Do-it-yourself IoT: May the force(s) be with you!

Posted by Guru Kashyap on March 23, 2017

Thanks to a do-it-yourself Internet of Things (IOT) project I was working on a few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to reflect on the rapid pace of technology and innovation.

Over the last 25 years, four fundamental forces representing computing concepts and movements have gained momentum. Together, they helped integrate hardware, software, and the physical environment in a way that is intuitive and accessible to a do-it-yourself audience. These forces are:

Three reasons for moving analytics to the cloud

Speed, cost-efficiency, and agility are hallmarks of migration to the cloud

Posted by Ken Corless, on February 16, 2017

The business case for moving a company’s IT applications, including data analytics, to the cloud is compelling. It’s relatively fast and unquestionably cost-efficient when compared to building or expanding an in-house analytics infrastructure. It also offers a company agility in terms of developing hypotheses about how and where to use analytics in a specific organization, and then executing the resulting analytics strategy. Can your data be secure in the cloud? That’s the big question for many CIOs—and perhaps the biggest barrier to making the move.

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