analytics

January 25, 2016

CLOUD

2016 Prediction #1 – Production Application Development and Deployment Rapidly Transforming to Microservices Architect …

As I look back on 2015 and the great effort of the Mantl.io and CiscoShipped.io teams, I am reminded of the efforts I had in the initial cloud computing efforts 8 years ago. The buzz and market interest in cloud computing then was not accepted by traditional hosting and telecommunications companies. A retail company understood […]

January 19, 2016

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio, S3|Ep. 2. Cisco Champions Crystal Ball: Your Predictions for 2016

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re discussing Cisco Champions Crystal Ball: Your Predictions for 2016 with Cisco Subject Matter Experts Kim Austin. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco Champion Guest Hosts Dave […]

January 13, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Digital Transformation Revolutionizes Manufacturing Operations

Since the late 18th century, innovations have fueled modernization in industrial engineering, management and processes that have shaped manufacturing businesses we know today. From manual tasks’ mechanization through moving assembly lines and mass production systems, industrial revolutions resulted in profitability and growth that enabled global economies to prosper. Presently, another revolution is underway – a […]

January 12, 2016

GOVERNMENT

New Year’s Resolutions for CIOs

As 2016 begins, people all around the world are making resolutions to improve themselves in the coming year. While you might be dedicating yourself exercising more and eating healthier, I encourage everyone in government IT to think about resolutions you can make to help your organizations better embrace digital transformation. In no role is this […]

January 11, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Announcing Data Virtualization Release; Increased Support for Cloud, SaaS and Social Media Data Sources

Cisco continues to make significant investments in our Data and Analytics offerings, including our industry-leading Data Virtualization software. The latest release of the Cisco Information Server, version 7.0.3, reflects the healthy collaboration that we have with our valued customers, and our talented engineering team. Two forces driving the evolution of data management for analytics are […]

January 7, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Five Strategic Insurance Business Imperatives for 2016

“One of these days the ground will drop out from beneath your feet One of these days your heart will stop and play its final beat One...

January 5, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

The Business Drivers of Hyper-distributed Computing

It would be easy to say that the primary drivers behind hyper-distributed computing are social, mobile, analytics, cloud and security (SMACS). While it is true that these approaches are influencing or enabling hyper-distributed computing, they are not the business drivers. SMACS technologies are necessary but insufficient enablers of hyper-distributed computing. The premise of hyper-distributed computing […]

December 17, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Analytics: Building a Winning Strategy in Manufacturing

Machinery, supply chains, and raw materials have always been core concerns in manufacturing. Today, another asset is just as critical — data. General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt said it well: “The industrial world is changing dramatically, and those companies that make the best use of data will be the most successful.” I certainly […]

December 16, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Trends for Data & Analytics

One of my favorite things to do is to talk to Cisco customers, partners and industry analysts about common trends they are seeing in their business and the overall market. We look at trends similarly to why we conduct analytics, not only to see what is happening now but to also help predict what will […]