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The WebDAQ internet enabled data loggers as an interesting and easy-to-use remote data acquisition solution.

At the core of stakes, we have the ability to access data remotely; Data can be viewed and downloaded remotely and can be converted to .CSV® files compatible with Microsoft® Excel® and other analysis software; the ability to configure and run simple to complex data logging operations, log data, set alarm conditions, and view the data in real-time from anywhere on an internet-enabled device. The WebDAQ Series provides an all-in-one package with no software to load, and no additional hardware to buy. The WebDAQ web server is optimized for both desktop and mobile devices. Users can perform acquisition tasks from phones, tablets and laptops with a single, intuitive user interface.
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Improving the energy-conversion process in electronic devices

Very exciting to see that, IBM Scientists have observe elusive gravitational effect in solid-state physics; previously thought to only occur in the early stages of the universe and within neutron stars and black holes. For many analysts, this result could lead to a more evidence-based model for the understanding the universe and for improving the energy-conversion process in electronic devices. IBM scientists predict this discovery will open up a rush of new developments around sensors, switches and thermoelectric coolers or energy-harvesting devices, for improved power consumption. You can read more at: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2017/07/scientists-observe-gravitational-anomaly-on-earth/

IBM Z, as an interesting encryption engine

We live now in an ever-connected data-driven era where extensive use of encryption is a top factor in reducing the business impact and cost of a data breach. With IBM Z, at the core of stakes, we have the ability to pervasively encrypt data associated with any application, cloud service or database all the time; the ability to pervasively encrypt data associated with an entire application, cloud service or database in flight or at rest with one click; protection of encryption keys. In effect, IBM Z’s new data encryption capabilities are designed with the goal to address the global epidemic of data breaches.

Create software bots that execute tasks within larger business processes

I have a pleasure to recall that, IBM and Automation Anywhere collaborate to enable you to use Automation Anywhere’s RPA platform to create software bots that execute tasks within larger business processes managed by IBM’s software. One can observe that, by integrating their technologies, the collaboration aims to provide companies with a comprehensive set of tools to create and use software bots to streamline digital tasks across more of their processes, whether running in the cloud or on-premises systems.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform + IBM Business Process Manager and Operational Decision Manager

At the core of stakes, we have integrated process management technology; data-intensive processes such as banking, financial services, insurance and health care.
Make it easier for companies to improve processes across their enterprises and free employees to focus their time on more creative and customer-facing aspects of their jobs.
In effect, as part of the agreement, IBM and Automation Anywhere plan to integrate Automation Anywhere’s Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform, used to create software bots to handle repetitive, task-based business processes, with IBM’s portfolio of digital process automation software. 
For those who are unfamiliar, the IBM software, which includes IBM Business Process Manager and Operational Decision Manager, is used by organizations to design, run and manage complex business processes.

Telepresence robots in businesses

One can observe that, the adoption of telepresence robots in businesses was rapid during 2010-2015 owing to the improvement in broadband speed in developed countries. In effect, many businesses during this period adopted fiber optics-based high-speed broadband connections that facilitated uninterrupted video conferencing and meetings through telepresence robots and increased their adoption.

Emergence of precision medicine and Life science software

The emergence of precision medicine is very exciting, as Precision medicine uses genomics and identifies lifestyle and environment as crucial factors for human health. Alongside this momentum, Life science software helps in the collection and management of data and increases the performance of the organization. It efficiently analyzes patient data and helps to prepare extensive reports. One can also recall that, Life science software enables the centralized management of the organization's data, which aids decision-making, improves performance, and increases the operational efficiency.

In-memory computing (IMC) processes large amounts of data in the main memory of the server

In our ever-connected data-driven era, in-memory computing (IMC) processes large amounts of data in the main memory of the server, it aids in reducing the process execution time. Business of all sizes and firms across all industries can benefit from the obtained cost savings of the technology. This technology allows organizations to run existing scenarios at faster computational speeds and more cost effectively than the traditional on-disk technology. For many analysts, this technology boosts business insight, escalates efficiency, and reduces IT costs, providing a competitive advantage.

Here is what is fueling the global in-memory computing market

Steadily, one can observe that, the growing demand for effective and easy data access and the increase in transactional and analytical needs across several industries are bolstering the market growth. The industry is influenced by technological developments and is slowly shifting from traditional disk-based computing to Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) based in-memory computing (IMC). According to Research and Markets, the global in-memory computing market was valued at USD 6.942 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 33.927 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 30.27% over the forecast period of 2017 - 2022.

Cloud technology has revolutionized outsourcing business processes

It is now clear that, Cloud technology has revolutionized outsourcing business processes. For those who are unfamiliar, business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions are hosted on remote infrastructure, managed by cloud providers, and categorized as BPaaS. Cloud-based BPO provides advantages like cost reduction, reliability, scalability, and agility.

