data analytics

July 12, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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 […]

April 15, 2016

MANUFACTURING

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 […]

September 1, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

With Digital Transformation, Banks Can Be the New Disruptors

As a connected consumer, I can buy a book, plan a vacation, or choose a movie from any number of devices and from any location (home, office, car, or airport!). These interactions are not only convenient, they are more and more highly personalized and tailored to my likes and dislikes. We have all experienced this […]

August 26, 2015

DATA CENTER

The Data and Analytics Event of the Year!

Today, I’m excited to share with you some details on the 2015 Data and Analytics Conference, October 20-22 at the Hilton Chicago. The inaugural event will showcase some of the most innovative data and analytics thought leaders. My favorite part of the event is listening to the customer presenters. I’d like to share with you […]

Data Analytics: Transforming Journeys

It’s dawn and I’m catching the fast train from Amsterdam to Paris. Three days of meetings and a view of one of the most fantastic cities in the world. While stepping onto the train, I had a déjà vu moment that took me back to being a student when I traveled around Europe with a […]

Co-Innovating With Our Customers

In the past couple of years, I have been delighted to see how the digital revolution has accelerated the pace of innovation at warp speed. It has been even more gratifying, however, to experience how this trend has disrupted traditional relationships between technology suppliers and their customers. Today, the most successful suppliers and customers have […]

20 Years Hence – What Do Oil, Dating, Digital, and Analytics Have In Common?

How often do you think about the linkage of today’s digital Internet technologies with the gas that we put into our cars and the fuels that heat our homes? Probably not very often. In fact, for many years, I envisioned them as two separate worlds. Here’s why… Back in 1995, when I met my wife and we […]

March 3, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Evolution of the #ConnectedFan

I love sports—playing, watching, you name it. But the sports experience has changed so much over the past few years, in new and exciting ways, which makes being a fan or being a player more dynamic – and way more fun. Growing up playing basketball, we’d play the game, feed off our fans’ energy and […]