Entries by Jason Shepherd

Forging a Path Between the OT/IT Divide

Within a manufacturing plant the OT people who run production typically don’t interact so well with the IT teams. OT is often turned off by what they see as IT’s rigorous policies and the IT professionals in charge of the plant infrastructure would rather not have to deal with the OT side of the house […]

Industry 4.0 Meets AI

I see artificial intelligence (AI) as the next big technology wave, capable of broadening our overall view of the business. In this article, Industry 4.0 Meets AI, I discuss investing in AI, powering AI applications, and the intersection of computer vision and machine intelligence. To bring these topics to life, I also share several real-world […]

Disrupting Business and Saving Cheetahs…with IoT and AI

On this episode of the Dell Technologies Luminaries podcast I join the always dynamic hosts Mark Schaefer and Douglas Karr (a.k.a. “Douggie Baby”) to talk about how the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do everything from personalizing your marketing to helping save endangered species. We talk to IoT’s untapped potential, what’s holding […]

What Exactly is a “Digital Twin”?

Here’s a two-minute video of me and Tamara McCleary, CEO of Thulium, talking digital twin at a Dell Technologies Analyst Event.  I hear a lot of people talking about a simple dashboard or a CAD model being a “digital twin”, but this is like those that claim a simple IFTTT rules engine is AI. What separates a digital […]

Edge Computing: The Driving Force in New Architecture Innovation

Edge computing is a very widely used term these days in lot of technology blogs, analyst reports, conferences and product announcements. Many companies are positioning themselves to grab a share of the edge computing addressable market. A lot of announcements try to position their existing products for edge deployments and few try to innovate for […]