Event Recap: Cisco at the EEI Annual Convention
I had a great time recently at the EEI Annual Convention on June 7-10 in New Orleans, LA. EEI is the Edison Electric Institute, the industry association of the Investor...
Summary: #DigitalTransformation Fueling the Need for Workforce Transformation
In case you missed it, here a summary of Karen Walker's latest blog on the IoE Blog site that reaches out to all those in the Oil and Gas Industry:...
#DigitalTransformation Fueling the Need for Workforce Transformation
Digital disruption is transforming virtually every role in every industry. Every day I see how the proliferation of online, mobile, and social interactions has created the need for completely new...
How To Gain an Edge by Taking Data Analytics to the Edge
In Part 1 of this blog series, I talked about how data integration provides a critical foundation for capturing actionable insights that generate improved outcomes. Now, in Part 2, I’ll focus on the two other challenges that must be met to extract value from data: 1) automating the collection of data, and 2) analyzing the […]
IoT: Moving from Connecting Devices to Capturing Insights
There’s a lot at stake—$19 trillion in fact—as companies transform into digital businesses to capture value from the Internet of Everything (IoE). More than 42 percent of this value, or $8 trillion, will come from one of IoE’s chief enablers, the Internet of Things (IoT). While IoE is the networked connection of people, process, data, […]
How ‘Data’ and ‘Process’ Are Reshaping the Future Workforce
The sheer size, variety, and speed of data traversing today’s networks are increasing exponentially. This highly distributed data is generated by a wide range of cloud and enterprise applications, websites, social media, computers, smartphones, sensors, cameras, and much more — all coming in different formats and protocols. Whether it is in the cloud or at […]
Connections Matter in Mexico’s Northern Border Region
In Monterrey, Mexico, deep economic and social gaps separate rich from poor, educated from uneducated, legal from illegal. In 2008, the city started experiencing violence related to turf battles between warring drug cartels. Drug use and high murder rates continue to steal the lives of youth, tempting those who lack the skills for traditional jobs […]