jKool Blog

A blog about big data & streaming analytics.

6 things your ops team desperately needs to hear

IT operations deserves more recognition, more praise, and more acclaim as part of the DevOps team. It’s time they were championed, and here’s how to do it: Here are the six things that your ops team would desperately like to hear you say.

1. “Thank you for building a battle-tested environment”

2. “You know what, let’s […]

By |December 16th, 2016|ITOps|0 Comments

An Introduction to Machine Learning Theory and Its Applications: A Visual Tutorial with Examples

Machine Learning (ML) is coming into its own, with a growing recognition that ML can play a key role in a wide range of critical applications, such as data mining, natural language processing, image recognition, and expert systems. ML provides potential solutions in all these domains and more, and is set to be a […]

By |December 15th, 2016|machine learning|0 Comments

The Promise Of The Internet Of Things Just Got Even A Little Brighter For Everyone

We are quickly moving from a physical world to a digital world, and thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), data has become the key to business success and new levels of consumer satisfaction.

In the Cognitive Era, the IoT, applied at scale, can potentially decrease traffic and energy use across a city, and increase […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Internet of Things|0 Comments

$1.9 trillion dollars of economic value could be created by the use of IoT devices and asset tracking solutions

Using sensors, tags, and other IoT devices to track goods through the global supply chain is one of the fundamental use cases for the Internet of Things, and also one of the most impactful.

The enormous potential value created by these asset tracking technologies is due to the incredibly broad array of benefits that companies […]

Unlock the cloud’s full value: Make devops mandatory

Most people who are good with cloud technology are also good with devops. That’s not an accident: It’s impossible to get the full value out of cloud computing unless it’s done in the context of automated devops.

Why is automated devops so important? It’s a competitive advantage that creates faster time to market. Organizations that […]

By |December 12th, 2016|devops|0 Comments

Eight Data And Analytics Capabilities You’ll Need For The IoT

There is widespread agreement that the Internet of Things will be a transformative factor in the business use of information. The prospect of billions of connected devices promises to transform home activities, transportation, industrial operations, and many other aspects of our lives.

The bad news about the IoT is that we have a lot of […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Analytics, Internet of Things|0 Comments

How The Internet Of Things Will Impact Your Everyday Life

The Internet of Things is an interesting concept: On one level it’s still largely theoretical; on another it’s already a network that you use every single day. The Oxford English Dictionary defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as “a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data.”

It […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Internet of Things|0 Comments

Data to analytics to AI: From descriptive to predictive analytics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to be the buzzword du jour for organizations, but this is not an obvious or straightforward transition even for those building advanced products and platforms. Many organizations are still struggling with digital transformation to become data-driven, so how should they approach this new challenge?

And both highlighted in a very real […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Analytics|0 Comments

Big Data Top Trends 2017

2016 is coming to an end, much to the relief of many. Having looked at the trends in big data for the past couple of years we thought we would continue the tradition into what will be an incredibly unpredictable year both in terms of data and the world in general.

Machine Learning, AI, And […]

By |November 28th, 2016|AI, Big Data, Internet of Things, machine learning|0 Comments

How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready

When people talk about AI, machine learning, automation, big data, cognitive computing, or deep learning, they’re talking about the ability of machines to learn to fulfill objectives based on data and reasoning. This is tremendously important, and is already changing business in practically every industry. In spite of all the bold claims, there remain […]

By |November 16th, 2016|machine learning|0 Comments