Author Archive: David Glenn
Imagine getting lost in a new city without a map or GPS. That’s the same thing that happens to a business without an updated data mapping software. Data mapping is the process of linking data from one information system of the business to a different data from another information system. To connect these data sets,…continue reading.
Machine learning is all about learning from existing data. Researchers in the past were curious how computers could learn and make key insights without explicit programs. What has evolved are systems that have adapted to our needs. For instance, the result of machine learning gives us product recommendations on Amazon as well as movie recommendations on Netflix that are specifically tailored to us.
It doesn’t seem too long ago that the closest you could get to wearable tech was a Casio calculator watch. Since the advent of devices like the Fitbit and the Apple Watch, though, most of us have started sporting upgraded wrist wear that does more than tell time–these wearables count our steps, monitor your sleep patterns, and keep us connected to the digital world 24/7.
Driving while distracted is dangerous and has been an issue since the Secretary of Transportation made it his mission to put a stop to this very dangerous behavior. There are currently 39 states, plus the District of Columbia that have a ban on texting while driving. An additional 10 states plus Washington DC ban handheld cell use while driving. Distracted driving has been attributed with causing over 3,000 deaths in 2010 alone.
In the past few years, the pace of global automation of industry processes has been increasing at a historically high rate. The remarkable rise in the demand for industrial robots has caused a double-digit in global sales of these valuable machines. The demand for factory robots has grown drastically not only in some countries but across the world.
Business is one of the most dynamic career areas to be involved with. There are always new concepts like market automation coming out and changing the current paradigm. Marketing automation is the notion that you can and will leverage the power of your computing systems in order to set your website and other online properties up to automatically respond or analyze a marketing promotion or a sales contact.
While a lot of industries in the tech field seem to be slowing down (see smartphones and tablets for a good example), there is one industry that seems to just be getting started. Home automation. It may seem strange that while we have had iPhones in our pockets for almost 10 years now, we are just now getting around to building in similar technologies in our homes.