MACHINE DATA ANALYTICS

Build versus buy – an empirical approach (part 2)

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 failure X Chance of failure.

Case 1: 8 Full-time Employees (FTEs), Chance of failure = 25%, Calculated Risk Value = $285K

Build versus buy – an empirical approach (part 1)

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…

Glassbeam versus splunk = holistic versus instant gratification

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 the ability to resist the temptation for an immediate reward and wait for a later reward.

Powerful analytics behind the movement to the “economy of things”

DEVANG MEHTA
Aug 25, 2015

The IBM INSTITUTE FOR BUSINESS VALUE (IBV) has recently released a report titled, “THE ECONOMY OF THINGS,” which proposes the idea that the Internet of Things will evolve into the Economy of Things. The report begins by noting how the internet completely transformed industries such as music and newspapers, but its impact on physical industries, such as manufacturing and retailing, has been much less.

Recap from solidcon 2015

DEVANG MEHTA
Jun 28, 2015

For the first time, Glassbeam attended the SOLIDCON IOT CONFERENCE organized by the O’Reily group. And we’re glad that we did!

A feather in our (academic) cap

DEVANG MEHTA
May 21, 2015

We spent the better part of the day in the verdant campus of UC, Santa Cruz. And for good reason – Glassbeam is FUNDING a new Center of Excellence at the University to help create stronger competencies in the area of Data Science research.

Transforming your support org into a profit centre

DEVANG MEHTA
Mar 07, 2015

Yes, it’s possible with powerful IOT Analytics solutions like Glassbeam. And its not just one of those theoretical possibilities – we have numerous CASE STUDIES of customers that are accruing cost savings and discovering new services revenue streams. Plus there are numerous other economic benefits of using Glassbeam — a larger percentage of cases resolved at L1 (as opposed to L2/L3/L4), higher customer satisfactions (and lower churn) and case deflection to name a few.

Glassbeam in action at dimension data

DEVANG MEHTA
Feb 20, 2015

We’d ANNOUNCED last summer that Dimension Data, an NTT company, and a global ICT leader had chosen Glassbeam to optimize it’s global data center operations. Since then, their team has used Glassbeam to accrue numerous benefits in their data center operations and we recently wrote a case study that articulates these benefits.

What the spark!

DEVANG MEHTA
Feb 13, 2015

No, we don’t hate Spark! We like it a lot – regular blog readers know that we integrated Apache Spark’s MlLib library into our SCALAR product last Fall. If you missed this news, here’s the PRESS RELEASE and BLOG POST.

Connecting seamleassly to thingworx

DEVANG MEHTA
Feb 05, 2015

This is HOT OF THE WIRE – we’re announcing a technology and business relationship with Thingworx (a PTC company). The partnership means that we will build a connector into THINGWORX IOT PLATFORM that will enable data to be ingested (and parsed) into GLASSBEAM’S IOT ANALYTICS platform.

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