Technology Trends Series: 5 Innovative Ways Technology Is Being Used in Manufacturing

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 @ 09:30 AM


Companies in every industry are undergoing major changes, and manufacturing is no different. Manufacturers are looking to drive out inefficiencies, reduce costs, improve customer experience, and increase competitiveness. They are adopting additive and nearshore manufacturing practices.

There are several key technologies that are converging to revolutionize how products make it to market. They not only allow existing manufacturing organizations to supercharge their businesses, but they can also open the door to potentially unknown competitors. 

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Topics: Big Data, Cloud

Data Challenges Law Enforcement Agencies Face Today

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, May 24, 2016 @ 09:00 AM


Data dominates today’s world, but businesses and governments are struggling to keep pace. Law enforcement agencies are no different in their pursuit to store it all, and classic case files, criminal records, and fingerprints are now merely a part of the data burden that is straining server environments and IT teams.

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Topics: Big Data

Why Backup Isn’t a Substitute for a Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Sep 08, 2015 @ 03:06 PM


As we wrap up Q3 and embark on Q4, budget season is right around the corner.

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Topics: Big Data, Disaster Recovery

Big Data Under White House Spotlight: The Effect of Big Data on the Public

Posted by Ron Shink on Tue, May 13, 2014 @ 12:00 PM


In our previous blog, we discussed the five technology shifts that are coinciding with the rapid growth of data.

We begin our deep dive into each of these shifts starting with big data – a topic so hot that even President Obama wanted immediate insight into its potential.

In turn, he asked his counselor, John Podesta, to study big data and form a working group to deliver key recommendations. This working group was comprised of other prominent figures, including members of the National Economic Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Topics: Big Data

Measuring the Unique Value of Data in an Information-Driven World

Posted by Ron Shink on Tue, Apr 29, 2014 @ 02:30 PM


There is a memorable quote from Gordon Gekko—the cold-blooded stock trader from the movie Wall Street—in which he tells his protégé, Bud Fox, “the most valuable commodity I know is information.”

Nearly 20 years later and information is still the most valuable commodity everyone in the business world is trying to get their hands on. And data is the source to unlock it all.   

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Topics: Big Data