IT spending by 2021

Steadily, one can observe that, vertical industries including consumers, banks, manufacturers, and telecommunications providers are heavily investing in IT with the goal to streamline each key process. Many analysts predict that, improvements and stability in business confidence across a broad range of vertical industries will drive stronger IT spending growth in the upcoming years; led by financial and professional services firms, retailers, and healthcare providers. According to IDC, by 2021, IT spending will reach $2.7 trillion, with the largest contributions coming from consumers, banks, manufacturers, and telecommunications providers.

The extensive use of social media in the human capital management (HCM) industry for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs)

Steadily, one can observe that, the extensive use of social media in the human capital management (HCM) industry leads to an upsurge of business opportunities for the vendors in the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) market in the US. 
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) increase the productivity and efficiency of HR personnel by finding the right person for the job in a short period of time. They also help to coordinate various functions in an efficient manner and automate all activities.
For those who are unfamiliar, the Human Resource (HR) division of a company typically manages functions such as staffing, compensation, training, benefits, and employee welfare.

Enterprise key management solutions and services in our ever-connected data-driven era

In our ever-connected data-driven era, Organizations have large volumes of sensitive data at rest, which is stored in databases, archives, spreadsheets, data warehouses, mobile devices, and off-site backups. To protect and safeguard this sensitive data, organizations are adopting efficient enterprise key management solutions and services. For those who are unfamiliar, Enterprise key management solutions and services facilitate the effective management of the lifecycle of keys used in the cryptography technology. According to Research and Markets, the enterprise key management market size is expected to grow from USD 933.2 million in 2017 to USD 2,343.6 million by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20.2%.

Real-time artificial intelligence capabilities with Motorola Solutions’ next-generation software and cameras

It is very interesting to see that, Motorola Solutions and Neurala work together on Intelligence for Cameras. In effect, at the core of stakes, we have the ability to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users; enable police officers to more efficiently search for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects. The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Motorola Solutions’ software and cameras, including its Si500 body-worn camera.

The integration of admission management software with CRM

It is steadily obvious that, the integration of admission management software with CRM enables personalized attention to the prospective learner and maximizes the conversion of inquiries to enrolments. For the college and university staff, this will lead to a digital workflow moving the application process from one stage to the next, providing performance metrics and a collaborative platform.

The demand for workforce analytics software application platform

It is now clear that, the growing concern by the majority of the large enterprises to deal with huge volume of data pertinent to human capital is anticipated to spur the demand for workforce analytics software application platform by 2025.
According to Research and Markets, the widespread adoption of human capital information system to enhance profitability of the industry by reducing operational cost also stimulated the market growth. The firm also reveals that, the global workforce analytics market is expected to reach USD 1.87 billion by 2025.

Retail industry is anticipated to be the fastest-growing application sector in the global workforce analytics market

Steadily, one can observe that, retail industry is anticipated to be the fastest-growing application sector owing to the rising implementation of workforce information system to automate the key human resource related processes. 
For those who are unfamiliar, retail industries are subjected to exhibit multiple issues related to inventory management, in-store product distribution, customer handling, and deployment of sufficient number of resources to the store locations.

The effective combination of data analytics tool and cloud computing platforms

Steadily, one can observe that, the effective combination of data analytics tool and cloud computing platforms are enhancing execution flexibility and agility of the data management system. Cloud computing platforms categorically act as a complementary technological paradigm by enabling flexible network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources with minimal cost to the management.

The popularity of cloud storage platform in the field of data analytics

For those who are unfamiliar, the occurrence of public and private cloud storage system by the several business entities with respect to various data applications scalability, tool capabilities, and optimum implementation is anticipated to bolster the popularity of cloud storage platform in the field of data analytics. Cloud storage platform also enables the data analyst to optimize linear scalability, database virtualization, work management, and storage optimization.

The iCloud data of mainland Chinese consumers

Steadily, Apple is complying with new Chinese cyber-security laws announced last month that say that foreign firms engaged in cloud businesses must store data within China. In effect, Apple has announced plans to build a data centre in China where it will store the iCloud data of mainland Chinese consumers. It will be constructed in cooperation with Chinese data management firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co Ltd.

Deploying 5G wireless speeds in the United States could cost between USD 130-150 billion

It is now obvious that, overall, 5G Requires Heavy Investments. A new study conducted by Deloitte says that deploying 5G wireless speeds in the United States could cost between USD 130-150 billion just for fibre optic cabling over the next 5 to 7 years. It appears that, the US will have to commit to investing in deep fibre in order to make 5G connections available as widely as possible when the technology is finally introduced around 2020-2021.

