Big Data

Why Smart Building Technology Is Here to Stay

For as long as anyone can remember, buildings have always been rigid, unintelligent things. Most are nothing more than a frame or structure used to provide shelter, a place of work or general space. However, as is evident from the advancement of modern technology, that’s soon to change with the next generation of structural areas.

Intelligent, more-aware buildings are being developed to offer unprecedented levels of energy and resource efficiency, organizational management, general optimization, and improved occupant health and productivity.

Artificial Intelligence Breakthroughs Lead to Unprecedented M&A Growth, Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Report

London, UK – 15 May 2019. Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of the Artificial Intelligence M&A market reveals that over 150 deals were disclosed in 2018, up from 105 deals in 2017. The first half of 2019 is also showing impressive AI-related M&A momentum, with 65 deals already recorded and a total of near 100 deals forecast for the half-year only. In terms of market value, AI is forecast to grow from $21.46 billion in 2018 to $190 billion by 2025 – in other words, to grow nine-fold over the next seven-year period[1].

Heiko Garrelfs, sector principal, Hampleton Partners, said:

Tech Trailblazers Awards for Innovative Startups Announced

The Tech Trailblazers Awards are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of 2017 in fourteen categories. Tech Trailblazers Awards focus on startups under 6 years old, highlighting up-and-coming and established technology talent globally. Entries are judged by an esteemed panel of judges, all leaders in the respective fields, as well as by public vote. The judging was made all the more difficult given the high level of innovation and number of entries. 

Tech Trailblazers Awards Fifth Edition Winners and Runners Up

TEOCO expands network analytics capabilities with Mentor 10.0 announcement

FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 20 February 2018 - TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and OEMs worldwide, has upgraded the analytics capabilities of Mentor, its network optimization and analytics solution and has added support for Big Data infrastructure.

Confirmit Research Reveals Critical Areas that Drive Customer Experience Success Real Wire Mon, 01/29/2018 - 06:33

New York, NY: 29 January 2018: The State of CX survey, run by Confirmit and Engage Business Media, has revealed that customer experience (CX ) professionals are right to put ROI, data integration and executive buy-in top of the CX "wish list" for 2018.

The research found that despite increasing recognition of the importance of taking a customer-centric approach to business and investment in CX programs, ROI is the biggest area of failure with only 20% of companies scoring 9 - 10 for seeing a ROI, and 14% scoring 0-2.

Handling Big Data with Salesforce Einstein - All that you wanted to know about it Sujain Thomas Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:28

Today’s digital world is all about Big Data. The cumulative figure of data is so large that trying to prove its enormity numerically would perhaps turn futile because people would find it difficult to comprehend the numbers. Instead, naming it, Big Data could make it easier to get some idea about its size. However, for those who would still be interested in numbers, it is worthwhile mentioning that according to IBM estimates every day we generate data amounting to 2.5 quintillion bytes, which is equivalent to 1018 bytes. The most exciting aspect of the enormous data is that 90% of what is on the internet today belongs to the last two years. This gives enough hints about the stupendous rate of data growth and its future.

A Simple Guide to Oracle Remote DBA to Optimize Your Business

If you are a business owner then you appreciate the unique challenges that you have to overcome. Modern business is now global and this means stiffer competition, especially for startups and smaller enterprises. The advent of the internet marketplace has also necessitated the need for new marketing strategies to stay ahead of the pack.

Within all these changes, there is one uniform strand; the importance of data. With so much information being generated, traditional data storage and management tools are no longer viable. Cabinet files have become obsolete, especially with the growing influence of online businesses.

IOVOX wins Big Data and IoT Excellence Award

SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2017 – IOVOX, a global call analytics company, has added to its growing trophy case having won the Outstanding Analytics Infrastructure Award at Computing’s 2017 Big Data and IoT Excellence Awards. IOVOX was shortlisted along with Aqulia Insight, IBM and Zebra Technologies and was declared winner by a judging panel which included representatives from Computing, CERN and the European Space Agency. With 15 categories covering all aspects of Big Data and the Internet of Things, the awards celebrated the achievements of the IT industry’s best Big Data and IoT companies, products and personalities. The winners were announced at a ceremony in London on Wednesday May 17th. 

Clouding the Issue – Your Data Security

According to Gartner, SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions are expected to grow a further 20.3% in 2016 to $37.7 billion, which is just a fraction of the 16.5% predicted growth for the whole public cloud service industry, from $175 billion in 2015 to $203.9 billion in 2016.

The ‘cloud’ is a term that’s used pretty freely nowadays, with varying degrees of accuracy. In a nutshell, anything cloud refers to ‘cloud computing’, the process of sharing internet-based data to any other device, from any other location.