31 août 2017

Big Data will make or break the businesses of the next decade

To survive the next decade, businesses will need to be able to utilise Big Data. Buzzword or not, it’s probably the most important feature of the fourth industrial revolution, a new economic asset that will define the near future of commercial evolution. Structured data has been used by companies for a long time, but Big Data is distinct from this in three main ways: volume, velocity and variety. In simple terms, there is a lot of it, being produced at an extremely fast rate, and occurring in many different forms. Businesses will... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2017

Big data, big money: who benefits from the explosion of data?

We are sure: the data will revolutionize the world, but who will really benefit? In 2011, consulting firm Gartner said: "Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the engine of combustion". In spite of this metaphor, each one legitimately raises the question of who tomorrow will be the tycoons of the given ... More, what will be the methods of the giants of today and tomorrow: will they be, like the oil giants in their time , at the limit of legality? Will there be oil spills? Will there be collusion with our... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2017

Data from cities, a common good inseparable from buildings

Eric Cassar is an engineer and architect, founder of Arkhenspaces, whose "Habiter l'infini" project won the Grand Prix Le Monde Smart-cities 2017. He calls in this forum to create new ownership models for digital data buildings. "The development of the Internet is akin to the arrival of new dimensions. Age 1 had accelerated our exchanges, with emails, and then gave us access to a growing number of information and services. Age 2 has facilitated the linking of individuals with other individuals, with social networks. Age 3 is the... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2017

How Singapore exports its model for a Smart City

This tiny country has established itself as a model for smart urban development and exports its know-how to giants like India and China. Singapore is tiny, beside the giants of  India and China; it nevertheless manages to play an important role where ‘smart cities’ are concerned. With its 4.7 million inhabitants, ‘little’ Singapore has established itself as one of the models in the world for the ‘smart city’. The city-state plays a key role in the extraordinary development of the two Asian giants, China (1.4 billion... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2017

Industry: big data for maintenance

The customer has taken control of the industrial world. It is impossible to risk the breakdown of production while the whole production chain must work under tension: customer delays, supply, etc. Time to Market has become a key issue of differentiation and sometimes even survival. Maintenance is now a strategic function in companies. Good news, innovative technologies will make it possible to go from a penalizing healing to a safe preventive! Who still believes that repairing a breakdown even in the shortest possible time is a... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

The IoT, the new SNCF locomotive

To speed up its digital moulting, SNCF focuses on industrial Internet. Today, 400 employees of the transport group work on some fifty IoT projects at different stages of development. With the Internet of objects, the group intends to improve the security of its network, the quality of its service and generate significant productivity gains. Here's how. SNCF places its sights on the Internet of objects. "In our company, IoT is the main lever for performance and efficiency. The true technological revolution is the IoT," said Thursday,... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2017

SNCF : Big Data on the right tracks

Each day, more than 10 millions of people, travelers and visitors, cross the SNCF station platforms. Interactive kiosks, travel information systems but also management and maintenance of stations and reams...SNCF bets more than ever on the digital strategy. At first to optimize the movements of the travelers in station, so to offer them the best services while maximizing the generated sales. The project, named Magnolia, aims at understanding better the flows of about two billions of travelers passing in transit every year, by 3 029... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2017

Big Data, the new fuel of the public transportation

Bus, subway, train, RER, tram …Today, we consider that a person spends an average time of 53 hours of his life per year in transportation. This figure should increase exponentially before 2050 to achieve 106 hours per year. New technologies follow us in all our travels: geolocation by mobile phone, systems of computer ticketing, of maintenance … The slightest data is recorded: the entrances and exit of travelers, the incidents, the delays … The flow of information is tremendous and infinite. The user himself is an endless source of... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2017

Big Data and smart cities : the sacred union

The figures speak for themselves : today, 54 % of the population live in urban area. In 2050, more than 65 % of the world’s population will live in towns. Therefore, urban issues will be equally amplified : cities will have to answer the questions of mobility, energetics efficiency, urban sprawl, quality of life. The increasing digitalization of all the activities makes cities act as data provider sources. Transportation, energy, interactions, trade, all these flows generate enormous mass of information. The technological... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2017

Big Data the formidable weapon on digital retail

Data is everywhere especially in E-commerce. Big Data is now a tremendous springboard to personalize the customer relationship. Amazon is the first one which has invested in Big Data. The IT colossus and the associated services have considerably changed the environment of the French distribution but also at a worlwide level too : considering the prices competition, the Internet trafic, the customer behavior, the supply chain optimization …Amazon is the undisputed leader in the dynamic pricing gestion and the supply chain. ... [Lire la suite]
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