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The Real Value of IoT is Customer Focused.

The Real Value of IoT is Customer Focused.

| December 8, 2017

The real value of loT to organizations is based on their interaction with customers, and that requires switching from a capital expenditure (CAPEX) to a primarily operating expense (OPEX) business model. Monetization based on OPEX starts by rethinking the fundamental corporate business model, regardless of industry. In the traditional way of doing business of selling […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Four Ways Virtual Reality Will Change Big Data

Four Ways Virtual Reality Will Change Big Data

| March 12, 2017

By Paul Sciglar -We are living in an age of big data. In this era of ever-increasing information, we’re collecting data at an astonishing rate, but not necessarily understanding it. At present, big data is an unwieldy beast — one that is often unorganized and uncommonly complicated to digest. Traditional bar graphs and pie charts […]

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Five Major Tech Trends

Five Major Tech Trends

| January 15, 2017

by Shellye Archambeau. As we draw closer to the end of 2016, it is important that we take a moment to look back and reflect on all of the ways technology has inspired us, and transformed the way we live and do work. As technology becomes more pervasive in our lives, we increasingly look for […]

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BMW signs on to develop in-car AI and IoT services with IBM’s Watson

BMW signs on to develop in-car AI and IoT services with IBM’s Watson

| December 18, 2016

Posted Dec 15, 2016 by Ingrid Lunden (@ingridlunden) As BMW continues to weld a position for itself in the next generation of connected and autonomous car technology, it’s signed up for one more partnership that focuses on the data side of the equation. Today, IBM announced that it would be working with BMW on R&D […]

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