I Predict a Landslide: Using Data to Prevent Natural Disasters
Landslides have caused more than 11,500 fatalities in 70 countries between 2007-2010. Over 1000 people were victims of a landslide that hit Sierra Leone in August 2017. The situation is getting worse as the volume and intensity of rainfall in…Read More
Pattern Recognition: Will Machines Replace this 21st Century Skill?
Since the very beginning of decision support systems and business intelligence systems, there has been a promise of getting the 360 view of the customer or getting the big picture. The technological challenges of traditional technologies and data integration problems…Read More
Top Six Signs of Data-Driven Maturity in Your Organization
Organizations in the 21st century aim to become data-driven. However, being data-driven is a journey where companies continue to learn how to better use data as a tool to create meaningful products and experiences. In order to define a data-driven…Read More
How Can Data Virtualization Help You Get the Magical Soup Stone?
If you ever attended some of my keynotes, you have probably heard me talk about the magical soup stone story as I relate it to how organizations can build the right data strategy and become a data-driven organization. In this…Read More
Big Data: The Modern Flintstone Knife Used to Achieve Full Interoperability in a Smart City
As governments worldwide aim to become smarter like Dubai, Barcelona or Singapore, their ultimate goal is to become percipient, astute, shrewd, and quick. That means that smart city governments need to use emerging technologies like Big Data and Internet of…Read More
How Could the Oil & Gas Sector Grab the Big Data Opportunity?
The Oil & Gas industry has been drowning in Big Data for ages. From sensors monitoring wells to the huge amount of seismic data, the industry has access to approximately 20 petabytes of data. To put this into perspective, that’s…Read More