Augmented reality is a way to obtain additional information about a situation using special apps, headsets, or goggles. Unlike virtual reality, these devices do not project a different world to you but instead, add an extra data layer about the situation you are currently in. Augmented reality has applications in gaming, with the most popular [...]
In the past few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has seen an explosion of popularity, invention, and production. This new philosophy of manufacturing is putting wireless internet access and mobile app control into anything we can think of and the number of 'smart' devices grows with each coming month. While it may have originally [...]
There is a great deal of concern associated with artificial intelligence taking over jobs that are currently performed by humans. It's a valid concern and one should take a deeper look at the type of a job that could eventually be performed by a robot or some sort of AI agent. We should also look [...]
Based on a 2017 marketing report from IBM, 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone, at a rate of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data a day! And, the report adds, with new devices, sensors, and technologies emerging, the data growth rate will likely accelerate even [...]
As part of our engagements with our client organizations, we always ask about the organization’s business continuity plan. We ask this question regardless of the size of the company, or our level of engagement. Answers often sound something like this: “We’re covered!” or this: “We have a very detailed disaster/recovery plan” or our favorite: “We [...]
After reviewing a November 8th article from Wall Street Journal, we can see one of the unintended consequences of our connected lives. The article, titled "FBI Warns internet Online Attacks on Private Business Will Continue" - should be used as a wake up call on potential dangers of such devices. You can see the full article [...]
2016-11-09T01:15:29+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: FBI, IofT, Security|Comments Off on FBI Warns of Security Issues of IoT Devices
With all the hype associated with Big Data, we are often asked by our small and medium size clients of whether they could take advantage of Big Data. We respond to our clients that when it comes to data, wisdom and smart are much more important than size. What we call ‘Smart Data’ is the [...]
2016-10-19T12:20:26+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forget Big Data! Use Smart Data To Increase Profits!
In September of 2014, Mr. Abai delivered a webinar titled: “Small Data, Big Data, and Smart Data – Take Advantage of Your Data!” for Lighthouse Consulting LLC’s openline webinar program. During this webinar, Majid spoke of importance of using data within an organization and the advantages associated with such use. You can listen to [...]
2016-10-19T12:14:34+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Small Data, Big Data, and Smart Data – Take Advantage of Your Data!
Great article in eWeek about how retailers face both challenges and opportunities by utilizing Big Data. I personally rather focus on opportunities, but one can’t discard the challenges. I would love to hear your comments. http://www.eweek.com/database/big-data-poses-challenges-opportunities-for-retailers.html
2016-10-18T10:24:22+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Big Data Poses Challenges and Oppurtunities For Retailers
There’s a great article in Forbes by David Williams dated 3/31/2014 titled: “Answers to Three Big Data Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Know”. I think it applies to CEOs and Executive of all industries. Please let me know what you think: Answers To Three Big Data Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know – Forbes
2016-10-18T10:24:45+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Answers to Three Big Data Question Every CEO Should Know!