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

| October 2, 2017
Culligan’s First Smart Home Product Built on the Ayla IoT Platform

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?

| September 11, 2017
Could blockchain unlock the potential in IoT?

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

| June 18, 2017
Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

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

| May 22, 2017
Striking a Balance: Big Data Debt and Big Data Value

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

| April 16, 2017
The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

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

| March 12, 2017
Four Ways Virtual Reality Will Change Big Data

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

| January 15, 2017
Five Major Tech Trends

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

| December 18, 2016
BMW signs on to develop in-car AI and IoT services with IBM’s Watson

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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Why You Need a Data Science Platform

| November 30, 2016
Why You Need a Data Science Platform

By Tim Rizzi Advanced analytics and predictive modeling are now essential to businesses looking to optimize decision making and deliver value to customers. But even as organizations invest more resources in big data and data science, executives are not yet realizing their anticipated return on investment. The reason is a less-than-ideal data science workflow where […]

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Wal-Mart: IoT It could make a huge difference with improvement of customer experience.

| October 17, 2016
Wal-Mart: IoT It could make a huge difference with improvement of customer experience.

Kim S. Nash The world’s biggest corporation in January combined its corporate information-technology and e-commerce-systems groups into a single unit called Walmart Technology, hoping to move faster to build technology to blend physical and online shopping. The company spends more than $10 billion a year on IT and in August signed a $3.3 billion deal […]

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