Ronald van Loon

The Difference between Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Statisticians, and Software Engineers

By Ronald van Loon | January 3, 2018

Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Statisticians, and Software Engineers Finding out the difference between data scientists, data engineers, software engineers, and statisticians can be confusing and complicated. While all of them are linked to data in a way, there is an

What is Big Data And How Does It Work?

By Ronald van Loon | December 29, 2017

Your technology is generating data whenever you use your smartphone, when you chat with your family and friends on Facebook, and when you shop. Anytime you go online, you’re producing data and leaving a digital trail of information. All of

Mobile Data Traffic Explosion: Explore IoT, 5G, & VR Opportunities

By Ronald van Loon | December 4, 2017

Mobile Data Traffic Explosion The technology revolution of the 21st Century has opened the avenues towards many possibilities. We now have a mobile data traffic explosion on our hands, which can end up expanding growth while we move into the

4 Ways How AI Can Augment the Digital Marketer

By Ronald van Loon | December 1, 2017

AI and the Digital Marketer As part of my experience, I have had the luxury of observing the way possibilities regarding AI have drastically arisen during the last decade. What many considered unachievable in the past is now certainly achievable

AI In Telecom: Intelligent Operations is the New Norm

By Ronald van Loon | November 17, 2017

Intelligent Operations The move towards an intelligent world is faster and more rapid than it ever was before. The increase in this transition has been propagated through the role of several high key stakeholders that have redefined the way we

Gear Up for the Smart Video Revolution

By Ronald van Loon | October 25, 2017

Smart Video Revolution The technology revolution promises to deliver a lot of rewards for organizations that take it by the horns and implement it. The spread of the Internet across every facet of society has meant that the traditional approach

The Role of AI in Assisting Customer Experience

By Ronald van Loon | October 18, 2017

Assisting Customer Experience From being the plots of sci-fi thrillers to being seen as threats by the working populace, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has during the last few years jumped into the headlines as it has become a part of reality.

For AI to Change Business, It Needs to Be Fueled with Quality Data

By Ronald van Loon | October 12, 2017

Quality Data and AI There’s no doubt that AI has usurped big data as the enterprise technology industry’s favorite new buzzword. After all, it’s on Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, for a reason. While progress was slow during the first

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

By Ronald van Loon | October 6, 2017

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two directions in which the conversation goes. It is either varying states of disbelief at the rate of change within the

How Leading Organizations are Leveraging Big Data

By Ronald van Loon | September 21, 2017

Seeing The Big Data Picture “Data will talk to you if you’re willing to listen”— Jim Bergeson. Few can dispute that. However, the challenge comes when data transforms into bundles and stacks of unorganized and unstructured data sets. The challenge comes

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Move Over Brick And Mortar, Education-As-A-Service Is Taking Over

By Scott Skinger

Education-As-A-Service As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin’.” Its a verse that sticks like glue in the back of my mind when I reflect on the technology landscape today. Just a few years ago, data analytics services

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

By CloudTweaks

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% in violent crimes and 7.4% in motor-vehicle thefts in the United States in 2016. Despite having stringent laws and intense

Leveraging Carrier Ethernet To Connect To The Cloud

By Mary Stanhope

Connecting To The Cloud Determining the Best Cloud Connectivity Solution With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant

John Barnes

Technology Predictions of the Future

By John Barnes

Cloud Computing Predictions In 2010, we have seen a transformation of skeptics from their belief that cloud computing is suited mainly for small to mid-sized business, to a general acceptance that “the cloud” is everywhere. However, we have also seen

7 Cloud Security Mistakes Bound To Bite You

By CloudTweaks

7 Main Cloud Security Mistakes  Like sharks off the coast of North Carolina this summer, information security threats are lurking. And now that cloud computing is woven into the fabric of IT everywhere, specific risks to an enterprise’s data apply.

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

By David Eisner

Managing Extreme Data Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

By Brendan O'Brien

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

My Fascination with Amazon Go

By Ken Tsai

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines have stretched around the block to try the new, “no-line” experience. It’s the new topic of water cooler, coffee shop,

Green Cloud Computing – Green Power Usage Effectiveness

By Eirikur Hrafnsson

  A few years back the Green Grid developed the Power Usage Effectiveness metric or PUE for short to measure a data centers’ effectiveness of getting power to IT equipment. What the PUE tells you in simple terms is how

What is Article 33? GDPR: High-Stakes and Limited Time to Prepare

What is Article 33? GDPR: High-Stakes and Limited Time to Prepare

Article 33 and the GDPR With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in nearly three months’ time, ...
5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

IoT Transportation Industry The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve - but few more than transportation. Here ...
Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid ...
How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing ...
Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

Cloud Access Management As the utilization of cloud applications has become a standard of using in nearly every industry, there ...