analytics

OSIsoft User Conference Visitors Love Analytics at the Edge

This year Cisco sponsored the OSIsoft User Conference in San Francisco. Customers across the manufacturing, energy, and utility industries came to learn about our new fog computing capabilities that let analytics run at the edge of the network. The biggest challenge these customers have is that much of the data in their sensors, engines, machines, […]

April 22, 2016

CLOUD

Power of platforms – IT superheroes’ secret weapon

The comic strips of our childhood fascinate us. A once prosperous city falls under the shroud of crime. Enemies of various origins and shapes attack it from all sides. The horizons darken and all seems to be lost. Then magically, the superheroes arrive. Armed with x-ray vision, mighty punches, or ability to freeze the enemies […]

Data is Only Valuable if You Can Quickly Get to It

Data continues to explode and is becoming increasingly important to achieve business success.  Companies rely on their data to make them smarter, more productive, and better decision makers. Advances in data management, business intelligence and analytics have improved organizational performance, but with data growing everywhere, it is becoming harder to get to the data and […]

It’s Time to Talk Industry Collaboration, Not Just Data

How "collaboration, collaboration, collaboration" leads to better decision making.

Connect Analytics to Data

Finding and securing data is difficult in hyper-distributed data environments. How to draw insights and enable action based on the data is even more challenging. But data is not the problem – connected data is the problem.

Why You Should Care About Model-Driven Telemetry

Co-written with Frederic Trate, Sr. Marketing Manager Let me start by asking you a couple questions: Does your network grow in size and complexity every year? Are you still largely operating your network manually? Do frequent customer complaints make you wonder if you really know what’s going on in your network? Do you often hear […]

April 13, 2016

MANUFACTURING

Making Manufacturing Sustainable – Starting with Our Supply Chain

Imagine being able to see your key business metrics in real-time whether you are on the other side of the plant, other side of the country, or the other side of the world.

April 7, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Trash Talking: What is Your City’s Digital Transformation IQ?

Removing city trash daily requires tremendous logistics. But it’s not just a question of curbing bad aromas; it’s an issue of public health and sanitation. Cities are becoming smarter about deploying city services, going through a digital transformation to improve citizens’ quality of life and more. Read on ...

March 29, 2016

NETWORKING

Cloud-based Location Services Made Simple with the New Cisco DNA

“What we want for our customers is a seamless experience. No headaches, very easy, simple to use.” – Collette Navarrette, Director of Marketing, Santana Row, a Federal Realty property Deploying location-based services doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated, as Santana Row discovered. Santana Row, a mixed-use development property owned by Federal Realty Investment trust, […]