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Understanding Microservices and Microservice Architecture

Have you noticed what a cornucopia of buzz-words the technology world is? It seems that we’re in a never-ending quest to put as many words before …

Siemens and Microsoft Announce IoT Development Services

An undeniable appeal of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that much of the needed data and equipment is already in place across industry. Taking …

Azure Databricks: Fast analytics in the cloud with Apache Spark

We’re living in a world of big data. The current generation of line-of-business computer systems generate terabytes of data every year, tracking …

Trends and innovations in Industrial IoT

In the sixth and final article on this subject, Alan Griffiths explores some of the trends and innovations that are emerging and the challenges they …

Internet of Things

Breakthrough: Scientists reverse aging in human cells

New research published in the journal <i>BMC Cell Biology</i> shows that old human cells can be rejuvenated using chemicals similar to resveratrol, which is …

Cloud, Connectivity Lay Foundation for Industry 4.0

Improved communication and more data from the shop floor is accelerating digital transformation in manufacturing, but a skills shortage remains an …

Can You Make Your Smart Factory Smarter? IoT Takes Quality to a New Level

Manufacturing is undergoing a revolution. Discover how the IoT is enabling smart factories and driving quality across manufacturers.

The Four Cringe-Worthy Mistakes Too Many Startups Make with Data

If there’s one thing that grinds <b>Amanda Richardson</b>’s gears, it’s fads.<p>As Chief Data and Strategy Officer for <b>HotelTonight</b> (she was previously their VP …

Look for these IaaS features to compare cloud providers

Volanto<p>Follow:<p>To select an infrastructure-as-a-service environment, you first need to know what IaaS features you want from a public cloud …

How data is transforming cities into open-air computers

Will tomorrow’s cities be healthier, more comfortable and more relaxed than today’s? To accomplish this, cities will need to become much more …

Machine downtime costs UK manufacturers £180bn a year

<b>The impact of machine downtime is costing Britain’s manufacturers in excess of £180bn every year, a new study has found.</b>Research conducted by …

What’s Keeping You from the Next Industrial Revolution?

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumored death of the manufacturing sector is greatly exaggerated. Manufacturing, despite decades of lost jobs, is more productive than ever.<p>Most important, the tools are present to usher in the next industrial revolution. This shift – like its predecessors – will …

How is the Industrial IoT transforming industry?

I described in earlier articles how Industrial IoT involves a wide range of technologies, from semiconductors to cloud computing and artificial …

Industry 4.0: Here are the questions to ask before implementing predictive maintenance in connected manufacturing framework

In the quest for “<b>Industry 4.0</b>”, “Smart Manufacturing” and “Connected Manufacturing” many manufacturers have shortlisted predictive maintenance as …

Why Manufacturers Must Embrace Industry 4.0

Data-driven insights reduce manufacturing downtime.

Business Executives List Top 4 IoT concerns

New Verizon report highlights standards, security, interoperability and cost as key IoT concerns that stand out for more than 50 percent of business …

Kalter: Fountain of youth?

A new class of anti-aging therapy is poised for human trials, opening the door to an era of “eternal youth” medicine straight from the pages of a …

Landmark Vitamin Discovery Could Prevent Miscarriages And Birth Defects

"The most important discovery for pregnant women since folate."<p>A simple vitamin supplement could have the potential to prevent miscarriages and birth …

How ADP Adopted a Container Mindset

Getting into the container mindset is most important for any enterprise. But in the end, it means interacting with APIs, a part of today’s enterprise …

Siemens builds Singapore digitalization hub

German technology giant Siemens is setting its sights on the far east in the form of a partnership with the city state of Singapore as it inaugurates …

Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There

Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.

How to build a data science pipeline

Start with y. Concentrate on formalizing the predictive problem, building the workflow, and turning it into production rather than optimizing your …

Data Mining

5 Key Factors for IoT Devices

When designing devices for the Internet of Things, keep these five things in mind to help enable the smart manufacturing environment.

5 trends for the future of manufacturing

Manufacturing is a hot topic again, undergoing the industry’s greatest change in more than 100 years. Domestic jobs have evaporated from many …

What is OPC? UA in a Minute

GE, Siemens fight for automation advantage

The fourth industrial revolution is in full swing as manufacturers embrace digital enhancements. Can GE make inroads in a market dominated by Siemens?<p>…

Manufacturing

What Amazon taught us this week: Data-centric companies will devour competitors

The initial head-scratching phase over the Amazon-Whole Foods deal is giving way to some aha moments as commentators absorb the idea of a mostly online retailer buying something as tangible and localized as an organic grocery chain. They’re pointing out that Amazon will be acquiring a first-class …

How to get your big data team to implement functional code every two weeks

For most data science teams, the idea of delivering functional code within two weeks seems impossible. Discover why and how a two-week deadline for …

Snowflake Computing is giving customers easier ways to share huge data sets

You’ll hear a mantra again and again if you spend enough time in enterprise computing circles: “data has gravity.” Usually it’s meant to refer to the …

Asean's fight to keep manufacturing edge

The challenge facing Asean is clear - can this major manufacturing zone retain its competitive edge in the face of rapidly evolving technology and …