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Industry 4.0 – Building the IIoT ecosystem the right way

Is Industry 4.0 just another buzz term that’s being hyped up by technology vendors with the aim of selling more products, or a legitimate trend that will transform sectors such as manufacturing in the months and years to come?<p>The evidence points to the latter. Industry 4.0, also referred to as the …

Internet of Things: CIOs are getting ready for the next big revolution

What steps should your organisation take to be ready for the Internet of Things?<p>CIOs have woken up to the power of the Internet of Things …

These 8 Toys Can Make Your Kids Smarter

As schools (and the Department of Education) encourage children to pursue in science, technology, engineering and math, the toy industry has been …

Expert View: How To Implement A Data-Driven Culture | Articles | Big Data

We are now deep into the big data revolution, and the majority of organizations have at least recognized that they need data in order to become …

10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience

Learn how the right set of slides turned these talks into an immersive and engaging experience.<p>What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, …

Public Speaking

Microsoft’s IFTTT alternative is now open to everyone

Microsoft Flow comes out of beta and is free to use<p>Microsoft Flow, the company’s own take on IFTTT, is officially available to the general public after being released in beta back in April. The tool lets you connect cloud services like Slack, G Suite, Twitter, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 to create …

The future of the map

The leap from physical to digital maps was game-changing for marketers and consumers alike, but what's next on the horizon? Columnist Brian Smith …

Testing out Amazon’s ‘Internet of Things’ button: Infinite possibilities, requiring infinite patience

You’ve probably seen those colorful Amazon “dash buttons” that will automatically reorder food, paper towels, detergent and even condoms with the …

Doing Analytics The Wrong Way – Corsair's Business

7 Easy Signs You Are Only Destroying Value<p>This article will NOT go deep enough. It WON’T provide you a quick fix. It is NOT a cure all. It might NOT …

Big Data

5 free e-books for machine learning mastery

There are few subjects in computing as fascinating, or intimidating, as machine learning. Let's face it -- mastering machine learning isn't something …

Machine Learning

How Automated Narratives Are Now Helping Tableau Users Gain More Insights From Data Visualizations

Graphs and data visualizations are great ways of bringing data to life and communicating key insights at a simple glace. However, unless graphs, charts and dials are extremely well designed many still are at risk of being misinterpreted and often require significant efforts to fully understand. …

Data Visualization

Using Predictive Analytics? Here's Why You Should Start Today - Small Business Trends

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recently announced that between 2012 and 2014, the organization had saved $42 billion. CMS partnering …

Big Data

16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things

When we started this decade, the Internet of Things was a basically a buzzword, talked about by a few, acted upon by fewer, a challenge to save for …

10 Ways to Use Charts to Tell Better Stories

When you think of storytelling, a chart probably isn’t the first tool that comes to mind. But how do you present data in a clear and interesting way? …

Two new great books for Arduino and electronics projects

No Starch Press just released two nice books. Arduino Project Handbook by Mark Geddes has 25 beginner-friendly projects that use Arduino (a low cost …

Indian tech startups to witness hyper-growth, says Economic Survey on services sector

2014 saw the largest ever Venture Capital infused into the Indian startup ecosystem. Both the size and the number of deals were assuring enough for a …

Startups