Data is an organizations most valuable resource. Data never sleeps. Every second massive amount of data is created from every website, phone, sensor, and whatnot. Whether data are useful or not, more often than not, we store them for future references. If we look at numbers, we generate more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. This situation poses many big data … [Read more...] about How to Unlock the True Value of Big Data with Smart Analytics
I was recently having a discussion with Richard Hackathorn, an industry strategist & analyst and Dan Graham, a colleague who is deep into my companys strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT). We were specifically talking about how to enable the Analytics of Things (AoT) and what barriers and opportunities exist today. During the discussion, it hit me that one of the … [Read more...] about Without Things, There Is No Analytics Of Things (AoT)
Many organizations are beginning to think that they might be done with data centers entirely, at least those that are on-premise. With so much emphasis now placed on the future of cloud computing and the services delivered via the cloud, a common thought is that the traditional data center has outlived its usefulness. This thinking may be off the mark, but it is correct in at … [Read more...] about How Technology Creates The Next-Generation Data Centers
The prominent trend of converged infrastructure began a few years ago and quickly become popular with IT professionals and IT departments. Emerging technologies, such as IT virtualization and cloud computing, have made IT experts forecast the gradual unpopularity of converged infrastructure. It seems that they were wrong since converged infrastructure is not only here to stay, … [Read more...] about Are We Watching Converged Infrastructure Fail the Enterprise?
On August 1, 2007 as people were driving home from work on the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge near Minneapolis, it all of a sudden collapsed. Thirteen people died and 145 people were injured. The bridge was constructed in 1967 and was expected to carry 66.000 vehicles per day. However, in 2004 an estimated 141.000 vehicles crossed the bridge on a daily basis. Thats a big … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Big Data Will Improve Civil Infrastructure