What do a gas supplier, a rubbish recycler, Mickey Mouse, an international airline and cows have in common? And it's nothing to do with carbon emissions...

IoT - or the effective application of the Internet of Things, to use its full name. Large enterprises are realising the many different and innovative ways in which internet-connected devices can save time, money, collect hitherto unknown data points and, in a couple of cases, fundamentally change the ways in which the organisation functions.

IoT in the B2B world is here to stay and may ultimately shape the future of the business world.

This article highlights a few organisations that have cleverly deployed IoT. Oh, by the way, BT is using IoT to monitor locations of cows to prevent theft.