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Build versus buy – an empirical approach (part 2)

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Dec 03, 2015

In a PREVIOUS POST, we described a framework for evaluating the right inflection point for a ‘Build versus Buy’ scenario for implementing an IoT Analytics solution at your organization. In this post, we will expand on this – first with a few numeric use cases based on our interaction with customers and prospects. As a reminder, we define Value of Risk = Cost of...

Build versus buy – an empirical approach (part 1)

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 24, 2015

In this two-part Blog post, we will examine the pros and cons or building an in-house IOT ANALYTICS SOLUTION versus licensing a solution from a leading industry player like Glassbeam… Stakeholders representing enterprise companies spanning multiple industries of all sizes are acknowledging the value of Machine Data Analytics. The value proposition promised by...

IOT analytics fuel the brick and mortar retail revolution

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 16, 2015

Brick and mortar retailers are in a life struggle with online marketplaces. Brick and mortar retailers operate with the added expense of maintaining a physical facility, keeping inventory on hand and hiring service staff to support customers. Savvy retailers are continuously seeking out new information about their customers; how they browse the store, what they...

Glassbeam 4.8 is here!

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 11, 2015

Glassbeam 4.8 is the latest and greatest version of our next generation machine data analytics platform. We’re excited to announce it’s launch – specially so because it packs so much punch it almost feels like 5.0! For those who like a release notes kind of narrative, please check out our WHAT’S NEW page. Here are few things, that makes 4.8 so cool: Workbench:...

Successfully handling the massive amounts of data iot creates

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 05, 2015

In July, I WROTE about the role IoT analytics can play in optimizing today’s complex storage networks. I wrote in that blog, “Storage system providers have turned to IoT analytics both to help ensure optimal performance and to gain a deeper understanding of how customers are using their solutions.” Here, I’d like to discuss a related topic: how enterprises need...

Glassbeam expands into the supply chain

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Oct 27, 2015

Today, we are ANNOUNCING that OnProcess Technology, a leading managed service provider that specializes in complex, global service supply chain operations, has selected Glassbeam to assist in improving its triage management and logistic operations. This move is Glassbeam’s first foray into supply chain management. OnProcess will OEM Glassbeam’s IoT analytics...

Flurry of iot activity

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Oct 16, 2015

While October is typically a bad month for the stock market, it is clearly not the case for the IoT industry. While we all know IoT is becoming increasingly important in a wide range of industries, it was good to see IoT-related announcements over the last week from three technology leaders. At Amazon’s recent re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas, the...

Machine downtime meets it match

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Oct 09, 2015

That’s the title of a NICE ARTICLE written recently by Design-2-Part Magazine. And it’s the title of our blog post, albeit with a slight twist – we affirm that Machine Downtime HAS met it’s match – in IoT Analytics platforms. The article nicely articulates how our next-gen Analytics platform seamlessly ingests and parses analyzes machine data of all complexity (...

The most appealing part of healthcare iot may be behind the scenes

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Oct 02, 2015

By now, most of us have read lots of articles about IoT enabling healthcare professionals to monitor patients’ conditions. Devices strapped onto or even embedded in patients feed a continuous stream of data that can alert healthcare professionals to an impending heart attack, stroke or other potential incident. And it’s true, the ability to monitor a patient 24/...

Glassbeam versus splunk = holistic versus instant gratification

Author : JIM BIGGS Sep 22, 2015

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, psychologist Walter Mischel, who at the time was a professor at Stanford University, led a series of studies on delayed gratification. The results of these well-cited studies became known as “The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment”. An excerpt from his study is quoted here – “Delayed gratification, or deferred gratification, is...

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