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IoT – How the Internet of Things Is Driving a Knowledge Revolution

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAahAAAAJGRjNzVmMTZmLTczYzUtNGU4MS05MjQ3LWY3MmYwMDhjZmMwZgThink about a few things in your life right now. It really doesn’t matter what they are, as long as you interact with them daily. They could be your phone, your shoes, your watch, your car, your refrigerator, your garage door opener…you get the idea. What do all of these things have in common (besides you, of course)? Well, at the moment, they may not have much of anything in common, but within the next decade, you can expect every last one of them to have Wi-Fi connections to the Internet.

 

Three Smart Ways to Move to Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure | 10th Magnitude

For companies who weren’t “born in the cloud,” moving to the cloud almost always involves taking a hybrid approach in the near term. For instance, many companies in traditional industries such as law firms, banks and manufacturers, have legacy systems that can’t be moved to the cloud for regulatory
or technical reasons. And even with systems that are ready for cloud, you can’t move everything at once. Full cloud adoption is always a process.

Your Personal Brand (Online)

By Ian Moyse (Industry Cloud and Channel Sales Leader) , rated #1 Cloud Influencer 2016 and Awarded a Linkedin Power Profile 2015 I am often amazed at how little most...

Big Data

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before You Implement Any Big Data Strategy

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAQXAAAAJDk1MjgyZDRmLTljYzEtNGU3OC04ODNkLTJhNzc1YzJkMjRjMAWhether you run a small business with just a few employees or you are in charge of a multinational corporation, you can benefit from an effective big data strategy. Thanks to website analytics, geo-location services, data mining, and the constant stream of data flowing to and from us through everyday devices and products, there is more market data available today than at any other time in history.

Not only that, but the amount of data we’re producing is growing at an incredibly rapid rate. In less than five years from today, experts predict that our annual data creation will reach nearly 45 trillion gigabytes. With mind-boggling amounts of data like that available to individuals, corporations, and governments, there is no question that your business needs a big data strategy.

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