In the beginning of the year, Strava released a data visualization map that showed all the activity tracked by users of its app. The map was detailed enough to potentially give away extremely sensitive information about military personnel on active service in locations across the world. After reviewing their GPS policies, the Pentagon is banning soldiers and other personnel at sensitive bases and warzone areas from using location features on fitness trackers and other devices.
As organizations evolve from regular business processes to digital businesses, those that do not have a sharp focus on data will fail to keep up with their more advanced peers.
Reltio, Riversand, Software AG and Teradata are among the top master data management platforms profiled in the MDM Institute's top vendors for 2018.
As we all know, the entire automotive industry is continually focusing on connectivity and in-vehicle technologies, so it’s only a matter of time before the driver-specific benefits start expanding on a daily basis. While the concept of connected cars was initially pitched way back in 1996, the idea has evolved into a buzzword with the entire tech industry swearing by its underling ideologies.
There’s something both beautiful and frightening about the slow loss of the human element in the business sector, future job security changes, and its looming inevitability. Humankind has been dreaming of the day when our intervention in the monotony of the daily grind becomes a thing of the past for nearly as long as we’ve been capable of crafting stories.
Yet when it comes to predicting just how wildly the business sector will change, we seem to have a recurring problem with nailing down just how wide-reaching and sudden those changes can be.
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Arm, the semiconductor firm you probably still remember as ARM, today announced that it has acquired Treasure Data, a data management platform for large enterprise customers. The companies didn’t announce the financial details of the transaction, but earlier reporting by Bloomberg pegged the price at $600 million.
This move strengthens Arm’s IoT nascent play, given that Treasure Data’s specialty is dealing with the large streams of data that these systems produce (as well as data from CRM, e-commerce systems and other third-party services).
Pelion is pitched as an end-to-end IoT connectivity, device and data management platform.
Startup promises lower costs, less complexity with all-flash, small form-factor data warehouse systems designed to compete with legacy technology.