Internet of Things

Is The Internet of Things Amassing on Your Radar?


We recently saw an unusual online post. It showed a standard weather radar map from WFRV-TV, a Wisconsin station. The image shows over Lake Win­nebago a large green area that normally denotes rain. But here the meteorolo­gists labeled the large green swatch: “Lake Flies!” Our first reaction was this clearly is a joke, but a […]

The Business Case For IoT


Tell me how many times you’ve heard this one: the CEO or line of business leader reads an article in a business magazine or the newspaper on digital disruption, IoT or any other new technology trend (“Blockchain cocktails with a twist of shared ledgers, anyone?”). Things are now in downhill motion, where the CEO/LoB leader […]

Artificial Intelligence: We’ve Reached an Exciting New Milestone


AI Background Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been broadly defined as intelligence exhibited by machines and a branch of AI called Deep Learning (DL) has garnered a lot of attention in the past few years. DL, or hierarchical learning, is a subset of Machine Learning that mimics the function of the human neocortex. The neocortex is […]

The Secret Sauce for IoT Platform Selection


The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its explosive, exponential growth as the “killer app” for both the cloud and for edge computing. And it’s easy to see why from a number of angles: For manufacturers and product owners, IoT enables new, connected features that increase capabilities, customer “stickiness” and, ultimately, revenue growth. For technology vendors, […]

Quit Looking at the Shiny New Technology Object, Focus on the Practical


We discuss how companies often forget to focus on the basics and jump right into the latest industry trend. It’s not enough to know 90% of your network inventory when that could leave 200 servers vulnerable. Organizations must remember that it’s typically the details that cause you problems in the long run. We also dive […]