Research and Resources

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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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  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

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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?

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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

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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...

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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

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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...

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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)

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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

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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

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