From the Domesday Book to modern government papers, the National Archives' collection of more than 11m historical government and public records is one of the world’s largest. It includes paper and parchment…
ARQIVA HAS ANNOUNCED the first 10 cities in its nationwide Internet of Things (IoT) network.
The company, best known as the operator of the UK's terrestrial television transmitter infrastructure, has switched on IoT transceivers in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, London (starting in Greenwich) and Sheffield.
Visualised in graphs I am presenting the long-term data on how we are changing our world. This is the Empirical View on How We Are Making Our World a Better Place. Topic by topic I cover the decline of violence and the increase of tolerance and political rights. Improving living standards, health and well-being; population changes and associated success in preserving our environment. Increasing knowledge about our word and spreading education.
It's Gartner Hype Cycle time again. And this year, big data is among a handful of technologies pushed downhill to the trough of disillusionment. On the one hand, big G is correct. On The Other Hand, none of this should be a surprise: We've been telling you this for ages...
Blogging, the content revolution that has swept the Internet, has given an incredible number of voices a medium for airing ideas and building followings. This trend holds true in the IT field as well, with everyone from vendors and developers to CIOs and technicians joining in the conversation to discuss everything from cloud computing and server virtualization to the rise of tablets for business.
Atlassian’s Git repository management tool Stash has destroyed scaling limitations. The new enterprise offering is called Stash Data Center, and it can now scale to tremendous heights using active-active clustering.
You probably know IBM's Watson platform best from its winning performance on Jeopardy. But the supercomputer is more than just a mechanism for IBM to publicly shame smart people. It's arguably the most powerful natural-language supercomputer in the world, and thanks to a new public beta, its number-crunching abilities are open to all.
Organizations ranging from Zipcar to bike-sharing programs rely on remote unlocking and return of assets. Sharing economy companies that rely on individual assets need to do the same to compete on experience and drive member loyalty.
The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that 20 billion to 30 billion “things” will be connected to the internet by 2020. As such, launching an IoT business is quickly becoming an imperative across industries and around the world. Most companies have websites. If they didn’t, we’d question their […]
Page 210 of the book published by D. Appleton and Company circa 1865 reads: “[Sir Henry Furnese] maintained a complete and perfect train of business intelligence.” Thus, term “Business Intelligence” is centuries old, but remains alive and kicking even today. But in recent times, as demand for access to information increases, enterprises are being challenged to process unstructured (and vast amounts of) data from the Internet of Things– in real time, and on an industrial scale. Most existing business intelligence environments can provide analytics and reporting, but aren’t designed to deliver insight from new formats and higher volumes of data. For Business Intelligence to be effective going forward, enterprises must go through a transformation to glean a New Style of Business Intelligence with appropriate governance. Let’s see how.
Gartner: Over 500 smart devices per home by 2022 Techgoondu As it becomes cheaper to fit sensors to consumer products, the number of smart devices in a typical home in developed countries could grow to over 500 by 2022, according to a new report by...