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Why Securing Your IoT Device Has Never Been More Important

| November 11, 2021
Why Securing Your IoT Device Has Never Been More Important

By Ian Marsden –In its analysis of the impact of COVID-19, consultancy McKinsey calculated that digital transformation programs accelerated by seven years in just a few months to meet customer demand. This, in turn, has fuelled growth in IoT. Today, we’re seeing IoT finally come of age as enterprises move from experimentation to understanding how to […]

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The Future of Workforce Analytics is Hidden in Your Communications

| October 15, 2021
The Future of Workforce Analytics is Hidden in Your Communications

By Ryan Splain–If you want to know how your workforce is doing, you need only to ask. Instead of relying on removed metrics and outdated models, organizations should get their information straight from the horse’s mouth. Better yet, follow the footprints that show where they have been and where they are going. Every day employees […]

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The Maturation of Data Science

| September 24, 2021
The Maturation of Data Science

By Alex Woodie–Data science used to be somewhat of a mystery, more of a dark art than a repeatable, scientific process. Companies basically entrusted powerful priests called data scientists to build magical algorithms that used data to make predictions, usually to boost profits or improve customer happiness. But in recent years, the field has matured […]

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Testing as a Service for IoT

| August 30, 2021
Testing as a Service for IoT

Posted by Hemanth Kumar Yamjala The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expanding rapidly with new devices being installed to automate devices, systems, and networks. According to Statista, the total installed base of IoT devices is projected to touch 13.8 billion units by the end of 2021, and leapfrog to 30.9 billion units by 2025. The […]

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The Data Mesh Emerges In Pursuit of Data Harmony

| July 12, 2021
The Data Mesh Emerges In Pursuit of Data Harmony

By Alex Woodie–The data mesh is a new concept that’s emerging in big data circles. Similar in some respects to data fabrics, the data mesh provides a way to reconcile and hopefully overcome the challenges posed by previous data architectures, including first-gen data warehouses, second-gen data lakes, and even the current generation of Kappa systems. […]

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IoT Software Testing Challenges

| June 13, 2021
IoT Software Testing Challenges

By Claire Mackerras -Over the years, there has been an extensive shift of digitalization that has called for new concepts and new technologies. Especially when it comes to improving human life and reducing effort in routine tasks, one thing that has gained immense popularity is the very idea of IoT.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is […]

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Augmented Analytics will transform how data analytics is developed, consumed, and shared.

| May 11, 2021
Augmented Analytics will transform how data analytics is developed, consumed, and shared.

By-Alex Woodie: Since the term was coined by Gartner back in 2017, augmented analytics has gained considerable traction in the world of data analytics and beyond. Sometimes, tech buzzwords are more hype than substance. In this case, the excitement is well founded. By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), augmented analytics will transform how data […]

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The 3 Stages in Secure Product Lifecycle Management

| April 12, 2021
The 3 Stages in Secure Product Lifecycle Management

by Jacob Beningo  Nearly every embedded software developer working in the IoT space is now building secure devices. Developers have been mostly focused on how to handle secure applications and the basic microcontroller technologies such as how to use Arms TrustZone or leverage multicore processors. A looming problem that many companies and teams are overlooking is […]

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Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

| March 24, 2021
Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

By Robert Lalonde– When most of us hear the term big data, we tend to think of things like social media platforms, seismic data, or weather modeling. An essential use of big data, however, is to analyze data from complex systems to make them more efficient. The airline industry is a good example. When the […]

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What Industrial IoT Trends Can We Expect To See in 2021?

| February 2, 2021
What Industrial IoT Trends Can We Expect To See in 2021?

by Olivier Pauzet Over the past year, we have seen the Industrial IoT (IIoT) take an important step forward, crossing the chasm that previously separated IIoT early adopters from the majority of companies. New solutions like Octave, Sierra Wireless’ edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets, have greatly simplified the IIoT, making it possible now for […]

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