big data

Cognitive Transformation Loves Agile

It’s been two years since IBM introduced the Watson business unit and the new business environment called “The Cognitive Era”. There have been many companies who started applying cognitive technologies into their businesses, but not so many have transformed their business in a fundamental way.  Some have done well and some have struggled. I would […]

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4 Technologies That Will Shape Industry 4.0

A view on Industry 4.0 and some of the key technologies that will help electronic companies embrace this revolution successfully.

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Front Office Transformation – why the spreadsheet is no longer enough (Part 1)

In this first part of a two series blog I explore the historical context of the computer spreadsheets and why it is no longer adequate in the big data world.  Data Analysis – A historical Context The usage of the word data (root Latin datum) to mean “transmittable and storable computer information” was first made […]

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Why Six Sigma Learnings are relevant for Big Data?

Source: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/ Here’s a pop quiz. Answer true or false: a)     Big data will be key to driving business growth b)      You don’t know how to leverage big data in your organization If your answers were “true” and “true,”  you are not alone. More than 60% of organizations see increased and more incisive data usage […]

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IoT’s Basket of Remotes Problem – IBMCESChat with Jean Louis Gassee

On Friday January 10th, we had a tweetchat with the always insightful and often comical Jean Louis Gassee. As a former Apple executive who founded Be, Inc. he helped create the operating system BeOS. Now he’s a partner at Allegis Capital where the other day he defined himself as the “Valley Geek.” It’s taken some […]

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Watch out for the BIG 9! Cloud, BIG Data, Mobile, IOT and more will radically transform also the Power & Automation Equipment Industry

In my previous industry posts on the (Industry Introduction), the (Industry Landscape) and the (Business Model Evolution) I gave an outline and of our latest Point of View for the Power & Automation Equipment Industry towards the respective domains. Today, let’s see how the latest IT trends and capabilities will impact the P&AE Industry. Well, […]

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Predictive Maintenance for Printers: How to Raise your Service Levels

Big data and advanced analytics, two  catch phrases that are nowadays mentioned in every second sentence, especially when talking about electronic devices. For the printing and imaging industry, these two are especially interesting and very much applicable for several reasons: The printing industry has for more than an decade or so been moving from product […]

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‘Big Data’ priorities for semiconductor fabs

With all the buzz about ‘Big Data’ in different industries, why has there been so little discussion about its impact in semiconductor manufacturing? The modern semiconductor factory has long been recognized as one of the most heavily instrumented places on the planet, so a ‘Big Data’ strategy would seem essential. There are actually several good […]

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Experience Innovation: Why now?

Imagine combining an electronics retailer, a bedding store, a hotel and a sleep clinic into a relaxation center where people can experience new products and services while they are having tests for sleep apnea. Current studies suggest that 62 percent of American adults experience sleep issues at least a few nights per week.(1) Such a […]

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