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Why DDS is Essential for the Tactical Edge

Why DDS is Essential for the Tactical Edge

An IT architecture for network-centric warfare is outlined, consisting of cloudlets, edge computing, and the data distribution service (DDS) …

Using Mobile Devices for a Real-Time Warehouse

Using Mobile Devices for a Real-Time Warehouse

A major warehouse used handheld mobile devices and Datek supply-chain software for real-time inventory control and anticipatory

The $1 Trillion Deep Learning Race for Smarter Cars

The $1 Trillion Deep Learning Race for Smarter Cars

To learn to drive like a human, driverless cars will require massive amounts of data, programming, and computing

Object Storage and Erasure Coding: the Future of Storage?

Object Storage and Erasure Coding: the Future of Storage?

Why erasure coding replaces RAID for big data

Industry Insights

World Bank Puts Anti-Poverty Goals on Real-Time Display

World Bank Puts Anti-Poverty Goals on Real-Time Display

The targets “are meant to keep us focused on our

How an Ecommerce Site Cut Latency to 0.07 Milliseconds

How an Ecommerce Site Cut Latency to 0.07 Milliseconds

Ecommerce websites have a need for

Real-Time Crime Center Extends the Eyes of Police

Real-Time Crime Center Extends the Eyes of Police

A real-time crime center features video feeds to large screens, gunfire detection technology, and predictive

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Internet of Things

How’s the Bacon? Blockchain Hopes to Find Out

How’s the Bacon? Blockchain Hopes to Find Out

Blockchain in supply chain: Walmart and IBM are using blockchain to track pork in China, but the effort will need to scale to realize business

What Will It Take to Land an IoT Job in 2017?

What Will It Take to Land an IoT Job in 2017?

The Internet of Things will displace workers, but open new opportunities for those who make IoT automation

Solving IoT Integration: Vendor Landscape

Solving IoT Integration: Vendor Landscape

Device, data, and systems integration is crucial for just about every use case in the industrial

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Big Data

Object Storage and Erasure Coding: the Future of Storage?

Object Storage and Erasure Coding: the Future of Storage?

Why erasure coding replaces RAID for big data

Extreme Transaction Processing: Not Just for Wall Street

Extreme Transaction Processing: Not Just for Wall Street

An extreme transaction processing system could be used for anything from mobile app purchases to ecommerce and the Internet of

Hadoop Data in the Dark? How Governance, Metadata Can Help

Hadoop Data in the Dark? How Governance, Metadata Can Help

Data governance and metadata synchronization can prevent Hadoop data from going dark.

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Analytics

Polls Got the Election Wrong; Some Analytic Models Got It Right

Polls Got the Election Wrong; Some Analytic Models Got It Right

One poll and a behavioral model seemed to find patterns in the 2016 election that most polls

Real-Time Election Predictions: VoteCastr’s Experiment

Real-Time Election Predictions: VoteCastr’s Experiment

Can microtargeting models and observed field data predict which candidate will win a state before votes are

How Machine Learning Helps With Fraud Detection

How Machine Learning Helps With Fraud Detection

Fraud detection with machine learning requires large datasets to train a model, weighted variables, and human review only as a last defense.

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Technologies and Tactics

How’s the Bacon? Blockchain Hopes to Find Out

How’s the Bacon? Blockchain Hopes to Find Out

Blockchain in supply chain: Walmart and IBM are using blockchain to track pork in China, but the effort will need to scale to realize business

Blockchain in Finance: From Concept Proofs to Production

Blockchain in Finance: From Concept Proofs to Production

At the end of the day, blockchain is enterprise software, says Pete Harris of Lighthouse Partners. But moving from concept proofs to production will require heavy lifting, scalability, and

Using Artificial Intelligence for IoT Integration: Bit Stew’s Approach

Using Artificial Intelligence for IoT Integration: Bit Stew’s Approach

Supervised and unsupervised learning approaches rapidly map data into a semantic model that can be used in an IT