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3 Keys To Moving Your IoT Strategy Forward


 The Internet of Things has long been held up as the panacea to all that ails modern business. Real-time visibility and intelligent response to systemic anomalies have long promised to ruthlessly and autonomously eliminate inefficiency, delivering us into a new era of accountability, performance, and profit. The largest consultancies in the world have entire teams … Continued

Wrangling Your Dark Data


 As we talk with clients about their challenges, the topic invariably turns to Industry 4.0. This is interesting to me because it’s a largely generalized concept and while there are many reasons companies want to implement Industry 4.0, one main reason is FOMO.  If you are under the age of 30 then FOMO is probably a standard phrase, luckily I have college-aged kids who happen … Continued

Mobile Asset Management for Industrial Applications


 Though HarperDB is a database and not an application company, we often find ourselves building templates for partners to prove the value of edge and distributed computing. Our partners then leverage these templates to develop custom solutions to meet the specific needs of their clients. One of our most successful templates supports mobile asset management using edge … Continued

The Collision of OT and IT and the Rise of the Machines


In engineering school in the late 80’s, I was required to take drafting class my freshman year – “rotate that pencil to make consistent lines.”  By my senior year, the university purchased something mind blowing – it was CAD/CAM.  This attests to my experience and unfortunately my age, but it was the disruption caused by the digitization of the engineering process … Continued

Drive Digital Transformation with NoSQL & SQL


We have written a lot about the technical need to combine NoSQL and SQL solutions for handling big data workloads.  That said, what are the business impacts of combining both NoSQL and SQL?  When should I use an object model vs. a query model?  What use cases require both?  Today we thought we would look at best practices for … Continued