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August 17, 2016  4:35 PM

Not set in concrete – tailoring IoT to the business

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Big Data, Business Process, Data scientist, iot

Tailored services and personalised advertising is great isn't it? People and organisations are no longer bombarded by things they are not interested in or can not respond to, only those things that are relevant. In theory that’s what all the cookies, search histories and other smart...

August 31, 2015  6:36 PM

Matching the Internet of Things to the pace of the business

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Automation, Data analysis, DevOps, Feedback, Finance, Technology, Test Automation, Unstructured data

I must be a fan of smart connected things - sitting here with 2 wrist wearable devices in a house equipped with thirteen wireless thermostats and an environmental (temp, humidity, co2) monitoring system. However, even with all this...


May 21, 2015  11:34 AM

BIM + IoT + GIS = well, something interesting.

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Big Data, ESRI, London, MapInfo, United Kingdom

I have just returned from EsriUK's user event in London.  Some 2,500 users, channel and Esri people were comparing ideas and showing what they were doing with Esri's GIS tools - and the place did seem to be buzzing.
To my mind, the world is moving towards a bigger...


March 16, 2015  10:51 AM

Extending unified communications

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Big Data, Business, Business software, definition, IP

In the last couple of decades the number of digital...

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January 15, 2015  11:49 AM

The path to continuous delivery

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Big Data, Change management, Cloud Computing, Continuous delivery, Continuous integration, DevOps

What is it that a company wants from its IT capability?  High availability?  Fast performance?  The latest technology?

Hardly.  Although these may be artefacts of the technical platform that is implemented, what the company...


April 17, 2014  11:19 AM

Internet of Things – Architectures of Jelly

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Big Data, Business, Instrumentation, Internet of Things, SCADA

In today's world of acronyms and jargon, there are increasing references to the Internet of things ( 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 5, 2014  8:09 AM

Sharing NHS data: big data needs big data sets

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Big Data, NHS, privacy, Security

The protection of personal data has been back in the news in the UK over the last month due to the government bungling plans to make anonymised NHS patient data available for research. The scheme gives NHS patients the option to opt out of sharing their data: why? NHS care in...


March 3, 2014  8:04 AM

Real-time IT security analytics: the convergence of SIEM and forensics

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Big Data, LogRhythm, NitroSecurity, SIEM, Splunk

Sometimes technology areas that once seem distinct converge. Indeed there was a time when the term convergence was used, without qualification, to refer to the coming together of IT and traditional telephone networks, something that for...


February 7, 2014  1:55 PM

The democratisation of business analytics

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Analytics, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, consultants, Data Mining, Data warehousing, Databases

Let's get something straight from the beginning.  Your IT systems are not worth a great deal.  Why?  If you bought your systems brand new, they were worth at least 30% less as soon as you took delivery of them, and their value has been dropping ever since. ...


January 30, 2013  4:45 PM

Measuring the social perceptions of big data

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Autonomy, Big Data, DataSift, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, MongoDB, twitter

Toward the end of 2012, Quocirca met with an interesting company called DataSift.  DataSift is a social data platform company - it takes feeds of data from the majority of social media sites and can then mine through social conversations for content, trends and...


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