Archive for Big Data

Connectivity Transforms Businesses

The power of connected is evident everywhere.  It is not just about connecting devices and sending data to the Cloud; it is about connecting the right ideas/people; resolving issues before they occur (predictive analytics); safety/cybersecurity – and improving the return on investment (ROI).  I believe that this connectivity seamlessly links technologies, processes and skilled people, […]

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Digital Transformation Drives Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas

Having just returned from the beautiful city of Calgary in Canada where I spent a couple of days attending the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources conference, it is clear that the oil & gas industry is now more than ever open to considering new ideas, new technologies and solutions and, most importantly, working […]

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What’s new with SAP Leonardo?

SAP Leonardo is not just about IoT anymore.  SAP has refocused it as a digital innovation system for redefining your business.  That certainly makes a lot of sense, given that the next few years will be all about digitization, innovation, and business transformation.  In my view, this move by SAP tacitly acknowledges the importance of […]

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Cloud Adoption Slow and Steady Among SAP Chemical Users

Last week I had the pleasure to attend the Best Practices for Chemicals Event in Houston this year. Digital Transformation in Chemicals While there I spoke with SAP about Digital Transformation in the chemicals industry.  Apparently, chemical manufacturers, particularly those focused on agri-business, paint and coatings, are leading the charge in response to acute competitive […]

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Where is the Edge?

Edge computing has data, applications and services at the logical extremes of a network near the sensors or in the devices generating data, and away from centralized cloud data centers. Data management, communication, and some analytics occur at the source of the data i.e., in each device which is much smaller in scale compared to the cloud. […]

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