Dell publish case study on Exara's approach to industrial data intelligence

Exara have been working with Petroflow, an Oklahoma based oil & gas exploration and production company that specialize in locating untapped reserves in older oil fields. Petroflow wanted to gather, store, and process data from sophisticated machine assets in remote and harsh real-world sites, to help reduce maintenance costs and deliver optimal performance in demanding conditions. The Exara Chronicle solution utilised the Dell Edge Gateway 5100, and Dell have recently published the results of the project as a case study, along with comments by Exara's Brian Murphy (CEO) and Eric Kraemer (CTO). You can download the PDF from Dell's website here. 

Chatbots, AI, and Dark Secrets

Anthony Howcroft, Chief Strategy Officer at Frost Data Capital recently posted the first two items in a series of linked-in blogs on Chatbots and the direction of the technology industry. The first piece was entitled Chatbots: smarter and cheaper than data scientists?, and this was followed up by Chatbots part 2: portals are back! Prior to publishing the next instalment, which is currently being written (Tell me a story, chatbot...) he also pulled back the curtain on Data's Dark Secret - why your organisation might fail.

President Obama announces winner of the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute

ThinkIQ were delighted to be included in the coalition that won the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute competition, as announced today by President Obama. The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, brings over $140 million in public-private investment from leading universities and manufacturers to develop smart sensors for use in advanced manufacturing. The winning coalition's goal is to spur advances in smart sensors and digital process controls that can radically improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Super Powers for Executives

When a business collects figures on transactions, practices, and profits, it is amassing a store of information that may not, on the surface, seem to give much immediate insight. With modern analytics technology, however, the power to analyze this data can give you the tools to make huge improvements. In a recent blog post, Matt Oberdorfer - CTO at Frost Data Capital - explores how executives can gain super powers through the use of the latest technology.

Boom! Ubix is out of stealth

Mark McNally, CEO of UBIX, recently announced that his company had come out of stealth. That may seem strange, since UBIX have been around for three years, but as Mark explains in his fascinating blog post, they have been building a strong business in the background, working with industry leaders in analytics and AI, machine-learning and big data, gaining customers and proving out technology that they are now ready to unleash - something truly disruptive for automating the 'insight economy'.

White paper published on Industrial Internet investment strategies

New Research by the Industrial Internet Consortium Suggests a New Breed of Venture Industrialists Are Reinventing Investment Models

Over the course of six months, the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) interviewed Stuart Frost among other executives from Venture Capital companies and from investment departments within corporations. Their input on existing investment models and the need to adapt them to support the new wave of investments in IoT and the Industrial Internet is captured in the below white paper.