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The Value of Little Big Data in Transport & Logistics

The internet of things (IoT) is finally providing the logistics and transportation industry with a comprehensive solution for managing goods at every step along its logistics networks. Representing the latest in IoT technology, smart logistics solutions have the power to transform the modern supply chain as we know it. With the global supply chain and logistics market rapidly growing and set to exceed $15 trillion by 2024, the industry can now visualise and manage critical goods from anywhere, at any time, on a global scale. By Laetitia Jay, CMO at Sigfox.

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The gloves are off: Polyco Healthline introduces agile Business Intelligence

With TimeXtender Discovery Hub , Columbus delivers rapid reporting from multiple data sources.

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The importance of TDM

In today's economic climate, uncertainty is a common theme for businesses. With budget losses, high competition and job cuts being seen across several industries, avoiding unnecessary expenses is of the utmost importance. At the same time, though, organisations are still keen to be seen as successful, productive and agile. By Pooja Tyagi, Testing Engineering Specialist at NTT DATA UK.

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Now is the time to unleash the power of big data

According to an Accenture study, 79% of enterprise executives agree that companies not embracing big data will lose their competitive edge, with a further 83% affirming that they have pursued big data projects at some point to stay ahead of the curve. Considering that data creation is on track to grow 10-fold by 2025, it’s crucial for companies to be able to process it more quickly, and meaningfully. By Eltjo Hofstee, Managing Director, Leaseweb UK.

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Big data: Fuelling change in the vehicle architecture

Did you know that autonomous vehicles are now the largest producer of data in the world? asks Christian Schäfer, Director Electrical and Electronic Systems, Aptiv.

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Big data and analytics?

The Big data and analytics question is at the forefront of many business leaders thinking but it’s worth taking a step back and looking at some of the wider macro-economic trends. Since the post war era, UK productivity has risen steadily when averaged over the decades but dropped significantly following the 2008 financial crisis and is now only slowly reaching post crisis levels. In fact, the Office for National Statistics has stated that in the last quarter of 2017, productivity of British workers increased at the fastest rate in more than six years. By Pinakin Patel, Senior Director Solutions Engineering at MapR.

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Understanding the democratisation of data

Business decisions are increasingly being made based on data insight, but getting access to this data, traditionally owned by IT departments, can, at times, be quite difficult. As the requests from across the business start piling up with the ‘owners’ of the data, there has been an increased demand for ‘data democratisation’ – the ability for everyday employees to access data, and understand it, at any time without requiring support from data specialists. By Javier Campos, Experian.

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Football’s just a branch of science: how the beautiful game is turning into a numbers game

“We should be playing with two up front”, “We shouldn’t have subbed him off”, “I can’t believe they’ve left him on the bench”. Andre Doerr of Exasol writes.

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Scrutiny on the Data Supply Chain

While most commonly associated with the manufacturing process, the term ‘supply chain’ is now frequently being applied to the management of data within financial services firms. In plain terms, a supply chain is a sequence of steps in which raw materials are gathered and ultimately turned into a finished product that is then delivered to the end customer. These processes remain the same for businesses across the financial services space; however, rather than the raw materials dealt with in manufacturing industries, they are working with raw data. By Martijn Groot, VP of Product Management, Asset Control.

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Building a case for embedded BI

By Dean Yao, Director of Marketing, Jinfonet Software.

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Why choosing the right platform is key to your successful data journey

Tony Brookes, Founder at didici, explains that optimising your data is dependent on having a platform that identifies outliers – those hidden performance issues that enable competitive advantage.

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The science behind the beautiful game

By Reece Clifford, Sports Data Specialist at SAS UK & Ireland.

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IoT’s all about the data

By Erick Dean, Product Director, IoT, Splunk.

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Videos

Jason Beal, Senior Vice President, Global Channel and Partner Ecosystems, AvePoint, talks through the results of the company’s first MSP Global Preference Survey, with security, governance and cloud migration ranking as top priorities. MSPs are also wanting to both consolidate the number of vendors with which they deal while also bringing on board new solutions. Jason also offers some valuable advice to MSPs in terms of some key business development objectives.
Ken Hall, Data Center Solutions Architect at Commscope, provides some fascinating insights into the world of networks and connectivity, with wireless infrastructure, fueled in part by the advent of 5G, predicted to grow in importance as end users demand a secure, ‘seamless’ work experience, no matter where, when or how.
Mike West, CEO of Digital Infrastructure Advisors Ltd (DIAL), outlines the company’s comprehensive data centre service – business advice, legal services, technical and design – alongside what he believes is an overdue, major focus on cybersecurity. In simple terms, Mike thinks that there needs to be more industry-wide understanding and planning around ‘what happens if a data centre goes down thanks to a cyber attack’.
Richard Clifford, Head of Innovation at Keysource, talks through some of the company’s recent customer success stories, its new cybersecurity focus, and goes on to provide some great insights into the data centre sustainability debate – with Scope 3 emissions and supply chain collaboration a major focus, alongside hybrid cooling and the edge. Richard also suggests that it might be time to move beyond the PUE metric as a measure of data centre energy efficiency.

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