Hortonworks: Using Machine and Sensor Data to Proactively Maintain Public Infrastructure

Metro Transit of St. Louis (MTL) operates the public transportation system for the St. Louis metropolitan region. Hortonworks Data Platform helps MTL meet their mission by storing and analyzing IoT data from the city’s Smart Buses, which helped the agency cut average cost per mile driven by its buses from $0.92 to $0.43. It achieved […]

Tracking The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today’s Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things […]

Amazon AWS: Dominating In Cloudcomputing, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and IoT

We have been tracking Amazon for years, but as a reference point consider that in November 2006 BusinessWeek ran a cover story with the title “Jeff Bezos’ Risky Bet” where the concept of cloud computing as a business model disruptor was catapulted into the mainstream. Since then the risky bet has paid off for Amazon […]

Strata + Hadoop World 26-29 Sep: Register With 20% Discount

Presented by O’Reilly and Cloudera, Strata + Hadoop World helps you put big data, cutting-edge data science, and new business fundamentals to work. Strata + Hadoop World, happening September 26-29 is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect—and merge. It’s a deep dive into emerging techniques and technologies. You’ll dissect case studies, develop new […]

Manufacturing Leaders Partner to Discuss Impact of Industrial Internet of Things

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), in partnership with General Electric (GE) (NYSE: GE), PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and ServiceMax, hosted an executive forum on the role the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has in today’s modern manufacturing facilities. The panel, the first of the NAM’s new Leading Edge series, was hosted at GE’s Advanced Manufacturing […]

How to be a “Rock Star” CIO

Our own Bob Gourley was featured in a post by IT World Canada which examined ways that CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other technologists can better serve their own enterprises, learn emerging technology and even enhance their careers by leveraging social media. The piece provided insights on ways to help others via social media. Bob underscored the important role that […]