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PatrickG982
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9/3/2015 | 10:26:04 PM
Spot on! Seen it time & time again...
I really liked your article, it's spot on with regards to the wrong perception in the industrial markets of automotive, manufacturing and mining.  So many companies trying to show off their fancy analytics and BI suite and utilize their high-dollar "data scientists" to mine the gold.  Problem is, they don't have enough data nor industry knowledge of the challenges to provide any value.  It all starts with VOC and the right data collection.

Pat Gilbert

IoT40.com
batye
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9/1/2015 | 10:01:32 AM
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@Joe Stanganelli, interesting to know :) thanks for sharing :)
batye
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9/1/2015 | 10:00:12 AM
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@danielcawrey, interesting point... and yes I could not agree more... I would say cost vs rewards...

also I would like to add for me Internet of Things is still a lot of the hype... but time will tell... anyone else -please do share???

 
batye
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9/1/2015 | 9:48:30 AM
Re: Delivering the data
@Gary_EL, interesting observation... I would say it all depends... how technology get protected... or what technology will survive :) at the end...

anyone else - please do share :)
tjgoodmanson
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5/13/2014 | 2:34:24 PM
Directional Analytics = Speed
We all know the amount of data we collect continues to expand at unprecedented rates, and I agree one of the main barriers to this data is the ability to analyze it efficiently. Data analysis does take expertise, but I believe the onus to employ data scientists should be on the software and analytics vendors — not the end users. 

If we make software that provides directional analytics from all of these things, creating an "if this, then that scenario," more people will be able to benefit from that data and act on it sooner: rather than waiting days, weeks or months for direction from an analyst. 

And when we're looking at examples of railroad switches, oil wells and even household appliances: time is money. 

The beauty of big data is we have access to historical data — from single devices to entire infrastructures — as well as real-time live data. And if information from a sensor had triggered a certain event or scenario in the past, the software measuring that sensor can rely on that historic data to recreate (or prevent) that scenario again. 

 

Tom Goodmanson

www.calabrio.com

 
danielcawrey
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5/11/2014 | 1:26:31 PM
Re: FedEx for Data
Interesting article. I don't think that many of us are thinking about the cost of resources for IoT. This includes the cost of bandwidth and power as well as implementation. Right now, based on the quality of data that is coming out of many devices, it's simply not worth all of the initial and operating costs. 

We've been hearing about the Internet of Things for years. But it seems as if this is going to take much longer to be a reality than many prognosticators have believed. 
Joe Stanganelli
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5/11/2014 | 4:42:33 AM
Re: Delivering the data
I remember reading something about a bill that would protect a lot of transformers and other vital parts of the nation's infrastructure...but it hasn't passed.

Ridiculousness.
Gary_EL
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5/10/2014 | 2:37:08 PM
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It'll be much worse this time. 19th Century telegraphs were able to go back to work after the event was over. 21st century CMOS will be PERMANENTLY RUINED. The machines that will be needed to build replacements will be PERMANENTLY RUINED. Much of the specs, stored in semiconductor or magnetic media will be permanently lost, as will be any electronic equipment built after the late 1960's.
Joe Stanganelli
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5/10/2014 | 6:42:32 AM
Re: Delivering the data
And then there's the matter of encasing the stuff in lead/protecting it against solar flares, seeing as how we're rather a bit due for another Carrington Event.
Joe Stanganelli
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5/10/2014 | 6:39:38 AM
Getting Off Track
I love how this much technological planning has to go into trains -- which FOLLOW A TRACK -- yet Google and others keep pushing the idea that the consumer market is totally ready for self-driving cars.
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