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2015 Trends in Business Intelligence: Self Service

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by Jelani Harper The transformation of Business Intelligence (BI) from an IT-centric, centralized process to a self-service, decentralized process is clear: According to Gartner, “By 2017, most business users and analysts in organizations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis” (Parenteau et al, 2014). Forrester’s top prediction for BI is, “Managed…

Cisco Invests Big in Big Data

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking equipment—everything from smartphones to cameras. The ambitious plan is part of Cisco’s “Internet of Everything” strategy—its desire to see its technology become the connective tissue helping…

Glassbeam Predicts IoT Analytics Becoming More Mainstream in 2015

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today released its top 2015 predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data. This past year welcomed widespread IoT adoption and hype, big data implementation, and growing concerns around data privacy and cloud deployment.…

The Internet of Things Is Coming: What You Need to Know

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by Angela Guess Alan R. Earls of SearchDataCenter recently wrote a great article on the Internet of Things (IoT) — its scope, predictions for the future, and how IT needs to respond. He begins, “By the end of 2020, there will be approximately 212 billion Internet-connected things, from healthcare instruments to tracking devices to wearables,…

The Internet of Things Requires NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of Read Write recently opined, “Your relational database is great. Really, it is. But it’s not going to help you with your Internet of Things project. Really, it isn’t.  At least, not according to a study by Machina Research, which looks at the management of data in the coming network…

Smart Cities Are Coming

A recent press release states, “Transforming our cities into the Smart Cities of the future will encompass incorporating technologies and key digital developments all linked by machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions and real-time data analytics which sit under the umbrella term of the Internet of Things. Smart cities however must be underpinned by the appropriate ICT infrastructure…

Open Garden’s FireChat Adds to the IoT

Kevin Fitchard of Gigaom recently posted that, “Thanks to the popularity of its FireChat hyperlocal messaging app, Open Garden’s networking software has been downloaded into more than 5 million mobile devices around the world. Open Garden believes it now has enough users out there to execute the next the stage of its plan: it wants…

Belkin and Osram Team Up for IoT

Belkin International announced, “Belkin International, a leading Internet of Things company, and OSRAM SYLVANIA, a leading global lighting manufacturer, today announced that the two companies have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on residential solutions with the OSRAM LIGHTIFY™ smart connected lighting ecosystem and Belkin’s WeMo® home automation ecosystem. OSRAM SYLVANIA will first add…

Machine Learning Aids the Internet of Things

In a recent article, Mike Kravis explained, “In a previous post I discussed how the Internet of Things (IoT) will radically change your big data strategy. Massive amounts of data from sensors, wearable devices, and other technologies are creating new and exciting opportunities to make better business decisions in real time. However, harvesting all of…