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PLM: Strong Growth in Collaborative Product Definition Management

By Dick Weisinger

The Global PLM Market in Discrete Industries market reached $20.45 billion and is expected to reach $27.78 billion by 2017, as forecast by research company Frost & Sullivan.  Within PLM, the collaborative product definition management (cPDM) sector is expected to see

Big Data/Dremel/Metanautix: Applying Interactive SQL-Based Data Analytics to Massive Data Sets

By Dick Weisinger

Dremel is a big-data analytics tool developed by Google that lets analysts interactively explore data using standard SQL.  While Dremel has already been used at Google for eight years in production and while it’s been four years since Google first described

Big Data: Real-Time Stream Processing with DataTorrent

By Dick Weisinger

Traditional computing techniques are challenged when it comes to handling large volumes of real-time data.  Stream processing is an evolving programming paradigm that attempts to take on the challenge of processing large real-time data.  While Hadoop is one technology that’s

Data Analytics: Businesses Outsource to Fill Talent Gap

By Dick Weisinger

Business Analytics services will be $51.6 billion in 2014 and will reach $89.6 billion by 2018, according to a recent report by IDC. Other findings from the IDC report are that: The top ten vendors in the Business Analytics sector

Gartner 2015 Crystal Ball: Top 10 Technology Predictions for the next Five Years

By Dick Weisinger

Garter recently made ten predictions on how technology will influence businesses over the next five years.  The predictions are grouped into three categories: Smart machines By 2017, a new computer algorithm will enable at least one significant new digital business