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This BriefingsDirect big data innovation discussion examines how Axeda, based in Foxboro, Mass., has created a machine-to-machine (M2M) capability for analysis -- in other words, an Axeda Machine Cloud for the Internet of Things (IoT). To learn more about how Axeda produces streams of massive data to multiple consumer dashboards that analyze business issues in near-real-time, we're joined by Kevin Holbrook, Senior Director of Advance Development at Axeda. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: We have the whole Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon. People are accepting more and more devices, end points, sensors, even things within the human body, delivering data out to applications and data pools. What do you do in terms of helping organizations start to come to grip with this M2M ... (more)

Using Technology to Improve Market Advantage By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader interview focuses on what winning sales organizations do to separate themselves from the competition by creating market advantage through improved user experiences and better information services. We'll hear from RAIN Group about a recent study on sales that uncovers what sales leaders do differently to foster loyalty and gain repeat business. And we'll also hear from National Business Furniture on how they're leveraging online business networks to enable more collaborative and innovative processes that enhance their relationships, improve ... (more)

Big Data Helps Russian Commerce Site By @Dana_Gardner | @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

This BriefingsDirect big data innovation discussion examines how Avito, a Russian eCommerce site and portal, uses big data technology to improve fraud detection, as well as better understand how their users adapt to new advertising approaches. To learn more about how big data offers new insights to the eCommerce portal user experience, BriefingsDirect sat down with Nikolay Golov, Chief Data Warehousing Architect at Avito in Moscow. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: It sounds like Avito is ... (more)

Standards Needed for Supply Chain Security By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Welcome to a special BriefingsDirect presentation and panel discussion from The Open Group San Diego 2015. This follows an earlier discussion from the event last month on synergies among major Enterprise Architecture frameworks with The Open Group. The latest discussion, examining the both need and outlook for Cybersecurity standards among supply chains, is moderated by Dave Lounsbury, Chief Technology Officer, The Open Group; with guests Mary Ann Davidson, Chief Security Officer, Oracle; Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Jim ... (more)

Mexican ISP Telum Gains Operational Advantages By @Dana_Gardner [#Cloud]

The next edition of the HP Discover Podcast Series delves into how Telum in Northeast Mexico improves their ISP services delivery reliability through quality assurance and higher availability using advanced monitoring software. To learn more about how they have matured their process, technology and IT culture, we are joined by Max Garza O'Ward, Head of IT Operations at Telum, an ISP based in Monterrey, Mexico. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: Why are reliability and high performance are so ... (more)