Internet of Things with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Internet of Things with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.brbr Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on totally new sources of information that will change the way you run your business, on Internet of Things with Game Changers.brbr Learn how you can become the savvy Transformation Leader who leads your company to analyze and act on the hidden data that permeates everyday business activities. Internet of Things with Game Changers, presented by SAP, can be heard live on Wednesdays at 11 AM Pacific Time / 2 PM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Episodes

February 1, 2022 55 min
The Buzz 1: Data governance the organizational framework…to understand where your data originated, how it was handled, and the goals your AI platform and machine learning models set out to achieve.” [https://www.datarobot.com/wiki/data-governance/] The Buzz 2: “Companies have tons and tons of data, but [success] isn’t about data collection, it’s about data management and insight.” [Prashanth Southekal at the Data for Business Perf...
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The Buzz 1: “We have a single mission: to protect and hand on the planet to the next generation.” (Francois Hollande) The Buzz 2: “It’s a collective endeavor, it’s collective accountability and it may not be too late.” (Christine Lagarde) The Buzz 3: “It angers me when sustainability gets used as a buzz word. For 90 percent of the world, sustainability is a matter of survival.” (Cameron Sinclair) The Buzz 4: “The greatest threat...
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The Buzz: “Why doesn’t a company know that a target customer has connections to an existing customer? Why doesn’t it automatically see that a new customer may be involved with a company that engaged in fraudulent activities? There are so many good reasons to know business relationships – and integrate this knowledge into processes in a standardized way…countless pieces of information are publicly available, but not intelligently li...
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The Buzz: On August 20, 2014, Maamar Ferkoun (AP IBM–Cloud Computing & Cognitive Technologies) wrote, “The flexibility and scalability of the cloud acts as an ideal complement to business intelligence activities. The ‘democratization’ of the cloud is now allowing organizations that have used business intelligence with on-premises applications and on a limited scale to reach a whole new level—all through the use of storage, netw...
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The Buzz: “Data! data! data …I can't make bricks without clay” (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, #12). Intelligent Enterprises know how to use their data assets to achieve desired outcomes faster and with less risk. How? Especially in times of uncertainty like the COVID-19 pandemic, intelligent enterprises anticipate and pro-actively respond in real time to put their employees and customers first. And they create personaliz...
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The Buzz 1: “Simply put, a data ecosystem is a platform that combines data from numerous providers and builds value through the usage of processed data.” (mckinsey.com) The Buzz 2: “Data ecosystems provide companies with data that they rely on to understand their customers and to make better pricing, operations, and marketing decisions.” (mixpanel.com/blog) How can today’s business organizations solve important societal problems ...
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The Buzz: “What drives IT executives to initiate cloud migration? Deloitte’s survey of more than 500 IT leaders and executives reveals that security and data protection is the top driver…increasingly relying on the expertise of third-party cloud-based security and infrastructure providers to protect their data…The No. 2 driver for cloud migration, data modernization, primarily involves moving data from legacy to modern databases.” ...
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The buzz: “It’s imperative that you find the right balance between automation and human intelligence within your business. Automation is shy; it’s great for boring, repetitive tasks behind the scenes, but not so much when it comes to the frontlines.” (tigersheet.com/blog/best-automation-quotes-and-what-can-be-learnt-from-them/) Nobody wants a job doing the same repetitive tasks all day, every day. Instead, they want to spend their...
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The buzz: Big Think (https://bigthink.com/words-of-wisdom/nikola-tesla-2) discovered a visionary quote by Nikola Tesla [1856–1943] in a 1926 interview with Collier’s magazine where he described the modern-day smartphone: “When wireless is perfectly applied, the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole. We shall be able to communicate with one ano...
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The buzz: What drives IT executives to initiate cloud migration? Deloitte’s survey of more than 500 IT leaders and executives reveals that security and data protection is the top driver. With 58 percent of respondents ranking it No. 1 or 2, security is top-of-mind for everyone, from C-suite IT executives and senior leaders to IT managers and developers.…The No. 2 driver for cloud migration, data modernization, primarily involves mo...
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The buzz: Big Think (https://bigthink.com/words-of-wisdom/nikola-tesla-2) discovered a visionary quote by Nikola Tesla in a 1926 interview with Collier’s magazine where he described the modern-day smartphone: “When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole. We shall be able to communicate with one another instantly,...
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The buzz: “CEOs are looking ahead to their post-Covid challenges. Nowhere is this challenge more daunting than figuring out if the global pandemic and its far-reaching impacts have created a temporary shock to their markets or a permanent shift in them.” (Bob Zukis, Contributor, www.forbes.com/sites/bobzukis/2021/02/15/shock-or-shift-the-post-pandemic-strategic-challenge-for-boards-and-ceos/?sh=48623f2e1870) As the world gradu...
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The buzz: “Many organisations are looking to make significant investments in data assets, but without the appropriate strategy, they run the risk of putting the cart before the horse and making poor and regressive investment decisions.” (pwc.com) Becoming a data driven intelligent enterprise helps to build resilience and succeed in times of crisis and beyond. The intelligent use and smart discovery of data determine whether an org...
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December 8, 2020 56 min
The buzz: “From a business standpoint, human-centered AI solutions leverage human science and qualitatively thick data to understand the deeper needs, aspirations and drivers that underlie customer behaviors…to tap into user behavior and subconscious patterns to construct products and services that follow more satisfying, informed, enriching…user experiences.” cognizant.com We’re living and working in the era of game-changing tec...
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The buzz: “AI is developing at whirlwind rates. While nobody can say for certain how it will impact our work and personal lives, we can make a good few educated guesses…with COVID-19 limiting human interaction in the built environment, advancements in AI and automation are on course to accelerate.” (axenter.com/ai-future-work-171663.html) AI and related disruptive technologies are impacting how we work more today than in recent ye...
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The buzz: “Why do only 13% of data science projects, or just one out of every 10, actually make it into production?…Data scientists have been around since the 1950s — individuals sitting in a basement working behind a terminal. But now that it’s a team sport…it’s essential that every person on the team is able to collaborate with everyone else: the data engineers, the data stewards… BI specialists, all the way up to DevOps and engi...
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September 15, 2020 55 min
The buzz: “The term Experience Economy was first used in a 1998 article by B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, describing the economy after the agrarian economy, industrial economy, and most recent service economy. Businesses must orchestrate memorable events for customers. That memory becomes the product: the “experience”. en.wikipedia.org Welcome to the Experience Economy, where experience-based services drive economic growt...
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The buzz: “APIs are the unsung heroes of the connected world.” (businessinsider.com) Cloud migration continues to accelerate, with AWS’s 1M business customers in 2015 growing to 2.6M+ today, and Google and Microsoft not far behind in market share. The COVID-19 economic crisis could accelerate this trend, as companies that moved or are moving operations and infrastructure to the cloud are running efficiently even when employee...
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The buzz: Big data is a familiar term. Data exhaust is less widely known, tends to be raw, unstructured, and even bigger. In some ways it's an evil twin brother. (computerworld.com) While humans began encountering large volumes of data from 1932, NASA coined the phrase “Big Data” in 1997. Today's “dataquake” upon us is too big to ignore. We and everything around us are “data exhausts”, with 10B+ devices interconnected...
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The buzz: “The graph paradigm goes well beyond databases and application development; it’s a reimagining of what’s possible around the idea of connections.” (neo4j.com) A major inhibitor in business is a fundamental lack of trust and transparency with the customers, suppliers and other stakeholders within and outside your ecosystem. Understanding “hidden” connections can reveal threats and opportunities, as well as enhance your bus...
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