The term “big data” has come to represent the technologies, software tools, methodologies, and even the organization structures, that are designed to manage and analyze the new massive and complex data sets that businesses are creating. Proponents argue that companies that master the challenges of big data will crush their competitors that don’t. This post reviews a book, entitled “From Big Data to Big Profits.” … More There’s Big Money in Big Data
The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a hot topic these days. The cost of building connectivity (i.e., Internet) and sensors into devices (i.e., things) has dropped precipitously. Consequently, applications that once seemed like fodder for science fiction plots are now both possible and commercially viable. … More Internet of Things: Resistance is Futile.
The blockchain is the technology underlying the Bitcoin digital currency. It is a distributed ledger that you can use to record anything of value and importance. Renowned futurists Don and Alex Tapscott believe that the blockchain will have a greater impact on our lives than any other technology that exists today. … More BOOK REVIEW – Will the Blockchain Change the World?