Top 10 Smart City Trends for 2018
Did you know that Smart Cities are poised to drive significant change in how we work, play and learn in 2018? Thanks to the explosion in big data analytics capabilities and mobile, real-time video/information sharing, historians may someday look back on this year as the fulcrum upon which technology and government fully meshed to turn […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Perspica
11/1/2017 Update: Pleased to share that the acquisition of Perspica is complete! Earlier this year, Cisco announced the acquisition of AppDynamics – uniquely positioning Cisco to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing and optimizing complex application environments at scale. Today, we are excited to announce the intent to acquire Perspica, […]
The Power of Data
What is data science? Is it just another buzz word for applied statistics? Some statisticians certainly think so. I believe data science is much more than that. Think transformation. Think about how connecting theory to actual data can enable better business decision-making that directly impacts company growth. Transformative, indeed! The time is now, (really, it […]
How do you turn data into insights and actions?
Market disruptions don’t occur every day or even in all industries. However, when they occur, for the most part, they end up vastly improving the experience or product that consumers benefit from.
Getting So Much Better All the Time – Announcing Cisco Data Virtualization Release 7.0.4
The fourth song on the iconic album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, is Getting Better with Sir Paul McCartney the lead on the memorable refrain: “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better A little better all the time I have to admit it’s getting better It’s getting better since you’ve been mine Getting so […]
You haven’t really arrived until your checked luggage has
Think about it: you’re checking in for that international flight across an ocean, connecting through a busy hub somewhere. Your suitcase is weighed and given a tag. This tag contains some basic information: Where it needs to go. When it needs to be there. Who it belongs to. As you leave the check-in area, make your way through airport security, […]
Taking Analytics to the Edge: Beyond the Network for Intelligent IoT Edge + the Power of Cloud-based Analytics
An holistic experience of the connected condition of things (machines, networks, apps, devices, people, etc.) is now available through the combined power of Cisco and IBM.
Need Help Putting your Data and Analytics Puzzle Together?
We all know data and analytics are important. Once something used only by a handful of large, data-intensive organizations, it has now evolved to be a factor critical to success in every organization today. But are you on top of your game when it comes to how data and analytics really work? Do you know […]
What You Missed at the North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit
I was fortunate to attend and present at the N.American Manufacturing Excellence Summit (NAMES) last week. It was an excellent chance to listen and learn from industry leading manufacturing executives around their best practices for lean/six-sigma, attracting and training the next generation workforce, and improving operational excellence. I was very impressed with BMW’s vision, specifically […]