17 octobre 2017

The 5 major roadblocks to smart city infrastructure

Cities that can clear away issues that prevent smart city growth have an advantage over other municipalities in the race to become smarter. Powerful trends are pushing the global community to develop more smart cities, as the world population increases and more people move to urban environments. By 2050, there will be approximately 2.5 billion new urban residents. "Every month our urban population grows by about 5 million between births and migration. So that's roughly a million new housing units we need every month, and then the... [Lire la suite]

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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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]
24 janvier 2017

Smart cities, a key passeport for tourism

There is not only one Big Data of Smart City but several ones. Most of the urban operators have already or are going to launch Big Data projects thanks to the flow of collected information. Smart tourism is booming today : major touristic cities all around the world use digital to boost their attractivity. Paris&Co, the economic development agency of the French capital, encourages all these technologies to facilitate the orientation of the tourists in the French capital. Smart city connects the whole town to foreign tourists... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2015

Big data: 2015 year of practical work ?

Deloitte experts believe that French companies should spend experimentation in terms of masses of data analysis this year, after a year of reflection. The focus is particularly on data governance.   The analysis of large-scale digital data (social networks, mobile connections), has become a topic of discussion in all executive committees of major companies last year. In his report on the digital transformation of the digital economy submitted to the government last November, Philippe Lemoine had, however, noted that "the vast... [Lire la suite]