Data Analytics Is Changing the Game in Sports
From wearable activity trackers to fantasy e-sports, data and technology are
transforming the way athletes train for the game and fans engage with their
In his session at @ThingsExpo, will present key data findings from leading
sports organizations San Francisco 49ers, Orlando Magic NBA team. By
utilizing data analytics these sports orgs have recognized new revenue
streams, doubled its fan base and streamlined costs at its stadiums.
John Paul is the CEO and Founder of VenueNext. Prior to VenueNext, he spent
over 35 years as a founder, CEO or executive leader of product and
engineering teams at startups and major technology companies. Most recently,
he was Senior Vice President at Dish Digital where he created an
Internet-based next-generation video distribution service, a continuation of
his award-w... (more)
How to Become a 'Digital Predator' not 'Digital Prey'
According to Forrester Research, every business will become either a digital
predator or digital prey by 2020. To avoid demise, organizations must rapidly
create new sources of value in their end-to-end customer experiences. True
digital predators also must break down information and process silos and
extend digital transformation initiatives to empower employees with the
digital resources needed to win, serve, and retain customers.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Thomas DeMeo, VP of Product Management and
General Manager ... (more)
Integration in the Cloud: Leveraging the Power of Platform as a Service
What are the new priorities for the connected business? First: businesses
need to think differently about the types of connections they will need to
make - these span well beyond the traditional app to app into more modern
forms of integration including SaaS integrations, mobile integrations, APIs,
device integration and Big Data integration. It's important these are unified
together vs. doing them all piecemeal. Second, these types of connections
need to be simple to design, adapt and configure. Plus, with t... (more)
What Is the Business Imperative for Cognitive Computing?
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of
solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional
approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the
data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with
conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on
the current way a business operates.
In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of
Hurwitz & Associates, Inc., put cognitiv... (more)
Is your aging software platform suffering from technical debt while the
market changes and demands new solutions at a faster clip?
It's a bold move, but you might consider walking away from your core platform
and starting fresh. ReadyTalk did exactly that.
In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of
Engineering at ReadyTalk, will discuss why and how ReadyTalk diverted from
healthy revenue and over a decade of audio conferencing product development
to start an innovative project that reflects shifts in cloud, dev tools, web
standards, enterprise mobility... (more)