Why graph databases are perfect for the Internet of Things

Goldman Sachs recently posited that the Internet of Things, the so-called “Third Wave of the Internet,” will “transform the way we live and work” as it opens up “a host of new opportunities and challenges for companies, governments and consumers.” Meanwhile, Morgan...

Designing data stores for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has spurred a new world of connected devices. The most substantial impact of the data produced by this sea of connected devices will be the need to drive difference-making decisions for people and businesses. Computer systems will be...
It’s put-up-or-shut-up time for Big Data in retail

It’s put-up-or-shut-up time for Big Data in retail

Although they haven’t necessarily figured out what to do with the data they have or think they need, retailers are moving forward with Big Data. “We are amassing massive amounts of data,” said Rob Schmults , vice president of e-commerce at Talbots, Inc....
2014 connected home trends and what to expect in 2015

2014 connected home trends and what to expect in 2015

2014 has been a year of incredible innovation for the connected home. With lower hardware prices, increased bandwidth availability, abundance of cloud capacity, incredible sensor miniaturization, advances in wireless standards and an abundance of mobile devices and...
Is the Price of Wearables Right for BYOx?

Is the Price of Wearables Right for BYOx?

Curious about your coworker’s weird new glasses, or the little black wristband that has become more popular than the little black dress? Welcome to the wearables at work movement.  Wearable devices have a variety of benefits, from elevating fitness to improving...
Behind the hack: The eyes of the enemy

Behind the hack: The eyes of the enemy

In light of the recent string of high profile data breaches, information security is quickly becoming a front burner issue. According to a recent Trustwave survey of more than 800 IT professionals worldwide, 58 percent expect to be under more pressure to secure their...