• Help! Thinking Differently

      Help! The Beatles said it best. We'll come back to that later.   Beep! Beep! Beep! My alarm wakes me up and the sudden realisation sets in. Like many other money savvy 20 somethings a calendar reminder o...
    Scott Ross
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  • Why Digital Transformation must be a strategic priority in 2017

    Why Digital Transformation must be a strategic priority in 2017   It’s with good reason that Digital Transformation has become the latest watchword in our industry; organisations across the world are final...
    Richard Phillips
    created by Richard Phillips
  • Oil and Gas - A Case for Edge Cloud?

    Last week my team hosted an exciting event at the Four Seasons in Houston, TX progressing our efforts in this vertical.  It was an event that mixed users, partners and customers plus the many faces of Hitachi....
    Michael Hay
    created by Michael Hay
  • Data is the New Oil

    There are at least 20 terms today that describe something that was once called Decision Support (more than 30 years ago). Using computers to make fact based intelligent decisions has continually been a noble goal for ...
    Harry Zimmer
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  • Helping Companies Win at Digital Transformation

    In Superman 30, the Man of Steel theorises that the latest incarnation of his enemy Doomsday, emits so much energy that when he emerged he boiled the ocean. Not an easy task, even for a super villain; and certainly ou...
    Bob Plumridge
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  • Hitachi Data Systems Works with Maxeler Technologies

    In the post that Shmuel and I published last month (The Many Core Phenomena) at the end we hinted about some upcoming news. Hitachi has demonstrated a functional prototype running with HNAS and VSP to capture finance ...
    Michael Hay
    created by Michael Hay
  • Will Cloud Computing Survive the Internet of Things? (The Force of Internet of Things)

    The world includes hundreds of millions of interconnected devices or things.  These things range from handheld mobile platforms to systems that will observe the universe.  At a coarse level this is what the ...
    Michael Hay
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  • The Many Core Phenomena

    Introduction Have you ever started an effort to push something, figure out it is like pushing a rope, pause, and then realize someone else picked it up and is pulling you instead?  Well, that is what F1 (not the...
    Michael Hay
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  • Hitachi’s Ising Computer

    What do complex social infrastructure systems and Artificial Intelligence systems have in common? They both impose enormous and expanding computational loads. Given enough time and resources these computational loads ...
    Karl Kohlmoos
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  • Innovating in Uncertain Times

    INTRODUCTION At the top of the headlines, ahead of Brexit, is Mr. Trump's ascendency from Candidate Trump to President Elect Trump.  However, hidden below these headlines are older news threads and data below th...
    Michael Hay
    created by Michael Hay
  • Why Big Data Projects Fail

    “Everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it.”   Luckily, things have moved on since Geoffrey More’s famous quote about Big Data, but there’s still an awful lot of confusion...
    Bob Plumridge
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  • Container Orchestration and Scheduling on HSP with Mesosphere DC/OS

    A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting Mesosphere up in the city (San Francisco) for a few days. They were offering their newly created training course on DC/OS and not being terribly familiar with cont...
    John Goodman
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  • Blockchain Development, the Pace is Accelerating...

    In my previous blogs on the subject of blockchain, I talked about the fundamentals and benefits of the technology, some of the challenges it has faced, and what various groups are doing to address these challenges. In...
    Karl Kohlmoos
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  • Blockchain – Security in IoT

    In my first blog about blockchain I mentioned that Blockchain technology could ease the creation of secure IoT devices and networks and in general the industry thinks this will be true. A large part of this has to do ...
    Karl Kohlmoos
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  • Blockchain Consortium Watch

    There is no doubt that the Bitcoin blockchain has established itself. It is often the cryptocurrency against which all other cryptocurrencies are measured and it’s underlying blockchain is being used for more th...
    Karl Kohlmoos
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  • The Blockchain Miner

    In the Bitcoin blockchain (I’m using the Bitcoin blockchain as my reference for this discussion since this was the initial implementation of Blockchain technology) the primary function of the “Miner”...
    Karl Kohlmoos
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  • Internet of Things Data – How do you get it? Make it yourself.

    First off, I want to officially welcome Pentaho to Hitachi. I have enjoyed working with these guys for over a year and a half now and I am really excited to be working with them on future projects and solutions. ...
    Ken Wood
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  • Blockchain- An Initial Perspective

    In their infancy, both the personal computer and the Internet were considered by the masses with some level of perplexity: “What am I going to do with this?” It took only a few short years for the ideas of...
    Karl Kohlmoos
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  • Are you ready for the TPP? Laying the groundwork for trans-regional business in Asia Pacific

    It is, by all accounts, a humungous trade agreement. On 4 February 2016, 12 Pacific Rim countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement after seven years of negotiations. As noted in a BBC report, the c...
    Adrian De Luca
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  • Smart Cities need Smart IT Architectures

    If you have transited through any major Asian airports lately, its hard not to go past a glossy billboard pointing to just how fast cities in his region are changing.  But behind the worlds-best airports, glitzy ...
    Adrian De Luca
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