The Dangers of Shadow IoT

Phones, computers, tablets, you name it; the vast majority of us use them obsessively in this new technological age. They don’t just serve as accessories implemented into our daily lives, but rather we rely on them just to get ourselves through the day. They make us...

High Quality Data for Changing Consumer Demands

For several weeks, it’s become seemingly impossible to obtain any kind of reputable medical masks. With Wuhan being devastated by COVID-19 (otherwise known as “Coronavirus”) in such a short period of time, the demand for medical masks has increased astronomically. In...

Apparently, The Era of Yadda, Yadda, Yadda is Over

One of the things that struck me the most at this year’s ARC forum is a renewed pragmatism amongst the large technology vendors and the customer C-level suite.  Several years ago a representative of a large technology company said something like Our Genius Codeword...

What does data quality have to do with analytics?

I attended a great presentation by Henning Löser, Head of Audi Production Lab, at the ARC Forum in Orlando today. He presented a case study on predictive analytics for spot welding. Not only did I learn a lot about spot welding (5000 of them per car!  One of the...

How to Build the Perfect BoM

Recipes are a great way to achieve a certain outcome through a thought-out, structured process. That delicious homestyle burger you ordered a week ago? The chef followed a recipe to make it – and it’s no different from a BoM. In essence, a BoM is an exhaustive list of...