Tag Archives : #BigData


IB’s Healthcare Symposium 2015 explores cultural transformation

What is the sound of one hand clapping? Can analytics drive better business outcomes when used in isolation, and what is the value of insight that is not acted upon? These questions served as notional underpinning to the key challenge posed at Information Builders’ second annual Healthcare Symposium held in Ontario’s Hockley Valley last month […]

Laure Pitfield

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com

Microsoft underground 2

When we think about Microsoft, all sorts of things come to mind. Word processors, spreadsheets and servers, for example. But wheelchairs? Seriously? If you step into Microsoft’s underground, anything is possible. The company recently gave a small group of journalists a tour of its labs and a chance to chat with researchers to offer a […]


Eigen Innovations seizing Industrial IoT opportunity

Measuring IoT potential is a bit of dark art. Unlike other forecast areas in the tech world, where tangible products and solutions have SKUs, IoT is more about ideation around the future application of multiple existing technologies to current and new problems. Despite this challenge, IoT market sizing is an ongoing preoccupation, which is generating […]

Greg Picot, director of product development, Eigen Innovations, (former CEO of Radian6)

James Goonight, CEO, SAS

SAS takes analytics into the network

When Dr. James Goodnight and his partners founded the SAS Institute in 1976 after running almost a decade as a successful academic project at North Carolina State University, statistics was a complicated black art to most. SAS software was initially used to analyze the effect soil, weather and seed varieties had on crop yields at […]


Vitamin Y Cloud Symposium Recap: Cloud in Context – Analytics

Context: In April 2015, InsightaaS teamed with stakeholders from across the cloud community – enterprise and SMB IT management, global IT leaders and Canadian cloud service providers, integrators and consultants, academics, associations, training firms and other experts – to launch the Toronto Cloud Business Coalition. Dedicated to accelerating adoption and use of cloud in Canada, […]

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