Research and Resources

Research and Resources

Google Anthos – a big deal for midmarket, if a partner strategy emerges

Yesterday, at Cloud Next 2019 in San Francisco, Google’s annual industry conference, Google announced its Cloud Services Platform, Anthos, for managing hybrid clouds that...

Book launch: Analytics in a Business Context

A new book, Analytics in a Business Context, assembled by principal analyst for InsightaaS Michael O’Neil, is the culmination of a series of working...

Iterating BI process: the key to data maturity at Gore Mutual

Context: Founded in 1839, Gore Mutual is Canada’s oldest property and casualty insurer. Self-described as “prompted by care, not profit,” Gore operates as a ‘mutual’...

The human side of data

“In God we trust. All others bring data.” - Anonymous (often attributed, likely incorrectly, to W. Edwards Deming) InsightaaS frequently develops reports and editorial pieces that...

New research: ICT Roadmaps to Enhanced Sustainability

The IoT Coalition Canada (IoTCC), the Canadian professional community devoted to developing best practices guidance to accelerate the adoption of IoT, has released its...

Multi-cloud computing – increasing complexity in 2019

  Cloud computing is now more than a decade old, and yet it continues to evolve rapidly as new...
Michael Ray, director, data management, Ontario Ministry of Labour

New research: Establishing analytics within the organization

Vision to Value (V2V), the Canadian professional community focused on accelerating adoption and use of analytics in Canada, has released its fourth best practice...

IBM Acquires Red Hat – What does it mean, and to whom?

Note: InsightaaS recently collaborated with Techaisle on an analysis of IBM's $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat. Here is the text of the resulting...

A delicate balance: melding unity and diversity in self-serve analytics

Context and business challenge Founded over 130 years ago in Denver, Colorado, the United Way now works to advance the common good in communities across...

New research – Privacy and Security in the Internet of Things Era: IoTCC Best...

In a recent global survey, researchers found that close to half (43%) of IT and security decision makers agree that security is an afterthought...

The Great Canadian DC Symposium: disruption in the data centre

InsightaaS and the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), co-producers of the Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium held at the McMaster Innovation Park on June...

New research – AI and Advanced Analytics: Connecting Culture, Ethics and Society in...

New solutions to support the capture, storage and integration of massive data sets, combined with progress in algorithmic modelling are delivering new levels of...

Harnessing the power of Niagara (supercomputer)

The persistent digitization of business and social life is generating unprecedented demand for compute resources. Expressed in terms of data growth, we have entered...

New Research – IoValue: Intelligence in Community Ecosystems

The IoTCC and InsightaaS have released a major new report that explores challenge and opportunity in the use of the Internet of Things (IoT)...

New Research, Meetup focus on Problem Solving: The Right Data for the Right Question

The Vision to Value: Economics of Data (V2V) Best Practice community has issued the second report in its ongoing initiative aimed at providing guidance...