IoT

Why You Need a Real-Time Data Warehouse for IoT Applications

As always-on devices and sensors proliferate, the data emitted from these devices provides meaningful insights to improve customer experiences, optimize costs, and identify new revenue opportunities. In a recent report, Taking the Pulse of Enterprise IoT from McKinsey & Company, 48 percent of respondents cited “managing data” as a critical capability gap related to their IoT initiatives.1 The data infrastructure behind IoT applications requires a high performing and easy-to-access...


Denver CIO

The Changing Face of the Modern CIO

In 1981 the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) first breaks onto the scene. Today, thirty five years since genesis, the responsibilities of the CIO have radically changed. The original CIO served as senior executive in an enterprise and was responsible for the information technology and computer systems that supported enterprise goals. However, as today’s business needs rapidly change, so too does the role of a modern CIO. Today, CIOs must adapt or they will get left behind with legacy...


IoT Apps

10 Apps Syncing to the Pulse of Your Life

We live in a burgeoning on-demand economy. Services have transcended the physical establishments of restaurants, banks, and shopping malls with universal facilitation by mobile applications. Hordes and hordes of application choices.  And we depend on them daily. It begins with the drop of a pin. Uber arrives at your door several minutes later and off you go to the gym. Now it’s Fitbit’s turn to perform, as it tracks heart rate and chimes gently to let you know workout goals for the day have...


IoT Infrastructure

Choosing the Right Infrastructure for IoT

The infrastructure of IoT will have a real-time database behind every sensor. Soon every device with a sensor will blend seamlessly into the Internet of Things, from drones to vehicles to wearables. Device and sensor count predictions range from billions to trillions. With this tidal wave of new devices comes an increasing number of new data streams, converging to make instant analytics on real-time data a tenant of any digital transformation. Our penchant for instant gratification extends to...


real-time predictions

Predictions 2016: the Impact of Real-Time Data

Prediction 1. The industrial internet moves to real-time data pipelines The industrial internet knits together big data, machine learning, and machine-to-machine communications to detect patterns and adjust operations in near real time. Soon the industrial internet will expand by definition to include the Internet of Things. The detection of patterns and insights often comes with a price: time. While the goal of machine learning is to develop models that will prove useful, dealing with large...


Douglas Butler MemSQL

Everyone Deserves Nice Things

Software is eating the world! It’s a data explosion! The Internet is now of Things! Scratch that, even better – it is of Everything! Did Big Data just call out IoT on Twitter? Click here to find out. [1] I kid the Internet. In all seriousness, what a magical time we live in. Moore’s Law means cheap hardware, then next thing you know, Cloud. Internet ubiquity invites the globe to the party. Feats of software engineering that were impossible for nation-states to pull off a...


IoT Use Case

Find Your IoT Use Case

As enterprises invest billions of dollars in solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), business leaders seek compelling IoT use cases that tap into new sources of revenue and maximize operational efficiency. At the same time, advancements in data architectures and in-memory computing continue to fuel the IoT fire, enabling organizations to affordably operate at the speed and scale of IoT. In a recent webcast, Matt Aslett, Research Director at 451 Research, shared use cases across six markets...