The Internet of Things: 2016 & Beyond

Welcome to 2016! Our first blog post this year takes a fresh look at the Internet of Things and how it will impact all of our lives. From smart buildings to on-line healthcare, to digital farming, the applications and influence will be staggering. According to...

Just How Secure is this Internet of Things?

In our last post we did a recap on defining the “Internet of Things” or IoT. We described the IoT as a huge interconnected network of digital microprocessors and sensors embedded in everyday objects. These objects could then be monitored and managed from anywhere in...

Big Data and Small Business

Big Data. Even the name conjures up the notion of Big Business. So a logical question we might ask .. is it too soon for small business to start thinking about big data? Turns out the answer is a resounding “NO”. Thanks to some clever new tools that display complex...

What Happens in an Internet Minute in 2017?

Data growth continued again in 2017 at breakneck speed and we wanted to share some eye-opening statistics to demonstrate the remarkable scope and reach of our brave new digital world. One significant milestone took place in June when Facebook announced yet another...

The Explosive Growth and Power of Big Data

We’ve done a number of articles on Big Data as it keeps trending on social media and rearing its head everywhere we turn. Digital data is growing at an exponential rate, doubling every two years, and changing our lives daily. The rate of growth is so dramatic that...

What Happens in an Internet Minute

Most of us consider ourselves computer literate if we can check our email, update our social network status and send text messages. If you are really savvy then you might be able to build a web page, program a software application or even edit the Windows registry....

Coming Soon…”The Internet of Things”

OK – so just what is this “Internet of Things” or IoT? To begin, let’s assume that we have a network of physical objects or “things” that are each assigned with their own unique identifier (or IP address). This enables any and all of them to have access to the...

Big Data in 2020 – How It Will Impact Our Lives

Our post for last month covered some of the trends can expect from Big Data and analytics in 2015. In this post we look out another 5 years and glimpse at how Big Data will impact our day-to-day lives. With more devices connected to the Internet than ever before, we...

BIG DATA – TRENDS IN 2015

The Big Data market for both technology and services is a multi-billion dollar worldwide opportunity and continues to expand rapidly. A recent IDC forecast estimates that the Big Data market will grow nearly 27% annually to over $32 billion by 2017. This represents...

Big Data: Fast Forward to 2023

Our previous article covered the explosive power and potential of big data, but we only touched on some of the predictions of where it’s headed. In this post we discuss some of the predictions and trends we might expect to see from big data over the next 8...