• Digital Transformation Drives Co-Creation

    Digital transformation is impacting business and society on a worldwide basis. In the past most enterprises focused on the new technologies which were supposed to make us more productive. In reality according to the o...
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  • Octopus, Fog, and Vantara

    One of the breakout presentations at Hitachi’s Next 2017 event in Las Vegas last month was on Fog Computing.   Sudhanshu Gaur, Director, Digital Solution Platform Lab Hitachi America started  the pr...
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  • Hitachi Data Systems is no more, but Hitachi is more with Vantara!

    Last week we announced that Hitachi Data Systems, was integrated with two other companies, Hitachi Insight Group and Pentaho to form a new legal entity that is called Hitachi Vantara. Nothing was lost in this integrat...
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  • EMIEW: A Human Symbiotic Robot

    Industrial robots are estimated to be a $14 billion market in 2017 led by the automotive industry. Smaller and cheaper robots, that are designed to work alongside humans, called cobots, are expected to open the doors ...
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  • Hitachi Vantara:  What’s in a Name? Ask IT

    At 9:15 am PDT, on September 19, 2017, with a click of button, Higashihara-san, President and CEO of Hitachi Ltd unveiled the name of a new Hitachi Company; Hitachi Vantara at the Hitachi Next 2017 event in Las Vegas....
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  • Lumada 2.0: An IoT Appliance Powered by Lumada

    This week at Hitachi’s Next 2017 event in Las Vegas, Hitachi Ltd. and Hitachi Vantara announced Hitachi’s first commercial Lumada Internet of Things (IoT) platform offering.   In May of last year, Hi...
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  • I'm Working for a New Company!

    I joined Hitachi Data Systems in 1997 as an open systems storage product manager. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) was founded in 1989 when Hitachi and Electronic Data Systems (EDS) acquired National Advanced Systems (NAS) ...
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  • Queensland Brain Institute Pushes Technology To The Limit

    Researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) work to discover the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the ability of the adult brain to generate new nerve cells and form functional connections. ...
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  • Don’t Miss the Keynote Speakers at Next 2017!

    In my last few blogs I have been writing about some of the topics that will be covered at Hitachi’s NEXT 2017 event in Las Vegas on September 19 and 20. With this event we hope to show the business world that we...
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  • Manage your data governance journey through the use of RegTech

    Last week I posted a blog on New Data Sources and Usage Requires New Data Governance where I referred to Forrester researcher, Henry Peyret’s work on researching the need for Data Governance 2.0. He points out t...
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  • What are the Challenges of IT/OT Integration?

    When we talk about Digital Transformation we often talk about the integration of IT and OT as though it is a given. We want to integrate machine data with transaction data to gain better insights into the total busine...
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  • New Data Sources and Usage Requires New Data Governance

    Just over 10 years ago we were looking at two types of data, structured and unstructured data. Anticipating the explosion of unstructured data Hitachi began the development of object storage with rich meta data capabi...
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  • What Can You Do Without an ATM Card?

    Suppose that you are a cool young man strolling on the beach and notice a hot young lady who wants a cold bottle of water. A cold bottle of water is available for a price, but the young lady obviously does not have an...
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  • Benefits of Co-Creation approach to IoT

    Our Chief Technology Strategist Greg Knieriemen recently interviewed Christian Renaud, Research Director of 451 Research’s IoT practice, and Rob Tiffany, our Chief Technology Officer and Global Product Manager f...
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  • What is the future of Blockchain?

    Last year I was on a CNN Future Cities Panel in Singapore along with a member of the Singapore government and several startup companies. There the topic of blockchain came up and one of the participants made the asses...
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  • Hitachi and VMware Provide the Technical Elasticity for Digital Transformation Meet Us at VMworld 2017

    Digital transformation is a journey that will continue to evolve over time. During this time there will be exponential changes in technologies, an even greater explosion in information, and new business models that wi...
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  • Using Blockchain to Fight Poisoning

    I have been out sick for the last two weeks due to a stomach bug. Never missed as much work before in my life. It was so bad I went to acute care twice for an IV. During this time between bouts of fitful sleep and tri...
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  • IDC’s Digital Summit: Dominance of Digital Enterprise 1.O

      Next week I will be participating in IDC’s Digital Summit in New Delhi, 4-5 August at the Andaz Hotel. The theme of this Summit is “Dominance of Digital Enterprise 1.0”. IDC has been a though...
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  • A New Twist in Making Secure Biometric Authentication Easier to Use

    In my last post on The Future of Secure Authentication: Biometrics, a comment came in from Jens-Uwe Dzikowski who referenced an article in the recent Hitachi Research website entitled: Making Society Safe and Convenie...
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  • The Future of Secure Authentication: Biometrics

      The world is going through a massive digital transformation. As the world becomes more digital and distributed, being absolutely certain about who we are dealing with and protecting our access credentials is c...
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