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Most Industry analysts agree that there will be a dramatic increase in the number and nature of ‘connected devices’ over the next 3-5 years. These are predicted to run into tens of billions and include communication-enabled consumer devices, machines that move around (vehicles), things that don’t (vending machines, street furniture) and a myriad of sensors, cameras and other intelligent devices.
And you know where there are things that are measuring stuff there will be data; enormous amounts of data; and people and systems wanting to integrate this data and analyse it. (more…)
We’re getting really good at speeding up the velocity of information, to the point where a lot of information is available to decision makers, in real time or close to real time. And we’re getting really good at creating, identifying, collecting, extracting, integrating, and reporting on data coming in from production systems, sensors, data warehouses, customers, channels, partners, and Web services.
But at the receiving end of all this blazing-fast, actionable information are human beings who need to act, and in many cases, act instantaneously. Information may be flowing at close to the speed of light, but the people and tools at the receiving end may not be ready or incapable of handling it. (more…)