Forging a Path Between the OT/IT Divide

Todd Edmunds and Jason Shepherd |
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…

Industry 4.0 Meets AI

Bryan Jones |
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…

Disrupting Business and Saving Cheetahs…with IoT and AI

Jason Shepherd |
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…

The New Frontier for Retail - "Everywhere Commerce"

Jason Shepherd |
In this blog post from NRF 2019 I talk to the changing landscape of brick and mortar retail. While digital transformation has affected all aspects of our lives, retail is among the industries that have seen the greatest impact over the years.…

IoT Systems Will Never Control Cyber-Physical Systems

Greg Bollella |
The title is deliberately provocative, and in this post from last November I make the argument in a few paragraphs, as well as give some real depth into cyber-physical control systems. - Greg Bollella, VMware IoT CTO

Three Prerequisites That Will Unlock the True Value of your Digital Data

Jason Shepherd |
In this seven-minute video from the 2019 Dell Technologies Analyst Event I talk with Daniel Newmann of Futurum about my Holy Grail of Digital concept and what it will take to get there. It's basically a short version of my five-part Tech Target…

The Holy Grail of Digital: Futurum Tech Podcast Interview Series

Jason Shepherd |
In this inaugural episode of Futurum's tech podcast interview series I talk with Daniel Newman about what I call the "Holy Grail of Digital" - i.e. selling or monetizing on your terms data, resources and/or services. This is effectively a…

What Exactly is a "Digital Twin"?

Jason Shepherd |
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…

Smart Devices and Services Are Driving Edge Computing. Is Your Organization Ready?

Raghu Shankar |
The fourth wave of computing is being driven by a combination of factors – organizational demands to increase revenue, profitability, and serve customers better as well as robust use cases that can be solved by the latest technology advances.…

Edge Computing: The Driving Force in New Architecture Innovation

Gaurav Chawla |
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…