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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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Predictive Logistics Analytics: Arrive on Time

Predictive Logistics Analytics: Arrive on Time

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

Combining continuous streaming and real time predictive logistics analytics ensures that cargoes arrive on time, goods are received and moved on time, and that customers get what they want when they want it. The phrase “instant gratification” sums up the challenges facing logisticians today. Customers are requiring smaller quantities of products more efficiently, which is causing more supply chain and […]

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No Digitization, No Future: an Open Editorial by Software AG CEO

No Digitization, No Future: an Open Editorial by Software AG CEO

0 by / on July 20, 2015, 10:30 am / in Uncategorized

As appeared in Frankfurter Allgemaine – Zeitung fur Deutschland , Germany’s leading daily newspaper The crisis in Greece has all of Europe holding its breath right now. Although—or perhaps because—no one can predict the economic and social consequences of a possible Grexit, many people fear exiting the eurozone. However, there is an entirely different topic from an economic perspective that […]

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How Close Is Government/Commercial Organizations In Managing Data Quality in The Cloud?

How Close Is Government/Commercial Organizations In Managing Data Quality in The Cloud?

0 by / on July 17, 2015, 12:58 pm / in Uncategorized

By: Dan Virgillito, Security Researcher for the InfoSec Institute Governments and commercial organizations have begun to realize the importance of data as a corporate asset. Currently, data is drifting into the cloud with solutions like Microsoft Azure being adopted by local, tribal, federal, Department of Defense and other government agencies. According to a research report, federal governments are spending $1.4 […]

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Enabling the Store of the Future

Enabling the Store of the Future

0 by / on July 16, 2015, 6:00 am / in Uncategorized

Last week I visited a “Store of the Future”.  There have been similar exhibits in many guises over the years at both retailers and service providers, but this was probably the best example I have seen. The main reason for this I feel is that all of the technology required to create this store’s concepts is readily available and well […]

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A New Approach to AML

0 by / on July 16, 2015, 3:41 am / in Uncategorized

Earlier this year, the European Commission adopted its proposal for a Fourth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive. In the words of  Věra Jourová, the EU’s Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, “The new anti-money laundering rules adopted today will help us follow the money and crack down on money laundering and terrorist financing.” However, in order to actually “follow the […]

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Predictive Maintenance: If it Ain’t Broke, Fix it!

Predictive Maintenance: If it Ain’t Broke, Fix it!

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

Manufacturers can now continuously monitor condition and predict when a machine, component or product is going to break down or fail, and then fix the problem before it happens. This is known as predictive maintenance and it is set to shake up the manufacturing process as the industry begins to realize it will not just lower costs, but also provide […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Innovation World 2015

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Innovation World 2015

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

You’re sitting on the fence about whether or not you should go to Innovation World this year. Well, we’ve got ten reasons for you. Ready to be convinced? Go: More than 1,000 visionaries, 40+ presenters and 50+ exhibits—all in one exciting place! Explore digital trends—from the Internet of Things and smart, connected products to tailoring the customer experience in real […]

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Predictive Retail: Beyond “One in Front” Service

Predictive Retail: Beyond “One in Front” Service

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

Predictive analytics in retail means knowing—with a great deal of certainty—what your customers are going to want and when, giving you the tools to manage queues, customer expectations and your own inventories. As customers become increasingly connected to the digital world, they become more discerning as to where and when they will shop. Therefore, retailers who make their customers fight […]

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