Great and powerful expectations from the 5G ethnology

For those who are unfamiliar, 5G is anticipated to be at least 100 times faster than 4G. It is also expected to be much more powerful and efficient, and will make long download times a thing of the past. It will also improve the streaming of TV shows, performance of online video games, and connectivity of other non-entertainment forms of technology.

Samsung’s status as the world’s largest supplier of memory chips

Samsung Electronics announced that it expects its operating profits for Q2 to be its highest ever. It projects a total of roughly USD 12 billion, putting the company on track to achieve the highest profits ever in its history for the full year. For many analysts, this success is partially due to Samsung’s status as the world’s largest supplier of memory chips, as well as increased demand for its highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy 8 smartphone. Samsung is expected to continue generating mass profits from sales of its memory chips as demand increases from global tech giants who need to expand their server capacities to accommodate an explosive growth in data in the near future. If Samsung Electronics’ earnings preview is met, it would make the company more profitable than Apple in Q2.

Sophisticated airline apps improve the travel experience

Very interesting to see that, steadily, people across the world use smartphone apps to manage different aspects of their lives. For instance, travelers’ interest in airline apps and in-app support is on an exciting curve; so that, airline apps that are not providing in-app service and support are missing an opportunity to engage customers. The results of the survey conducted online within the United States by Radius Global Market Research on behalf of Helpshift June 12-13, 2017; among 2,170 adults 18+ in the United States reveal that, improved experience, the ability to see flight and airport information right on their smartphone, convenience, in-app service and support is at the core of stakes.

The adoption of digitalization in the chemicals industry has opened avenues of growth

It is now clear that, the adoption of digitalization in the chemicals industry has opened avenues of growth in markets which were inaccessible till date. Digital marketing enables manufacturers to connect with new prospects and turn them into long-term clients. Starting from raw materials to end-consumers, digitization makes cross-functional integration of R&D, marketing, and the sales team quite easy. These changes now make it possible for organizations to make precise and effective decisions while having a clear-cut vision and direction.

Here is why chemical companies should incorporate R&D in their sales and marketing strategies

Steadily, one can observe that, the biggest challenge faced by the chimical industry comes from its conventional way of reaching out to its client base; therefore, it has become crucial for chemical companies to incorporate research and development in their sales and marketing strategies. For those who are unfamiliar, the digital transformation of the chemicals industry is a process involving the adoption of mindsets, skills, and tools, which are driven by technology and touch every aspect of the business.

ANZ, Westpac, Scentre and IBM for successful blockchain trial for bank guarantees

At the core of stakes, we have the digitization of the bank guarantee process used for commercial property leasing. One can observe that, in addition to eliminating the need for physical document management, the trial also addressed other inefficiencies in the current bank guarantee process, including the challenges in tracking and reporting of a guarantee’s status through multiple changes.

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to eliminate the need for current paper-based bank guarantee documents

Very exciting to see that, ANZ, Westpac, Scentre and IBM have completed successful blockchain trial for bank guarantees.
In effect, the trial used Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to eliminate the need for current paper-based bank guarantee documents, resulting in a single source of information with reduced potential for fraud and increased efficiency. 
For those who are unfamiliar, DLT powered by Hyperledger Fabric V1.0 is a blockchain framework and one of the Hyperledger projects hosted by The Linux Foundation. DLT is part of what underpins a blockchain.
The companies involved in the trial have today released a whitepaper detailing how the solution worked and how it could be used in other situations that rely on bank guarantees. You can view the whitepaper here: https://bluenotes.anz.com/content/dam/bluenotes/documents/whitepaper%20_bank_guarantees_dlt_poc.pdf

FPT + Siemens for MindSphere Internet of Things (IoT) Operating System

The Internet of Things (IoT) as an emerging technology is at the core of numerous innovations, R&D and improved processes in our ever-connected data-driven era.
The momentum is on an exciting curve. The recent one involves FPT Corporation and Siemens AG through the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, upon which the two companies will collaborate in utilizing and implementing MindSphere, the cloud-based open IoT operating system from Siemens, for global customers of different sizes. 
For those who are unfamiliar, MindSphere is designed as an open operating system for industrial companies (e.g. machine manufacturers and plant constructors) as the basis for their own digital services, such as predictive maintenance or optimizing products and production processes by using digital twins etc. MindSphere is currently running on SAP HANA cloud platform, with plan in the nearest future to expand to other infrastructures like AWS and Azure.

Location-based information and data quality

Very exciting to see that, steadily, location-based intelligence solutions are positively impacting our lives and key processes. Digital Map Products, Inc., has acquired DMTI Spatial (“DMTI”) from Neopost Canada. One can observe that, the acquisition of DMTI enables DMP to continue building its cloud-based platform in geospatial intelligence, offering a suite of location-based intelligence solutions, including CanMap® and LocationHub®, powered by a proprietary database.

