Sep 2, 2015

How the Internet of Things will transform your Supply Chain

In order to profit from the IoT revolution, organizations need to leverage analytics and define new processes along the entire supply chain. Companies are already using the IoT in areas such as proactive replenishment or predictive maintenance.

Apr 30, 2015

10 Ways Big Data is Impacting Your Business

Big data is a hot topic in the news these days, and for good reason. Here are ten ways big data is affecting your business, and the solutions you need for effective data management.

Jun 10, 2014

Increase Big Data’s Value with Monitoring Systems

For a portion of my career I worked in the transportation and logistics industry. I was responsible for working with a couple of technology vendors to track vehicles and articles of inventory or equipment. This concept of the real-time location system, or RTLS, became popular as an industry label in the late 1990s and actively began to be used at events like ID EXPO. The technology effectively required a matrix of RFID tags, transceivers and, in particular, the instrumentation of heavy equipment in facilities with transponders and other sensors that communicated back to a central hub and data store. A… Read more

Oct 25, 2012

What good is big data if it’s all wrong in the first place?

Every conference I attend is almost guaranteed to have Big Data as a main course on the agenda. The focus is usually on how to manage it once you have it, how to get by with what you’re stuck with, and how in-memory technology can help you access it better.  My view is, why not get it as clean as possible on the way in? Winshuttle for Master Data may contain a number of very useful and critical components of data maintenance and data governance, but the basics of it are very straight-forward. Within minutes I can: Design, create and… Read more