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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10 mai 2017

Data collection, a major issue for French smart cities

In a report given to the Prime Minister on Tuesday, April 18, PS Maine-et-Loire MP Luc Belot draws attention to the risks and stakes of the smart city, knowing that the digital boom requires reforming local governance . "The use of technologies does not in itself create a smart city," warns Luc Belot (MP), who is carrying a mission on the smart city that the government entrusted to him in November 2016. In his report "From Smart City to a Territory of Intelligence (s) "on Tuesday, April 18, sent to Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2017

Digital Transformation - First a money story for the bank?

Blockchain, artificial intelligence, security, partnership with FinTechs ... The banks are working on their digital transformation. However, the risk of uberization does not seem to be the sting of these great maneuvers. Testimony of HSBC France. "Energize the company without dynamiting the existing". . HSBC France confirms this at first sight. Its increased orientation towards customers is thus "in support and in agreement with these FinTechs". The bank works with a French aggregator of bank... [Lire la suite]