Posts by Alex Aminian

From A(nalog) to D(igital) in 4 steps!

Four Common Objectives of Companies on the Journey to Digital Transformation Over the past several years we’ve interacted and brainstormed with executives, managers and employees in hundreds of organizations on multiple continents and in a variety of industry verticals. As we get to know these companies and learn about their wants, needs, opportunities and challenges…

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It’s a Brave New World. Are we ready for it?

Today, we live in a world where we can already manage our homes with the sound of our voice. I predict that one day your toaster will talk to your fridge and alert you when you are running out of bread, and your fridge will not only have the ability to self-heal/fix itself but will…

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Smart Digital Factories

No matter what industry you’re in, every moving part within your factory relies on every other moving part. Your machines rely on operators. Operators rely on scheduling. Scheduling relies on maintenance. Maintenance relies on the parts department. Parts relies on inventory suppliers. Suppliers rely on shipping. And all of them rely on data. However, for…

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Speed to Value

Today, almost everything demands an immediate response. In our fully connected world, businesses and consumers are expecting solutions faster than ever – wanting the next best thing now. The market place is continually evolving, which is why the responses to its demands need to come just as fast. Indeed, the market will no longer wait…

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Connectivity, Sharing and Democracy

Since the Internet debuted in the 80’s, it has had seismic global impact by enabling ubiquitous connectivity and information-sharing around the world. This so-called first tech revolution was followed by the advent of mobile devices in the 90s, the second tech revolution. Then along came the social cloud. The social mobile cloud has created an…

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Big Data & Analytics Value

The most advanced Analytics environments deliver actionable insight and intelligence in real time, empowering better informed decisions and delivering better business outcomes.  Real Time big data applications and analytics make organizations more nimble allowing them to react more effectively and expeditiously to changes in the business landscape and create added value for companies and their customers.…

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From Buzz to Business Value

A deluge of data is coming The thinking goes; “Okay, this is big but how do I leverage it today? How do I operationalize it or monetize this data that I am collecting today? Who do I work with? How does it solve my business problems or make my operations more profitable and competitive? It…

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Making It Real: Big Solutions, Not Just Big Ideas

The blogosphere and media are replete with postings and articles about how the IoT/IoE will transform and automate everyday life.  Lots of “someday my prince will come.”  But, few real princes on white horses have yet to arrive. So, instead of “IoE Fantasy Island,” our Decisyon Blog focuses on what is real, today. We’ll point…

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All Thunder, No Lightning

Today, Salesforce announced IoT Cloud, its shot at the IoT market.  At its center is Thunder, a massively scalable, real-time event-processing engine. And, once again, it’s all about processing lots of data…. Just like every vendor trying to create IoT offerings. But processing large amounts of data from smart devices, IT systems and web services…

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Impact of IoT on Manufacturing

IoT Real-Time Performance Management

This week we’re focused on the IoE in manufacturing.  In Information, Intelligence, and The Internet Of Things Are Fundamentally Changing The Supply Chain, Forbes explores how value is shifting rapidly, while technology advancements are disrupting old-style operations. Last year, Lopez Research published an insightful series of reports on IoT.  In Building Smarter Manufacturing with the Internet of Things (IoT) the…

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