decisions are beyond their knowledge, so they do not make those decisions by themselves. Hence, they use the IoT to assist them to make decisions. Bosch Software Innovations team says about how the Internet-like structure works. The process starts when the team put Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags or sensors on physical things and connect them with the internet. These RFID or sensors will track them by using computer to operate them as a virtual representation. This process can be done by other controllable devices, apart from computers. From...
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