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Observability: Taking Monitoring to the Next Level

By Dick Weisinger

As businesses automate processes by using software tools like RPA and by deploying robotics in the workplace, they need a way for assessing the success of their automation efforts. ‘Observability’ describes the measurements and analysis that can help one better

SaaS: Moving to the Cloud Means No Customizations

By Dick Weisinger

Enterprises that have used highly cutomized applications from vendors like SAP and Oracle often have difficult transitions when moving their data to the cloud. A Gartner Research paper warns, for example, as reported by the Register, that “enterprises transitioning to

Reshoring Manufacturing: Making Supply Chains More Resilient

By Dick Weisinger

Can manufacturing in the US ever make a resurgence? US competency in the area of manufacturing has declined significantly over the past decades. Scott Davis, CEO of Melius Research, wrote in the Wall Street Journal that “U.S. manufacturing lost its

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning can Complement Our Understanding of the Laws of Physics

By Dick Weisinger

The laws of physics have been developed through observation and collection of data that characterize a phenomenon or an event. Typically mathematical equations are developed and fit to match the observed data. The math generally is able to describe simple

IoT Vulnerabilities: They’re There. They’re Hard to Fix. And Vendors are Mum.

By Dick Weisinger

Vendors of IoT products have been slow to release information about the security vulnerabilities that have been found in their products. In the first six months of 2021, Kaspersky estimates that thre were 1.5 billion attacks against IoT products. A