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IoT: What’s the Forecast

 For whatever reason the tech world seems to like using weather metaphors to describe various levels of computing: cloud, fog, and mist being the most common. Visibility seems to be the best way to describe these, and yet somehow, it’s still not very clear what the differences are. Then, of course, we have the Internet of … Continued

The Intelligent Edge, Make Your Data Smarter

 Organizations around the world are investing enormous amounts of resources in pushing computing to edge devices.   There are use cases across most industries like self driving cars, smart grids, healthcare, and many more.   These solutions are beginning to take on similar architectural patterns as they evolve from concept to reality.    Most architectures … Continued

IoT: In the Cloud and on the Edge

 The Internet of Things (IoT) is inherently edge biased. The “things” are all devices out in the world, not encased in a high-tech data center. Naturally, we expect initial data collection to take place on these devices, but what happens after that? Where does the data go? How is it processed? Is the data processed? Is any value derived … Continued

5 Common Mistakes in IoT Sensor Data Analytics

 At this point I think it’s a given that everyone is excited about IoT.  Consumers are excited because their 6 year old daughters can accidentally order $170 doll houses with Alexa and businesses are excited because they can see results like 92% increase in labor utilization.    That said, if we are being honest, most organizations while hugely interested … Continued

5 Things You Can Improve with Parallel Computing

 Parallel computing has gotten more and more common over the years. I think a large part of that is because nearly every device we use today has a multi-core processor. I really mean everything; even the Apple Watch has a dual-core processor. Naturally a lot of software has caught up with this trend and introduced some … Continued

The Promise and Challenges of Digital Twin

The concept of Digital Twin is pretty straightforward:  Take a physical entity anything from a person to an airplane Blanket it with sensors – temperature, weight, wind speed etc.  Collect data from those sensors  Create a digital replicate of that entity in the virtual world for study  It’s an exciting concept because of advances and investment … Continued

The Pendulum Swing to the Edge

 It’s funny how the pendulum swings in the technology world.  First we started with mainframes, then moved to personal computers, now we’re back to the cloud.  Remote, local, remote. Right now we’re on the forefront of the pendulum swinging back again, this time to edge computing.  Today’s blog post is all about possibilities.  The what if?  What if we … Continued