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IoT

IoT: Sensors working overtime

It’s not just the data, it’s what you do with it that counts. Organisations everywhere are striving to get to grips with what the Internet of Things could mean for their products their infrastructure, and the devices their customers and employees carry with them.

I was at London’s ExCeL centre recently for a new event, Smart IoT London. It’s part of an expansion of last year’s ‘festival of the expos’ that now sees exhibitors and speakers from Cloud Expo Europe, Data Centre World, Cloud Security Expo, and Smart IoT all vie for the a share of the same crowd. Which does rather make for somewhat confused delegate profile!

Understanding Big Data – Are Big Data Analytics Your Friend or Enemy?

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAh7AAAAJDU3MzhmN2MxLTQ4ZTEtNDBkNy05NGEzLWJiY2I3NGMxZWJlMwThe term “Big Data” is highly reminiscent of terms like “Big Pharma”, and it has a tendency to make consumers and professionals alike a bit nervous. However, whereas Big Pharma refers to large pharmaceuticals companies with market sway and seemingly countless political lobbyists, big data simply refers to the exponentially rapid growth of large data sets and the ability to analyse them.

Change Management

Part 3 – Why CXOs Must Shift from Change to Transformation in 2016

Businesses and organizations must shift from change to transformation ASAP because most of our previous business and technology processes are already or will soon be obsolete.

Digital technologies and innovative business transformations have changed the way we create products, services and how we deliver them to our clients. Instead of thinking:

“How could I improve this process?”

Ask:

“Is this process relevant in the digital business era?” or “Is this process valuable for our digital business strategy?”