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"You have a memory like an elephant," is truly a compliment. Researchers document all kinds of remarkable examples of the recall power of elephants, and this is credited with their ability to survive harsh environments as noted in this Scientific American article. Our human memory also helps us learn from past experiences and mistakes, avoid recognizable hazards and keep track of our very busy lives. Our memories for the most part have served us well, but the same might not always be said about digital memory in an always connected, real-time world. One of the most valuable concepts known to man is hope. Hope is the belief that things can change and get better. It is the belief that one can turn the page and start a new life. It is the motivation that draws many to get out of bed each morning, recover from past mistakes, and go to work. Bankruptcy laws were designed,... (more)

Winning in #DigitalTransformation | @ThingsExpo #BigData #IoT #M2M #API

15 Rules for Winning in Digital Transformation and the Doctrine to Match Competitors can't compete, and leaders can't lead if they don't know the rules of the game.  Understanding how points are scored, and what is required to win, is key to any competition.  In the age of digital transformation there are key rules to learn: Data is the modern commercial battlefield Information dominance is the strategic goal It takes an "Optimized Information Logistics Systems" (OILS) to compete Advantages in speed, analytics, operational tempos and information logistics - determine the winners ... (more)

Digital Transformation | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Those that lead are able to collect and analyze data that followers can't.  Think about the first climber to reach the top of the mountain, they have a new and different view slower followers don't.  If you believe, as I do, that understanding data is the secret sauce of the digitally transformed enterprise, then having data not available to your competitors is a treasure! Those that achieve digital transformation before their competitors will have advantages - and advantages have advantages. Not only do they have new experiences and new data to analyze and understand, they are ab... (more)

Faster in #DigitalTransformation | @ThingsExpo #AI #IoT #ML #SDN #BigData

Digital transformation is too big and important for our future success to not understand the rules that apply to it. The first three rules for winning in this age of hyper-digital transformation are: Advantages in speed, analytics and operational tempos must be captured by implementing an optimized information logistics system (OILS) Real-time operational tempos (IT, people and business processes) must be achieved Businesses that can "analyze data and act and with speed" will dominate those that are slower. The first two rules prepare for the third, which focuses on action. The fi... (more)

Digital Transformation - The Dark Side | @CloudExpo #IoT #Cloud #DigitalTransformation

Conjecture, an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information All digital transformation initiatives introduce new problems, software bugs, guaranteed network vulnerabilities, new competitors; new business challenges and new stresses.  The elimination of all negative consequences and vulnerabilities are impossible, so our focus should be on limiting and containing it, not eliminating it. Digital transformation is all about replacing conjecture. Replacing conjecture with a more complete picture by networking systems and applications together, deploying senso... (more)