88 6LoWPAN Success Criteria

What is involved in 6LoWPAN

Find out what the related areas are that 6LoWPAN 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 6LoWPAN thinking-frame.

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which 6LoWPAN related domains to cover and 88 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

6LoWPAN, Acronym and initialism, Ad hoc network, Advanced Encryption Standard, Bit rate, Bluetooth low energy, Communication protocol, Data frame, IEEE 802.15.4, IP address, International Telecommunication Union, Internet Engineering Task Force, Internet of Things, Link layer, Local-area networks, Maximum transmission unit, Mesh networking, Metropolitan area networks, Personal area network, Request for Comments, Smart grid, Wide-area networks:

6LoWPAN Critical Criteria:

Conceptualize 6LoWPAN failures and be persistent.

– How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these 6LoWPAN processes?

– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving 6LoWPAN forward?

– How do we measure improved 6LoWPAN service perception, and satisfaction?

Acronym and initialism Critical Criteria:

Examine Acronym and initialism outcomes and find out what it really means.

– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your 6LoWPAN project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

– Think about the functions involved in your 6LoWPAN project. what processes flow from these functions?

– Do several people in different organizational units assist with the 6LoWPAN process?

Ad hoc network Critical Criteria:

Check Ad hoc network goals and clarify ways to gain access to competitive Ad hoc network services.

– Do those selected for the 6LoWPAN team have a good general understanding of what 6LoWPAN is all about?

– Are there any disadvantages to implementing 6LoWPAN? There might be some that are less obvious?

– What tools and technologies are needed for a custom 6LoWPAN project?

Advanced Encryption Standard Critical Criteria:

Audit Advanced Encryption Standard goals and describe which business rules are needed as Advanced Encryption Standard interface.

– Will 6LoWPAN have an impact on current business continuity, disaster recovery processes and/or infrastructure?

– Is the scope of 6LoWPAN defined?

Bit rate Critical Criteria:

Facilitate Bit rate quality and know what your objective is.

– For your 6LoWPAN project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?

– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to 6LoWPAN?

– Does 6LoWPAN analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?

Bluetooth low energy Critical Criteria:

Discourse Bluetooth low energy results and look in other fields.

– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding 6LoWPAN?

– Does 6LoWPAN systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?

– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a 6LoWPAN project?

Communication protocol Critical Criteria:

Chat re Communication protocol outcomes and display thorough understanding of the Communication protocol process.

– Consider your own 6LoWPAN project. what types of organizational problems do you think might be causing or affecting your problem, based on the work done so far?

– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our 6LoWPAN agendas for the next 3 years?

– Do we all define 6LoWPAN in the same way?

Data frame Critical Criteria:

Debate over Data frame decisions and correct better engagement with Data frame results.

– Are accountability and ownership for 6LoWPAN clearly defined?

– What are the usability implications of 6LoWPAN actions?

– How to deal with 6LoWPAN Changes?

IEEE 802.15.4 Critical Criteria:

Trace IEEE 802.15.4 tasks and remodel and develop an effective IEEE 802.15.4 strategy.

– Marketing budgets are tighter, consumers are more skeptical, and social media has changed forever the way we talk about 6LoWPAN. How do we gain traction?

– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective 6LoWPAN leader?

– Why should we adopt a 6LoWPAN framework?

IP address Critical Criteria:

Sort IP address decisions and work towards be a leading IP address expert.

– Im working in an online services business and I collect the email addresses and IP addresses of my customers. I use these email addresses to send promotional messages. I use a cloud email tool to mass email. Do I need to extend my Terms of Use with an agreement of processing personal data or do I need to take additional steps to protect email addresses?

– Can a customer prevent us from collecting his/her personal data? For example by saying he/she does not want his/her phone number or IP address to be stored by us?

– Are a customers business phone number; business email address and business IP address also considered to be personal data?

– Are egress and ingress filters installed on all border routers to prevent impersonation with spoofed ip addresses?

– Is the firewall configured to translate (hide) internal ip addresses, using network address translation (nat)?

– What are our needs in relation to 6LoWPAN skills, labor, equipment, and markets?

– Is collecting IP address really necessary?

International Telecommunication Union Critical Criteria:

Derive from International Telecommunication Union risks and perfect International Telecommunication Union conflict management.

– How do you determine the key elements that affect 6LoWPAN workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?

– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of 6LoWPAN into the services that we provide?

– What is the total cost related to deploying 6LoWPAN, including any consulting or professional services?

Internet Engineering Task Force Critical Criteria:

Concentrate on Internet Engineering Task Force planning and grade techniques for implementing Internet Engineering Task Force controls.

– What are the record-keeping requirements of 6LoWPAN activities?

– Can we do 6LoWPAN without complex (expensive) analysis?

Internet of Things Critical Criteria:

Check Internet of Things quality and customize techniques for implementing Internet of Things controls.

– New objects as the plethora of different device types, devices, gateways and IoT platforms need to be maintained because they are decentralized trust servers of the organizations using them. Management and governance enables organizations to meet both compliance and business requirements. Will your IAM system handle the increased number of relationships between users, devices, services and policies?

– How could FCC rules be changed to make it easier for small businesses to participate in the Internet of Things?

– What is the value proposition for the customer (How well will the product or service solve the problem)?

– Do you believe that additional principles and requirements are necessary for iot applications?

– Are there any provisions in place for auditing the recipients use of the information?

– Reliability: When the availability of the system is challenged, how does it respond?

– How do we make it meaningful in connecting 6LoWPAN with what users do day-to-day?

