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Thingalytics Chapter 1: It’s All About Me

Thingalytics Chapter 1: It’s All About Me

0 by / on April 1, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” John Wannamaker, advertising and marketing pioneer Advertising is all about the audience; if you get the audience wrong, you are wasting ad money. Today, advertising and marketing are evolving to become highly targeted, deeply personal experiences that not only draw in the right […]

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Thingalytics: An Introduction

Thingalytics: An Introduction

0 by / on March 30, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

People often ask me: “John, what really is this Internet of Things? It sounds like a lot of hype about smart fridges that tell you when to buy milk.” Actually, the Internet of Things (IoT) is much more important and transformative than that. In fact, it is changing everything – just as the original Internet did. Put simply, the Internet […]

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IoT: The Integration of Things

IoT: The Integration of Things

0 by / on March 25, 2015, 6:00 am / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Live from Software AG, Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not

The Internet of Things is going to be the biggest driver of integration technology in history. Like Metcalfe’s law states that the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system (n2), Herring’s corollary of Metcalf’s Law states that the value of integration is directly proportional to the number of […]

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Top 10 Supply Chain and Manufacturing Predictions for 2015

Top 10 Supply Chain and Manufacturing Predictions for 2015

0 by / on January 26, 2015, 2:39 pm / in Uncategorized

Next year innovative manufacturers will leap ahead by deploying more and better sensors, add more comprehensive automation and increasingly choose local fabrication. In 2015, we will see manufacturers and their partners accelerate the implementation of initiatives that will deliver on the promise of the Internet of Things. For some companies, this will be a challenge, but for many others it […]

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Intelligence on Things Gets Up Close and Personal

Intelligence on Things Gets Up Close and Personal

0 by / on May 27, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

Non-stop analytics on the Internet of Things are increasingly critical to decision-making, so the intelligence performed on these Things must be close to the source – as well as residing in the cloud. In order to leverage the fire hose of data coming from IoT you need continuous, streaming analytics. Each piece of IoT data needs to be analyzed; but […]

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Don’t Gamble with IoT

Don’t Gamble with IoT

0 by / on May 26, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

As the Internet of Things (IoT) connects more devices in more corners of the world, organizations are rightly concerned about the trustworthiness of the Things they are about to connect to. As the universe of Things accelerates in growth, testing each and every IoT device before you connect it to your enterprise is becoming increasingly impractical. As a result, untrustworthy […]

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IoT Can Bring Shelves to Life

IoT Can Bring Shelves to Life

0 by / on May 22, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

Internet of Things-enabled smart shelving will give retailers a whole new meaning for the term “shelf life.” IoT will bring retail shelves to life, allowing the dynamic changing of prices and shelves that can not only re-price products but also take inventory of its contents and re-stock when needed. Bringing a shelf to life begins with an electronic shelf label […]

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Internal event throughput for Apama on recent generation Intel Xeon Processor E7s

Software AG High-Speed Streaming Analytics producing unprecedented results with Intel’s new Xeon processor

0 by / on May 20, 2015, 3:42 am / in Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce further fruits of the partnership between Software AG and Intel (See our joint video). We have been working together on the launch of Intel’s new Xeon processor E7 v3.  Xeon E7 is Intel’s flagship line of processors which are used in the largest machines, with four, eight or more sockets. Intel kindly gave us access […]

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Do You Know Who I Am?

Do You Know Who I Am?

0 by / on May 15, 2015, 7:00 am / in Uncategorized

Location analytics tools and the Internet of Things can help retailers target customers for preferential treatment, creating loyalty as well as improving efficiency. If you believe the entertainment news, it seems celebrities are always getting special treatment – champagne, limos, paparazzi. And if they don’t, they throw megastar tantrums. The truth is that most of us like a little pampering; […]

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Thingalytics Chapter 9: Go Forth and Use Thingalytics!

Thingalytics Chapter 9: Go Forth and Use Thingalytics!

0 by / on May 15, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” Winston Churchill I never fail to get excited about the possibilities of Thingalytics, even after many years of pioneering in this space. Thingalytics is about a lot of small, continuous adjustments that can improve the world. It is about spotting what is happening now, or what might be […]

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Thingalytics Chapter 8: The Technology Behind Thingalytics

Thingalytics Chapter 8: The Technology Behind Thingalytics

0 by / on May 14, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

“We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.” Scott Cook, founder of Intuit Over the past 25 years we have witnessed the transformation of the Internet into the Internet of Things. The IoT is only possible due to a confluence of factors: streaming data, mobile devices and networks, networked sensors, wearable technologies and location-tracking […]

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

0 by / on May 8, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

Sometimes you want to go Where everybody knows your name And they’re always glad you came… In the 1980s sitcom Cheers, the staff knew almost everyone who came into the bar, making the atmosphere warm and welcoming. Today’s retailers are trying to create that same feeling by using smart signs that can adapt their offerings to suit the customer’s mood, […]

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