5 Technology trends to consider right now

As we are a month inside the second half of 2015, I thought it would be a good time to look at some of the technology trends that are in motion, and will have more of an influence as we enter 2016. 1: SMAC becomes SMACT Social Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) has existed for … Continue reading 5 Technology trends to consider right now

Numenta and MemComputing: Perfect AI Synergy

Let's look at two forces of attraction that are happening in the technology space, specifically looking at creating true artificial intelligent systems, utilizing advances in both software and hardware technologies. For years, even decades we have chased it. AI has been at the top of any list of research interest groups, and while there have … Continue reading Numenta and MemComputing: Perfect AI Synergy

Distributed Analytics in IoT – Why Positioning is Key

The current global focus on the “Internet of Things (IoT)” have highlighted extreme importance of sensor-based intelligent and ubiquitous systems contributing to improving and introducing increased efficiency into our lives. There is a natural challenge in this, as the load on our networks and cloud infrastructures from a data perspective continues to increase. Velocity, variety and … Continue reading Distributed Analytics in IoT – Why Positioning is Key

Nell, Google and a Half Pipe! EnterConf Belfast – Day 2

Quote of the day. "Counterfeiting is an insidious problem in life sciences, our network tenant cloud can help stop it" - Shabbir Dahod - TraceLink, Inc As EnterConf entered its second day, I continually saw the benefit of having more detailed discussions with people in the Enterprise sector. Even during the night events (the speaker dinner in the … Continue reading Nell, Google and a Half Pipe! EnterConf Belfast – Day 2

EnterConf Belfast- Day 1

Firstly, to the quote of the day "We all have to avoid software that epically sucks". Today I attended day one of the Enter Conf in Belfast, which for those who don't know it, is a spin off conference from Web Summit focused at the Enterprise aspect of our tech world. On initial entry, I … Continue reading EnterConf Belfast- Day 1

Why IoT practitioners need to “Wide Lens” the concept of a Data Lake

As we transition towards the vast quantity of devices that will be internet enabled by 2020, (anything from 50-200 billion experts estimate), it seems that the current cloud architectures that are being proposed are somewhat short on the features required to enable the customers data requirements on 2020. I wont dive hugely into describing the … Continue reading Why IoT practitioners need to “Wide Lens” the concept of a Data Lake

IoT and Governance. Its a game of RISK

Due to the sheer volume of devices, data volume, security and networking topologies that result from IoT, it is natural for there to be a lot of questions and legal challenges around governance and privacy. How do I know my data is secure? Where is my data stored? If I lose a device, what happens … Continue reading IoT and Governance. Its a game of RISK

Why Ireland needs to use Technology and IoT more to help their Homeless

21% rise in homeless sleeping rough in Dublin 15% rise in homeless in Cork Rise also in Limerick, Galway and Waterford Over 1,000 children are now homeless in Ireland. Startling figures. Especially the last one. I cannot try to comprehend what it is like to be a parent, who must tell their children that they … Continue reading Why Ireland needs to use Technology and IoT more to help their Homeless

it@Cork European Technology Summit 2015 – a WOW event!

I wanted to change direction slightly and give an update on an event I had the privilege of being involved with this week, the it@Cork European Technology Summit. The event was held at Cork City Hall, on Wednesday May 5th, with a full day technology summit, followed by a black tie dinner with 3d wearables fashion … Continue reading it@Cork European Technology Summit 2015 – a WOW event!

Case Study: IoT Technology Platform – ThingWorx [10]

In my previous blog, I mentioned some platform design considerations at the outset. In this blog, I discuss one such Platform that has gained significant traction in the industry in recent times. About ThingWorx10 ThingWorx is one of the first software platforms designed to build and run the applications of the connected IoT world. ThingWorx … Continue reading Case Study: IoT Technology Platform – ThingWorx [10]