Embedding mapping technology and data into everyday business processes

Very interesting to observe that, DMP and DMTI are well-aligned in their long-term vision of democratizing geospatial technology and content for use by non-technical users. In effect, by embedding mapping technology and data into everyday business processes, both companies enable non-technical users in various functional areas to leverage the value of location intelligence. 
For those who are unfamiliar, DMP is a provider of geospatial mapping technology, applications and content to a variety of end markets, including real estate, government, technology, and utilities. DMP’s SpatialStream® platform provides customers with real-time access to parcel-level land information covering over 94 percent of U.S. parcel boundaries.

Process analytical instruments in our ever-connected era

The stakes around Process analytical instruments are steadily well-appreciated; so that Asia Pacific (APAC) countries, such as China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Brazil are driving the momentum. Technavio analysts expect the rise of industrialization to boost the market in the region. The increase in investment toward water treatment management is also expected to contribute to the sales of process analytical instruments.

Here why organizations are investing heavily in emerging technologies

Emerging technologies such as machine learning and AI, Cloud, Blockchain, Quantum computing, Augmented and Virtual Reality, etc., are steadily at the core of stakes within organizations of all sizes. These emerging technologies are helping organizations to create better scalability, insights and opportunities. In effect, new technologies and techniques are increasingly being adopted to drive greater insights, revenue and business efficiencies. The development of the cloud, big data and new database structures are at the heart of digital transformations that promise to redefine organizations’ strategies around data insights.

The growth of the global Industrial Rackmount PC Market explained

Steadily, one can observe that, the growing need for data management and processing is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. According to Technavio Research, as the switching costs for end-users are low for the rackmount PCs, the customer relationship management has become the key strategy for many market players to retain the market share. The established market players in the global industrial rackmount PC market are interacting with their customers and building brand equity by offering customized solutions to them. The firm also reveals that, the global industrial rackmount PC market is moderately concentrated with few established players in the market, including Advantech, Beckhoff, Broadax Systems, Kontron, and Siemens. These five companies occupy over 45% of the market, with the rest of the market occupied by a large number of small and medium sized vendors.

Here is how and why telecom operators reduce operational expenses

Steadily, one can observe that, most telecom operators witness low-profit margins because of decreasing revenue per consumer. Thus, to reduce operational expenses, telecom operators now outsource most of their service functionalities such as infrastructure, operations and management, and network operation and maintenance to multiple vendors.

Operations support systems (OSS) business support systems (BSS) software

Steadily, telecom operators are increasingly adopting a customer-centric business model over a technology-centric one. Hence, the adoption of customized operations support systems (OSS) business support systems (BSS) software will facilitate telecom service providers to deliver bundled services, which will enhance user experience. Major OSS BSS functions such as customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence (BI), convergent billing, and revenue assurance require customized software. CRM and BI solutions are used to enhance customer relationships and satisfaction, where the metrics are frequently changing with various product offerings.

Convergent charging software and services in our ever-connected era

For those who are unfamiliar, convergent charging, also known as convergent billing or converged charging, is a solution that enables common management of all users and all services for operators. It comprises convergence of payment and access methods with services, such as fixed and mobile telephony, broadband, and TV. Technavio analysts forecast the global convergent charging software and services market to grow at a CAGR of more than 19% over the forecast period.

Here is what prompted telecom operators to use value-added services

It is now clear that, the decreasing average revenue per user has prompted telecom operators to use value-added services as a new revenue-generating channel in the emerging and developed markets such as North America and Europe. It is also interesting to recall that, the increased usage of data services being provided by telecom operators makes a need for a robust billing system mandatory, thus increasing the adoption of telecom billing software.

Here is why countries worldwide are investing heavily in the global law enforcement software market

It is exciting to see that, the demand for cloud-based law enforcement software is growing due to the growing number of law enforcement officers, who are involved in the investigation in various locations outside the office. In effect, countries worldwide are investing heavily in the global law enforcement software market to counter terrorism, improve cross-border safety, and enhance internal security coordination.

Web Application Firewall in our ever-connected data-driven era

Very interesting to see that, organizations across the world have started realizing that these sophisticated attacks not only affect their business continuity and agility but also damage their brand image. For those who are unfamiliar, Web application firewall (WAF) helps detect and deflect threats in HTTP and HTTPS traffic, provides alerts and blocks attack traffic near its source.

Interpretation of genome sequencing data is a significant challenge

It is now obvious that, interpretation of genome sequencing data is a significant challenge because of the volume of genomic data to sift through, as well as the large, growing body of research on molecular drivers of cancer and potential targeted therapies. According to IBM, this informatics challenge is often a critical bottleneck when dealing with deadly cancers such as glioblastoma, with a median survival of less than 15 months following diagnosis.