– What should be our public authorities policy with regards to data access?

– What does the internet of things mean for the future of our industry?

– Has your organization established leadership for its IoT efforts?

– With which external recipient(s) is the information shared?

– How can Arduino be used to explore the Internet of Things?

– Does the system evolve toward a stable mix of agent types?

– Which user group(s) will have access to the system?

– What market segment(s) are served by the company?

– Can the company scale its operations as it grows?

– How is the information transmitted or disclosed?

– How does life-cycle management work for IoT?

– Why should we learn about IoT?

– Where Are the TPMs?

Link layer Critical Criteria:

Refer to Link layer leadership and visualize why should people listen to you regarding Link layer.

– Think about the people you identified for your 6LoWPAN project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?

– Is the 6LoWPAN organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?

– Do we have past 6LoWPAN Successes?

Local-area networks Critical Criteria:

Survey Local-area networks issues and create a map for yourself.

– Do we monitor the 6LoWPAN decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?

– Will 6LoWPAN deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?

– What about 6LoWPAN Analysis of results?

Maximum transmission unit Critical Criteria:

Infer Maximum transmission unit goals and tour deciding if Maximum transmission unit progress is made.

– What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if 6LoWPAN does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?

– What are all of our 6LoWPAN domains and what do they do?

Mesh networking Critical Criteria:

Merge Mesh networking planning and find the ideas you already have.

– How likely is the current 6LoWPAN plan to come in on schedule or on budget?

– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing 6LoWPAN?

– What will drive 6LoWPAN change?

Metropolitan area networks Critical Criteria:

Paraphrase Metropolitan area networks tactics and ask questions.

Personal area network Critical Criteria:

Frame Personal area network visions and explore and align the progress in Personal area network.

– what is the best design framework for 6LoWPAN organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?

– How do we Improve 6LoWPAN service perception, and satisfaction?

Request for Comments Critical Criteria:

Consider Request for Comments management and report on the economics of relationships managing Request for Comments and constraints.

– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate 6LoWPAN delivery for example is new software needed?

– How much does 6LoWPAN help?

Smart grid Critical Criteria:

Recall Smart grid leadership and observe effective 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?

– Which customers cant participate in our 6LoWPAN domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions?

– What are the disruptive 6LoWPAN technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?

– Is there a 6LoWPAN Communication plan covering who needs to get what information when?

Wide-area networks Critical Criteria:

Be responsible for Wide-area networks issues and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a 6LoWPAN process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the 6LoWPAN process available?

– Are there any easy-to-implement alternatives to 6LoWPAN? Sometimes other solutions are available that do not require the cost implications of a full-blown project?

– How can you measure 6LoWPAN in a systematic way?


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Author: Gerard Blokdijk

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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:

6LoWPAN External links:

Re: [6lowpan] Titles of 6LoWPAN RFCs

[6lowpan] Titles of 6LoWPAN RFCs

6LoWPAN | Engineering Library

Acronym and initialism External links:

Acronym and initialism – New World Encyclopedia

Ad hoc network External links:

What is an Ad Hoc Network? – Definition from Techopedia

Bit rate External links:

Bit Rate Throttling Configuration Walkthrough | …

Bluetooth low energy External links:

Inside Bluetooth Low Energy. (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]

Buy LELink Bluetooth Low Energy BLE OBD-II OBD2 Car Diagnostic Tool For iPhone/iPod/iPad: Code Readers & Scan Tools – Amazon.com FREE …

Communication protocol External links:


“Communication Protocol Design Considerations For …

Communication protocol modeling (Book, 1981) …

Data frame External links:

r – Changing column names of a data frame – Stack Overflow

Information: Spatial reference does not match data frame

Data Frame | R Tutorial

IEEE 802.15.4 External links:

[PDF]IEEE 802.15.4 and Zigbee – University of Kentucky

IP address External links:

Find your computer’s IP address – kb.iu.edu

What Is My IP Address? IP Address Tools and More

Finding Your IP Address – Cox Communications

International Telecommunication Union External links:

About International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Internet Engineering Task Force External links:

what does the internet engineering task force do – …

Administrivia – Internet Engineering Task Force

IETF – Internet Engineering Task Force – YouTube

Internet of Things External links:

Internet of Things By Intel® – Transforming Businesses
http://Ad · www.intel.com/IoT

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

Internet of Things By Intel® – Transforming Businesses
http://Ad · www.intel.com/IoT

Link layer External links:

What is Data-Link layer? – Definition from WhatIs.com

Link layer
http://In computer networking, the link layer is the lowest layer in the Internet Protocol Suite, commonly known as TCP/IP, the networking architecture of the Internet. It is described in RFC 1122 and RFC 1123. The link layer is the group of methods and communications protocols that only operate on the link that a host is physically connected to.

L2CCNA1 Ch7 – Data Link Layer Flashcards | Quizlet

Maximum transmission unit External links:

Maximum transmission unit – How is Maximum …

What is maximum transmission unit (MTU)? – Definition …

Metropolitan area networks External links:

Metropolitan area networks (MAN). Computer and …

Metropolitan area networks (MAN). Computer and …

[PDF]Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMANs)

Personal area network External links:

11-11.5 Bluetooth and Personal Area Network Applications

Request for Comments External links:

[PDF]Response to Request for Comments: THE – Illinois.gov

[PDF]Request for Comments on Application of Excise Taxes …

Smart grid External links:

Honeywell Smart Grid

Smart Grid – AbeBooks

[PDF]Smart Grid Asset Descriptions