Tag Archives : #analytics

Boots on to drive IoT adoption  

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot, hot topic today, not only because it’s something new and interesting, but because it has the potential to change how businesses are run. And businesses are starting to figure that out. The trouble is, new fields lack standards and best practices, and, for that matter, knowledge coming […]


Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS

What exactly is AI?  

We used to think of artificial intelligence (AI) as the stuff of science fiction. And it was often evil, especially in the movies. Remember HAL, the mad sentient computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey? Or Proteus IV from Demon Seed, whose goal was to create a flesh body for itself by forcibly impregnating the wife […]

IBM launches Innovation Space  

IBM Canada celebrated the official opening of its Innovation Space for entrepreneurs and startups this month. The goal of this initiative is to provide startups and entrepreneurs with the resources needed to scale up their development, specifically, cloud and cognitive technology from IBM as well as a considerable amount of in-house expertise. The Innovation Space […]


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Organizational Intelligence  

This book is about the history of a business technology. Specifically, it traces the emergence and evolution of analytics software. More specifically, it is the story of the growth and success of one of the leading companies in the field – Information Builders (IB), as written by one of its co-founders and CEO, Gerald Cohen, […]

‘Physical spaces’ swell analytics case arsenal

The market for Big Data/Analytics products and services is poised for a dramatic shift up into overdrive. As cloud-based storage prices contract, and new sources of data like IoT and social communications push the boundaries on what information will be collected, stored and analyzed, researchers are predicting significant future opportunity for enabling technologies in the […]