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Gartner: Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2018

Gartner: Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2018

| November 9, 2017

By Christina Cardoza: With 2017 drawing to a close, Gartner is looking to the future. The organization announced its annual top strategic technology trends at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo this week. The basis of Gartner’s trends depends on whether or not they have the potential to disrupt the industry, and break out into something more impactful. […]

Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

| October 2, 2017

Culligan Connect for HE water softeners lets dealers and homeowners remotely monitor and control their water softener systems Culligan has built its first smart home product on the Ayla IoT platform. Using the new Culligan Connect™ for HE, homeowners can monitor and control their Culligan High-Efficiency (HE) water softeners remotely, from anywhere in the world—and […]

Could blockchain unlock the potential in IoT?

Could blockchain unlock the potential in IoT?

| September 11, 2017

Posted byKathryn Cave, IDG There aren’t many areas where blockchain isn’t tipped for success. A lot of this is unsubstantiated hype, but one area that does shows a lot of current and genuine potential, is the Internet of Things. This is because blockchain could help solve the security issues currently hindering mass connectivity. Blockchain is most famous […]

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

| June 18, 2017

By George Leopold   Big data “hype” has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey. The annual survey released by the executive recruiter Burtch Works also found that the rush to take advantage of comparatively high starting salaries […]

Striking a Balance: Big Data Debt and Big Data Value

Striking a Balance: Big Data Debt and Big Data Value

| May 22, 2017

By Tomer Shiran–In technology, the concept of “technical debt” is used to describe the obligation side of a trade-off, usually when something is built “fast” rather than being built “right.” Just as with personal or corporate debt, a certain amount of technical debt can be very useful. For example, it might be smart to introduce […]

The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

| April 16, 2017

By Ion Stoica — Over the past decade, big data analysis and applications have revolutionized practices in business and science. They enabled new businesses (e.g., Facebook, Netflix), to disrupt existing industries (e.g., Airbnb, Uber), and accelerated scientific discovery (genomics, astronomy, biology). Today, we are seeing glimpses of the next revolution in data and computation, driven […]

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Gartner: Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2018

Gartner: Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2018

| November 9, 2017

By Christina Cardoza: With 2017 drawing to a close, Gartner is looking to the future. The organization announced its annual top strategic technology trends at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo this week. The basis of Gartner’s trends depends on whether or not they have the potential to disrupt the industry, and break out into something more impactful. […]

Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

| October 2, 2017

Culligan Connect for HE water softeners lets dealers and homeowners remotely monitor and control their water softener systems Culligan has built its first smart home product on the Ayla IoT platform. Using the new Culligan Connect™ for HE, homeowners can monitor and control their Culligan High-Efficiency (HE) water softeners remotely, from anywhere in the world—and […]

Could blockchain unlock the potential in IoT?

Could blockchain unlock the potential in IoT?

| September 11, 2017

Posted byKathryn Cave, IDG There aren’t many areas where blockchain isn’t tipped for success. A lot of this is unsubstantiated hype, but one area that does shows a lot of current and genuine potential, is the Internet of Things. This is because blockchain could help solve the security issues currently hindering mass connectivity. Blockchain is most famous […]